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What are Altcoins? | Cryptocurrency Basics

To get our FREE investing starter kit (with 5 stocks!) go to In this video you will learn the definition of altcoins and the different types of altcoins. "Altcoins" is a simple term from the early days of cryptocurrency to denote all alternative digital coins to Bitcoin. However, times have rapidly changed in the crypto realm. Here I’m going to breakdown what are altcoins in the following way. Timecodes 0:00 - Intro 0:02 - What Are Altcoins? 1:15 - Coin vs. Token 2:02 - Types of Altcoins 2:14 - Stable Coins 2:56 - Security Tokens 3:26 - Utility Tokens 4:15 - Governance Tokens 4:42 - Should You Consider Investing in Altcoins? At The Motley Fool our purpose is to make the world smarter, happier, and richer. We thank for you taking the first leap in learning how to invest in altcoins. Read More on What Are Altcoins?: Want Great Stock Picks? Subscribe to Stock Advisor: Additional Index Fund Resources: Cryptocurrency Stocks: Types of Cryptocurrencies: Is Cryptocurrency a Good Investment: #Cryptocurrency #Altcoins #WhatAreAltcoins ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe to The Motley Fool's YouTube Channel: Join The Motley Fool Community On: Instagram ► Facebook ► TikTok ► Twitter ►
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