What if I told you there’s a way to earn from trading that’s low risk and works in all markets whether they go up or down? It’s called “arbitrage”, and it takes advantage of inefficiencies in the market. Arbitrage is usually in the form of simultaneously buying and selling assets by exploiting the differences in price between identical assets in two or more markets.

You could for example buy BTC on one exchange and sell it on another exchange when there’s a difference in price you could cash out the difference. Unfortunately that would involve sending crypto from one exchange…

We’ve become so accustomed to the incredible gains, as a result of rising crypto prices, our greed takes over and we stop thinking about taking profits. A lot of people erroneously believe they’ve become great traders because up till now they were making a profit.

It doesn’t take a genius to make money during an uptrend.

All you had to do was run some trading bots, follow some signals or leads and you would have doubled, tripled, or quadrupled your money over the course of a few months. We’ve seen this before in 2017 and it’s not any different now…

Grid bots have become very popular and quite a few exchanges such as Binance, Kucoin and Pionex offer them as a free service to their customers. For the exchanges it is a way to increase trading volume and liquidity. The trading bots help making the market, this is extremely useful in markets with low liquidity that otherwise would have huge irregular spikes and low activity. As a bot trader you can profit from those irregular price changes while providing volume to the exchange.

Grid bots are very different from the more common bots that are usually based on algorithms involving…

You’ve probably noticed Binance (and other platforms) have been offering futures, options, margin and leverage trading on top of their regular trading platform. If you’re not that familiar with trading you might scratch your head and wonder what this is all about.

In this article I will cover perpetual futures.

Perpetual futures

What are futures?

Futures are contracts, so basically they’re agreements to buy or sell a commodity, currency, or any other instrument at a predetermined price at a specified time in the future. In this case the underlying asset is cryptocurrency.

Simply put when you buy a future you are committing yourself…

As you probably have noticed I haven’t been writing much about new trading bot developments. The reason for this is that I don’t like to write about new developments unless I have tried these myself, I’ve reported on bots I didn’t use in the past but I never felt very confident writing about it other than just notifying people of their existence and their feature sets.

A lot has changed since I started this blog and despite all the new features, not much can still impress me. I tend to avoid software or techniques that are overly complex, there’s beauty…

Coinbase is again giving away free crypto as part of their plan to educate people on the diverse alt-coins they have on offer. By completing tutorials and answering questions you can earn some of these alt-coins. The questions aren’t that hard if you watch the tutorial you should be able to correctly answer all of the questions.

The catch: You have to be an existing Coinbase account holder

If you’re not signed up with Coinbase you might want to consider joining and buying some crypto through their services so you qualify for future coin giveaways.

John Doe: What is a cryptocurrency?

Me: It’s a currency that uses cryptography.

An all-new visual strategy designer.

Haasbot is one of the oldest and most advanced trading bots on the market if you want a top of the line trading bot that can do just about anything than Haasbot is your bot. But what drove most people to more userfriendly trading bots such as CryptoHopper and 3commas was its intimidating interface and feature set.

But now users can leverage the easy-to-use visual designer to easily create technical indicators, strategies, perform backtests… etc.

The Visual Editor makes use of their in-house developed scripting language, HaasScript. …

ApexTrader has been working on signal integration so far Crypto Base Scanner (my favourite signal service) has been added and there are more to come.

It’s very easy to set up signals on ApexTrader if you’re already familiar with its interface for setting up strategies.

Assuming you already have ApexTrader, the procedure to set up Crypto Base Scanner is as follows.

  • Sign up for Crypto Base Scanner signals. You have different options when signing up you can either signup for Signals Only or for Signals + the Altrady platform. Altrady is an all-in-one cryptocurrency trading platform for trading on multiple…

Cryptohopper has come a long way since its inception. It was the first bot I started using and it has grown into one of the leading trading bots for cryptocurrency.

Wednesday 16th of October Cryptohopper will release 2 new trading bots. A market-making bot and an exchange arbitrage bot.

Market Making Bot

A market maker or liquidity provider is a company or an individual that quotes both a buy and a sell price in a financial instrument or commodity held in inventory, hoping to make a profit on the bid-offer spread, or turn.

This is a bot that trades the difference between the…


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