Best Cryptocurrency Portfolio Apps (2019)

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It can be a complete nightmare to keep track of your cryptocurrency investments and trades.

I know from personal experience. I started with Excel but found that even with a small (<200) number of trades, it was hard to actually use this information to make good decisions (e.g., when to buy and sell). I found I was wasting loads of time sorting this out too. Sound familiar?

There areĀ loadsĀ of options out there (I’ve listed all the ones I know of at the end). Some are gems, but others are complete trash.

In this post, I’m going to rank the best 5 cryptocurrency portfolio management and tracking apps (or sites) of 2018.

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BitConnect Scam: Crypto’s Biggest Ponzi Scheme (2020)

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On the 16th January 2018, the BitConnect scam collapsed.

They announced that they were shutting down their lending and exchange platform on the 21st January 2018. Following this news, BitConnect’s coin value nosedived from a daily open of $255.91 to $19.28 by the end of the day. That’s an 87% drop.

And by the end of the year, BitConnect was no longer available to trade on any cryptocurrency exchange. At the height of BitConnect’s value, it had a market capitalization value of approximately $2.6 billion (over $430 per coin). It was now worthless.

But what was BitConnect? Was it obvious that it was a scam? What led to its collapse?

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