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Author Burniske, Chris, author.

Title Cryptoassets : the innovative investor's guide to bitcoin and beyond / Chris Burniske & Jack Tatar.

Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  332.178 BURNISKE    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  332.178 BU    Check Shelf
Description xxvii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-307) and index.
Contents Part I. What -- Bitcoin and the financial crisis of 2008 -- The basics of bitcoin and blockchain technology -- "Blockchain, not Bitcoin?" -- The taxonomy of cryptoassets -- Cryptocommodities and cryptotokens -- Part II. Why -- The importance of portfolio management and alternative assets -- The most compelling alternative asset of the twenty-first century -- Defining cryptoassets as a new asset class -- The evolution of cryptoasset market behavior -- The speculation of crowds and "this time is different" thinking -- "It's just a Ponzi scheme, isn't it?" -- Part III. How -- Fundamental analysis and a valuation framework for cryptoassets -- Operating health of cryptoasset networks and technical analysis -- Investing directly in cryptoassets: mining, exchanges, and wallets -- "Where's the Bitcoin ETF?" -- The wild world of ICOs -- Preparing current portfolios for blockchain disruption -- The future of investing is here -- Chris and Jack's go-to crypto resources.
Summary "The innovative investor's guide to an entirely new asset class--from two experts on the cutting edgeOne of the fastest growing investment opportunities in the world today, blockchain assets such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are changing the way investors think, use, and grow their money. This clear, concise, and accessible guide from two industry experts is the first book of its kind to explain this brave new world to investors who want to explore the potential of blockchain assets in their portfolios.It gives readers an understanding of how this new asset class has evolved over the last decade, as well as an actionable framework with which to evaluate new blockchain assets and position investment portfolios in the coming wave of blockchain asset innovation. Investors will learn how to securitize these assets in familiar investment vehicles and leverage multiple platforms to achieve their financial goals. This is the future of money."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Bitcoin.
Electronic funds transfers.
Blockchains (Databases)
Blockchains (Databases) (OCoLC)fst01981761
Bitcoin. (OCoLC)fst01920464
Electronic funds transfers. (OCoLC)fst00907204
Investments. (OCoLC)fst00978234
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Investing.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance / General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance / Wealth Management.
Added Author Tatar, Jack, author.
ISBN 9781260026672 (hardcover)
1260026671 (hardcover)
Standard No. 40027617619
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