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Cryptocurrencies are very volatile and trading in them is speculative. In addition, some institutions that support cryptocurrency transactions can sometimes be insecure. Although the Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings seek provide a reasoned, disciplined approach to investing, our ratings alone cannot protect you from the bad behavior of certain players in the marketplace.
Speculative investments like cryptocurrencies are not for all of your funds. If your goal for a certain portion of your funds is strictly capital preservation, we believe you should invest those funds in conservative investments. For more information on prudent investing, see also the information available at the websites of the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority at www.FINRA.org. Any money you allocate to speculative investments should be strictly the money you can afford to risk without jeopardizing your daily life, or negatively impacting your plans for education, retirement, or long-term care.
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