How to Invest in Bitcoin

This a list of bitcoin exchanges recommended by me

URLs:
https://www.therocktrading.com      The Rock Currency Exchange, located in Italy
https://paymium.com/         Paymium – The European exchange, located in France

These two exchanges are very good if you have to buy a small amount of bitcoins, otherwise it could be difficult if you have to buy  more then 25-50 bitcoins at once or even more.
Recently TheRockTrading improved its liquidity, now it’s possible to trade more then 100 btcs at once without a significant amount of order slippage.

Other exchanges not recommended by me but still used by the bitcoin community, probably because of high liquidity.

URLs:
https://www.bitfinex.net/         Bitfinex – invest in the future, The platform is owned and operated by iFinex Inc., which is registered on the British Virgin Islands (BVI) – recently hacked thus ditched and not recommended.
https://www.kraken.com/         Kraken – Sail the high seas of success, located in USA
https://www.itbit.com        ItBit – Bitcoin Trading Services Built for Financial Institutions and Active Traders
https://www.bitstamp.net/         Bitstamp – buy and sell bitcoins, located in Slovenia
hacked in Jan 2015 thus ditched and not recommended.
https://www.btcchina.com/       BTCchina, located in Shanghai, Cina
Closed by China Gov
https://btc-e.com/                     BTC-e, i failed to discover physical address for this exchange. Their banking partner seems to be “Mayzus Financial Services Limited
website recently seized by FBI thus ditched and absolutely not recommended.

For large btc investment you can now use BIT, The Bitcoin Investment Trust, now listed at OTCC market, open-ended trust that is invested exclusively in bitcoin and derives its value solely from the price of bitcoin. It enables investors to gain exposure to the price movement of bitcoin without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping bitcoins.

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32 thoughts on “How to Invest in Bitcoin

      1. This is no longer a good idea. You will never get USD out of mtgox. If you want to start with bitcoin, go to localbitcoins.com. Then, if you want to trade with it, inject the bitcoins into BTC-E. You will soon realize the reason for the spread in prices of bitcoin is due to the various friction effects within and between exchanges. Gox? Can’t get money out. BTC-E? Hard to get USD in.

        Coinbase is good as long as you can wait a little while for them to verify your identity.

      2. Enky

        I agree with you, i already removed mtgox as recommended exchange from my “how to invest in bitcoin” page.

      3. Relebohile Makotoko

        Im interested in investing , how do i go about it, im leaving in Maseru Lesotho in Africa

    1. lasana marena

      I would like some infor. On how and where to invest in Bitcoin
      i don’t have much money and can’t take much risk
      Thanks

    1. Enky

      if you trust the broker, it’s not a bad idea.
      major profits? just because they give you a higher leverage but higher risks.

  1. Jonathan king

    I want to invest in bitcoin…but imma poor blue collar worker…how do I go about starting my investment with bitcoin?

  2. james

    bitcoin shop is a penny stock that you can buy all things useing bitcoins and they put 20% precent of there profit in bitcoins…

  3. Olivia

    I’d like to know how to get started with Bitcoin as well. I am a teacher looking for ways to make some extra income. Thank you so much in advance for your assistance 🙂

  4. Laurie oulette

    My 19 years wants to invest in Bitcoin will cost him 250 to Snooky found him on line under hack forum is this legit and high risk do u know a snooky , thanks mother Laurie

  5. Kim Nguyen

    Hi Enky,

    You took off the bitcoin stock that mimics the bitcoin price. May I ask why? I’m wondering if you know longer recommend it.

  6. ola

    Pls how do I started with this, am really interested in investing on Bitcoin but don’t know about it, pls kindly reply me thanks

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  8. Maria jolovic

    Hello.. Enky
    Do you have more signals about other coins like eth xmr?
    To make some profit cause btc need lot of money to investment.
    And thanks for your good signals btc/usd

    1. Hi, this blog is btc oriented, occasionally i post some analysis about altcoins. Problem is that altcoins are smaller then btc therefore it’s harder to do a reliable forecast. I don’t think btc needs more money to invest, you can buy a fraction of a btc if money is an issue. Bye

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