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Top picks for cryptocurrency Christmas gifts

Top picks for cryptocurrency Christmas gifts

18 December 2019

Skip the busy shops this holiday season and opt for the best Christmas gift ever. A gift that truly keeps on giving. Oh yes, you guessed it! Cryptocurrencies.

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Is Litecoin better than Bitcoin?

Is Litecoin better than Bitcoin?

11 December 2019

Whilst many are calling for the worldwide adoption of Bitcoin, there may be faster and cheaper options than Bitcoin. One such is Litecoin. Litecoin is no newcomer to the cryptocurrency market and has a reputation for being a suitable alternative to Bitcoin. Today we discuss whether or not Litecoin is better than Bitcoin.

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Top 5 privacy coins: Which is best?

Top 5 privacy coins: Which is best?

4 December 2019

The demand for privacy coins is growing fast. This is mainly due to regulatory pressure from governments and central banks. Privacy coins make use of high- encryption techniques in order to help cryptocurrency users perform anonymous transactions. There are a number of privacy coins currently available on the market but we narrowed them down to the top 5 privacy coins for you to consider.

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The various Bitcoin forks explained

The various Bitcoin forks explained

27 November 2019

It is truly an understatement to say that Bitcoin and blockchain technology have revolutionised the way we sent and receive money. Thanks to Bitcoin and various altcoins it has become more cost-effective and quicker to send and receive funds to and from just about anywhere across the globe.

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Trading Basic Attention Token on AltCoinTrader

Trading Basic Attention Token on AltCoinTrader

20 November 2019

South Africa’s favourite cryptocurrency exchange, AltCoinTrader (ATC) will be listing Basic Attention Token (BAT) soon. This is great news for ATC traders who are looking to expand their crypto portfolios. ATC is constantly looking for the best cryptocurrencies to offer traders the most secure and easiest crypto trading experience. Herewith an introduction to Basic Attention Token on ATC.

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Exploring ‘Bitcoin rival’, Stellar Lumens

Exploring ‘Bitcoin rival’, Stellar Lumens

13 November 2019

Diversifying one’s investment portfolio is key to minimise risk and maximise returns. With that said, Stellar Lumens (XLM) has become a popular alternative to Bitcoin for crypto investors. It has also earned the nickname of ‘Bitcoin rival’. This should come as no surprise since during the 2017 bullrun, XLM gained well over 41 900%. Today we are exploring ‘Bitcoin rival’, Stellar Lumens.

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Happy Birthday Bitcoin

What China’s affair with blockchain tech means for the crypto industry

6 November 2019

Bitcoin’s price went through the roof when China recently announced their support for blockchain technology. The question now begs – What China’s affair with blockchain tech means for the crypto industry?

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Happy Birthday Bitcoin

Happy Birthday Bitcoin

30 October 2019

Eleven years ago, Bitcoin was launched. What started out as a digital payment for mostly dark web customers, has developed into a dynamic system that enjoys the spotlight. Today the crypto market has more than 2 000 cryptocurrency projects and continues to grow and develop. Happy birthday Bitcoin!

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Exploring the ins and outs of Ethereum

Exploring the ins and outs of Ethereum

23 October 2019

Bitcoin introduced the world to cryptocurrencies. Ethereum, on the other hand, showed the world the potential of cryptocurrencies. Four years after Ethereum’s launch it is still one of the most favourable cryptocurrencies. The price of Ethereum has grown by more than 1 000% since its inception in 2015. Today we take a look at the ins and outs of Ethereum.

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Top 5 ways to secure your account on an exchange

Top 5 ways to secure your account on an exchange

16 October 2019

Whilst many cryptocurrency exchanges have top notch security, the possibility of an exchange being hacked still exists. Therefore, it is important for traders to do their part in ensuring their cryptocurrency accounts are safe and secure. Here are the top 5 ways to secure your account on an exchange.

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Tether helps traders stay clear of crypto market’s extreme volatility

Tether helps traders stay clear of crypto market’s extreme volatility

9 October 2019

Everyone can agree that blockchain technology is truly innovative. Never before has it been so easy, fast and cheap to send and receive funds. One cryptocurrency is making headlines as the world’s most widely used cryptocurrency.

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Fear & Greed Index – Separating weak hands from hodlers

Fear & Greed Index – Separating weak hands from hodlers

2 October 2019

Technical tools can be a trader’s best friend when used correctly. One such is the Fear & Greed Index that shows traders how fearful or greedy the market is. We take a look at how you can use the Fear & Greed Index to buy low and sell high.

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Get ready for altcoin season

Get ready for altcoin season

25 September 2019

Many altcoins are currently down by up to 90% from their all-time highs. Every time king Bitcoin makes a significant upwards movement, the alts in their Bitcoin pairs go down even further. After hodling for so long, when will altcoin season start?

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Is Ripple better than Bitcoin?

Is Ripple better than Bitcoin?

18 September 2019

Investing in the right cryptocurrencies can be extremely profitable. It comes down to buying low, selling high and having the knowledge of which coin is most likely to be profitable. Ripple has a large community of followers who argue that Ripple is simply the best, better than Bitcoin. So, is Ripple better than Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin Halving 2020: What you need to know

Bitcoin Halving 2020: What you need to know

11 September 2019

If you have been following Bitcoin’s charts, you would have noticed a steady increase in the price over the last couple of months. The increase is in anticipation of Bitcoin Halving 2020. Today we take a look at what the hype is about and what one can expect from Bitcoin’s third halving event.

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Top 5 reasons to buy Gold now

Top 5 reasons to buy Gold now

4 September 2019

Gold is a unique investment. It is known as a safe haven during economic turmoil, it has the ability to make your portfolio stronger and holds the possibility of going up in value. AltcoinTrader recently enabled Gold and Silver trading on the world-renowned exchange. Today we look at the top 5 reasons to buy Gold now.

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Top 10 things every AltCoinTrader should know

Top 10 things every AltCoinTrader should know

28 August 2019

Since its inception in 2015, AltCoinTrader has become the most trusted cryptocurrency exchange in South Africa. Behind the name is a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about the crypto industry. We take a look at the top 10 things every AltCoinTrader should know.

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