Monthly Archives: January 2014

Get into Bitcoin and other cryptos easily and inexpensively

The world of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (that would be coins like Litecoin, Devcoin, Quark, Next and many more) is in a nearly constant state of flux. Websites offering various services come and go, and even the coins themselves sometimes … Continue reading

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Will I too hoard Devcoins?

One thing that’s a little strange about paying attention to the cryptocoin exchange is that no matter what the price of my alt coin was a couple weeks ago or even a couple days ago, when I look at today’s … Continue reading

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What’s the best investment approach tomorrow?

Devcoin has enjoyed a major surge of interest in the last six weeks or so, leading to a surge of new writer signup requests and a wonderful boost in price on the exchange. This boost in Devcoin price coincided with … Continue reading

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Why buy mining contracts?

It had been quite a while since I viewed ads on CoinAd and BitVisitor, so I figured it was high time I checked them out. Now that I am taking anywhere from 0.02 to 0.05 BTC in profits nearly every … Continue reading

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Where does Bitcoin’s value come from?

Where does Bitcoin get its value anyway? Apparently the answer to that question isn’t obvious. Some people, like the author of this article from CoinDesk, really don’t have a clue. To be honest, I’m not an expert and am pretty … Continue reading

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Keeping up

Dogecoins A couple weeks ago I noticed this new crypto on Vircurex which looked almost exactly like Devcoin, both in its price and abbreviation. The crypto was Dogecoin, abbreviated DOGE. For a while Devcoin was trading for between 90 and … Continue reading

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Figuring out my return on lending

BTCJam is a great website which allows anyone with any amount of Bitcoin to become a lender. Let’s say you have worked hard watching ads and completing crowd sourced tasks and you have finally scrimped 0.01 BTC together. At current … Continue reading

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Mining difficulties oh my!

While writing some of my other articles I kept an eye on my CEX account and noted that there has not been any new mining rewards in at least an hour. The especially annoying part about it is that earlier … Continue reading

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Strangeness on my CoinBase account

CoinBase has been causing me more stress than I want to begrudge them. I am at this time trying to persuade them to refund my bank account $77.85 for a purchase of Bitcoins I did not authorize. I had a … Continue reading

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Camp BX comes through

About a week ago I checked my fiat bank account and to my great joy, the very first ACH deposit I’d requested from┬áCamp BX came through earlier in the day. Yesterday I checked the bank account again and found that … Continue reading

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