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Crypto 101, Cryptocurrency For Beginners


Cryptocurrencies have become a part of the traditional financial system not so long ago. That's why many of us still have questions about these assets. If you are willing to have some basic knowledge about cryptocurrencies, how they operate, crypto wallets and exchanges, market capitalization, and so on, then our Crypto 101 category is for you.

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Crypto Mistakes

10 things crypto-newbies should avoid

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Being a beginner in any industry means you will make some mistakes. Mistakes make life difficult, and then you get the impression that you will never stop being a beginner. The same happens in the cryptocurrency industry - a lot of new people make mistakes that are inherent only to beginners. Of...

Bitcoin

What determines the price of one bitcoin?

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What determines the price of one bitcoin? This question is being asked by many. The financial factors of supply and demand, of course, have a decisive influence on the price of bitcoin. However, there are other factors as well, such as regulation, availability on exchanges, the cost of block...

OTC

What is OTC trading?

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Bitcoin trading is not only about making deals by amateurs on great crypto exchanges. OTC trading plays an influential role in the life of the coin market. OTC stands for Over-the-Counter, in literal translation - bypassing the counter / past the counter. Mostly big players are involved in it, that...

yield farming

The Concept of Yield Farming

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What is Yield Farming? Yield Farming allows the owners of crypto to make more crypto. It's done by lending the funds to other users via smart contracts. In return the lending part receives rewards. Anyway, the process isn't as simple as it seems from the first sight. Actually, yield farmers need to...

defi

What is DeFi and why do we need it?

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The concept of DeFi DeFi is a big trend in blockchain technology nowadays and it’s moving upward and upward every month. Let’s see what is it all about and how we can use it? The appearance of smart contracts was a real sensation. This type of collecting money was considered to be the main...

Privacy coin

Top 5 privacy crypto coins

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At the beginning of the crypto market rise, many users believed that digital money automatically guaranteed anonymity. That is not true. At first, of course, few people knew which side to approach these cryptocurrencies. But over time, experts have learned to calculate users using blockchain...

Stellar

What is Stellar (XLM)?

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Stellar Lumens (XLM) is a fully decentralized consensus platform. It supports any currency and has a built-in decentralized exchange that can be used to trade any currency or asset. Briefly about XLM...

Uniswap

What is Uniswap platform?

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Uniswap is an exchange-like protocol that permits users securely interchange ERC20 tokens without having to apply the usual exchange order book model. Uniswap bundles tokens into specific smart contracts, creating liquidity pools within which other members can habituate. Anyone can exchange tokens,...

XRP

Is XRP decentralized?

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Ripple is a global system for cross-currency and gross payments created in 2012 by Ripple Labs. The main advantage of the network is that it allows mutual transfers anywhere in the world in just a few seconds. That makes Ripple an attractive choice for banks that rely on a real-time settlement...

Tron vs Ethereum

Tron vs Ethereum: which is better?

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In addition to TRON, there are other platforms with similar functionality to Ethereum - Cardano, Stellar, EOS, NEO, IOTA, etc. The developers of these networks believe that their platform has the potential to become the main infrastructure for decentralized applications and smart contracts. In this...

Market Capitalization

What is coin market cap?

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The capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is the total value of all coins at the moment. It is defined as the product of the number of tokens in circulation by the current price. If 100 coins of a specific currency have been released to the market, and each coin is currently worth $10, then the...

what is libra

What is Libra, Facebook's cryptocurrency?

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What is Libra? Libra is a cryptocurrency-based payment system. The project belongs to Facebook, which has been joined by another 27 companies (eBay, Uber, Booking.com, Vodafone, etc.). The Libra's rate will have to be determined on the basis of a currency basket of the dollar, euro, yen, and pound...

Ether EOS

EOS vs Ethereum: Smart contracts, consensus and awards

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Ethereum is the most popular platform for launching smart contracts. However, several years ago, the central network of EOS was launched - perhaps the strongest competitor to Ethereum. In this article, we are going to compare the strong and weak sides of these two networks. General...

what is bitcoin sv

What is Bitcoin SV (BSV)?

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What is Bitcoin SV BSV is a hard fork of Bitcoin Cash, which appeared on November 15, 2018. "SV" in the Bitcoin SV stands for “satoshi vision”. The development of the crypto coin was taken by Craig Wright. He addressed the scalability issue and increased the block size to 128 MB....

Bitcoin Cash

What is Bitcoin Cash?

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After the vote for the introduction of the SegWit2x protocol, in Summer 2017, the hard fork of the leading crypto was released. That is precisely how owners of Bitcoins become owners of Bitcoin Cash, and how the currency was made. This fork is the largest and loudest in the history of digital...

What is STO?

What is Security Token Offering (STO)?

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All about Security Token Offering Security Token Offering (STO) is a method of investing in blockchain projects. Investors are purchasing tokenized securities that are sold on crypto exchanges. As this public offering is related to securities, it’s evident that STOs are more regulated than ICOs,...

Types of crypto exchanges

All about Centralized and Decentralized crypto exchanges

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Crypto exchanges: everything you necessitate to know Crypto exchanges are online platforms that facilitate users to swap one type of digital asset to another. These platforms are operating just like regular real-life exchanges: the contrast is just in currencies you can trade. These platforms allow...

Security token

What is security token?

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Advanced people in the crypto environment surely have heard and know what security token is. But for newbies, it is often very tricky to get acquainted with so many terms and new concepts. We are here to make everything clear for the ones, who are making their first steps into the crypto universe....

The first cryptocurrency was created in 2009. Since then there are thousands of cryptos functioning in the market. Each has its functionality and purposes, capitalization and price, and so on. Even the experts of the crypto sphere don't know everything about every asset, cause it is close to impossible.

Our Crypto 101 category was created for everyone, who wants to gain some knowledge about various cryptocurrencies, their core systems, how they are operating, and much more. Here you can also find information about crypto wallets, centralized and decentralized exchanges, market capitalization, and other platforms that are working with cryptos

If you are new in the sphere, articles in the category will answer your questions and will become your guide in the world of cryptocurrencies, giving you educational fundament for making decisions concerning crypto assets.

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