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The technology is the biggest technological leap since the founding of the internet. It highlights just how quickly the cryptocurrency phenomenon has exploded in recent months and how much some investors believe in the technology. You can read our at-a-glance round-up of some of them here. But, recent activity and price swings have shown just how volatile the world of bitcoin, ethereum, ripple and co are. Nevertheless, many readers are asking how they can get their hands on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies safely and securely, and importantly, how they can sell if they want to take profits.
However, it is the Wild West out there. So let’s start with the warnings. As mentioned above, digital currencies are volatile and not for the faint-hearted. You should read our bitcoin box below. Yes, there are plenty of stories about how people have become rich investing in bitcoin at the start and some self-titled experts are saying this is the best new financial investment you can make.