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What Are Altcoins And What Makes Them Different From Bitcoin?

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Although Bitcoin Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries.Learn more is probably the most popular form of cryptocurrency today, there are many different forms of cryptocurrencies which are known as altcoins The term altcoin is short for alternative coin — as in, an alternative to bitcoin. Altcoin is a cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin — its name is a portmanteau of "alternative" and "coin."Learn more.
Steven Ehrlich, the director of research at Forbes Crypto, explains why crypto investors may be attracted to diversifying their portfolio.

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