I want to demonstrate the power and potential profitability of the long-term HODLing strategy by sharing my results from 2017.
I invested in 7 different cryptocurrencies in 2017 (as a long-term hold), and saw returns ranging from 150% to 1471%. I did not make a loss on any of the cryptocurrencies that I held through all of the corrections and dips.
DISCLAIMER: This is NOT financial advice. I am just offering my opinions. I am not responsible for any investment decisions that you choose to make.
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this really inspires me, i started cryptocurrency after the 20k boom. I'm still new but i've learnt a lot about finance and investing, i knew absolutely nothing coming in, i'm still a university student studying engineering and i have watched your financial story and stuff and i relate to you a lot man. I actually never used to care about money though, but literally as soon as i was about to turn 19 i just suddenly started having feelings of caring about becoming successful. Anyway, i really enjoy your videos. Thanks for all the inspiration and good advice :).
Also, can you recommend a good video (or perhaps make one?) that goes over the basics of trading? Dollar averaging, when and how to buy and sell, holding strategies? Is there a process you use. Thanks again.
Hey Louis, got a question. How do you manage crypto and tax? Do you use any tools / aids?
Also, small world. Im a doctor thats moved to Ebbw Vale area recently for a few months work. And one of the top crypto youtubers is welsh. Ha.
Nice video Louis you made some great returns on your investments in 2017 good job! I like to invest solely into lower cap coins which are privacy centered, some of my top gainers in the last couple months have been DeepOnion, Cloak Coin and Zoin. Altogether i made over 1000% in the last year.
Nice return from the 2017, I am a little bit late for all those cryptocurrencies which you mentioned. My most profit so far has made by Deeponion, it might cause by the free airdrop what has double my holding, so 600%*2 = 1200% in total, not bad! I have the same strategy as you is "HOLD" and I believe the privacy coin will perform even better in 2018.
I agree that investing long term is probably the best strategy when you are not a skilled trader. I have been interested in crypto-currency for a long time but only started investing in october when I came to the conclusion that prices would keep growing fast. I have lost a bit of money trading everything from OMG, XVG, XRP to TRX, managed to get even but I realized all I had done was putting a lot of efforts and energy while not earning more than if I just holded BTC for instance. I started investing more and diversify more and I feel more relaxed and richer day by day. I currently hold BTC/LTC/ETH/NEO/QLC/FUN/HQX/LATX/KCS/DeepOnion/Sub, I feel like not everything in this holding is going to bring me huge returns but some I am very confident in and some already did (for instance NEO/KCS/DeepOnion). I truly believe in the projects I hold, especially NEO/DeepOnion.
Hello Louis, nice video and great returns!! Well the best comes from top coins, like 1471% with ETH, 1150% with BTC and 750% with Ripple. And since I own all of them...I'm happy like you. Unfortunately I know they cannot replicate such a great growth in 2018. Market caps are already huge today so I'm moving some investment on the new anonymous cryptocurrencies trend. I think they will explode in 2018. I prefer those TOR based privacy coin, just like Hush, Spectre or DeepOnion. I'd love to hear your opinion about privacy coins.
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Hi Louis, i really like your video, nice job :D hey can you help me i want to get a ledger nano s do you think that this one is ok ? (https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B01J66NF46/ref=dp_olp_new_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=new) i try with your link but it looks like i will get it in 2 months , so thats why i want other options any recommendation ?
Good stuff, I'm more of a hodler than a trader myself. I got tired of waiting on XRP and NEO and I'm kicking myself on those now. For 2018 I'm sticking with the ones I really believe in - ETN, DeepOnion, EDG. One focuses on the mobile experience, one on privacy, and one is a casino. All real world case uses with good teams behind them. Looking forward to seeing what the rest of 2018 holds.
Thats my strategy too, BUY and HODL. I have many coins that I bought last year and I am planning to hodl them for a while. I am especially more hopeful on Shift, DeepOnion and NEO from my list of coins.
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I also believe in the Power of Hodling Louis. In fact, I didn't even spent lots of money to invest in cryptos. I got most of my coins/tokens from Airdrops. Most of it were ERC20 Tokens & my most successful one is the DeepOnion Airdrop which is still active today. I already made a lot of profit just by holding them for months. I didn't even need to touch my btc & other altcoins because of it. I don't understand why the day traders still don't understand this hodling strategy, or maybe they always want real action?
