Bitcoin – Trading Moving Averages or HODL? A Python Script Uncovers the Answer!

I’ve always wondered if a slow and high-level trading strategy focusing on long-term trends could outperform a buy-and-hold strategy. To answer this question, I created a Python script that would utilize a momentum-based strategy to tell me when to buy and when to sell Bitcoin. Despite my busy life and doubts that day trading would … Read more

Python Time Series Forecast – A Guided Example on Bitcoin Price Data

A Time Series is essentially a tabular data with the special feature of having a time index. The common forecast task is ‘knowing the past (and sometimes the present), predict the future’. This task, taken as a principle, reveals itself in several ways: in how to interpret your problem, in feature engineering, and in which … Read more

The idea of is to create an immortal message, i.e., a “vow”, promise, love message, dedication, or just a simple note to your (future) kids that shall outlast civilizations. Bitcoiners believe that the Bitcoin Blockchain will exist for hundreds of years. 💡 The last Bitcoin will be mined in the year 2140. So, the … Read more

Can a Miner Change a Bitcoin Transaction?

You should always apply your own critical thinking when it comes to the crypto space. One question asked by many critical thinkers who know the overall idea of the Bitcoin protocol but not yet its technicalities is: 💬 Question: What if a miner is not trustworthy and tries to change my transaction? Can the miner … Read more

Bollinger Bands Algorithm – Python Binance API for Crypto Trading

A Bollinger Band consists of three lines: a simple moving average, an upper band, and a lower band. The assumption is that if the real price crosses over one of the bands, this can be seen as a signal to trade in or our of a given asset. For cryptocurrencies, breakout trades are more frequently … Read more

Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) – Python Binance API for Crypto Trading

MACD is a trend-following momentum indicator used for trading. It consists of two lines: The MACD line is calculated by taking the difference between short-term EMA and long-term EMA. Exponential Moving Average (EMA) assigns weights to all the values due to a given factor whereas the latest data point gets the maximum weight, and the … Read more