Mastering Emotions and Managing Risk in Cryptocurrency Trading

When it comes to trading, there are several steps you can take in order to reduce your exposure to the market extremes of price volatility. A combination of both technical and fundamental analysis can be used to determine the true worth of a company or asset, securing a greater chance of success with a particular investment […]

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Bitcoin Jumps to 3-Week High Near $8,600 as Fed Plans New Round of Reserve Increases

View The Fed’s decision to expand its balance sheet is seen as a long-term positive development for bitcoin by crypto market experts. Speculation that SEC might approve ETF application by Bitwise is fueling optimism that more investors could allocate funds to the cryptocurrency. Prices for ethereum and bitcoin may have gotten a jolt of enthusiasm […]

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Bitcoin Price Hits 3.5-Month Low, Set to Post Quarterly Loss

View Bitcoin has dropped more than 25 percent in the third quarter, neutralizing the bullish setup on the monthly chart. With the weekly and the three-day charts biased bearish, the cryptocurrency risks falling to $7,500 in the short-term. A violation there would expose the next major support, currently at $7,070. A corrective bounce may be […]

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Bitcoin Looks South After Price Squeeze Ends With Drop to $9.6K

View Bitcoin fell to $9,600 earlier today, marking a downside break of recent low-volatility consolidation represented by the narrowing of Bollinger bands. The Bollinger band breakdown has opened the doors for a slide to $9,320 (August low). A break above $10,380 (Sept. 19 high) is needed to neutralize the bearish setup. Bitcoin’s recent low-volatility price […]

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Bitcoin’s $780 Price Recovery Makes Friday’s Close Pivotal

View Bitcoin created a bullish hammer candle yesterday, making today’s UTC close pivotal. A close above $10,380 (candle’s high) will likely invite stronger buying pressure and yield a rise toward $11,000. A high-volume move above $10,822 would confirm a triangle breakout on the daily chart and signal a resumption of the rally from $4,000. Prices […]

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Crypto and the Latency Arms Race: Towards Speed Bumps and OTC Trading

Max Boonen is founder and CEO of crypto trading firm B2C2. This post is the first in a series of three that looks at high-frequency trading in the context of the evolution of crypto markets. Opinions expressed within are his own and do not reflect those of CoinDesk.  The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a […]

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Bitcoin Teeters on $10K, But Can It Fend Off Another Bear?

Bitcoin’s recent market movements have thrown into contention consensus about its short-term price direction, with traders asking openly if demand is strong enough to fend off another bear market. Such a question has emerged in the wake of the world’s largest cryptocurrency’s inability to set new highs above those seen in June and July, when optimism […]

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Golden Cross Provides Glimmer of Hope for Bitcoin Price Revival

View Bitcoin’s three-day chart is reporting a golden cross, a long-term bull market indicator, for the first time since February 2016. A similar crossover seen six months ahead of the August 2016 mining reward halving paved way for a mega bull run. History may repeat itself with mining reward halving due in less than 12 […]

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Bitcoin Faces Sub-$9K Price Move as Bear Trend Strengthens

View Bitcoin dipped to $9,111 over the weekend, forming a bearish candle, despite a quick bounce back above $9,600. For the sixth day in a row, prices continue to trend below the 50-period moving average – an indication the bears firmly control the short-term trend. The daily and weekly RSI and the “awesome” oscillator are […]

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