So you've heard a lot about cryptocurrencies and wanted to give it a try. Most likely, you are overwhelmed with the sea of unknowns, and your mind is blowing from endless questions: Where to start? How to proceed? What are the best practices? How to escape pitfalls and not to fall victim to fraudsters? What to keep in mind? Take a deep breath and relax. This step-by-step guide is your shortcut to the intriguing world of cryptocurrencies. Just follow the instructions and enjoy this crypto journey to the full.
40 min Beginners
If you’re interested in using virtual coins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin or any other out the over 1,500 coins and tokens currently available on the market, you’re going to need a wallet. If you are new to cryptos, this guide is your shortcut to understanding what a cryptocurrency wallet is, how they work and which one suits you best.
27 min Beginners
Coinbase, Binance or Coincheck down for maintenance? Top 4 scenarios and how to deal with crypto exchange problems
If you have not experienced it on your own skin, you have undoubtedly heard about the infamous phenomenon. Frustrated traders who were blocked from trading and were denied withdrawing their funds from their cryptocurrency exchange and growing concerns are part of the story.
15 min Beginners
Some exchanges of cryptocurrencies accept fiat money such as dollars, euros, etc. and some are Bring Your own Bitcoin (or sometimes other digital assets). The differences run deeper. Here are the differences.
8 min Intermediate Beginners
At the dawn of blockchain, virtual coins were traded through dedicated cryptocurrency exchanges or via the OTC market, where the buyer and the seller arranged to purchase and sell coins directly between themselves.
19 min Beginners Beginners
Do you want to own cryptocurrencies or make money trading cryptocurrencies? The answer to the question above leads to the solution. When you buy cryptos on an exchange, you own them, and when you do that on a broker’s platform, you have superiors tools to speculate on the price in both directions.
15 min Beginners Intermediate
Factors to consider when choosing a cryptocurrency exchange The boom of cryptocurrencies resulted in a boom of crypto exchanges. If you search Google for the term, you may drown in offers, and the possibilities seem endless. So how do you find the perfect match? When choosing a crypto-exchange, there are many factors to consider, factors that will help you narrow down the options and find the best one.
16 min Beginners Beginners
The introduction of Bitcoin futures on regulated trading venues was regarded as a significant milestone in bringing the digital currency closer to mainstream investing. While some skeptics still believe that crypto assets are too risky and speculative for long-term investment purposes, crypto enthusiasts hope that futures trading would bring institutional money to the industry. Let's have a closer look at what is a bitcoin futures contract and how to capitalize on it.
How to Start Trading Cryptocurrencies: Actors and Players to know before trading Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple
Dear crypto owners, What are you? A Whale, a Money Maker or a HODLer? The blockchain is a different world and trading in cryptos is a different ballgame altogether. If you are in the game you need to know who is who on the market. This article is all about that.
8 min Beginners Beginners
Whenever I hear the term whale, all I remember is the movie “In the heart of the sea”, a real-life story based in the early 1800s wherein the whaleship Essex set sail from Nantucket with a 20-man crew on a voyage to hunt whales, whose oil was responsible for New England’s booming economy. What should have been a routine 1-2 year venture, turned into a disaster when a giant sperm whale attacked and sunk the ship, leaving its crew stranded on three small whaleboats with minimal navigation equipment and a very low supply of food and freshwater.
6 min Beginners
Being an investor is not easy and if you’re an investor in crypto assets then it has all that it takes to be a patient one. You see prices oscillating in both the directions in a very short period of time. Your wealth can double as well as halve in a few weeks depending on what level you entered. But what happens when you see prices rising 2000 percent in one year and then collapsing like nine pins in no less than 3 months? You see investors coming up with terms like Holding On for Dear Life or HODL, meme for HOLD in the crypto world.
7 min Beginners
For any buyer, you always need a seller and for a seller, you need a buyer of equal amount. That is how we make a perfect market. And to develop such a market you need players who can play on both sides of the trend. That’s where our Money Makers come in. Money Makers are the breed of the traders who play the trend as it goes. For the crypto market, though, which is still at a nascent stage and needs to develop more, the arrival of Money Makers are a welcome change.
6 min Beginners Beginners
Forks are in fashion nowadays. This phenomenon has become an essential feature of cryptocurrency world. However, most people have a vague idea of what the forks are all about and what they mean for cryptocurrency investments in the long run. So let's get it all sorted out.
25 min Intermediate Beginners
Probably you have heard of moving averages, support and resistance lines or Fibonacci retracements, but don’t know what is it all about. If the above terms sound like double Dutch to you, then it’s time to learn what is Technical Analysis, which are its main tools and how you can you take advantage of them to make money in cryptocurrencies.
30 min Beginners Beginners
If you like to plan your trades, having a global overview of what’s going on in the market at any time is always a good idea. In order to get that overview, technical analysts usually go through Elliot Wave analysis. This is probably one of the most complex tools in technical analysis, so it can be difficult to understand initially, but once you master the technique, the benefits will far outweigh the risks. Anyway, at the end of this article, we will provide an example of its application so you can get the idea of how to use it.
25 min Beginners Advanced
The toolbox: Resources for the trader
The technical analyst has at their disposal an extensive catalog of tools. All of them provide some kind of information, be it price direction, trend strength, setbacks, trend speed, and a thousand other things.
After many years of studying hundreds of them, I decided on two basic indicators, two simple averages and one exponential one.
25 min Beginners Intermediate
One of the most actively used technical indicators among crypto traders are Bollinger Bands, which are used to measure volatility and look for entry and exit points. In this article, we’re going to review how they are calculated and how they can help you to spot trading opportunities.