We will look at how to measure the balance between risk and reward of investing in specific cryptocurrencies and how to value your trading strategies in this respect. Sharpe and Sortino ratios are the most mainstream tools to do just that. They used to require calculations, but today you can get them through back testing or using analytics on the strategy you are already trading.
China is already testing its “digital yuan,” with the USA, Great Britain, France, South Korea and other countries working on similar steps, too. Already 20% of 66 central banks stated that they are likely to issue a digital currency within the next six years.
While explaining Bitcoin’s diminishing inflation is a piece of cake, understanding how its younger brother is designed in this respect takes a bit more effort. We’ll need to look at 3 major points: the historical reduction of rewards, Ethereum 2.0, and the potential of DeFi.
Do you have an exit strategy in case crypto’s total market cap starts plunging just like it did this past week? All markets have a short-term memory when things are parabolic one way or another. Not to mention all the biases that plague trading behaviour.
No option is unequivocally wrong or right. We will try to clarify some of the reasons behind choosing BTC or USDT to trade in. You’ll be able to pick the one that fits current market conditions and your preference.
In August 90% of ETH holders were in profit. This brings up an interesting question: is it better to hold it or trade it? Trading is highly individual and has plenty of approaches so an absolute answer is impossible. However, we can explore some very common crypto trading strategies and see what might help you make the most out of a bull run. The similar experiment for trading Bitcoin during the 2017 bull run pinpointed some easy and profitable strategies. We hope to provide the same again.