We all have heard of the great cryptocoin boom. It has been the highlight of the news in the last years with Bitcoin leading the headlines. But in essence what are cryptocoins? The analogy of coal miners works best because exactly like they mine the coal so do computers mine cryptocoins in mining pools. These coins fluctuate in value and it is not uncommon for them to go up and down wildly. This is why most investors have learned in time to stay away from cryptocoins and especially tokens.