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The Case for $54,000 Bitcoin

We have looked at Bitcoin for some time at Simpler Trading, both in the rooms and individually. This year has seen Bitcoin and crypto again in the spotlight. We are seeing crypto gain attention for two reasons. The first is the continuing and never-ending money printing by central banks diluting the purchasing power of fiat … Read more

The Case for Crypto Altcoins

Everyone has seen the recent run in Bitcoin. Bitcoin price has more than quadrupled off the lows and it seems that cryptocurrencies are now on everyone’s radar. Equally as important, we have seen institutions drive adoption like never before, from Square and PayPal allowing users to buy on the platform, to greater institutional investments in … Read more

Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably become aware of this thing called cryptocurrency. Or you’ve seen some headlines with either of the words “Bitcoin” or “blockchain.” So if you’ve found yourself on this post, then you at least have some intrigue around the idea – even if that … Read more

Sam’s Chart Setup for Trading Cryptocurrency

Sam’s chart setup includes all the studies and indicators he needs to effectively swing trade in any market. Check out the studies and indicators he uses to trade the markets. This trader’s core setup for charting equities, futures, and cryptocurrencies includes: ThinkorSwim and TradingView charts      8, 21, 34, 55, 89 period exponential moving averages      Darvas … Read more

The Simpler Guide to Ethereum

What is Ethereum? Ethereum is an open source Blockchain network that allows developers to build decentralized applications on the platform. Ethereum has similarities to Bitcoin in that they are both decentralized crypto-currencies and digital assets. Ethereum differs from Bitcoin in its end-use goal. Bitcoin aims to be the world’s currency and to facilitate transactions between … Read more

The Simpler Guide to Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is both a digital currency — similar to U.S. Dollars, Euros, or Yen — and a digital store of value similar to gold. It is created and backed by the Blockchain. What is the Blockchain? The Blockchain is the technology that Bitcoin and all other cryptocurrencies are built on. The Blockchain … Read more

Labor Day ‘Sale’ on Cryptocurrencies?

This weekend as you enjoy the Labor Day holiday, I would suggest perusing what cryptocurrencies are ‘on-sale’. Chinese regulators came out this weekend outlawing ICOs, sending the crypto market plummeting. This is on the heels of a huge run up with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and many others nearing or exceeding all time highs just days … Read more