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Blog Top Ten Cryptocurrency "Index Fund" Experiments

These experiments track the Top Ten Cryptocurriencies at the beginning of 2018 and 2019, following their progress over the years.

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies of 2019 - Month Three - UP 16.6%

3 weeks ago starthere $5.13 (2,957.9354 HYDRO)

The Experiment: Instead of hypothetically tracking cryptos, I made an actual $1000 investment, $100 in each of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap as of the 1st of January 2018. I then repeated the experiment on the 1st of January 2019. Think o...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies for Two Years (2018 & 2019) - Month Fifteen - Down 83%

3 weeks ago starthere $4.45 (2,622.1342 HYDRO)

The Experiment: Instead of hypothetically tracking cryptos, I made an actual $1000 investment, $100 in each of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap as of the 1st of January 2018. Think of it as a lazy man's Index Fund (no weighting or rebalancin...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies of 2019 - Month Two - UP 4%

4 Mar 2019 starthere $8.95 (5,275.9928 HYDRO)

The Experiment: Instead of hypothetically tracking cryptos, I made an actual $1000 investment, $100 in each of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap as of the 1st of January 2019. Think of it as a lazy man's Index Fund (no weighting or rebalancin...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies for Two Years (2018 & 2019) - Month Fourteen - Down 86%

1 Mar 2019 starthere $3.30 (1,945.8857 HYDRO)

The Experiment: Instead of hypothetically tracking cryptos, I made an actual $1000 investment, $100 in each of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap as of the 1st of January 2018. Think of it as a lazy man's Index Fund (no weighting or rebalancin...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies of 2019 - Month One - Down 8.5%

9 Feb 2019 starthere $1.70 (1,003.6863 HYDRO)

Prologue: On the 1st of January, 2018, I bought $100 each of the Top Tencryptos at the time for a total investment of $1000 to see how they wouldperform over the year. I tracked the experiment and reported each month. The result? I ended the year dow...

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies for Two Years (2018 & 2019) - Month Thirteen - Down 88%

4 Feb 2019 starthere $4.80 (2,832.0196 HYDRO)

A glutton for punishment, I've decided to extend my 2018 Top Ten Crypto Experiment for one more year. Yes, that means that I will continue to hold and report out on my January 1st, 2018 $1000 investment ($100 each) into the Top Ten coins at the time....

EXPERIMENT - Tracking Top 10 Cryptocurrencies for One Year (2018) - FINAL REPORT FOR 2018 - Down 85%

14 Jan 2019 starthere $11.83 (6,975.3153 HYDRO)

The Experiment: Instead of hypothetically tracking cryptos throughout the year, I made an actual $1000 investment, $100 in each of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap as of the 1st of January 2018. It began as a lazy man's Index Fund (no weight...