Crypto Trading - Free Lesson
If you've considered enrolling in Investopedia Academy but you're unsure if it's right for you, we invite you to check out these exclusive free lessons directly from our Crypto Trading Course. Capitalize on the exciting and volatile crypto market by learning expert trading strategies that apply to cryptocurrencies, tokens and commodities.
Section 5, Lesson 1

Learn what common cryptocurrency trading mistakes to avoid. Sharpen your edge against other investors by learning when to identify position sizes that are too big; strategies that aren't well-thought out; and overtrading.

Section 5, Lesson 2

What are the three main goals of technical analysis? What are the dominant trend types? In this video, learn what it means to spot the trend, control your risk and avoid ruin. Gain an understanding of primary, secondary, short-term and intraday trends.

Section 5, Lesson 3

Now that you've touched base on the dominant trends, view examples of what each trend looks like on the bitcoin log scale and learn how to spot countertrends.

What will I learn?

  • Decipher varied applications of the blockchain within the retail and financial sector

  • Prepare yourself for trading by setting up a wallet, selecting the right exchange and researching potential crypto investments

  • Leverage technical analysis to spot short and long term crypto trends, and to mitigate market volatility and risk

  • Develop entry and exit strategies and plans to stick with them, despite large intraday swings

  • Trade on various crypto exchanges, with real time charting

This course is designed for: intermediate crypto traders looking to move beyond the basics and develop real crypto trading strategies.