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Compared to buying and selling actual coins on cryptocurrency exchanges, ETNs offer a number of advantages to investors:
You can buy and sell ETNs just like stocks, without owning the physical cryptocurrency or opening an exchange account or digital wallet.
The ETNs own the underlying physical coins and aren’t traded on leverage, which would amplify your risk.
Even though ETNs offer a number of benefits, you should also be aware of a potential counterparty risk, as the products are listed by a third-party provider - XBT Provider AB - who holds the underlying coins.Trade Now
Over a 24-hour period in late November 2017, Bitcoin rallied to an all-time high of nearly $11,500 before falling 20% to around $9,000. It only touched $2,000 for the first time earlier in 2017.
Crypto markets are still largely unregulated, making them more prone to market manipulation, and hackers have also managed to gain unauthorised access to digital wallets and cryptocurrency exchanges. Potential flaws in cryptocurrency code could also lead to an instant price crash.
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Blockchain is the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies. However, its application can be far broader, potentially benefitting industries from banking and insurances to gaming and e-commerce. Buying shares in companies that develop or invest in blockchain can be an attractive alternative to trading digital currencies. Here are 10 examples of businesses that can give you exposure to the blockchain space:
US multinational technology company that’s developed its own IBM Blockchain platform and started to offer blockchain as a service. Blockchain is a small fraction of IBM’s revenue.
Online retailer headquartered in Midvale, Utah. Accepts Bitcoin and owns Medici Ventures, its blockchain subsidiary. Blockchain is still a small fraction of its revenue.
San Francisco-based financial services and mobile payment company. Exploring cryptocurrencies to be bought and sold through its payment products, with Bitcoin already supported. Its exposure to cryptocurrencies and blockchain is currently very small.
Largest Options exchange in the US, and the first to offer Bitcoin Futures. It plans to launch Futures on Ethereum and other cryptos in 2018. Increased adoption of cryptocurrencies will add positively to Cboe’s financial results, although exposure is still very low.
BTL has created an enterprise-grade private blockchain development platform called Interbit. Already working with global organisations in financial services, energy, registry and gaming. The company had little revenue in the past 12 months and a net income loss of CAD 4.2m.
Canadian investment company that seeks returns from investing in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. No revenue posted in the past 12 months.
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