Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-307) and index.
Part I. What -- Bitcoin and the financial crisis of 2008 -- The basics of bitcoin and blockchain technology -- "Blockchain, not Bitcoin?" -- The taxonomy of cryptoassets -- Cryptocommodities and cryptotokens -- Part II. Why -- The importance of portfolio management and alternative assets -- The most compelling alternative asset of the twenty-first century -- Defining cryptoassets as a new asset class -- The evolution of cryptoasset market behavior -- The speculation of crowds and "this time is different" thinking -- "It's just a Ponzi scheme, isn't it?" -- Part III. How -- Fundamental analysis and a valuation framework for cryptoassets -- Operating health of cryptoasset networks and technical analysis -- Investing directly in cryptoassets: mining, exchanges, and wallets -- "Where's the Bitcoin ETF?" -- The wild world of ICOs -- Preparing current portfolios for blockchain disruption -- The future of investing is here -- Chris and Jack's go-to crypto resources.