3 Simple Chart Patterns that Could Help You Hit the Jackpot

3 Simple Chart Patterns that Could Help You Hit the Jackpot

When you look at a chart you may see certain patterns emerge (or at least appear to emerge) and sometimes these patterns can indicate the potential direction of future pricing for the market you are looking at. In essence this is a part of technical analysis. Technical analysis “is the study of market action, primarily through the use of charts, for the purpose of forecasting future price trends.

” Technical analysis is a huge subject area and sometimes it can be a mix of mathematics / statistics and ‘art.’ It is also important to remember that technical analysis and chart patterns can be applied to any marketplace from stocks to indexes to crypto-currencies.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Keeping a Trading Record or Diary

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Keeping a Trading Record or Diary

As part of a disciplined approach to trading it is vitally important to keep a diary and track your trading activities. It is especially true for novice or new traders, but equally for a trader of experience.

There is no wrong or right way to keep such records. Using a method that best suits your personality or way of working would be recommended rather than just using someone else’s approach (although researching what others do is a good idea).

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Introduction to Position Sizing and Risk

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Introduction to Position Sizing and Risk

The effective management of risk is a key component to any trading strategy. If you approach any market without having included strategies to address risk and loss, then the most likely outcome will be uncontrolled loss. Risk management is your survival tool.

Position Sizing (the calculation of the value of your trade) enables you to implement risk control aligned to your tolerance of loss (we all have a different level of tolerance), your available trading capital and the trading style you are using.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Do You Know Your Orders?

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Do You Know Your Orders?

When trading, there are many different ways to place an order. It is important you understand the different types of orders available to you and the pros / cons of using them.

The Simple: Market Order

A market order is exactly as it sounds; you are either buying or selling at the current ‘market price’ as shown on your screen. This is the easiest way of placing an order, execution is immediate and you see the transaction occur as soon as you place it.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Do You Know Your Orders?

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Do You Know Your Orders?

When trading, there are many different ways to place an order. It is important you understand the different types of orders available to you and the pros / cons of using them.

The Simple: Market Order

A market order is exactly as it sounds; you are either buying or selling at the current ‘market price’ as shown on your screen. This is the easiest way of placing an order, execution is immediate and you see the transaction occur as soon as you place it.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

All markets have 3 distinct directions in which price can move — Up, Down and Sideways.  Within those 3 directions there will be 2 other elements at play Time & Volatility.

As a trader, knowing the dynamics at play of your chosen market(s) and also of your own Trading Psychology will enable you to choose a trading style or a number of trading styles that suit you and the outcomes you are trying to achieve.

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Exclusive Interview with the Owner of Room 77 (Berlin)

Exclusive Interview with the Owner of Room 77 (Berlin)

“There is no doubt that cryptocurrency is the future of money”, — said Joerg Platzer, the owner of Room 77, the first bar in Berlin to accept Bitcoin. He believes that together with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency is the future alternative to the current economic system, and he precedes this idea through plenty of  lectures, talks with politicians, meetings and conferences. Joerg has recently written a book for Bitcoin dummies, which is going to be released this autumn.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Understanding Charts and Price Depth

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Understanding Charts and Price Depth

The CEX.IO Bitcoin crypto exchange platform has a lot of features available for the trader. We want your experience with us to be a great one, so it is important you understand the data you are looking at, particularly charts and market depth data.

Charts

Our Crypto exchange uses candlestick charting to represent the market price activity. Below is a typical chart where every relevant detail of the market being viewed is presented.

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Bitcoin Center Berlin

Bitcoin Center Berlin

While the acceptance of Bitcoin is overwhelmingly spreading over the world, the new co-working spaces aimed to gather Bitcoin developers and dudes with a true Bitcoin passion are emerging for the accumulation of the brainpower to cultivate Bitcoin ecosystem worldwide. Since the beginning of 2014, more and more cities are getting involved in the Bitcoin creative world. To mention the most prominent ones, the one in Toronto called Decenetrale has grown up to a huge Bitcoin accelerator having the base for companies such as Ethereum and KryptoKit.

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