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UPDATE: My Cryptocurrency Portfolio - 2018 Edition

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Thought I'd provide an update on what my cryptocurrency portfolio is looking like these days. Let me know what you think! ▲▲▲▲▲ Looking to get started with cryptocurrencies? Check out my crash course here: https://louis-thomas.teachable.com/p/buying-bitcoin-crash-course DONATIONS ♥ ETH: 0xc12f59c4e23dccd369437bbdb09470879d8c0825 ♥ BTC: 1L2LswVmTobmEK8dy6Yw9nWx93Z1zZ1jb3 ♥ LTC: LRXk5EwrR6VJYJcLYZLNY5B1uhoiUchtF5 ♥ GBYTE: 5QRFNHCHE4FN3OR5REYDM7BFJP7EPWIU ♥ Dash: XyAPcaHdZJKuXiruHkAXkKgCMWHfaPFVgc ♥ ETC: 0x3bec3f9e112e719330d1732d60b02724b1b5a76c ♥ ZEC: t1gGY496794uEC4dTPiXitU8nYgXGLm78HH ♥ DGE: DFoVXJTiGKXTPUeztrpmYEWaHtXrBK452y ESSENTIAL CRYPTO RESOURCES ♦ Recommended place to buy Bitcoin/Ethereum: COINBASE - Sign up here: https://www.coinbase.com/join/5897724... ♦ Recommended Wallet: LEDGER NANO S - Available here: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/3c47 ♦ Recommended Exchange: (TBA) SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS ● Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouisThomasChannel ● Twitter: https://twitter.com/LouisThomasYT ● Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/louisthomaschannel ● Snapchat: louisxthomas ● Steemit: https://steemit.com/@louisthomas Panama Hat No Voice by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
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Pato (4 days ago)
I don’t like this folio.
NewBrand (1 month ago)
Why don't you hold USDT like 20~30% of your asset just in case of bear market??
Jacob Swart (2 months ago)
Your opinion on TRON(TRX)?
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elysiumcore (2 months ago)
No LSK dont care lol
ENGLISH LISTENING 2.0 (2 months ago)
Such an idiot, the best thing you can do right now is sell. Everything is going down.
Mr. T (3 months ago)
Elastos and Ontology!
Vincent de Almeida (3 months ago)
My ETH percentage is very similar and your passion for Ethereum resonates with me! I really think you should look into Cardano - I'm as bullish about Cardano as I am Ethereum if not more. I feel that they're incredibly innovative and one to watch.
tomiesto240 (3 months ago)
Needs more speculation.... Doesn't have to be a huge amount either. Because let's be honest, Cardano + Ziliqa + Tron = Moon Yacht.
IntoTheHeartOfMusic (3 months ago)
No Cardano?
Ray Tang (3 months ago)
Love your content and agree with the buzz around $IOTA. I know you have a bunch of coins on your misc., but would love to hear your thoughts on an undervalued project tackling a real crypto-problem in Digipulse. $DGPT is a decentralized smart-contract based digital inheritance service that has already announced a live platform launch for July 2018. Couple that with its small market cap and supply, there is a lot to be excited about as an investor. Thanks!
Simond Wong (3 months ago)
Louis have you played with their beta yet? It's pretty legit imho. The whole Matthew Mellon Ripple tragedy and drama has to make you really think about how you are managing and protecting yourself. WIth DGPT, they take the challenge out of it and to boot, I think they are highly undervalued. But please, would appreciate your thoughts
Allen Chan (3 months ago)
Hey Louis, would love your thoughts on this as well and how you plan to secure your crypto if something unexpected were to happen to you? Been following DGPT as they are launching the platform on July 1st. The first p2p decentralized digital inheritance service to hit the market but it's still such a low cap for a first mover.
McCarterly (3 months ago)
Why is nobody talking about binance coin?
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Jeff Lewis (3 months ago)
Louis-I am starting a YouTube channel in another niche. Do you get paid on views or when people click on the ads? Can you point me in right direction. I am also going to post on steemit so if you can send me info on that as well. Thanks and love your videos on Crypto.
Brook Brook (3 months ago)
I was quite surprised at your portfolio, very conservative, very safe
My impression is that he made his big move going all in on Ethereum, early 2017, and besides that he is being very conservative.
