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Worried About Bitcoin Volatility? 'Invest With Caution'

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Investing in Bitcoin, ethereum, and more is not for the faint of heart.  At last check, the cryptocurrency market was down more than 5%.  Bitcoin was down more than 7% at $44,034.39. (Source: CoinMetrics)

"Volatility is a feature of a cryptocurrency, it's not a bug," said Ed Lopez, managing director, head of ETF Product at VanEck (OUNZ), and host of Trends With Benefits podcast.

During a recent discussion sponsored by VanEck, other panelists agreed. "There is a whole ecosystem being built around these cryptocurrencies, which promise to transform how we do business. But volatility is a feature of cryptocurrency at this point, according to Zev Fima, a research analyst with Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS.

One of the biggest risks to the wider adoption of the digital currency ecosystem is the regulatory backdrop, according to Matthew Sigel, head of digital assets research for VanEck.

Watch the full webinar sponsored by VanEck to hear more insight about the evolution of blockchain and how the foundation of crypto is changing fintech:

More investing ideas, regulation updates, and gaming developments are in the VanEck discussion below.

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