Markets / Trading

Fundamental of trading and markets related to cryptocurrencies. Will include educational content and market sentiment.

My biggest takeaway from the Vancouver summit is the mindset of a bitcoin miner. It's a hoarder's mentality - and I mean that without a hint of disrespect. A trader's mentality is to be transactional; you [Read more]

Creating smaller hedging derivatives in crypto will be massively helpful. Just this week CME announced micro contracts for a variety of their traditional equity contracts; the retail community went berserk over the news. Wait until they [Read more]

The CBOE announced they were taking a pause on their btc derivatives experiment, as they will not be "rolling" their futures contract forward. I wouldn't read too much into this. I type this from the CBOT [Read more]

This was like a college seminar back at IU; I stayed awake this time. Let's examine the generational wealth transfer about to occur. These notes are based on the presentation by Bitfarms CEO Wes Fulford. Consider: [Read more]

It's a mystery to me why bitcoin for 3 months has traded in a profoundly minuscule range. Two years ago, the world's digital asset was routinely putting in 25% daily moves up or down (usually up). [Read more]

One concept I'm going to start researching more is the bitcoin halving or "halvening", due in some 400 days. I remember as a kid we had locusts every 17 years. I thought that was pretty cool; [Read more]

From Twitter, compliments of Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano an hour earlier: "BREAKING: SEC Chairman confirms Ethereum is not a security". The market's taking this news in stride - perhaps because this is a confirmation of a previous [Read more]

Algorithmic - or "algo" trading - takes on many permutations. One of which is reading "prose" off news headlines - or scraping wire feeds. Certain words generate buy or sell orders. This can get incredibly sophisticated; [Read more]

You rank teams, players, fantasy players, coaches, fans, stadium food. How about a Power Ranking for global currencies. Ok, fine. I'll get it started: 1 - US Dollar 2 - Chinese Yuan 3 - Swiss Sterling [Read more]

Stellar rallied 11% overnight to lead top coins.  It's almost incomprehensible the devastation wracked on the Stellar community, in terms of price. The number 9 coin last January briefly traded 70 cents; this morning - daylight-savings [Read more]