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The Art of Liquidation: Part IV – The Invisible Tentacle of the Markets

Welcome to “The Art of Liquidation: Part IV”. In the last few episodes we learned how various crypto derivative exchanges handle extremely large liquidations, which are potential threats to the market. OKEx and Poloniex socialize the losses, Bitmex has an insurance fund that has become systemically relevant itself due to its sheer size. What is […]

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Bitfinex Will Roll Out x100 Margin Trading

Bitfinex will roll out x100 margin trading for Bitcoin. In the whitepaper on Leo, Bitfinex’s own crypto currency, under the heading “Upcoming projects” there was already a hint that from June 2019 trading would be supported with a leverage of up to 1:100 for “selected customers”. Now Bitfinex’s CTO Paolo Ardoino has added to Twitter, […]

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BTX500: Bitcoin from $8800 to $85,000 to $6 With Enabled x500 Leverage

Bitcoin leveraged trading is risky. Very risky. But what happens when there is an exchange enabling their customers to trade Bitcoin with x500? Well, BTX500 “tested” this and the results where pretty clear: As loomdart reported on Twitter the price there went from $8800 to $85,000 to $6 within a matter of minutes. BTX500 claims […]

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Bitcoin Trading & Market Psychology

Emotions And High Volatility = Problem The main problem with somebody who begins to trade in any asset-class is that there is no experience beforehand. No one is born the perfect trader; every successful one made a lot of mistakes and most of these mistakes are probably based on irrational actions caused by emotions. This […]

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9 Tips For Bitcoin Margin Trading

Margin or leveraged trading is very risky. Especially when it comes to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin you should be aware of this fact and be cautious with your handling of it. Here are 9 tips which might help you! In case there are words you are not familiar with, check our Margin Trading Glossary. Don’t trade […]

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Introduction to Technical Analysis Part II: S/R-Flips

How do you enter a trade safely? Every new trader knows the situation. He sees a green candle, goes long and price retraces. The new trader exits the trade but then price continues higher. Price seems to interact with certain levels. It touches a level several times before and after passing it. Obviously this would […]