Top Ten Cryptocurrency "Index Fund" Experiments

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 Two - UP 4%

4 Mar 2019 4 minute read starthere $1.80 tipped

  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 rebalan...

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

1 Mar 2019 4 minute read starthere $0.66 tipped

  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 rebalan...

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

9 Feb 2019 3 minute read starthere $0.34 tipped

  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...

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

4 Feb 2019 4 minute read starthere $0.96 tipped

  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 ti...

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

14 Jan 2019 5 minute read starthere $2.37 tipped

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...