Trading

Things you should know about cryptocurrency trading:

How to stay safe and avoid scams, preserve your coins, choose an exchange and much more.

In this section we also cover some trading-related ICO’s and other cryptocurrency projects that may be of interest to traders.

The Kraken cryptocurrency exchange by Gal Crypto
Kraken is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange which started operating during the 2013 crypto bull market. Transparency, external audits and strict compliance with US regulations ...
DON’T use Paypal for cryptocurrency purchases by @Cryptobill
I get this kind of question about 3x a day on average. "Where can I buy Bitcoin using Paypal?" "Where can I buy Litecoin/Cardano/Dogecoin/Unobtainiumcoin using Paypal?" Th...
ELI5 Altex Exchange [Formerly BTCPool.Exchange] by Gal Crypto
Altex was a cryptocurrency exchange active from 2016 to 2018. Before 2016 Altex used to be called BTCPool.Exchange The exchange presented itself as an innovative offering tha...
Should I worry about the Bitcoin halving? by Gal Crypto
As you probably know, when mining Bitcoin, every block contains a reward reserved for whoever solves it. The very first blocks, mined by Satoshi Nakamoto himself, paid a 50 BTC ...
ELI5 What are Tokenized Funds? by @Cryptobill
Imagine investing in a cryptocurrency token that is automatically tied to an investment fund somewhere. Something like owning shares of a startup but instead of signing papers and ...
My list of cryptocurrency friendly banks by @Cryptobill
In this article I'd like to compile a list of cryptocurrency-friendly banks from around the world. Do Your Own Research As with everything else related to cryptocurrencies, pleas...
ELI5 How iPayYou.io works by Gal Crypto
iPayYou.io is an Amazon.com gift-card-for-cryptocurrency trading service. Currently iPayYou will buy your gift cards at a fixed rate and pay back in cryptocurrency. Accepted ...
ELI5: Paradigm and Deribit OTC trading by @Cryptobill
Paradigm is a new chat platform that aims to take over from Telegram as the de-facto cryptocurrency chat/trading platform. Telegram's success in the crypto community was organic...
Why are there so many cryptocurrency exchanges? by @Cryptobill
You may have noticed the "EX" suffix appears a lot in the cryptocurrency niche? BitMEX, Poloniex, Bittrex, Goatsex, you name it. If it ends in EX, then it's probably related ...
ELI5 Cryptocurrency futures trading by @Cryptobill
As the name implies, futures trading involves buying and selling something that will happen (or come to exist) at a later time. Futures are traded using contracts. Contracts ...