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The RFD - Cryptocurrency Mega Thread

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Germack wrote:
Jan 10th, 2018 8:30 pm
Great explainer of why Bitcoin hype can be absurd even while blockchain may be revolutionary.

http://thereformedbroker.com/2018/01/07 ... ign=buffer
Author is clueless.
The good news is that calculating the intrinsic value of Bitcoin is extremely easy!

Let me get my calculator out…. Drum roll please…… It’s exactly….. $0!
That's absurd. The cost of electricity + miner equipment just to create blocks and maintain the ledger alone would be the overwhelming minimum divided by the block reward.
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yesman wrote:
Jan 8th, 2018 3:21 pm
maybe we should start a rfd telegram group
Seconded, but maybe Discord? Its more flexible as its accessible from any platform, including apps and web.

Join here for live chat

https://discord.gg/pW9rJSH
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Which bank has the best wire transfer rate outbound to international?
TD charges me $50 for like $39000 USD which is = $50000 CAD and more if I go over that.

Is there a bank or credit union that has an unlimited plan for wire transfer or lower cost than $50?
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snowhite445 wrote:
Jan 10th, 2018 10:07 pm
Which bank has the best wire transfer rate outbound to international?
TD charges me $50 for like $39000 USD which is = $50000 CAD and more if I go over that.

Is there a bank or credit union that has an unlimited plan for wire transfer or lower cost than $50?
If you are serious about putting that kind of money in, who cares about a 50$ fee? That is below negligable

Even if you sending small amounts, its nothing
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snowhite445 wrote:
Jan 10th, 2018 10:07 pm
Which bank has the best wire transfer rate outbound to international?
TD charges me $50 for like $39000 USD which is = $50000 CAD and more if I go over that.

Is there a bank or credit union that has an unlimited plan for wire transfer or lower cost than $50?
Really, if you are concerned about $50 on $50k, how are you going to feel about exchange fees, withdrawl fees, etc.?
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nickwa wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 7:44 am
Really, if you are concerned about $50 on $50k, how are you going to feel about exchange fees, withdrawl fees, etc.?
It's still money. This counts when you day trade.
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snowhite445 wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 9:00 am
It's still money. This counts when you day trade.
I agree but its 0.1%. Trading fees are often 0.1% of each trade (obviously depends on where you will trade) and if you are day-trading, you will be executing (potentially) a bunch of trades in a day.
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brunes wrote:
Jan 10th, 2018 7:30 pm
Just buy all the shares in KODK you can
I thought that was a smart-ass reply, until I looked it up. Thx.
I just put in a market price order to buy KODK when it opens this morning. I'll see if I can still catch the tiger by the tail, or if he's alrdy turned around waiting to eat my $ on the downswing.
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ronatola wrote:
Jan 10th, 2018 5:24 pm
Awesome info Jon. Just what I was looking for. I have some $ that I want to put into cryptocurrency, in a couch potato kind of way, and these indexes seem interesting. I will read up on them.
Off-hand, do you know which, if any, are Canadian friendly?
Crypto20 would be the only Canadian friendly one currently, potentially bitwiseinvestments if you're looking for forkout $10k USD+
~Let your actions reflect your desires
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hameljon wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 10:42 am
Crypto20 would be the only Canadian friendly one currently, potentially bitwiseinvestments if you're looking for forkout $10k USD+
I'm looking to invest $10k+, but am having a heck of a time depositing it anywhere.
I signed up for QuadrigaCX last week and sent in my docs, but no word yet. I signed up for coinbase, but they will only allow VISA deposits of only $250/week.
Any suggestions on how to deposit somewhere quicker?
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ronatola wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 11:07 am
I'm looking to invest $10k+, but am having a heck of a time depositing it anywhere.
I signed up for QuadrigaCX last week and sent in my docs, but no word yet. I signed up for coinbase, but they will only allow VISA deposits of only $250/week.
Any suggestions on how to deposit somewhere quicker?
Looks like Bitwise is only $25KUSD + must be a USD Accredited investor, so scratch that. Just hang tight, QuadrigaCX is backlogged right now but it'll come through, a few days in the grand scheme of things isn't a big deal.
~Let your actions reflect your desires
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Video explaining how the trading of alt coins work:


"I'm going to need that TPS report... alllllrightttt?"Smiling Face With Sunglasses
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nickwa wrote:
Jan 11th, 2018 7:44 am
Really, if you are concerned about $50 on $50k, how are you going to feel about exchange fees, withdrawl fees, etc.?
Or the Capital Gains Tax. ;)
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