What Creates The Crypto Contagion?

Crypto contagion

It’s been a wild ride these last few years, even for the most seasoned bitcoiner. If this is your first bull and bear cycle, I am sure you feel like you’ve experienced a decade’s worth of drama in this last year alone. Bitcoin is infamous for being highly speculative and volatile. When you tack on […]

How Altcoin Exchanges Carry Liquidity Risk

altcoin liquidity risk

Once you venture into the world of bitcoin and plan to acquire some, you’re faced with the reality that centralised exchanges are the easiest, cheapest and simplest way to get exposure to bitcoin. These on-ramps have market demand, and these fintech services function similarly to banks. You deposit fiat currency with them, and these exchanges […]

Bitcoin App: LN Markets

Bitcoin is often labelled boring and stuffy, the trusted boomer coin that keeps going reliably without fail; it’s got no innovation going for it, so why focus on it, right? To an extent, these critics are correct; bitcoin is boring because it’s a savings technology, it’s meant to be mind-numbingly boring and reliable, but it’s […]

What Is A Forced Liquidation In Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Liquidations

The bitcoin market has taken quite the tumble in the last few months, we’ve seen cascading losses and massive sell-offs as the bear market takes hold. When bitcoin markets are volatile, you’ll tend to hear a lot of the blame placed on leveraged traders who were “liquidated” in many of the financial news site headlines. […]

What Is Shitcoin Liquidity Risk?

Shitcoin Liquidity Risk

Investing or gambling on shitcoins is probably one of the riskiest trades you can participate in, apart from leverage trading on bitcoin. Shitcoins are leveraged bets on bitcoin. Most traders betting on shitcoins are looking to channel additional volatility through the shitcoin market. The thought process is when bitcoin goes up, people will roll out […]

What Is A Bitcoin Flash Crash?

BTC flash crash

When you make your first forays into bitcoin, you’re probably far more sensitive to price movements than those who have spent time in the market. Bitcoin is known for its volatility, and 5-20% daily moves are seen as normal, but that doesn’t mean additional volatility won’t take investors by surprise. It’s not uncommon for bitcoin […]

Why Has Bitcoin’s Price Dropped?

It wouldn’t be Bitcoin without mentioning its price would it? I mean, that’s why we’re all here right? “When moon ser?” However, if all you’re doing is looking at the price chart, panicking when you see a sea of red and thinking when you can cash out back in to fiat, then I feel you […]

Why Bitcoin Suddenly Drops In Price

You’ve all seen the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) from the mainstream media about Bitcoin’s volatility over the years but when you know why it happens, you can use it to your advantage to stack some really cheap sats. I’ve been digging a little bit in to these sharp drawdowns over the last few months and […]