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The financial market has boomed in 2020-21. Let us take a look back in time and compare how the markets were performing a year ago. In March 2020 the Nifty 50, an index of the National Stock Exchange was at around 8000 while currently, it is close to 16000 points. However, there is a particular financial market that witnessed robust growth – the cryptocurrency market. In March 2020, Bitcoin was trading around $5000 and it…

Launched in 2009, Bitcoin was the first crypto currency to come into existence. Since then, we have seen many cryptocurrencies that run on the same technology i.e., blockchain. However, they all have their unique selling points.Due to the excess supply of multiple crypto currencies, confusion may arise in the minds of people. In fact, a lot of investors are usually unaware of the differences in the cryptocurrencies they are dealing with. Through this post, we…

The fiat currencies that we use come under the domain of centralized authorities. Whereas, cryptocurrencies are of a decentralized nature. Thus, you cannot find cryptocurrencies at a particular location like banks, etc. Cryptocurrency mining is the process of earning cryptocurrency. Through this the miners gain cryptocurrency as a reward for their work. Rather than actually paying for it. The idea of owning a cryptocurrency by working for it has made crypto mining popular. As cryptocurrency…

Every time you turn on the news nowadays, there is bound to be some news with Bitcoin in the headlines. Seen by many investors and businesses as the future of money, understanding about investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is essential for everyone today. But what exactly is Bitcoin and how to invest in it? Bitcoin is the first-ever and most popular cryptocurrency that started in 2009. At its inception, the value of Bitcoin was not even…

Cryptocurrencies have taken over the world in the recent past. People used to invest their money in stocks, mutual funds, and other conventional options. However, with the rising demand for cryptocurrency, people are now setting aside a portion for crypto investments as well. Indeed, the risk involved in cryptocurrency is relatively high, but the returns are substantial too. It is the risk to reward ratio that makes cryptocurrency a promising investment avenue. Unfortunately, many people in…

A cryptocurrency can be defined as a decentralized form of digital currency in which encryption technologies are used for the generation of units of currency or the verification of funds transfer. For a layperson, it can be simplified as using digital files as money. How does cryptocurrency work? Cryptocurrency works on a technology known as blockchain that is a distributed ledger containing all the transactions. The word blockchain breaks into two terms i.e., block and…

Bitcoin is a crypto currency that came into existence in 2009. Since then, it has become the most widely used and recognized crypto currency. The founder of Bitcoin is anonymous. All people know about is an alias that they used, Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin has gained worldwide recognition. In fact, you can now use Bitcoin for booking hotels, flights, etc in many countries. Introduction to Crypto Currency The word cryptocurrency speaks for itself. Formed from the…