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Dynamic Leverage Explained

Trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with leverage allows you to trade a much larger position size than your deposit amount would allow. And of course, trading larger position sizes returns a higher end profit (or loss!).

Stop Out Explained When Trading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

‘My Account blew up’. The dreaded realisation of any trader. But fear not. If you have a sound understanding of how stop out works, you will have a good idea of how much the market can move against you while still being able to maintain your positions.

Trading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies with Leverage

CryptoAltum offers cryptocurrency trading with up to 1:500 leverage. But wait… Trading with high leverage is risky business. It’s not for the faint hearted that’s for sure. But, if you have an appetite for high-risk, high-reward trading, it could be just for you.
Cryptocurrency margin and profit calculations

How to Calculate Crypto Lot Sizes, Margin and Profit

Calculating margin and profit when trading cryptocurrencies may seem confusing, but it really needn't be. We've created this simple guide to cover the basics and show you exactly how these things work.
Dollar sign sinking in water. Market Depth and Liquidity concept.

Market Depth and Liquidity Explained

Have you ever looked at a body of water and wondered just how deep it is? We bet you’ve even had that little voice in your head go “Jump! You can FLY!”. We’re joking of course, on a more serious note, the idea of a pool’s depth also translates into trading by something called Market Depth. Basically it’s a concept that shows how much liquidity is available at each market price. In this article we explain what you should understand about market depth and liquity and how this affects yur trading outcomes. 
Trading Chart Showing Moving Average Indicator

Moving Averages in Crypto Markets: Everything you need to know

A Moving Average is a technical analysis tool that simply identifies the trend direction of an instrument to better calculate support and resistance levels. Because it’s based on the follow up with past prices, the MA is considered to be a trend-following–or lagging–indicator. In this article we explain the two main moving averages (simple and exponential) and look at golden and death crosses and how they help you identify trading opportunites. 
Relative Strength Index Indicator on a trading chart

Relative Strength Index in Crypto Markets

An indicator is a tool used to help you better understand the markets so that you can take informative actions when it comes to your trades. In this article, we’ll be talking about one of our favourite indicators, the Relative Strength Index.
Bollinger bands on a trading chart

Bollinger Bands Explained

You might have not heard of John Bollinger, but we’re sure you’ve heard of Bollinger Bands®. Well, this John that you don’t know is one of the most important analysts of our generation and, you guessed it, he’s the creator of the Bollinger Bands®.

In this article, we’ll be discussing these bands and how they’re very helpful indicators that can improve your trading strategy big time. 
Fibonacci Retracement Trading Indicator

Fibonacci Retracement Explained

With so many indicators out there, it’s easy to get confused if you’re trying to pick the best one. Well, the truth is there is no correct answer to this question. It all depends on what your trading style is. However, one tool is always available for you to use in whichever style you work with and that is the Fibonacci Retracement.

In this article we explain what is the famous Fibonacci Retracement and how you can use it effectively in your trading. 
Trading Education Concept

The 6 Steps of the Trading Process

You’ve just created your account at CryptoAltum. Now you’ve got the hopes and dreams of becoming the best trader and getting the profits rolling in. However, you realize you don’t know the fundamental knowledge to actually make a trade, well, have no fear! We at CryptoAltum will be explaining to you how a trade is made from the initial discovery to the end result of closing a trade. So buckle up and read on!

Former US Treasurer: Ripple has Utility

Rosie Rios, a currency designer and a former U.S. Treasurer, thinks XRP—unlike other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—has true utility. In Rosie's view, most cryptocurrencies are speculative assets. Although most act as currencies, holders rarely use them as intended.

Monero Launches a Trustless P2P Mining Pool

The developers of Monero, a privacy-centric cryptocurrency and a leader in its category, have activated a trustless p2p mining pool. Unlike centralized cryptocurrency mining pools, a P2P pool is free to join and depends on the wider community for improvements.
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