The use of cash and the digitization of the economy

In recent years, the emergence of cryptocurrencies has highlighted a trend that had been developing for some time. Society is using less and less cash, and it’s no longer the preferred means of payment for consumers. Therefore, we will conduct a retrospective analysis to examine how we arrived at this situation and what scenarios may […]

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Investor guide: 3 ways to invest in cryptocurrencies

When we talk about investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, many concepts come to mind. Among them, volatility, exchanges, etc., and we trust that the benefits will outweigh the risks. In this regard, authorities such as the CNMV and the BdE warned of the risks of investing in Bitcoin, due to the strong revaluations experienced. In […]

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How can we identify a bubble in the cryptocurrencies market?

Introduction Before we answer the question of this post, we should know what a bubble is. This way, we will be able to know if the cryptocurrencies, with Bitcoin as their greatest representative, fit this concept. We will use the definition provided by Robert J. Shiller, Nobel Prize in Economics and the author of “Irrational […]

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How the ICO works in financing the cryptocurrencies?

During the last years, it has become quite common to talk about financing through Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in the blockchain ecosystem, although not all the investors know what they are. The ICO are very similar to what we know as IPO in the capital markets. The main difference is that the subject of financing […]

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Savings handbook: Are cryptos good as store of value?

Since their conception in 2008, we have heard that cryptocurrencies and specially Bitcoin as an authentic store of value. However, this function has been historically exclusive for fiat money. In this post we will define what is a store of value and how much the cryptocurrencies fit in its definition. Additionally, we will analyse the […]

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The 6 sectors most affected by the cryptocurrencies

Since the cryptocurrencies arrived to the financial sector, the investors have been looking for different ways of investing in them. The easiest way to do it is directly through the exchange platforms, but it is not the only way. In fact, it is possible to benefit from them performance using the classical investment approach. Therefore, […]

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Can Bitcoin become the new safe investment replacing gold?

One of the main achievements in the reputation of the cryptocurrencies has been the consideration of Bitcoin as a safe investment by many of its investors, replacing the gold as the main standard. This has great implications given that the gold has been the traditional life insurance for investors during the economic uncertainty. Therefore, if […]

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