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Bollinger Bands Explained

17th September 2020

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. 
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Crypto Volatility: Everything you need to know

10th September 2020

Leverage is a double-edge sword that can make or break a trader. However, leverage will count for nothing if the market is flat. Digital assets, or simply cryptocurrencies, are volatile with relatively thin liquidity. This is why in the course of trading, participants should tread carefully, fully understanding how volatility plays a critical role influencing their overall profitability.
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Relative Strength Index in Crypto Markets

2nd September 2020

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.
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Five Crypto Trading Algo Strategies: A Deeper Dive

24th August 2020

Crypto trading will be futile if a trader goes about his/her business without a tested strategy. It will even be catastrophic and draining especially if a crypto trading robot is blindly deployed in a live account without highsight. This guide explains five of the most common crypto trading algorithm strategies.
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Everything You Need To Know About Crypto Algo Trading

3rd August 2020

Trading may be an art, less of a science. This means participation is exciting. However, the focus is on profits driving traders towards automation. Known for its gyration and sharp swirls, using crypto algo trading algorithms eliminate one of traders’ main undoing: emotions. This piece will take you through everything you need to know about crypto trading using fine-tuned algorithms.

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Moving Averages in Crypto Markets: Everything you need to know

28th July 2020

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. 
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Day Trading Versus Swing Trading: Everything you need to know

20th July 2020

Traders, regardless of experience, have to fine-tune their strategies constantly, and are always looking for the perfect methods that suit their risk and emotional profile. In crypto trading, a trader can opt to either day trade (scalping),  or swing trade. Here, we discuss the benefits of both trading styles and then differentiate them. Once you read this guide, you'll know what each methodology entails and what’s required in helping you make a better choice.
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Fundamental Analysis of Cryptocurrencies: Everything You Need to Know

1st July 2020

Our guide is designed to educate new and fairly experienced traders on the building blocks of fundamental analysis. Considering the hype element that’s unique to cryptocurrencies, it is vital that a trader master the art of identifying worthy digital assets using the criteria mentioned below. We’ll also cover the challenges and expected roadblocks. Once you read through this guide and combine the insights gained with technical analysis, it will be only a matter of time before you improve your trading performance.
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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies are Secure Investment Options, Trade them Confidently

22nd June 2020

Gold may stand out as a trusted safe-haven. Stocks and bonds can also be alternatives. But with innovation and shifting needs of traders—often searching for profits by tapping volatility, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are increasingly becoming a staple as governments and big corporations find ways of leveraging the underlying technology.
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The Art of Mastering Emotions when Trading Cryptocurrencies

15th June 2020

The race to diversify income channels and make money can be pressing. In a high octane environment marked by high market volatility and random price movement, a crypto CFD trader who masters his/her emotions emerges on top. In this guide, we tell you how you can tame your psychology and ace the art of trading.
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Two Ways of Minimizing Risks When Trading Crypto CFDs

8th June 2020

In any venture, factoring in risk is inevitable. It is part of the process, even baked-in. However, for every crypto CFD trader, there is always a way out. Though a fine-tuned crypto trading strategy may exist, complementing it with these proven risk-minimizing methods can significantly boost your account and profitability in the long haul.
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Exchange versus CFD Trading: Which is better?

1st June 2020

Cryptocurrency has the attention of governments and regulators. For those seeking to flip the market or own digital assets, differentiating between exchange crypto trading and crypto CFD trading is key. Here’s everything you need to know.
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5 Reasons to Trade Crypto CFDs

25th May 2020

Market volatility is a crypto market signature. Market movements are as random as it profitable for prepared traders ready to spin the market and earn big rewards. These are five reasons why you should trade Crypto CFDs.
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What are Cryptocurrencies, and how to trade crypto CFDs

18th May 2020

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are the new cool. Traders are actively fine-tuning strategies to profit from the multi-billion dollar digital asset market. As crypto matures, it will mean nothing if you can’t trade crypto CFDs from a reliable and trusted broker. 
Risk Disclosure: Trading cryptocurrencies or any other financial instrument involves a significant level of risk and may result in a total loss of your investment. You should consider carefully whether investing in Bitcoin or any other instrument offered by CryptoAltum is appropriate to your financial situation. CryptoAltum only accepts deposits in Cryptocurrencies. By trading with CryptoAltum you acknowledge your understanding of this risk disclosure and your agreement with the Terms and Conditions.
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