Category: Markets

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: ICOs, the SEC, Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: ICOs, the SEC, Bitcoin ETF Proposal

With the increasing popularity and people’s involvement with cryptocurrencies, it is not a surprise that more and more regulations appear in an attempt to manage and control them. There are several areas of the crypto-world which are under regulators’ radar. There is still some confusion related to the classification of cryptocurrencies – are they to…

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The Battle for Bitcoin Cash After November 15 Hard Fork Continues

The Battle for Bitcoin Cash After November 15 Hard Fork Continues

On November 15, there was a scheduled software upgrade on Bitcoin Cash network, which caused a hard fork. This fork is more controversial than the previous ones the cryptomarket has seen, and it might lead to multiple versions of the blockchain’s code. There are currently two main rival versions of the called Bitcoin (Cash) ABC…

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Cryptocurrency Trading Styles

Cryptocurrency Trading Styles

If you are interested in the cryptocurrency market or any other financial system and you want to take action, first you need to understand the concept of trading, as well as investing. When most people are first introduced to financial or cryptocurrency markets, it is through traditional investing. It is a more passive approach to…

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10 years of Bitcoin

10 years of Bitcoin

October, 31 marks a 10-year anniversary since the release of Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper, which can be considered the birthdate of Bitcoin. An unknown person or entity under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published the whitepaper called ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ and in doing so, became one of the most influential identities of the past…

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Know The Basics: Fundamental vs. Technical Analysis For Making Investment or Trading Decisions

Know The Basics: Fundamental vs. Technical Analysis For Making Investment or Trading Decisions

Investing and trading are often used interchangeably, but they are essentially two distinct concepts even though they both mean merely to “make money” from a financial market. They are both used to analyze securities and make decisions with the goal to turn a profit; however the timeline is different. The focus of investing is about…

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Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.2

Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.2

There are different forms of technical analysis with various techniques – some use chart patterns, others employ indicators, and most of them use a combination of tools. Nonetheless, technical analysts use exclusively historical price and volume data in their observations. The central concept they believe in is that price movements are the product of supply…

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Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.1

Why Are Technical Analysis Indicators Useful for Traders? Vol.1

Having a technical approach can be significant in forming your trading style. As there are various ways of analyzing market information through technical indicators and the variations and combinations of features are endless, understanding how to go through all that data and analyze it is vital for you as a trader. To put it simply,…

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The Technology Behind Cryptocurrencies and how it works: Understanding Blockchain

The Technology Behind Cryptocurrencies and how it works: Understanding Blockchain

You can’t understand cryptocurrencies without understanding the underlying technology. As a matter of fact, what is fundamental to any cryptocurrency’s success and overall appeal is the particular technology used for their creation. However, the technical aspects of the virtual currencies world can be genuinely challenging and even a bit overwhelming, especially for those outside the…

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Dubai Government Implements Blockchain Technology Into Its Payment System

Dubai Government Implements Blockchain Technology Into Its Payment System

The Dubai Government launched an initiative in collaboration with the private sector, called Smart Dubai, also Smart Dubai office. Led by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the purpose of this initiative is to transform Dubai into the world’s smartest and happiest city on earth and more specifically to “empower, deliver and promote an efficient,…

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Ripple Confirmed New xRapid Product To Launch In a Month

Ripple Confirmed New xRapid Product To Launch In a Month

Ripple is a blockchain based platform designed as a real-time settlement system, currency exchange and remittance network, called RippleNet. The purpose of the platform is to connect banks and payment providers via RippleNet to enable sending and receiving money securely, instantly, nearly free of charge. Its network allows for fast global cross-border financial transactions of…

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