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Crypto Currency Trading

The Next Bitcoin and first to One Trillion

Posted by David Bean on

Ripple has soared in the past week and is now second on the coinmarketcap.com list of cryptocurrency market cap valuations. Ripple is roughly one half the value of Bitcoin in market capitalization. The question becomes, is this the new Bitcoin? As well as, which Cryptocurrency will hit $1 Trillion first. The pace and momentum of Ripple could make it number one soon and a shot at the first to $1 Trillion.  

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Stellar Lumens Crypto Currency Trade

Posted by David Bean on

As traders we gravitate toward the most trade able and trendy markets. Whether you believe in the crypto currency markets as a new regime or a short term fad, there are some nice trading opportunities. We continue to research the crypto currency markets on a small scale along with our futures trading system portfolios. We go over one of our latest trades in the video below, discuss the risks, and go over some web based crypto currency trading tools. Stellar Lumens is currently number 14 on the crypto currency market capitalization list. Coinigy.Com is the platform for charting Poloniex.Com is...

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Trading Algorithms for Bitcoin

Posted by David Bean on

​We use this plugin Ninjatools.studio plugin to get two years of Bitcoin data from Poloniex.com. Poloniex.Com is a cash exchange for many crypto currencies. We tested some of our current NinjaTrader 8 scripts including VIX Swing (without using VIX) and SR CounterTrend Gold. The data was only applied to Bitcoin data as these are not market correlation studies between Bitcoin and Gold or Bitcoin and E-mini S&P. It is simply a Bitcoin strategy. The results are in the video below. The plugin from Ninjatools.studio will allow you to plot all the US Dollar based crypto currencies in NinjaTrader 8. You can not automate actual...

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CBOE Futures Contract vs CME Group Futures Contract

Posted by David Bean on

CBOE futures started trading last night December 10, 2017. The CME Group futures will start trading on December 18, 2017. The CBOE futures acts as a mini futures contract since its contract value is 1 Bitcoin while the CME Group will be 5 Bitcoins. CBOE Bitcoin Futures Contract Specifications CME Group Bitcoin Futures Contract Specifications We discuss this in the video below and a potential trade. I actually started placing limit orders at the bid when the market moved above 18,000 area but did not get filled.  Looking for a second leg up to 20,000 but will probably sit this move...

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Trade Bitcoin in NinjaTrader 8

Posted by David Bean on

I found a plugin for NinjaTrader 8 that gives us Crypto Currency Data for Poloniex.Com. I have been discretionary trading the crypto currencies with a small account with some success this year. There is a lot of movement in these markets so it is possible to capture some trends more easily than in other traditional markets right now in my opinion. We like to improve our odds and understand the markets with trading systems. With this NinjaTrader 8 plugin, I have been able to test some of my strategy ideas and develop a couple of crypto currency trading systems for Bitcoin....

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