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We see the cryptotrading as a great opportunity to make good money. Many coins quadruple their value in less than a week. Though you always need to be cautious, because there are lots of fake coins, pump & dumps, schemes and ponzis.
The new requirements could also lead to a shutdown of some cryptocurrency exchanges. Banks will be able to refuse to open accounts with any exchanges that refuse to disclose information about suspicious trading.
Getting it right. Day trading involves skill, knowledge for gains better than holding on. Over a longer period for 99% of the traders holding on gives far better results than day trading. This is true for ETH or BTC as well. You might make 5-10% over a week but you risk losing 40-50% while trying to day trade.
That said, you can rely on some of the more well-known trading indicators like Bollinger Bands, RSI, MACD to help you decide when to place trades, but cryptos are an entirely different beast. Expect more false signals than you would in conventional markets.
The spread of BTC/USD is intuitively bigger than the one of USD/EUR, since the market is less liquid. There is no rule of thumb, but you should expect that the spread is at least 10 times bigger in the crypto world!
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My general rule in buying Bitcoin on leverage is to buy the dip: you want to see red candles after a period of green candles on the charts. I like to buy at 10x leverage to start with. If the position trades into a nice profit I slide the leverage slider up to 50x or 100x. This has the effect of moving your Liquidation Price up and therefore securing profit.
Ethereum ETH, Monero XMR, Factom FCT, DASH, are all leading coins and traded the most volume daily. You should follow the coin’s chart and identify low and stable periods. Such periods are likely to be a consolidation period by the whales, and when the right time comes, accompanied by a good press release of the project, the pump will start and they will sell in profit.
Hi, unfortunately I bought bitcoin at the peak, then it fell all the way down before I switched over to some of the Altcoins you mentioned, however I didn’t realise the time I switched over to them, that the Altcoins were at a peak and when I switched they then fell down too leading to more of a loss. I also, feel a lot of those coins have maybe had their days of 100x, 10x their gains and had more potential at the time you bought into them.
Few days after something happened, I stared to make trade by my self and I make some money on my account I was really happy for that it is went to change my life but at the next day bad news again, I received an email from my account manager that my trade was a mistake because the company was hacked and I never received a call for the company just emails traying to explain something that I don’t understand I’m waiting yet this call.
GDAX is a cryptocurrency exchange that is great for technical traders and offers high levels of liquidity. Deposits are in USD and can be processed just as rapidly as withdrawls. Also happens to be the best ethereum exchange for serious players in this space. For more information on GDAX.
Before you choose a broker and trial different platforms, there are a few straightforward things to get your head around first. Understanding and accepting these three things will give you the best chance of succeeding when you step into the trading arena.
On 27 January 2011, the largest Bitcoin trade to date occurred on #bitcoin-otc: Three Zimdollars (Zimbabwe notes that are worth one-hundred trillion dollars each) were traded for 12 BTC. On 28 January 2011, 25% of the total Bitcoins was generated. The generation of Block 105000, led to the generation of 5.25 million Bitcoins, which totalled more than 25% of the projected total of almost 21 million.
However, Robinhood already missed a major boom. After rising more than 14-fold last year, Bitcoin has fallen about 20 percent since the beginning of the year. Stripe Inc., an online credit-card processor, said Tuesday that it would stop taking Bitcoin as a form of payment due to the high fees and long transaction times.
Once a bill is drafted, legislation for an outright ban of virtual coin trading will require a majority vote of the total 297 members of the National Assembly, a process that could take months or even years.