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Webinar: Bitcoin Themes, Strategy and Trading Ideas

Webinar: Bitcoin Themes, Strategy and Trading Ideas

Nick Cawley, Strategist

In this regular webinar we took a look at the current price action in cryptocurrency heavyweights Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) and looked at any news that may be making waves in the markets. We also took a look at how overnight trading and volumes may help us to determine moves in European hours and discussed how a larger market may bring in more investors and traders. We also touched upon the need to stay disciplined when trading digital tokens as price volatility is high.

Discussions include –

  • Bitcoin’s market capitalization touched that of financial payment giant PayPal earlier in the week. Will blockchain become the pre-eminent financial payment network?
  • BTC’s and ETH’s volatility make it a good trading vehicle but care must always be taken, discipline is a must and ongoing education extremely important
  • Ethereum is pushing higher with talk of a new upgrade, Metropolis, and news that Microsoft will unveil a new Ethereum-friendly blockchain.
  • While trading digital tokens can provide opportunities, not everyone may be comfortable with the asset’s volatility.

If you missed this webinar and would like to know about future events, including next week’s Bitcoin webinar, see the full DailyFX webinar schedule here.

--- Written by Nick Cawley, Analyst

To contact Nick, email him at nicholas.cawley@ig.com

Follow Nick on Twitter @nickcawley1

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