A section on cryptocurrency investing and trading tips and tricks designed for novices, but with insights anyone can enjoy.

For informational and educational purposes only.

How to Short Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Those who think Bitcoin or an other cryptocurrency will go down, or want to hedge against a “long” position, can open a “short” position. Below we explain how to short Bitcoin and other cryptos.

What is “Alt Season?”

“Alt Season” is the part of the overarching cryptocurrency market cycle where many altcoins “moon” (go up quickly in price) against the dollar and Bitcoin at once (for example, late December 2017 – early January 2018).

Why Does Tether Tend to Get Printed Before Crypto Prices Go up?

Tether tends to get printed before crypto prices stabilize or go up. The simplest reason for this is because Tether acts as a dollar substitute, especially on exchanges that don’t use dollars, and prices go up when people buy crypto… especially with dollars / dollar substitutes.

FACT: Coinbase Pro is GDAX’s Replacement

Coinbase Pro is meant to replace GDAX. Both platforms are property of Coinbase and are meant as their exchange aimed at retail traders who want to trade via an exchange rather than a broker.

Market Cycles in Cryptocurrency

Market cycles are a natural advent in any market. However, because the cryptocurrency market moves so quickly, market cycles are especially important to understand in cryptocurrency specifically.


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