Aether Mass (3 months ago)
Wow. EOS is not > 10%???? ETH at 45%... ETH's business model of charging for each transaction will probably be its downfall. EOS fixes that fatal flaw. I thought you were interested in blockchain governance? Very confused. Mistakes were made.
Sean Clarke (3 months ago)
What do you think of Burstcoin? It's undergoing a hardfork and will be able to handle significantly more transactions.
A Guy called Phil (3 months ago)
Why no EOS?
A Borggren (3 months ago)
I have a high risk focus on my portfolio. The unique position compared to a "mainstream" portfolio is my big stack in X8X which I'm completely sold to believe will make me huge returns. So that's my advice, do the research and buy a small stack in X8X. 31% ETH, 25% BTC, 25% X8X, 12% EOS, 4% XRP, 3% ADA and some minor ICO positions (1%).
Aleksandar Mahovac (3 months ago)
Switch all of your ethereums for Eos! Thank me later!
Shane Skull (3 months ago)
As someone who owns a large amount of EOS, I wish the pro-EOS people would give it a rest. It's completely reasonable for someone not to own EOS at this stage considering we are just now launching and there are plenty of things that can go wrong. I'm all about EOS dapps but some people want to see a chain run for a while before they fully commit their money.
bob miner (3 months ago)
ETH is daddy dont tell daddy how to fuck boy
Jimmy Durmody (3 months ago)
On QUBIC thing you should probably know, that they started to work on Qubic in 2012!! So its not like they came up with it recently, they came up with IOTA recently.... To question of when will Qubic be ready David Sonstebo answered "we expect alpha version in the end of 2018 or beggining of 2019. Cheers!
Crypto Snake (3 months ago)
Cardano to the moon guys 150$ end of year
Digital Freedom Network (3 months ago)
Look into Substratum and Powerledger. Thanks for the video!!
Dan Truitt (3 months ago)
Like a lot of these other guys, I'd suggest you split your eth into 1/2 ETH, 1/2 EOS. EOS may not be the ETH of 2018, but it looks like it may do a fairly good imitation...
Louis Thomas (3 months ago)
+Dan Truitt mail me here directly [email protected]
Neel B (3 months ago)
30% Elastos 20% LTC 15% Zilliqa 15% Electrify Asia 20% Misc
Pekie Mok (3 months ago)
I'm glad that you don't fall in eos trap
Mr. T (3 months ago)
Why LTC, when u have BTC... To much ETH, not enough other platforms.... way to much IOTA, which is unproved and ALOT criticism!
Mr. T (3 months ago)
Do u know if it works as planed for millions of cars?? No, because it is a new tech...
Mr. T (3 months ago)
I am not against holding IOTA, I just think it is to much of his portfolio, when you could also hold projects like NEO, 0x, WTC, ELA....
Me (3 months ago)
Hi, what are your thoughts on Tron TRX long term?
James Luckhurst (3 months ago)
You might lose your iota though lol
James Luckhurst (3 months ago)
Not bad...a pretty risk free if you lose on that portfolio the cyptro market in general will be down. You won’t be seeing silly gains though compared to others risk \ reward.
Mats Formann (3 months ago)
ICX is missing !
Diversified Cryptos (3 months ago)
You could sell 10% of your ETH to EOS. And better add some ONT if you believing in NEO. Sooner or later ONT price would be close to NEO price.
ROCK AUDITIONS (3 months ago)
What happened to Xinfin.org and Xinfin.io ??? They're down. Good coins but it's worrisome.
Eddie Sanmyaku (3 months ago)
Mmm, my opinion your too top heavy. Your lite coin will be your big money maker this January 2019. But you should invest more on the cheaper coins you have nothing to lose. Stellar lumen, digibyte,theta, pillar, ppt,mediblock,iost, cardano,storm,hydrogen,dent, & ark....etc..Just with 2grand investment, and there projects are pretty 😎 and I hope they succeed, its going to change the 🌎. Anyway, if any of them just go a little up, your in the 💰.lol
Matt Warren (3 months ago)
Reading the comments there are a ton of EOS supporters. Do any of them understand how EOS works? Do they understand the fee structure? The centralized node voting process where there is no incentive for the nodes to behave ethically? There has been no major breakthrough in blockchain consensus tech, so ask yourselves, what is the compromise for the promised, not proven TX rate? Centralization is the correct answer here.