Hey Louis, been watching your vids for 3 months and i really enjoy your content and advice. What do you think about the ZCL and bitcoin fork which will create bitcoin private ?? It says 1 zcl for 1 bitcoin private if you hold any at the fork. Is it worth buying as much ZCL as possible to get as many bitcoin private as i can at the fork?? Im afraid of a massive dump of zcl after the fork and the BTCP price being very low ?? What would you suggest/advise please ??
You mentioned you grabbed "some" Etherium and Bitcoin at those prices. Where those your only prices you bought? Or did you add? when did you sell?You quoted the Dec 31st prices, but did you actually sell at that time? I doubt you sold on Dec 31st. What was your average overall on each, and what was your actual sell price?
Thanks for sharing. I like your strategy. I think they are amazing returns if compared to ordinary ways of investment.
A question for everybody here. How easy is it to change bitcoin/ altcoins back to cash. Has anybody here changed large amounts?
sounds like you have measured your gains against fiat, which is not quite correct if you take the opportunity cost into consideration by not being in BTC with some of those coins, instead. You always have to look at both BTC and fiat and these days, ETH value for all of your coins. For a lot of 2017 the best ROI would have just been sitting in BTC or ETH.
Congrats on a great year! Do you have an opinions on the prediction market tokens? I've been researching them for a while, and haven't seen much coverage out there. Personally I think STX is very overrated in that category of tokens, but that's just me.
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One observation and one question please.
Obs: You would have secured better gains just by sticking to Bitcoin. Am I right?
Q: What was your overall % gain on whole portfolio during this period?
Thanks for insipirational video Louis.
Well done Louis! My best performing coins 2017 ETH and NEO! You're 100 % right - holding pays off - if you think everyday about your coins you might do something stupid - just step back from time to time, let em run!
Excellent advice, just HODL and you basically can’t go wrong. I think 2018 will be massive for crypto, even with a few dips along the way. My gains were fairly similar and my only regrets are a couple of different coins I sold after a short time due to my impatience - after 6 months they went up so much LOL
Hi Louis. I've only been watching your vids for the past month or so.. and honestly it's great content mate. Are there any other coins/alts you're taking a closer look at as we begin 2018?
Also, its great to see a fellow Welshie doing do well! Keep it up
Louis... thanks for your videos... you're very humble... so... you don't have to worry about coming across like a braggart simply for sharing your earnings... I appreciate your videos... recently... I was locked out of my Binance account after accidentally deleting my google auth F(2A)... I can't get a hold of anybody at Binance to help me reenable my F(2A)... recently... I discovered they said you can reenable your account by inserting your LTC address into your google auth reenabler... they said I could find it at GDAX... but... I don't see a LTC address stipulating I sent anything to Binance... do you know where I could possibly discover the LTC address they're requiring me to send in order to open up my account and receive a new F(2A)... thanks... I'd really appreciate it if you or anybody else could assist me because Binance isn't responding other than a computer generated message...
I’m a little bit late to the crypto buzz but it’s still early enough to jump on some early coins, I’ve found KuCoin great for having like 50 different coins to choose and trade from with very little fees, I’d recommend transferring over some Litecoin or Ether first.
Personally, i think 2017 was or will be alot easier than 2018 when it comes to returns. 2017 was filled with first mover strategy with top dogs like NEO and Litecoin going from 2k% gains. In 2018 you will have over 3K new ICOs coming out with over 400% new investors to compete with. "aka you wont have time to actually get in for it will go from .20 cents to 5 dollars in 2 days type stuff" and not to mention regulation starting to move in....2018 will be a great crypto year, but it wont be wild west 2017
It would be unfair to compare the gains of the coins you bought at the start of 2017 with the coins bought in sept. Hopefully we will see an update at end of 2018, when we compare the price of these coins in jan 2018 with the price at the end of the year
I'd be interested to hear people's thoughts on this: Is HODLing really still a viable option when buying BTC for over $13000 and ETH over $1000? It's all well and good to sit back, safe in the knowledge that a crash almost certainly won't touch your profits (unless it goes to practically zero) but for those that are new, surely some trading is necessary?
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