Top 10 guides of 2018

These are our most popular guides from this year

In the ever-changing world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, you need to be up to speed and on top of the fast-moving tech. Luckily, Coin Rivet has got you covered. From details of the top cryptocurrencies through to explaining the difference between centralised and decentralised exchanges – we’ve got a guide for it.

Here are the top 10 Coin Rivet guides of 2018, starting with the most read.

Top five tools to master cryptocurrency trading

Cryptocurrency trading is a fine art. It takes a lot of patience, knowledge, and – most importantly – a cool head. The cryptocurrency market is considered by many to be ‘too volatile’ and ‘too illiquid’ to trade successfully; altcoins saw up to 2,000% gains in 2017 before a 95% plummet in 2018. However, with the right mindset and trading tools, you can make the cryptocurrency market a more lucrative option than traditional legacy markets. Here are five tools that will help you master cryptocurrency trading.

What is OTC cryptocurrency trading?

The OTC cryptocurrency market is one that’s often misunderstood by many in the industry. Some believe that OTC deals dictate the price of cryptocurrencies, while others believe institutions simply purchase their cryptocurrencies directly from an exchange. This guide summarises the OTC cryptocurrency market, diving into the process, the benefits, and the disadvantages of over-the-counter trading.

Coin Rivet’s guide to market cycles

The notion of market cycles has been a hot topic in cryptocurrency during 2018’s bear market, with many analysts attempting to predict the time the market will cycle back around into a bull phase. The benefit of using historical cycles in technical analysis is that it gives an indication of when a bear market can turn into a bull market, and vice versa. Our guide gives you an introduction to interpreting market cycles.

Should I invest in Ethereum or Bitcoin?

Although Bitcoin and Ethereum are both cryptocurrencies, they have very different platforms and uses. Our guide gives some thoughts on the benefits of investing in both Bitcoin and Ethereum, but both assets have shown to be extremely volatile in price over the last few years and, for that reason, both should be considered as being in the high-risk investment category.

Understanding tokenomics

Tokenomics is a new and evolving field of financial literacy. Knowing the ins and outs of this exciting field will help you navigate your way to finding fundamental value in tokenised projects. Check out our guide to help understand the key factors that go into creating fundamental value in the crypto token ecosystem.

Bitcoin (BTC) for beginners

The Bitcoin protocol is an open source software project that was started by the anonymous founder Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the idea in a cryptography mailing list back in late 2009. Our guide tells you everything you need to know about Bitcoin.

Five tips to make you a crypto Telegram pro

Crypto enthusiasts have always liked Telegram due to the platform’s focus on privacy and security. If you have never used Telegram, think ‘WhatsApp meets Twitter’ and you won’t be far off. Telegram represents a very valuable resource to tap into for advanced participants in the cryptocurrency space. Check out our top five tips to become a pro yourself.

Top 10 cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Bitcoin and altcoins

Finding the best cryptocurrency exchange to suit your needs can be tough. Here’s a guide on the top 10 cryptocurrency exchanges to help make your decision easier.

Glossary of cryptocurrency key words and phrases

As the cryptocurrency space continues to expand, members of that community have taken it upon themselves to create a cryptic set of vocabulary and jargon in relation to crypto trading and investing. Below is a comprehensive guide to the key words and phrases used throughout the cryptocurrency community.

Ethereum (ETH) for beginners

Ethereum is a decentralised smart contract platform. Like Bitcoin, the Ethereum network has a token (Ether), a blockchain, nodes, and miners. However, unlike Bitcoin, the blockchain maintains consensus for a ‘virtual computer’ dubbed the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine). Our guide tells you everything you need to know.


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