The approval of a Bitcoin ETF could have a significant impact on the market in a number of ways, including bolstering adoption of the digital currency and strengthening its legitimacy.
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From the basics to power usage and everything in between, this is a complete summary of what you need to know about the process of mining the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
The Intercontinental Exchange is an industry leader in the provision of derivatives and over-the-counter products. Since launching in the late 1990s, ICE has become a global destination for the [...]
IOTA, which trades under the ticker symbol MIOTA, is a digital currency specifically designed for the Internet of Things (IoT). This cryptocurrency is used to make transactions on IOTA’s [...]
Bitcoin may have experienced extreme volatility and generated many headlines since coming into existence in 2009, but one industry poll shows that the cryptocurrency still holds significant [...]
Learn more about the Bitcoin Dominance Index, a metric for investors to get a sense of the cryptocurrency's value relative to the broader market.
Following the epic rise of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2017, methods of trading digital currencies have grown considerably. Cryptocurrency exchanges, CFDs and standardised futures contracts offer unique [...]
Dollar cost averaging is a strategy promoted by many investing gurus, but how does it work with Bitcoin? FXCM Insights breaks down the approach, benefits and drawbacks in this look at dollar cost [...]
Traders can benefit just as much from knowing what not to do when it comes to certain aspects of the financial arena, particularly cryptocurrency. Learn what to avoid when approaching this new [...]
Bitcoin was designed with a few safeguards created specifically to keep inflation under control. The cap on the total supply and the series of halvings were both created to help ensure that the [...]
Initial coin offerings are innovative sales that allow investors to purchase newly created digital tokens, and they have proliferated as digital currencies have risen in popularity. Learn more [...]
Beginning in December 2017, Bitcoin futures contracts became available on the Chicago Futures Exchange (CFE) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Each contract serves a unique purpose, [...]
2018 has been an active year on the geopolitical front, led by a developing U.S.-China trade war. Escalating tariffs between the two nations threaten to disrupt the US$640 billion in annual [...]
Investors can benefit from having a list of go-to strategies available when trading Bitcoin, including doing your own research and utilising a digital currency wallet.
The Canadian dollar (CAD) has a storied history throughout the development of North America, world wars and international financial challenges. Existing as a pegged or floating currency, the CAD [...]
In the world of digital currency, a soft fork represents a change in a network’s protocol that is potentially compatible with the previous set of rules. Learn more at FXCM.
OPEC is made up of some of the largest oil-producing nations in the world, making it a major political and economic player. Learn more about OPEC at FXCM.
Monero (XMR) is a privacy-oriented digital currency that has grown into one of the bigger cryptocurrencies on the market. Learn more about Monero at FXCM.
Due diligence is important when looking into any asset class. However, doing one’s homework may be even more important when it comes to digital currency, as this asset class has been around [...]
Zcash, which trades under the ticker symbol ZEC, is a privacy-oriented digital currency that leverages bleeding-edge cryptography to shield the identities of users. By using this innovative [...]