Recommended resources to learn more about (crypto) trading

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INTRODUCTION VIDEOS FOR BEGINNERS
Here is a video as introduction to cryptocurrency trading on basic concepts of general features and possibilities on exchanges (the video mentions GDAX as an example; this is called Coinbase Pro nowadays):


ARTICLES FOR BEGINNERS
On this webpage you will find a few specific articles that explain some basic understandings of (cryptocurrency) trading, but also a lot of fundamental basics of the cryptocurrency space: https://www.bitcoinforbeginners.io/getting-started/

VIDEO WITH 50 MOST IMPORTANT CRYPTO TRADING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
Very good video with 50 basic tips that touches on all levels of trading and investing by Chris Dunn.


TRADING TERMINOLOGY
This webarticle explains a lot of TRADING TERMINOLOGY: https://www.investopedia.com/…/how-start-trading-order-type…

BASIC KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TRADING & TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Although the website is geared towards traditional FOREX trading and not so much cryptocurrency trading, the basic understanding of chart reading and analysis is roughly the same and provides sound fundamental knowledge. Start from "Elementary" and please ignore the prominent "get rich quick" advertisements on this website. It is also not required to sign up to be able to read the course articles. https://www.babypips.com/learn/forex

Also this webpage contains a wealth of information and links about chart analysis and trading basics: https://www.tonevays.com/learntrading.

CHART PATTERNS
This post contains a cheat sheet of the most famous chart patterns:
https://www.bitcoinforbeginners.io/discussions/threads/cheat-sheet-chart-patterns.15/

E-BOOKS (FREE)
- Candlesticks made easy
- Candlesticks, Fibonacci & Chart Patterns
- Step by Step Trading

OTHER BOOKS
- Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski
- Trading in the Zone by Mark Douglas
- The New Trading for a Living by Dr. Alexander Elder (Wiley Trading)

CHARTING TOOL
Currently Trading View is the most popular tool to do your charting and technical analysis on. It has most of the charts of relevant exchanges for the major crypto trading pairs. The free version is already a great way to start and do most of the basic stuff, eventhough you'll have to take the annoying advertisement as trade off.

PRACTICE TRADING SKILLS
You can start practicing your chart analysis skills and trading skills of entering and exiting positions by means of "paper trading" (doing trades without risking money) on the testnet environment of Bitmex. It has the full range of features of Bitmex derivatives trading platform so it gives the same look and feel of the real trading platform. When you sign up for an account, your account will be credited with testnet bitcoin (NOT real bitcoin) that you can use for entering trades (do not send real bitcoin to your account on this testnet version). https://testnet.bitmex.com/

LIST OF EXCHANGES TO START WITH TRADING
This post on our website’s native Discussions Board will give you an overview of most popular exchanges where to start with trading: https://www.bitcoinforbeginners.io/discussions/threads/list-of-exchanges-to-start-trading.16/
 
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