The cryptocurrency frenzy reached a peak in 2017 and declined precipitously in 2018. Experts believe that it could be on the ascent again in 2019. In a traditional bear market, people typically invest in commodities. Now, however, they also have the option of cryptocurrencies. Despite this year’s rout, some investors still have faith. This is evident from the fact that more than $30 billion is estimated to have re-entered the market in the past few weeks alone. So, it is definitely an alternative asset to look out for in 2019.
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Smarter cryptocurrency investmentsThe stock market crash of 2008 was the catalyst for his journey into alternatives. And interestingly, it was the impetus behind the creation of Bitcoin and the blockchain technology behind it. Keene Little wasn’t ready to risk his money yet but he was very curious, so he began charting Bitcoin’s technical patterns. What finally convinced him to dip a toe into digital currencies was seeing that they followed familiar price patterns that could be analyzed and successfully acted on. Now he shares those insights with subscribers to the Crypto Wealth Protocol.