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.

How do I convert Bitcoin to US Dollars and Euros? by @Cryptobill
To convert Bitcon and other cryptocurrencies into US Dollars, Euros or other currencies, you need an exchange that will work with fiat money. Most cryptocurrency exchanges don't...
Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work by @Cryptobill
Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are true P2P systems where investors can trade cryptos directly with their counterparts, without a centralized middleman. To better unders...
Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
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 cryptocurrency futures by @Cryptobill
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 cryptocurrency prediction markets by @Cryptobill
Prediction markets are a type of gambling where users bet a certain amount of cryptocurrency in the odds that an event will or will not happen. In practice, cryptocurrency predi...
ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ) by @Cryptobill
What is Bitsquare? Bitsquare is the former name of a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX). It was renamed to BISQ in March 2017 due to trademark-related issues. In Fe...
The strange case of the May 2019 Bitcoin SV pump by @Cryptobill
It was just over 9 AM on a sunny morning, May 21 2019, when in just over one hour the price of Bitcoin SV (BSV) pumped over 125% going from U$ 60's to about U$ 140. The mainstre...
ELI5 Bitcoin to USD conversion by @Cryptobill
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...
ELI5 Shapeshift by Gal Crypto
Shapeshift is one of the most popular and innovative cryptocurrency exchanges. Founded in 2014, the service allows users to submit one cryptocurrency to a specific address and t...
ELI5 Bitcoin Price Prediction by Gal Crypto
A lot of newbie investors search for online asset price predictions and then proceed to invest based on those predictions. In this post I'll present my opinion on why this is ab...