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.

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...
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...
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 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...
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 ...
ELI5: How Telegram crypto signals work by @Cryptobill
Telegram has been adopted by cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the de-facto community messaging app. Several crypto investment Telegram groups exist, which range from professional g...
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...
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...
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 ...