Also consider that technical analysis techniques for traditional stock, commodity, and forex will be less accurate here, due in part to the inherent differences of this asset class. Remember, you’ll essentially be trading programmable currency, which is a very new thing for most traders. You’ll want to couple your chart analysis with fundamental research- like how a particular coin works- to better understand how people will be using that coin. This alone can account for a big difference in price action between two seemingly similar assets.
Understanding how to sort through all the headlines about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can give you a considerable advantage in your trading decisions. This is particularly true when it comes to issues regarding regulation. As cryptocurrencies remain relatively new and they are based on blockchain, many national regulators have yet to decide what they will and will not permit. Moreover, among those that have opted to treat cryptocurrency in one way or another, the rules are continually evolving.
A frenzy of cryptocurrency trading swept South Korea last year, helping propel huge gains in bitcoin and other virtual coins. The country has accounted for as much as a fifth of global bitcoin trade on some days in recent months.
Bitcoin sank on Monday after website CoinMarketCap removed prices from South Korean exchanges, because coins were trading at a premium of about 30 percent in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. That created confusion and triggered a broad selloff among investors.
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Compared to fiat currency, the volume of crypto traders is nothing, and this means how the coin is viewed can dramatically alter its value. Did you buy Bitcoin because it was plastered all over the media as the “future of finance”? Without even knowing it, you’ve just invested based on sentiment analysis.
The semiconductor business of Samsung is thriving. The other day, the firm surpassed Intel as the key chipmaker in the globe. However, the South Korean company is not on comfort zone, and is presently planning to advance to cryptocurrency mining, which is the most active modern market for processors. TechCrunch stated that Samsung has established […]
The moment you look at the amount of support Tron has been receiving lately, you immediately realize it’s not just yet another blockchain-based platform. Tron’s technology aims to deploy world’s largest FREE content entertainment system. The platform allows anyone to store and own data, and to freely publish their content. Its app “Peiwo” already gathers 10 million enthusiasts and is on the road to become the world’s first TRON-compatible entertainment app. This technology revolves around the following ideology: All contributions on the network should be of equal quantitative value, the Internet should be decentralized, and data creators should have the absolute ownership of the data. It’s important to realise though that Tron has been pushed like hell by an ambitious marketing department… I have not yet decided if this is a cryptocurrency which will survive but, for a one year hold, it seems a safe bet.
It’s important to learn, but for now, If you’re just interested in trading and investing, having a basic common-sense understanding of business, consumer demand, and economics is enough to give you an edge over other traders (at the moment). Most of the current batch of traders are early cryptocurrency adopters, cryptocurrency “miners,” programmers, and basically people that are more tech savvy than business/market savvy.
Once you are ready to place an order, you will accept the market price or set what’s called a limit order. Limit orders provide investors and traders with a means of precisely entering a position without being victim of fluctuating prices. For example, a buy limit order can be place for $2.40 when a stock is trading around $2.50. the price dips to $2.40, the order is automatically executed. If it’s a GTC (good ’til canceled) order, it will remain open until manually cancelled by the investor.
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The day I first heard about Bitcoin on Reddit, a friend had also called me to tell me about it. We spent most of our friendship talking about Ayn Rand and programming, so when we heard about a currency that was software and couldn’t be controlled by governments we were very interested. I purchased $600 worth of BTC and my friend and I planned on buying a mining rig.
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Say that a coin “pump” is planned. This is generally when a developer adds features to the coin that Joe and Bob think will make it more valuable to Tim and George. Tim and George buy the coin at the peak thinking it will go mainstream someday.