If you knew which ones to buy, a handful of altcoins better than Bitcoin made eye-popping percentage gains.
In the last 18 months, more than 1,000 altcoins launched through initial coin offerings (ICOs).
The total wealth created is estimated at $35 billion and, on average, three to five altcoins are launched per day, globally.
Yes, 95% of altcoins drop precipitously from their ICOs. Investors lose thousands and even tens of thousands of dollars in the process.
Still, a handful of altcoins have turned small investments into fortunes for their lucky owners, providing a return on investment (ROI) in the hundreds of thousands of percent.
Click below to get a look at some of the altcoins better than Bitcoin and their gains.
Small-cap winners galore
The big stock market winners share one common attribute: Near the beginning of the ascent of their shares, the companies offer revolutionary products or services, are market leaders in their respective industries, or both. Some big stock market winners that possessed the attributes outlined above are Netflix (NFLX), which we recommended to investors in October 2002; Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), which we bought and recommended in July 2004; Baidu.com (BIDU), which we bought and recommended in August 2006; and MercadoLibre (MELI), which we recommended to investors in October 2010. Get up-to-date small-cap stock picks from David Frazier, editor of Small-Cap Profit Confidential.
Smarter cryptocurrency investments
The stock market crash of 2008 was the catalyst for his journey into alternatives. And interestingly, it was the impetus behind the creation of Bitcoin and the blockchain technology behind it. Keene Little wasn’t ready to risk his money yet but he was very curious, so he began charting Bitcoin’s technical patterns. What finally convinced him to dip a toe into digital currencies was seeing that they followed familiar price patterns that could be analyzed and successfully acted on. Now he shares those insights with subscribers to the Crypto Wealth Protocol.