Browsing the "Crypto 101" Tag

3 Insights on Crypto Derivatives and Risk From Veteran OTC Traders

| Galen Moore

Missed our webinar on crypto derivatives? Read the takeaways from CoinDesk Research's chat with OTC trading pros Yinfeng Shao and Martin Garcia.

Mastering Emotions and Managing Risk in Cryptocurrency Trading

| Sebastian Sinclair

When it comes to trading, there are several steps you can take in order to reduce your exposure to the market extremes of price volatility.

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Crypto 101: Gauging Trend Strength With the Chaikin Money Flow

| Sebastian Sinclair

CoinDesk details the Chaikin Money Flow indicator, which is used to quantify trend strength around volume and market pressure.

Crypto Trading 101: Pivot Points And Why They’re Useful

| Sebastian Sinclair

When combined with other technical tools, pivot points are valued among day traders for their ability to analyze price movement and more.

Crypto Trading 101: The Moving Average Convergence Divergence

| Sam Ouimet

The MACD is one of the most widely used indicators for gauging trend strength and momentum. Best of all, it's also one of the easiest to master.

Crypto Trading 101: The Moving Average Crossover

| Sebastian Sinclair

Moving average crossovers, one of the simplest traders' tools, are best suited to trend following and momentum trading.

Crypto Trading 101: The Fibonacci Retracements

| Sam Ouimet

CoinDesk unpacks and explains Fibonacci retracements, a tool used to predict potential price support and resistance, for crypto traders.

Crypto Trading 101 – Calculating Moving Averages

| Sebastian Sinclair

CoinDesk gives a 101 overview of how traders use moving averages as a tool in their investing arsenal.

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Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance

| Sam Ouimet

Support and resistance levels help identify areas of supply and demand, and are an important aspect of price charts for traders to understand.

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Crypto Trading 101: Simple Charting Patterns Explained

| Sebastian Sinclair

Are you good at spotting anomalies in complex problems? Charting just might be for you. CoinDesk offers its basic guide for eager intro traders.