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Diving deeper into fundamental analysis, technical analysis in cryptocurrency trading and crypto trading strategies.

Welcome to the crypto trading strategy long reads.

We don’t publish trading strategies often - they are too comprehensive to be spewed out often. We do update them though, and they age well.

On this page, you can find the same set of trading strategy articles ordered in two ways: Down below by the most recently updated, and here on the right side labeled by difficulty.

If you are looking for cryptocurrency trading strategies for beginners, choose from the list on the right.

All Trading Strategy Articles

MINDSET Technical Analysis in Crypto: How to use TA strategically

With links to the selection of best tools and scripts

Be it in crypto or legacy markets, technical analysis is something that people typically either hate or rely on blindly and religiously. In a 2019...

Read Technical Analysis in Crypto: How to use TA strategically in full >>

REAL DATA The Case for DCA

Actually crunching the numbers for you.

Dollar Cost Averaging Definition Dollar cost averaging, or DCA for short, means investing certain set amount of money into an asset on a regula...

Read The Case for DCA in full >>

BEGINNER STRATEGY Crypto Investment Strategy: Step By Step Guide

Full walkthrough with all the basics you need to have down for a sensible mid to long-term cryptocurrency investment strategy. With a case in point - XRP.

As the anonymous internet hive of crypto investors likes to put it, typically it is wiser to be the 0.01% of world’s population that own cryptocurr...

Read Crypto Investment Strategy: Step By Step Guide in full >>

MARKET PSYCHOLOGY Thoughts on Reversals and Psychology

Bottoming process, just as any other market reversal, is strongly influenced by psychology.

The previous altcoin trading strategy post was on Fulcrum Bottom - a technical chart pattern. But there is a lot more to say to reversals in gener...

Read Thoughts on Reversals and Psychology in full >>


Fulcrum bottom has been talked about a lot lately thanks to mentions in Peter Brandt's reports. Describing it as 'head & shoulders except at the bottom' is not quite cutting it though.

Fulcrum bottom has been talked about a lot lately in bitcoin trading communities thanks to Peter Brandt mentioning this concept in his reports. ...

Read Fulcrum Bottom in full >>


Market timing tools provide just the starting point of decision making but they are not as dubious as they are sometimes portrayed.

In April 2018, John Bollinger asked on Twitter what everyone’s favorite technical indicators are that they’ve mostly come to rely on. Given that m...

Read Timing Tools in full >>


Short-term trading is a way to stop leaving money on the table in sideways markets. Featuring everyone's favourite charting app - TensorCharts.

Scalping [noun] - trading technique of capitalizing on small price changes. Positions are typically closed as soon as they become profitable, ea...

Read Scalping Crypto in full >>

BEGINNER STRATEGY 3 Tips: How to vet ICOs and what to watch once you're in

To some crypto traders ICOs are so 2017, to some they are a great concept democratizing finance. There are scams and failures but one way to work with token markets is to take the past failure data and draw valuable information from them.

In a recent short note on an interesting information appeared - 46% of ICOs from 2017 already failed. There surely are scams and f...

Read 3 Tips: How to vet ICOs and what to watch once you're in in full >>

STRATEGIC TOOLS Why are Fib Retracements and Extensions Important

Fibs are the black-box tool that everyone uses because everyone uses it. Why they matter in spite of it?

Fibs, or Fibonacci retracement – the bread and butter of cryptocurrency trading when your pair keeps making ATHs. Or if it just breaks from a range...

Read Why are Fib Retracements and Extensions Important in full >>

REAL DATA On Lending

How to decide whether the swap rate is enough to cover your risk and why it is a stupid idea to lend your coins for peanuts.

A lot has been written about margin funding — ranging from “hey free moneyh” to country-specific tax problems. Some crypto traders like to lend th...

Read On Lending in full >>

TRADING STRATEGY Multiple time frame analysis: Trading several timeframes at the same time

On why it's constructive to trade multiple time frames at the same time and how to manage the stack of your positions and orders.

There are two parts to trading multiple timeframes. First part is the multiple time frame analysis: Unless the only thing you do is scalping on a ...

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STRATEGIC TOOLS Wyckoff trading method and ranging markets

A primer on how to look at a ranging market. Long read, specific to trading ranges in cryptocurrencies, and some basic Wyckoff method to look into the market phases.

If you want more Wyckoff, take a look at the “Wyckoff Trading” tag in the blog. What is Wyckoff Method? The Wyckoff Method is a strategic trad...

Read Wyckoff trading method and ranging markets in full >>

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