In today's article:
• Confessions of a lazy trader
• How to trade rand CFDs at a fraction of the price
• Why buy the Crypto Correction
Confessions of a lazy trader
Q. “I’m generally a lazy trader when it comes to calculations. I just want to take the trade without pulling out a calculator and pressing buttons to work out how many CFDs I’ll need ... ››› more
I am a Bitcoin bull and generally expect major upside.
But today, the factors and chart I'm about to reveal might shock you.
What we know already is that companies like Tesla stopped Bitcoin transactions due to high energy costs. And countries like China are stopping Bitcoin transactions because of the lack of control.
But the main reason for the slump of bitcoin, right now, is due to ... ››› more
If you're a crypto investor, you're sitting through a major pullback right now.
And you're probably looking at a painful decline in your crypto portfolio value maybe 20%, even 50%.
So is this current weakness just standard volatility, like we've seen for years, or is this time different - a sustained bear market?
Well it may be a tough moment for crypto investors, but it's not time to ... ››› more
Q. “I've started reading Sam Volkering's Crypto-Revolution book. It mentions a couple of digital coins, which got me thinking. Are all cryptocurrencies the same or are they broken up into different categories?”
A. Each cryptocurrency has its own group of features, benefits and functions. Some are used to pay for goods & services while others are used for investment purposes i.... ››› more
What's been going on with cryptos'?!
The total crypto market cap has dropped over R200 billion over the past month.
And it seems like a lot of retail investors are getting out of the crypto markets.
I think so!
You see, there's some positive news for crypto's behind the scenes in the institutional space.
Bitcoin'... ››› more
Have you ever played a mobile game?
With some of them, the more you play, the more “rewards” or “in-game currency” you can get. Usually, you can use them to unlock a level or something along those lines.
You can also use your credit/debit card to buy a level or get special features etc. And if you'd rather not spend actual cash, you can earn in-game currency by watching a few ads ... ››› more
They've been one of the major catalysts that's catapulted Bitcoin into the mainstream financial media and its price over the past year and half.
And it makes sense…
The more “Big Money” get involved in digital currencies, the further it legitimises them as an asset class.
Consequently, more investors jump on board pushing up prices.
We've seen t... ››› more
After a pretty hellish month for Bitcoin - dropping over $20,000…
Investors finally have something to cheer about!
The #1 crypto by market cap rallied over 15% in the past two days.
And this time, it had nothing to do with Elon, or any other billionaire.
Instead, something even BIGGER happened in the market - one that could have implications on countries worldwide and the world's... ››› more
What started as the online currency for the dark web Is now viewed by Wall Street as a legitimate asset class.
And it's in big part due to a number of tech companies (MicroStrategy, Square, Tesla), banks and billionaire investors entering the crypto market in some way.
The thing is, this is only the beginning…
In fact, recent reports hint that the world's largest tech company may just b... ››› more
When crypto crashes, something interesting happens…
An army of naysayers rush from out of the woodwork with the usual “I told you so”.
And I'm not just talking about people on social media, or even friends. But also professors of economics and fund managers!
Even this Nobel prize-winning economist had a go…
Final reminder... ››› more
Q. “I read that the S&P 500 and Dow Jones digital assets indices have also gone live and are available to investors. Will this also help boost Bitcoin's price as you predicted in Monday's article?”
A. Most definitely.
Whenever major stock exchanges accept, add on or, regulate crypto-currencies, the more attractive it is for investors to buy crypto-currencies like Bitcoin.
... ››› more
In 2020, I made a Bitcoin prediction that the price would rally from $10,000 to $24,442.
In just a few short months, the price rocketed to the price target and then some.
Right now, Bitcoin is trading at $42,700. And you'd think I would sell from here, right?
Most definitely not…
In this article, I'm going to present my first major prediction for Bitcoin and how I expect it to ra... ››› more
Q. I read one of Timon's articles about his prediction that gold is about to rally again. I would like to ask if the drop in value of the US dollar and bonds will also help with gold's run-up? Hennie…”
In March, we saw both the 10-year US Treasury yields drop, along with the US dollar falling over 0.2%.
Now economically speaking, when the US dollar... ››› more
Did you hear?
One of the world's leading financial-data companies officially launched a cryptocurrency index...
On Tuesday 4th May, S&P Dow Jones Global Indices announced its three indexes to track digital assets are now live. The following three indexes were launched using closing prices from May 3:
• S&P Bitcoin Index, which tracks the performance of bitcoin.
• S&P Ethereum I... ››› more
Last week, Joe Biden gave a speech.
He mentioned something about a possible capital gains tax.
It scared some traders and investors with big, long positions in Bitcoin.
And of course, crypto tanked.
But this could actually be a tanking many crypto proponents have been waiting for…
Quick-Start Guide to Crypto + 3 Coins to Bu... ››› more
Do you remember Mt.Gox?
It was a huge crypto exchange.
It's believed at its peak to have handled around 70% of all bitcoin trading. It was unstoppable.
Until it failed due to theft, insolvency and a collapse of operations that smashed the industry.
But as Mt.Gox failed, another crypto exchange would rise to greatness…
211%,... ››› more
Q. "I've started trading crypto-currencies and am a bit lost.
My portfolio is R100,000 and I want to buy Ethereum.
Could you give me a quick step by step calculation on how to work out how many CFDs I must buy and not risk more than 2% of my portfolio in the trade?
I thank you in advance."
Our Top 3 Recommendations for New Cryp... ››› more
There is no doubt there is wealth to be made in the crypto markets.
But if you go in blindly without understanding the basics, then you're likely to come out of it worse than you went in.
That's why, I believe you need to understand some of the key mistakes that newbie crypto investors make.
Know these two key mistakes to avoid and you'll be that more clued up about how to navigate the... ››› more
Last week the crypto-currency market topped over $2 trillion for the first time in history.
It was driven by the Ethereum rally that breached over $2,000 per Ether.
If you don't know by now, Ethereum is the second largest digital coin on the market with a market cap of over $240 billion alone.
While Bitcoin is still the leading crypto-currency with over $1.1 trillion market value, it has... ››› more
It was from SA-based crypto exchange iCE3x. Founded in 2013, iCE3x is one of the oldest crypto exchanges in SA and has roughly 80,000 customers.
The company announced it had suspended all trading and deposits on the platform after discovering “discrepancies in the balances pertaining to bitcoin and litecoin”.
This news alarmed the crypto community - as expected. But this is not first ... ››› more
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