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From Hairstylist to Crypto Trader: A Cautionary Tale

A New York hairstylist to rock stars became a technical trader in Puerto Rico. Here’s how she got rich, only to lose everything in the crypto winter. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Trading Week.

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Read 'em and Weep: Five Crypto Influencers Who Dealt Their Followers a Bad Hand

From fantastic price projections to paid project promotion without full disclosure, these crypto influencers played a losing game, dealing crypto recommendations that may have hurt their millions of followers.

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Maren Altman: Crypto’s TikTok Astrologer

Vitalik Buterin once likened blockchain to magic. Altman uses another type of trading system to be “your personal poet for the stars.”

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Midwits, Wassies and HODLers: The Memes That Define Crypto Trading

In the crypto trading world, memes have become something of a universal language.

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Crypto Trading 101: How to Use Support and Resistance

Two of the most common terms you’ll hear when analysts talk about crypto prices are "support" and "resistance." Here’s what they mean and how they can inform trades.

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'A Metric for Fun': The FTX Leaderboard

Benchmarking, credibility, bragging rights. It's all at stake on the industry's most-watched profit-reckoner. This story is part of Trading Week.

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Why Trading Is Essential for Crypto

If you think traders give crypto a bad name, just imagine an industry without them. This op-ed is part of CoinDesk's Trading Week.

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The Art of Trading Without Trading

Dollar-cost averaging may be better for your crypto portfolio – and your soul – than active trading. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Trading Week.

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A Day in the Life of a Crypto Trader

How do the pros spend their time? Jeff Wilser asks two of the best.

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Crypto Charting 101: How to ID Basic Patterns and Trends

Learn to spot flags, pennants, wedges and sideways trends and understand how those patterns can inform trading decisions.

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Black Thursdays: Bitcoin's 5 Worst Crashes

Oct. 24, 1929, (aka “Black Thursday”) is infamous in stock market history. As part of CoinDesk's Trading Week, we are taking a look back at some of the worst crashes in crypto history.

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How Crypto Traders Are Weathering the Bear Market

Three full-time crypto traders share their best trades, worst bets and how they are weathering the crypto winter.

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9 Survival Tips for Crypto Winter

Jeff Wilser gathers advice from traders who've seen this movie before.

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​Why Trade Crypto Derivatives When You Can Trade Spot?

Derivatives let you trade contracts about an asset like bitcoin without actually holding a single coin yourself.

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Novel Trading Opportunities in DeFi for TradFi

The crypto industry can provide novel opportunities to generate value, but some of those avenues can't all be found in traditional finance.

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Web3 Has Failed the Creator Economy

Why would you voluntarily put the success of your brand in the hands of traders?

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4 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Retail Trading

Crypto is resistant to neat classifications like securities, commodities and cash – and that will likely continue as the industry expands into new business lines.

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How Crypto Traders Are Reinventing Venture Capital

The digital asset ecosystem democratizes startup investing by granting everyday investors wider access to potentially outsized returns of liquid venture markets.

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Macro Problems Are Clouding Ethereum Merge Advances

One month after Ethereum’s Merge, Simon Peters, crypto market analyst at social investing network eToro, looks at what’s next for the network and its native token, ether (ETH).

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Technical Analysis Is Dead, Long Live Transaction Analysis

Historical price movements can only tell crypto traders so much about where prices are trending.

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Stablecoins: A New Key to Success in the Current Crypto Market

Speculation leads to innovation, but in a volatile bear market traders need stability.

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What the MiCA Bill Could Mean for the Future of Decentralization

The Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) bill could separate the decentralized wheat from the chaff, but the survivors will find the new landscape challenging.

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Why Bitcoin Has Been Highly Correlated With Fiat

And whether that means it has failed as an inflation hedge for traders.

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Why Trading Is Essential for Crypto

If you think traders give crypto a bad name, just imagine an industry without them. This op-ed is part of CoinDesk's Trading Week.

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Outsmart Yourself: Become a Better Crypto Trader by Avoiding the Top Cognitive Biases

The DeFi Edge runs down four of the most mental hang-ups affecting crypto traders.

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Anyone Can Start a Hedge Fund: How On-Chain Credit Changes the Crypto Economy

Undercollateralized loans open crypto into new forms of financing, and could spur a wave of trading activity and capital formation.

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A Compass Through Crypto Turbulence: Understanding Web3's Demand-Side Tokenization Models

To weather crypto winters, Web3 projects must invest resources into understanding token demand – not just supply.

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