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What is Bitcoin?

Even though Bitcoin was first proposed in 2008, it remains a mystery to many 12 years later. Don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know about the first cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is a topic which has been subject to a lot of misinformation and fake news for quite some time now. This has caused a lot of us to be misled or misguided and lost in the overwhelming world of Bitcoin.…

Crypto Option Trading: What are Move Contracts and How to Trade them?

In the previous post we discussed what are Options and how to trade them. If you are unaware of Option trading, I strongly recommend you read it before proceeding. Options are a type of derivative product and their value depends on the underlying stock, in this case the cryptocurrency. Move Contracts and How to trade them Move Contracts are options that allow you to trade based on the movement of…

A guide to Understand Option Trading and Bitcoin Options

Crypto markets are maturing. The introduction of perpetual future contracts, option trading, leveraged tokens, volatility contracts and many such instruments are most likely what we need for institutional hedge funds/prop desks to take the crypto markets seriously. Options are one such financial instrument that could see stock market option traders coming into Bitcoin trading. More money flowing into Bitcoin is a good thing, right? Options have been a part of…

Why We Do Not Understand Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a difficult subject because of its many moving parts. It is polymaths in nature which means it is an amalgamation of things like Computer Science, Economics, Monetary History, Math, Politics. All ideated, tested, compressed and shipped for the 21st century and maybe beyond. This is simply too much for any sane individual to go around. Usually, you will find an individual has really mastered one or maybe two…

An Open Letter to Media Sites That Report on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Media reports in India around Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum or even proposed projects like Facebook’s Libra are often very poorly written. I say that because as someone who has dedicated over 2 years to the subject, knows a thing or two about it. Statements like “RBI has banned Cryptocurrencies”, “Bitcoin is banned in India”, “the government has officially banned Cryptocurrencies”, seem to be thrown around loosely without any research. I…

Things to Know Before Gambling With Cryptocurrencies

Many people are discovering online casinos and betting sites that accept Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you need to know before you test casino gambling. We’ve all seen it in movies, our hero will sit at a Blackjack table, run some calculations, and by the end of the scene, win millions. We have seen jackpots won on slot machines, massive wins on Roulette and other Casino games. Those are…