Category Archives for "Markets"

Dec 10

Quick tip: how to purchase BTC without the fees

Markets

I wanted to share a way to purchase BTC without all the fees normally associated. You create a Coinbase account. Next, you create a GDAX account and link it to your Coinbase account. You deposit your USD into your cash wallet at Coinbase: not your Bitcoin wallet. There aren’t fees associated with this but it […]

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Dec 10

Watch out for these mistakes among BTC predictions

Markets

I wanted to highlight some of the types of mistakes and errors I’ve seen among primarily analyst but, also, other traders. It is worthwhile to watch for these mistakes in your own analysis and thinking: Binary “all or nothing” thinking. It must be a great buy or sell here. Things are rarely certain in markets. […]

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Nov 27

Future of BTC/XBT?

Markets

Both the CME and CBOE have announced they will offer BTC futures in the near future. This is very good news. The ability to trade on a regulated exchange is welcome (although not having free market choice is never desirable).  Many people are speculating about whether BTC is a bubble. However, few participants are considering […]

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Sep 27

Bitcoin skyrocketing because of limited supply?

Markets

There are some suspect arguments regarding why Bitcoin must rally or must not rally that I’d thought I’d address below: Argument: Bitcoin must rally because the supply is limited. Counter: The problem with this argument is that it is known and has been known since inception that the supply is limited. Markets are forward looking. […]

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Jun 21

HFT in the Eminis?

Markets

Here is a conjecture for how the HFT in the e-mini S&P 500 may be trading: A group of technical traders find a predictive pattern in the market or trade in similar fashion. Those traders act in unison at similar times or prices in the market. This creates an imbalance of buying with predictable stop […]

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