Crypto Basics

All you need to know about the basics of cryptocurrency in one place. Learn how Bitcoin, blockchain and altcoins work, how to actually use them, and why it matters to you.
Difficulty
Easy
Moderate
Hard
Reading time
Layout

Articles (399)

Easy
Trading
Trading Insights: Scalping vs Swing Trading
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes look at the two most popular styles of trading and which one should you use. Read more!
By CryptoJelleNL
4mo ago
5m
Easy
Crypto Basics
How to Navigate the Metaverse for "The Capital 2022" CoinMarketCap Conference?
A quick guide on how to navigate the Metaverse for the "The Capital 2022" CoinMarketCap Conference.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
4mo ago
3m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Beyond Ethereum: Why DeFi on Alternate Chains Is Flourishing
Between 2015 and early 2020, the decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape consisted of a single dominant entity — Ethereum.
By Daniel Phillips
4mo ago
18m
Moderate
Crypto Basics
How Do NFTs Revolutionize Hollywood and Let You Earn from Successful Movies?
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look at the growing-relationship between NFTs and Hollywood. Read more to find out how you can earn from successful movies!
By Sarah Ahmed
4mo ago
4m
Moderate
Crypto Basics
The Potential Impact of Blockchain on the Audit and Assurance Industry
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a look at the ways blockchain is changing the audit and assurance industry. Let's find out how the Big Four are using this technology!
By Sarah Ahmed
4mo ago
4m
Easy
Crypto Basics
What Are Liquidity Pool (LP) Tokens?
A primer to the mechanics of liquidity pool (LP) tokens.
By Daniel Phillips
4mo ago
7m
Easy
Crypto Basics
All That Glitters Is Not Gold in the Crypto Dating World
Is dating in crypto even a thing?
By Sarah Ahmed
4mo ago
5m
Moderate
Crypto Basics
How Blockchain and AI Can Benefit Robotics — and Vice Versa
Blockchain could be used in areas that requires complicated logistics or a high level of reliability.
By Sarah Ahmed
4mo ago
6m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Earn Crypto - How To Get Free Bitcoins [BTC]? [2022]
It's still possible to get free Bitcoin, either through mining, tipping or airdrops.
By Andrey Sergeenkov
4mo ago
4m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Crypto vs Stocks - A Comparison
New to financial markets? Not sure what's the most profitable investment option? Here is a detailed and neutral analysis of crypto vs stocks. Find out which asset you chose go for!
By CryptoJelleNL
5mo ago
4m
Easy
Crypto Basics
A Guide to Crypto For College Students
How do I start a career in crypto? Do I need a blockchain degree to work for a crypto firm? We answer all those questions and more in our guide below.
By Will Kendall
5mo ago
9m
Easy
Crypto Basics
A Special Report on Crypto Sanctions and the Status of Crypto in Russia
We take a look at the role of cryptocurrency in the sanctions against Russia and how this is changing Russia’s stance on digital currencies.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
5mo ago
11m
Moderate
Crypto Basics
How to Buy an NFT? The Beginner's Guide
This week, we will walk you through the ways to buy your first NFT and explain how to identify a promising NFT collections!
By Ivan Cryptoslav
5mo ago
6m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Top Regulatory Threats to Crypto in 2022
How have countries all over the world decided to deal with crypto regulation?
By Will Kendall
5mo ago
13m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Will the Next Generation of Elon Musks and Jack Dorseys Operate DAOs?
Why would the next Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk or Mark Cuban start a DAO rather than a corporation?
By Will Kendall
5mo ago
13m
Easy
Crypto Basics
How to Stake Amp Token (AMP)?
What is Amp (AMP) and how to stake it? We will take deep dive into these questions in this guide along with the benefits and risks associated with staking Amp.
By Emi La Capra
5mo ago
6m
Easy
Crypto Basics
What Is Dark Pool Trading?
A comprehensive guide to dark pool trading, a market where smart money trades crypto. Let's find out what it is and how to check its trade orders!
By CryptoJelleNL
5mo ago
4m
Easy
Crypto Basics
Best Centralized and Decentralized Crypto Exchanges Of 2022
Check out CoinMarketCap Alexandria's latest list of the best centralized and decentralized crypto exchanges in 2022.
By Andrey Sergeenkov
5mo ago
7m