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