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CoinFlip ATMs Present a Compelling Opportunity for Crypto Traders

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Although most of my articles are investment related opportunities, it’s also important to recognize that the crypto market is still in the beginning stages.  This means that lots of new traders and hodlers are going to wade into the market during the next few years.  All of my knowledge, and that of most traders, was learned through trial by fire.  And while I’m grateful for the experiences, both good and bad, not everyone wants to learn from that method.  Many participants will want clear instructions on how to get started in the crypto market.  Mainly, that means how to purchase crypto and how to sell it at a later point.

What is CoinFlip?

Since I considered cryptocurrency to be a rather risky proposition, I wanted to start off with a small investment without having to provide credit card information or bank account details.  After doing some research on the internet, I came across an interesting company called CoinFlip.  CoinFlip’s goal is to provide the best cash-to-crypto experience possible.  The company’s next-generation ATMs are extremely intuitive and easy to use for both purchasing and selling cryptocurrency.

Daniel Polotsky, the founder and CEO of CoinFlip, came up with the idea in 2014 while still a sophomore at Northwestern University.  Daniel has worked at some of the top companies in the world including Uber, R.J. O’Brien, Citadel, and Morgan Stanley.

In addition to impressive leadership, all of the company’s employees are under the age of 25 and half of them didn’t finish college.  Additionally, all the founders and a majority of the employees are first generation Americans.  The company is also entirely self-funded.  So, in a way, CoinFlip is kind of like a Blue-Collar Bitcoin Squad.  It’s hard not to root for a company like this.

Advantages of CoinFlip

The major advantage of CoinFlip is the simplicity.  When I first got involved with crypto, I tried to open an account at a few exchanges and became incredibly frustrated with the long on-boarding process.  And then having to provide additional information that I considered sensitive and confidential.  So, as I looked for alternatives, CoinFlip ATMs quickly emerged as exactly what I was looking for.

Another huge advantage of using CoinFlip ATMs is the wide selection of cryptocurrencies that are currently available.  The available currencies include BTC, LTC, ETH, TRX, KMD, and DASH.

In addition to the wide selection of currencies available and avoiding the hassle of a long on-boarding process, CoinFlip ATMs offer the following advantages:

  • Lowest fees of any cryptocurrency ATM (6.99% over spot for buys and 3.99% under spot for sells).
  • 24/7 customer service through phone, text, and chat.
  • Company values privacy and doesn’t sell or share personal information with any third-parties.
  • CoinFlip has significant reach with more than 150 ATM locations across the U.S.

Fast Growing Company

One of the aspects of this business that I like the most is the rapid-fire pace at which the company is expanding.  I prefer to invest time and resources into a business that is certain to be around in the future.  As mentioned, the company has gone from initial idea to the leading U.S. crypto operator in less than 5 years.  Perhaps even more impressive is that CoinFlip has continued to grow and innovate during a time when many other projects are struggling.

How to Begin Using CoinFlip ATMs

For amounts up to $900, only name and phone number registration is necessary.  Simply go to the CoinFlip website and look for your nearest ATM.  Go to the location (which typically has long hours) and type your name and mobile number which, will then be sent an SMS code for confirmation.  ATM users will also need a mobile wallet from which they can sell their existing cryptocurrency or have newly purchased crypto sent to it.

The company has also put together a page for FAQ.  These FAQs are extremely useful for new entrants into the crypto market.  If new users have additional questions or wish to learn more, they may want to consult the company’s social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  I personally find the Twitter extremely useful as the company will occasionally release some discount codes resulting in significant consumer savings.

Conclusion

Even though I now fall into the experienced category of crypto traders, I’m still using CoinFlip due to the simplicity and convenience.  As long as the fees remain industry leading and the company continues to innovate, I look forward to doing business with them for years to come.

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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