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Want to know how to start trading cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin? 
Cryptocurrencies are growing! The total market capitalisation of cryptocurrencies is at about $460 billion with bitcoin at about $160 billion since its creation in 2009. Many opportunities currently exist to get involved as an early adopter.

The purpose of this course is to provide individuals with the basic knowledge required to navigate the cryptocurrency markets. It is therefore suited to the complete novice trader who wishes to engage with the world of online trading.
Attendees will learn everything from basic trading terminology to how to place orders via a broker using a trading platform or directly on an exchange. A large part of the course will focus on the practical side of using a trading platform, understanding the different order types and how to execute those orders in real time in a simulated account.

An exciting arbitrage strategy has been included at the end of the course so that attendees can engage with the cryptocurrency market in a highly effective manner.

Module 1 - Introduction to Online Trading
  • Exploring the Financial Market
  • Trading Terminology
Module 2 - Market Participation
  • Different Trading Styles
  • Which Trading Style Fits You Best?
Module 3 - Trading via a Broker
  • Deciding on a Broker
  • Navigating a Trading Platform
  • Order Book and Different Order Types
  • Practical Order Execution in a Simulated Account
Module 4 - Trading Directly on an Online Exchange
  • South African Exchanges
  • How to Send and Receive Cryptocurrency
  • Securing your Cryptocurrency
  • How to Buy and Sell on Luno's Exchange
Module 5 - Arbitrage Strategy
  • What is Arbitrage?
  • How to Arbitrage?
Module 6 - Conclusion
  • Cryptocurrencies Price Potential From a Technical Point of View
All attendees will be required to sign a disclaimer that the Blockchain Academy will not be held liable for any financial loss due to trading and speculating on cryptocurrencies. The Blockchain Academy is not a financial services advisory company and as such does not provide financial advice.

Please view the disclaimer here.

Please note: The course content is subject to change slightly.

When and where?

Event is online

Mon 07 May 2018 at 9:00 AM (SAST)
Mon 07 May 2018 at 1:00 PM (SAST)

Organiser details

Blockchain Academy

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