The analysis of transaction data of Bitcoin accounts shows that Bitcoins are mainly used as a speculative investment and not as an alternative currency and medium of exchange. We analyse the statistical properties of Bitcoin and find that it is uncorrelated with traditional asset classes such as stocks, bonds and commodities both in normal times and in periods of financial turmoil. However, the largest bitcoin sites usually have many options for buying bitcoin with government issued currency and altcoins. Although you should always do your own research before investing, I hope this helps. Check out each option on the following best bitcoin exchange list. This means that they have had little to get the word out about their services and products. Below is the table of the best exchanges to buy bitcoin online. Previous article in issueThe Best Bitcoin Exchanges When it comes to finding the best bitcoin exchange things are not all that easy. This boils down to asking: is it a trustworthy exchange providing transparent data of coins in cold storage (more on this later) and are customers happy.