In this March 2020 focused analysis, we take a closer look into how far crypto and traditional markets fell, which assets bounced back, and which managed to survive the market meltdown.
In our first trade.config, we look at one trader's experience with high leverage scalping. Going only by H.A.A., this trader shares lessons and methods earned through years of short-term scalping, so you can skip some of his mistakes.
On Tuesday, we changed how we count total asset volume and liquidity. We used to count a market's volume and liquidity towards only its base asset's total volume. For example, a BTC/USDT market's volume would only count towards BTC's 24 hour volume. As of Tuesday, we count volume and liquidity towards both the base and … Continue reading A change to our ranking methodology
According to the latest Kraken Intelligence report, the Baby Boomer generation will pass on almost $70 trillion in wealth to Generation X and Millennials over the next 15 years. And that’s in the U.S. alone. The research report outlines how differences in investment behavior across generations will also mean a shift in the assets these … Continue reading Kraken’s Report on The Great Wealth Transfer
We have six job openings at Cryptowatch for Product Managers. We're looking for people who have an obsession with building software, obnoxious attention to detail, and a strong intuition for user experience. You will be working every day with developers, designers, and project managers. You will be making lots of product decisions and documenting them … Continue reading We’re hiring Product Managers to grow Cryptowatch
Each month, Kraken publishes a report analyzing the volatility of Bitcoin. These reports are first shared with the exchange's VIP clients before being shared publicly. A historic day for Bitcoin, seen days after Kraken published its February volatility report internally. This volatility report covers market movements in February, and was completed just prior to the … Continue reading Kraken’s Bitcoin Volatility Report: February 2020
What is the big deal with charts? An ex-floor trader back in the heyday of commodities trading gives his opinion on why charts are useful in trading.
The Awesome Oscillator (AO) is one of a number of technical indicators developed by Bill Williams, a trader who approaches the markets on a psychological level. He incorporates chaos theory and human psychology with simple price action analysis to create his indicators and make trading decisions. This Williams indicator has been one of the more … Continue reading New Tool: Awesome Oscillator
The Cryptowatch team has recently welcomed Héctor Ramón, also known as hecrj, who is the author of a Rust GUI framework called iced. Héctor has joined us as our first full-time Rust developer. Héctor got a lot of attention for iced when he announced it on reddit in September, and deservedly so. It's a nicely … Continue reading Sponsoring development of Rust GUI library iced
Today we released changes that make it possible to pay for a higher hourly allowance on our REST API. We have also reduced the hourly CPU allowance limit for anonymous users from 8 CPU seconds to 4 CPU seconds. There is a 6 week grace period during which the default anonymous allowance will gradually lower … Continue reading Changes to the Cryptowatch REST API hourly limits