Basic knowledge of Cryptocurrency Basic knowledge of Cryptocurrency
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Many people are curious if cryptocurrencies are a good investment. Cryptocurrencies have high growth potential. According to one estimate in 2020 there were more than 2,300 US companies accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. Some of big companies like Tesla also Bitcoins investment are included in their balance sheet. Country like El Salvador made a legal currency.

It is also important to understand all of the risks involved before investing in Cryptocurrencies. This post will give you everything you need to know about investing in cryptocurrency before making your decision.

What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency. It was created as an alternative to traditional paper money, and it is controlled by computers. Cryptocurrency can be traded or bought, and it can be used as payment for goods and services. Right now, there are thousands of different cryptocurrencies, but the most popular ones are Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Some people believe that cryptocurrency will replace paper money in the future.

What is the difference between Cryptocurrency and the Share Market?

Cryptocurrencies are a form of investment in the share market. There are two main difference, firstly,  cryptocurrency can be traded for 24 hours while stocks market only trades during allocated trading times. A second different is that, cryptocurrencies market is not regulated by financial regulators while stocks market is regulated by authorities. 

Who can use Cryptocurrencies?

Many companies worldwide are using bitcoin and other digital currencies for investment, operational, and transactional purposes. Also individuals like you and I, can use digital currency for the same purposes, and they’re great for people who don’t want to invest in the stock market. Cryptocurrencies can be an excellent way to diversify your investments portfolio and get a lot of potential returns. For example, the value of Bitcoin  at the beginning of July 2010 was priced at $0.0008 per token but today 17/02/2022 a value of one Bitcoin is $41902.40/=. Any investor who trusted Bitcoin in 2010 and hold it until today made a huge returns than some people pension funds. 

What should you do before investing in cryptocurrencies?

The first thing you should do is to research your options. Some of cryptocurrencies out there, including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and more.

After you have selected digital asset that you are interested in investing in,

the next step is to understand what it’s all about. The best way to do this is to read through the documentation on the cryptocurrency’s website or search for information about the currency online.

The third step is to purchase your cryptocurrency. You can find places online where you can buy these currencies with traditional money.

Once you buy the currency, keep it safe by keeping it off of any websites or other forms of internet connection that could be hacked into.

After you’ve done all of these steps and now want to sell your cryptocurrency for cash, take some time before making any final decisions. Be sure that if you plan on selling your currency that it had gone up in value since when you bought it so that you will make a profit.


Conclusion

There are many different ways to invest your money in a financial market. However, not all of them are for everyone. As the currency of the future, there is no doubt that cryptocurrencies will be worth more than they are today. However, just like shares, they come with their risks. If you’re looking for an investment that you can trade on at your leisure, then cryptocurrency is for you. If you’re looking for an investment that will grow through time, then the share market might be a better option. Either way, it’s important to do your research before making a decision that could have a long-term impact on your finances.

Also before investing, check the laws in your country if you are allowed to buy and sell digital assets.

Disclaimer: This article is not intended for investment advice, it’s only for giving insight. 

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M.k Butinini
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