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How to Spend Cryptocurrency in the Real World

Bitcoin piqued the interest of investors worldwide after its meteoric increase in value during 2017. However, holding Bitcoin as an investment item is just one of many ways it can be used. A decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was designed to function like a traditional currency without the need for banks or national treasuries to regulate transactions.  […]

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CFA vs CAIA: Do You Need Both?

Students and young professionals in the field of finance, especially financial analysis and asset management, often wonder which of the many professional designations they should pursue. The two most widely recognized designations within investment management are the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation, and the CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) designation. This article will provide a […]

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Bitcoin vs. Altcoin: Cryptocurrency Fundamentals

Bitcoin’s record-setting high in the end of 2017 has sparked increased interest in both Bitcoin and alternative coins, or “altcoins.” On the surface, it can be difficult to tell what sets Bitcoin apart from other, newer cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple. Altcoins rely on related technology; however, they build on Bitcoin’s potential in unique […]

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