Luke from CoinJar

It’s Alt Season?

Coins soaring 50% in a single hour. Tokens going 3x. Could it actually be *gasp* alt season? Say the words “alt season” in front of anyone who’s been trading crypto

A Cautionary Tale

Hacks, exit scams and insolvency, oh my. So, how safe is your crypto? Even by the sometimes surreal standards of crypto, the news this week that creditors for bankrupt Canadian

Here’s to Being Average

Is Dollar Cost Averaging the solution to all your trading woes? There are times when bitcoin’s daily price gyrations feel like they’ve been specifically designed to induce a state of

2020 Vision

Behold: the trends and tropes that (we think) are going to shape crypto in 2020. I suspect that in retrospect 2019 will be viewed as a year of false promise

A Very Crypto Christmas

Beer, barbie and a captive audience – there’s no better time of year to get chatting about crypto. Here’s how to broach the subject. You know it’s coming. There you

A Miner Key

Prices are going down, down, down. Are we witnessing the effects of miner capitulation? The crypto markets have a way of making us feel foolish. A month ago we were

Island of Stability

They won’t make you rich, but stablecoins are crypto’s hottest property. Here’s why they matter. On November 1, CoinJar added trading support for USD Coin (USDC), a US-dollar pegged stablecoin

BlockChaina: China Says “Get in the Car”

After months of brutal downtrend, bitcoin just had its best day since 2011 – and you can thank Xi Jinping.

Adoption Blues

Despite our best efforts, cryptocurrency remains a fringe pursuit. Could a new film help spread the love? Sometimes blockchain can feel like a Magic Eye picture: the kind of thing

BTCO₂

Mining Bitcoin uses more electricity than the entire country of Switzerland. Is cryptocurrency an unmitigated eco-disaster? The recent announcement that bitcoin mining is consuming more energy each year than Switzerland