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Frederik Mekenkamp (3 months ago)
Nice video though i get the feeling you never heard of DigiByte. DigiByte is the longest and most secure UTXO blockchain. Safer Faster Cheaper more scalable then Litecoin. You should check it. Ditch half of your portfolio and buy DGB. And i'm not kidding nor am i bulshitting you or anny of your followers. Yust compare DigiByte to anny other blockchain and convince yourself. I know that those who read this and are smart will check on DigiByte if they don't know it yet.
G G (3 months ago)
Great video, thanks
Dre Dejong (3 months ago)
You have WAY too much in ETH. And why not get into other great projects, like ONT, VEN, OMG, EOS etc? I personally don't like IOTA. Bad technology IMHO.
michael bonacci (3 months ago)
Very good review with a great portfolio. You think that a portfolio with cryptocurrencies and ICO's such as propy and fr8network will do well since they have real world applications?
Andy Raman (3 months ago)
charlie heggarty (3 months ago)
My understanding is you don't need to pay capital gains until you realise profits back to fiat. So ETH to BTC doesn't count.
p s (3 months ago)
POS starts at 1500 ether... i dont know how many you have but its a bit steep for most people. maybe when sharding comes along it will become affordable
Casey Langenberger (3 months ago)
Very interested in the fact of no EOS and no ZILLIQA. EOS with a very very nice return this year for those who bought the dip. Long term prospects feel bullish as well.
Louis Thomas (3 months ago)
+Casey Langenberger mail me here directly [email protected]
willempjebelgie (3 months ago)
75% in stratis
Carbonkraft (3 months ago)
Dont underestimate Litecoin. Its the silver to Bitcoin.
MTLWAKEUP (3 months ago)
neo 30% Ltc 15% Theta 15% Link 10% USDT 30%
Jean-Wallace Osse (3 months ago)
Thank you for sharing your knowlwdge, really interesting video. What do you think of Tron? Good weekend
Pete (3 months ago)
This is a smart portfolio. BTC and ETH will not be going away. I'm also with you on LTC. I was once very bullish on LTC but as BTC gets cheaper and cheaper to transact with, LTC becomes redundant. I would recommend holding more coins which offer staking rewards derived from fees on high volume transacting platforms. In particular NEX and OMG. Don't forget you'll also receive 'free' Cosmos Network hardspoon tokens for both OMG and ETH some time this year. . With Asia being big player in the scene, it might be a good idea to reconsider your outlook on NEO. Also consider small positions in projects like Icon, Ontology, Nebulas. Another one to throw in the works is NEXO which would complement your portfolio. You could free up some cash without selling your crypto by using your large BTC and ETH holdings as collateral for loans on their platform. Dividends are distributed to token holders. I'm with Cedric Dahl on EOS though. It doesn't solve a hair on fire problem. The blockchain ecosystem is simply not mature enough yet to have projects raising billions and then running before it can learn to walk. Good luck Louis!
fishfacexmb (3 months ago)
Seriously you should take a deep dive in to BAT, the team are world class and they have fantastic vision + building momentum by the day and its not yet reflected in the price. Louise please do yourself a favor and check out the BRAVE/BAT project, SO underrated its crazy.
Silver Spoon (3 months ago)
Nixplatform.io 60% Zoin 20% Elastos 10% Eos 10% See y'll @ the top 😉
Harald Sammer (3 months ago)
thank you for the video! In terms of diversification: how many coins would you hold the most? How many make sense? Many thanks in advance!
Harald Sammer (3 months ago)
Tilt-a-lot thx! I still have problems judging low cap projects! Many seem to be hyped and then abandoned
Tilt-a-lot (3 months ago)
Harald Sammer Set a limit of coins/tokens that you're comfortable with (Mine is 15 or less) And invest in solid ones
Karb Onkel (3 months ago)
Iota as so bad tho.
Tom cat (3 months ago)
Swap Your XRP for BNB and build up some cash for dips in the market..
sirus312 (3 months ago)
I hate this junk...but those saying buy EOS over Ethereum are lost. If you were to look @ the space you want to go where developers are going. Which would be BTC AND ETH....More and more going to advance this space. Once money flow hits from the big boys they would go into BTC/EOS . Now if all the devs left those two projects for EOS then you move to EOS
0790rn (3 months ago)
Pundi X, BABB and other projects in IDEX
Robert Lucas (3 months ago)
you dont have a clue lol
Dereck de Mézquita (3 months ago)
You seriously need to get some DigiByte....
