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What are NFTs?

How do you buy an NFT?

Quick-start guide to nabbing the digital collectible of your dreams

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Glossary

Don’t let FUD give you FOMO or you’ll end up REKT — crypto slang, explained

From diamond hands to the flippening, we break down 11 of the most popular pieces of crypto lingo

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How to set up a crypto wallet

Learn about different kinds of crypto wallets and how to set them up.

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Getting started

How to earn crypto rewards

From staking to lending, five of the best ways to grow your crypto

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From avoiding FOMO to having a plan, 5 key ways to manage a crypto down cycle

How to minimize your losses (and even make savvy moves) during a falling market

Your crypto

How to invest in crypto via your retirement account

Over the last few years, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have fast emerged as a truly mainstream asset class with a multi-trillion dollar market capitalization. As a result many...

Expert tips: An investor who got in when Bitcoin was $10
Expert tips

An investor who got in when Bitcoin was $10

Longtime trader Ray Tong shares practical advice for both new and experienced investors.

Getting Started

How to donate crypto

Bitcoin, ETH, and other cryptocurrencies can make your giving go farther. Plus: 15 nonprofit orgs that accept crypto

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How to read candlestick charts

When researching assets, you may run into a special form of price graph called candlestick charts. Here's how they work.

Dollar cost averaging
Video Tutorial

When is the best time to invest in crypto?

When prices are fluctuating, how do you know when to buy? Learn more about using dollar-cost averaging to weather price volatility.

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Video Tutorial

How to send crypto

Learn how to send crypto to another wallet — to a friend, family member, or store.

Expert tips: A crypto fund founder
Expert tips

A crypto-fund founder

In this edition of Expert Tips, we speak to Scalar Capital founder Linda Xie.

 Expert tips: A former private equity manager who now funds DeFi tech
Expert tips

Expert tips: A former private equity manager who now funds DeFi tech

ParaFi Capital managing partner Ben Forman breaks down some key DeFi concepts

On-chain vs. off-chain cryptocurrency transactions: what is the difference?
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On-chain vs. off-chain cryptocurrency transactions: what is the difference?

On-chain transactions occur directly on the blockchain, providing a level of security and transparency but may be slower and more costly. Off-chain transactions occur outside the m...

How to calculate Return on Investment (ROI)?
How to calculate Return on Investment (ROI)?

How to calculate Return on Investment (ROI)?

ROA, or Return on Allocation, is a ratio that compares the gain or loss from an asset relative to its cost. It's a useful tool for evaluating the performance of an asset. ROA is ca...

How to use AI for crypto trading?
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How to use AI for crypto trading?

AI aims to enhance crypto trading by automating transactions, predicting market trends, and analyzing market sentiment. Crypto trading bots, powered by AI, strive to execute transa...

How to create a cryptocurrency?
How to create a cryptocurrency?

How to create a cryptocurrency?

The creation of a cryptocurrency involves understanding blockchain technology, consensus mechanisms, and legal considerations. There are three main methods to create a cryptocurren...

How to buy fan tokens?
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How to buy fan tokens?

Fan tokens are digital assets that provide holders with access to exclusive content, voting rights, and other benefits related to a specific sports team, club or player. Fan tokens...

What is the difference between Optimistic Rollups and ZK-Rollups?
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What is the difference between Optimistic Rollups and ZK-Rollups?

Optimistic Rollups and ZK-Rollups are both Layer 2 scaling solutions for Ethereum, with the intention of increasing transaction throughput and reducing costs. Optimistic Rollups op...

Why do NFTs matter for gamers?
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Why do NFTs matter for gamers?

NFTs aim to provide true ownership of in-game assets, enabling gamers to sell, monetize, and display their gaming assets independently. NFTs strive to bring a more equitable and re...

What is a crypto whitelist?
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What is a crypto whitelist?

A crypto whitelist is a list of approved participants for a specific event in the cryptocurrency world. Whitelisting is used in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Initial Exchange Offe...

What is the Ethereum Cancun upgrade?
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What is the Ethereum Cancun upgrade?

The Ethereum upgrade seeks to enhance scalability, security, and efficiency within the Ethereum network. The upgrade introduces the concept of sharding, a step towards optimizing d...

What are Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and how do they work?
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What are Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and how do they work?

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a method of gathering resources for cryptocurrency-related projects. They involve the distribution of new cryptocurrency tokens to participants. T...