Click here to access Part I of this series. ICO’s – A New Way To Raise With blockchain radically transforming the way in which the world conceptualizes transactions of value, various sectors have focused heavily on the research and development of blockchain-based solutions. In particular, crypto’s fundamental capability to circumvent the double-spend issue of digital […]
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) has chosen its path after a week of uncertainty and consolidation right below trend line resistance. BTC was again unable to close above that resistance at $12 000 ($15 921 CAD) on the weekly chart, and was unable to clear neither the 0.214 retracement level ($11 577) ($15 360 CAD) of the larger move from $3 122 […]
Intro From a legislator’s perspective, the rapid growth of digital assets over the last few years has shaken up the financial regulatory landscape and triggered a call to action in many jurisdictions. As with any new technology, Bitcoin brought forth challenges in determining how to reconcile cryptocurrency within a legal paradigm contemplated for a […]
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) has experienced higher levels of volatility of late, as global uncertainty, and the trade war between the US and China intensifies. Bitcoin is also developing a newly-formed inverse correlation to alts, as BTC looks to potentially join the ranks of ‘safe haven’ assets. After multiple unsuccessful attempts, BTC was again sharply rejected from […]
Founded in 2012, Coinbase.com quickly rose in popularity among cryptocurrency enthusiasts thanks to the fact the website allows investors to purchase cryptocurrency instantly using a credit card. Seven years later, many are seeking out a Coinbase alternative. The reason for this is although Coinbase is great, it often doesn’t have all of it’s features available […]
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) had surged during the Asian trading session and in the first few hours since the weekly close, and seems to be in a potential blow-off phase of this recent impulsive move from $9,111 ($12 018 CAD). Over the course of this past weekend, BTC managed to first close back above the 50-day simple moving […]
We’re excited to release our first report on OTC cryptocurrency trading.
We examine the different types of OTC models, global OTC trading volume, and highlight the major players globally and locally.
Intro To Ethereum & How To Trade Ethereum Whether you’re already well-versed with Bitcoin or not, a whole new world will open up to you when you learn how to trade Ethereum. Why Ethereum specifically? Well, any cryptocurrency not named bitcoin is often referred to as an altcoin (short for alternative coin). Scroll through a […]
Intro To The Best Place To Buy Bitcoin Think back to December 16th, 2017. It’s the holiday season and your family is sitting around the dinner table talking about the best place to buy Bitcoin. Everyone knows about it, not just you. Your nieces and nephews, your aunts and uncles, your parents. Even your grandparents […]
Intro Last week, on Wednesday July 10th, 2019, the Financial Transaction and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (“FINTRAC”) published the long awaited final version of amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (“PCMLTFA”) in the Canada Gazette. The new regulations form part of a larger legislative initiative to strengthen Canada’s […]
Intro to Bitcoin vs. Monero In this post we are going to compare Bitcoin vs. Monero. Both projects promise users the ability to exchange value anonymously using a decentralized database that records transactions on a public ledger making it difficult if not impossible to create fraudulent transactions or manipulate their respective blockchains in any way, […]
Intro to Bitcoin vs. Litecoin In this post, we’re going to take a look at Bitcoin vs. Litecoin. While both compete against each other for investor dollars, Bitcoin and Litecoin act as catalysts too. The two projects are driving innovation within the cryptocurrency space and the blockchain industry at large, allowing the world’s most devout […]
Introduction To OTC Bitcoin Trading OTC or Over-the-counter trading is an alternative to manually trading on an exchange interface, where a buyer and a seller transact a large amount of an asset. A price is agreed upon between buyer and seller which can be below, at par, or above market price depending on the asset, […]
Intro To Bitcoin vs. Ethereum Today, we are going to look at Bitcoin vs. Ethereum, comparing the two most popular cryptocurrencies of all time. At the time of this writing, there are over 2,200 cryptocurrencies available on the open market. The collective worth of these currencies is over $336 billion CAD. Bitcoin (BTC) gave birth to […]
Intro to Monero Monero, originally called BitMonero, is an open-source cryptocurrency that focuses on fungibility, privacy and decentralization. Created in 2014, Monero has been dubbed the ultimate privacy token because it uses an obfuscarted public ledger. This means that no outside observer can see the source, total amount or destination of any transaction on the […]
Have you ever been called a crypto noob, newbie or worse…….n00b? It’s okay, everyone’s a noob at something. There are no dumb questions when it comes to the complicated world of cryptocurrency and here at Bitbuy we want to make that clear. That’s why we had our relatively n00b intern compile 20 of his noobiest […]
Keeping your cryptocurrency experience safe and secure is extremely important to us here at Bitbuy. Cryptocurrency is a powerful and unique asset and currency, but because of crypto’s unique properties, you need to be extremely careful to avoid scams and phishing attempts. Here are 10 tips to keep you safe on Bitbuy, and elsewhere.
Bitcoin has a scalability problem. Or does it? The Lightning network could change the game when it comes to scaling the world’s most popular digital currency. How does it work and what does it mean for the crypto markets? We take a look in this article.
We look at blocks, mining and forks three of the concepts that are at the very base of cryptocurrency. By the end of this article, you’ll know enough to understand these concepts how blockchain tech and crypto works, and maybe even enough to start mining