Updated 24 Nov 2017: Bitcoin Gold is one of the recent Bitcoin forks. Ridden with controversy and skepticism - but relevant.
Updated 29 Nov 2017: Reddit's opinions on why is this happening, Roger Ver sending 25k BTC to Bitfinex, Korean zero-fee volume.
Updated 16 Oct 2017: They say you need bitcoin to get altcoins but the fiat to alt markets are slowly appearing on previously bitcoin-only exchanges. For the
gambling trading you need the liquidity of Alt/BTC pairs though.
Updated 19 Oct 2017: Ichimoku cloud is an indicator that looks far too complex to learn for traders with 5 seconds attention spans. Once you know what it does it makes your trading so much easier though.