Are Cryptocurrencies a Viable Alternative to the Stock Market?
There’s a lot of talk about cryptocurrency right now, not only between technology enthusiasts but also individual investors and investment firms. The price of a single Bitcoin has risen exponentially over recent years, including a 1,500 percent gain in 2011, and a 130 percent gain in 2016. The current price hovers close to the $9,000 mark, but the market is so volatile that it’s impossible to tell where the price will sit in a year, a month or even a day. So, are cryptocurrencies a viable investment alternative to the stock market? It’s a difficult question to answer, but one that should nearly always start with a warning. Still, cryptocurrency is a new and emerging market, and at this point, … Read more