Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby planteria » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:31 pm

“Bitcoin: 'I'm part of a crazy wave'”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42281004
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby William Joseph1 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:03 pm

Regulator warns Bitcoin buyers: Be ready to lose all your money

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42360553
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby AAAlphaThunder » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:59 am

High risk - may pay off for some. Only "invest" money you can both afford to lose and are happy to lose.
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby Trustee » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:08 pm

Feeling quite relieved I sold all my recent XBT Etherium € and SK tracker purchases yesterday morning and taken the 30% profit. With better timing this could have been 50%.
I do not hold any cryptocurrencies directly now.

However, I have topped up on my free carry of Coinsilium (COIN) given what I view as a longer term blockchain play. I felt the 25% drop today was in sympathy with crypto's and that 15p was a reasonable repurchase point.... time will tell.


NOT a recommendation DYOR.

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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby AAAlphaThunder » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:50 pm

Bitcoin continues the rollercoaster ride with a fall of 33%.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42457983
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby AAAlphaThunder » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:00 am

Trustee wrote:Feeling quite relieved I sold all my recent XBT Etherium € and SK tracker purchases yesterday morning and taken the 30% profit. With better timing this could have been 50%.


Well done. A good call to bank 30% profit.
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby planteria » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:44 am

..and then go back in? :think:
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby planteria » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:14 pm

working on something with some people i work with, and looking at the various Cryptocurrency exchanges.

have a LNS Hardware Wallet, and Sterling bank accounts, debit cards and credit cards.. no Euro or Dollar accounts, though these could be set up if necessary.

Coinbase is getting a lot of attention, but i understand that they're not great value.. and i'm not bothered about using an app. access via a bog standard macbook on a website is fine.

Kraken and Gemini seem slick, but are not offering transactions in Sterling, so i assume there is an exchange rate as well as purchase trading fees.

Bitbargain seems a decent option, but they only allow access to Bitcoin and Litecoin, it seems.

what Exchanges do people here recommend?
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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby Trustee » Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:16 pm

Planteria,

Not ignoring you. I just don't know/ or use wallets or exchanges. I am not engaged with cryptocurrencies directly.

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Re: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

Postby planteria » Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:05 pm

no problem, i appreciate your reply.
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