Shad Henderson (3 months ago)
Whats your budget? ;)
Jeff Lewis (3 months ago)
Where is the best place to find how are the YouTube partner program financial monetization works? I am starting a totally different channel.
Thomas Phipps (3 months ago)
@louisthomas David Sonstebo said in an interview yesterday that an Alpha for Qubic is expected end of year. They've been working on it for 6 years, and IOTA was CREATED for Qubic, and not vice versa. Hopefully it plays out sooner than most people expect.
Thomas Phipps (3 months ago)
@Barrett L If you really think that you don’t deserve to be part of the future. 3 miners control over 60 percent of bitcoins hash rate. Think that’s decentralised?
David Sarif (3 months ago)
You are misinformed. Please do some research on the fundamentals before making false assumptions. IOTA is currently in what should be considered a ‘transition period’ towards large scale deployment and standardization. Like Bitcoin, Ethereum and all other distributed consensus protocols before it, the IOTA network need an onboarding mechanism to provide 34% attack protection in its early days. Due to the unique underlying architecture of IOTA this takes the shape of a ‘Coordinator’. The ‘Coordinator’ or ‘Coo’ for short, is essentially training wheels for the network until the amount of organic activity on the ledger is sufficient to where it can evolve unassisted, at which point the Coo is permanently shut off. This does not mean that the IOTA ledger is currently in any way centralized, the network is 100% decentralized, every node verifies that the Coo is is not breaking consensus rules by creating iotas out of thin air or approving double-spendings. In fact any talented programmer could replace Coo logic in IRI with Random Walk Monte Carlo logic and go without its milestones right now, so technically even at present the Coo is entirely optional. The only role the Coordinator serves is to protect against attacks in this temporary infancy stage of the Tangle ledger, if we shut the Coo down the network would continue to evolve as it will in the future when it is unassisted by these ‘training wheels’.
Barrett L (3 months ago)
It's still just hot air, take away the coordinator and its bunk software. It's centrally owned and centrally operated. https://arewedecentralizedyet.com
LMHSim (3 months ago)
Why no EOS?
Tilt-a-lot (3 months ago)
LMHSim There are many reasons why some people don't really wanna invest in EOS, it's not too uncommon. Some say it's centralization, others are skeptical about the year-long $4B ICO, etc.
Crypto Kidd (3 months ago)
you want to get to 100 BTC? so when it goes to $50k next year it's $5M - £3.7m that's my plan too. GoodLuck
Guy Mulry (3 months ago)
ETH heavy for sure!!!!!!!!! As many have said here, you should at least be hedging with EOS just in case. The prospects of the EOS project are too great to ignore completely even at todays price.
Jethro Peters (3 months ago)
What makes u so optimistic about Ethereum? I think 3rd generation coins (like ADA) will surpass it in the long term.
C LO (3 months ago)
the thing about first gen second gen etc is that every coin has the ability to create pretty much any tech at any time ... ETH can evolve and do all the things that "newer" coins can do ... and ETH has network effects and a huge developer community and will easily be the 2nd if not first choice for the big money ... people have this idea that BTC and ETH are the MySpace of crypto and I don't think that's exactly true
Tiziano L. (3 months ago)
I was about to write a long answer but i hope you can interpret the data by yourself. Go on "arewedecentralizedyet(dot)com" and look at how centralized cardano is, among other things (the question marks mean there is a lack of transparency). Remember why crypto started and tell me why all these hyper centralized projects are getting more love than true decentralized currencies. Makes no sense to me. And btw i'm no fan of Ether either.
Jethro Peters (3 months ago)
Tiziano L. Thats not what i am saying. I am convinced that speed, scalability and security issues with the 3rd gen coins are way better. I miss the motivation 'why' he has what he has and i am curious about that
Tiziano L. (3 months ago)
If you only think "newer gen is always better" you might be disappointed. Dogecoin is newer than Bitcoin and yet...
nick harvey (3 months ago)
Having less to invest, have gone higher risk. Crash and burn or get rich. Mine is..... DBC 45%, IOTA 18%, ETH 12%, BCH 8%, NEO 8%, REP 8% OPEN 1% Interested in any opinions. I strongly believe DBC could be a game changer
Michael Synodin (3 months ago)
boring ass portfolio
Zaz Turoc, PhD (3 months ago)
Digibyte is a “long position” sleeping giant. Still waiting for Litecoin to get going.
cryptoslice (3 months ago)
i think it wouldnt hurt to have a small position in eos
djheckler92 (3 months ago)
Would not buy EOS, highly questionable people. The team matters
BLooDY Nin9 (3 months ago)
You already made your profit on ethereum, move it to iota, ALL of it, it's gonna squash ethereum
hamza25021983 (3 months ago)
Fusion wil be the newcomer in the top 10!!
