Category: Trading

Why are there so many cryptocurrency exchanges?
You may have noticed the suffix "EX" appears a lot while studying or working with cryptocurrencies? "EX" is short for EXchange and there are literally tens of them, perhaps over...

ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ)
What is Bitsquare? Bitsquare is the former name of a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. It was renamed to BISQ in March 2017 due to trademark-related concerns. BISQ Bitsq...

ELI5 Cryptocurrency futures trading
As the name implies, futures trading implies buying and selling something that will exist in the future. Since you cannot trade a product that does not yet exist, futures trading r...

LBX LBXu Token: London Block Exchange
The London Block Exchange (‘LBX’) is a cryptocurrency exchange based in the heart of London, the world’s  leading financial hub, which has a proud history of entrepreneurshi...

ELI5: How Telegram crypto signals work
Telegram has been adopted as the de-facto messaging app by cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Several crypto investment Telegram groups exist which rangy from professional groups to very ...

ELI5 Bitcoin to USD conversion
Bitcoin itself does not offer a US Dollar for Bitcoin exchange system. If you've just arrived in the world of cryptocurrencies, this may cause some confusion. Bitcoin is a co...

Understand cryptocurrency prediction markets
Prediction markets are a kind of gambling where you bet a certain amount of cryptocurrency that an event will or will not happen. In practice, cryptocurrency prediction market b...

Understand cryptocurrency futures
Trading futures is an art. It's probably one of the riskiest investment games you can play, since futures contracts don't actually represent a current asset, but something that is ...

Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren't very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized st...

Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work
Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are true P2P systems where investors can trade cryptos directly with their counterparts, without a centralized middleman. To better unders...