Thomas Lauwereins (3 months ago)
My porto from big to small : ETH, BTC, ltc, OMG, GND and then Xrp. The last 3 are only 5 % each
Jarrod Moloney (3 months ago)
Add ELASTOS. Merged mining with bitcoin from Q4. Direct swap with litecoin
Niccolo Predazzer (3 months ago)
My biggest bag a part from the big two is Omisego.
NEO-RACING (3 months ago)
I think you should take a second look at neo and ad more buddy 👍👍
DiscoverBitcoin (3 months ago)
Like your vids. The course is not in my budget right now, I definitely have some of the same coins like OMG!
Peter Cody (3 months ago)
are you interested in Nano?
avq5 (3 months ago)
I had 3.5 ETH and traded half of it for EOS. It seemed like a good hedge.
avq5 (3 months ago)
I always assumed you had a much larger position in ETH and a much smaller one in BTC. I'm also trying to accumulate as much Bitcoin as possible. I'm hoping to have one whole bitcoin before the end of the year; this may be the last chance to get it for under 10k.
Matt Boyd (3 months ago)
Hey Louis, we would love to have you partake in our What Would Satoshi Say survey! https://satoshisays.typeform.com/to/XnIqZD
Ethbay ICO (3 months ago)
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Jorge Morel (3 months ago)
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Jorge Morel (3 months ago)
(Eos). once they launch we will all see
mcdouble nopickle (3 months ago)
Have you ever done an ICO? Or they are not included? Thanks.
Mags (3 months ago)
I think you should be holding more NEO. Its likely it will move into the top 10 or top 5. But yeah good video
Jorge Morel (3 months ago)
I was tricked as well. Year long ICO? Scam. US citizens blocked? Scam. ICO claims your tokens can be worth nothing? Scam. B.1 says they won’t launch the project themselves? Scam. Then I learned. Not scam. 1 year of ICO? Distribution. Capital. US citizens blocked? Safe from SEC security label. ICO tokens can be worth nothing? Yep. Not a security. B.1 won’t launch the project? Yep, community launch. Not a security. Dan just created a company that made a product but is released for free. The digital environment that product runs on is owned by a community and controlled by a community. You could not label this as a security if it was your life mission. Voting and customizability allows a fork-free ever changing blockchain with possibly unlimited scaling. What can etherium really do enlighten me eos is due to launch and then the pressure is on for slow not scalable etherium. Etherium doesn't protect users funds many have lost large amounts on the etherium network the ico model is terrible I can go on for days some of you guys invest in the hype
Brandon Wilkinson (3 months ago)
97% Electronium 3% Funfair Woot Woot buying a Lambo in 2020.
Brandon Wilkinson (3 months ago)
Tiziano L. Probably true since my entire portfolio consists of $20
Tiziano L. (3 months ago)
a toy lambo maybe
aveeno zzz (3 months ago)
Julio Tiusanen (3 months ago)
Too "blue-chip" crypto to me. I think you should haveEOS, ONT, ZIL, VEN. And some riskiers investments like IOST, HPB, etc.
Kim Dang Nguyen (3 months ago)
one of the worst porfolio. shit conservative
Eddie Luchford (3 months ago)
https://www.binance.com/?ref=10800638 Best site for buying/trading coins is definitely Binance, you don't need to submit documents to trade up to 2BTC so can buy instantly. It is the best exchange in the world and biggest in terms of volume per day so your money is as safe as it can be. If you sign up using that link you can also get 50% off trading fees.
Kevin D (3 months ago)
Cardano and EOS could potentially be a threat to Ethereum in the future, but that's just my opinion...
Notorious544d (3 months ago)
Why are there so many EOS shills in the comments? It's a huge pump and a dump that achieves nothing groundbreaking in crypto. Eth with sharding will kill it in a few months
ScarletKnight (3 months ago)
Pump and dump groups trying to muddy the waters
Jorge Morel (3 months ago)
Notorious544d hahahaha yeah just how crypto kitties killed etherium right??????

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