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Tips From A Lifer

I’ve been reading these posts on an off for quite some time now and it saddened me to see someone had recently posted their “I quit the game” statement. We all walk through fire to stand in the green valley...and the journey has to be made on foot. And alone. And it’s tough.
In response, I wanted to add a list of pointers for people starting out in this insane game and to address what I’ve learned from over a decade of trading Forex. It’s long-ish but it’s based on reality and not a bunch of meaningless retail junk systems and “insider knowledge” by nitwits on YouTube or some 19-year old “whiz kid” who apparently makes ten billion dollars a week with a mystical set-up that’ll only cost you $1,999 to buy!
I became a profitable trader by keeping everything simple. I lost thousands when I started out, but I look back now and realise how easily I could’ve avoided those losses.
Keep Everything Simple.
For the sake of disclosure, I worked for Morgan Stanley for over a decade in fixed income but learned almost everything I know from the forex guys whom I got to know as good friends. They make markets but there’s still a lot to learn from them as a small fry trader. I got into all this as a hobby after annoying the traders with questions, and all these years later it still pays me. There are still occasional nightmare accidents but they’re far rarer to the point where they don’t affect my ROI.
Possibly the most clear statement I could make about Forex trading in the large institutional setting is actually a pretty profound one: Forex traders are not what you think they are: every single forex trader I ever worked with (and who lasted the test of time) had the exact same set of personality traits: 1. NOT ONE of them was a gung-ho high-five loudmouth, 2. Every single one of them analysed their mistakes to the point of obsession, 3. They were bookish and not jocks, 4. They had the humility to admit that many early errors were the result of piss-poor planning. The loudmouths last a year and are gone.
Guys who last 5, 10, 20 years in a major finance house on the trading floor are nothing like the absurd 1980s Hollywood images you see on your tv; they’re the perfect opposite of that stereotype. The absolute best I ever met was a studious Irish-Catholic guy from Boston who was conscientious, helpful, calm, and utterly committed to one thing: learning from every single error of judgement. To quote him: “Losing teaches you far more than winning”.
Enough of that. These points are deliberately broad. Here goes:
  1. Know The Pairs. It amazes me to see countless small account traders speak as though “systems” work across all pairs. They don’t. Trading GBP/CHF is an entirely different beast to trading CHF/JPY. If you don’t know the innate properties of the CHF market or the JPY or the interplay between the AUD and NZD etc then leave them alone until you do. —There’s no rush— Don’t trade pairs until you are clear on what drives ‘commodity currencies’, or what goes on behind currencies which are easily manipulated, or currencies which simply tend to range for months on end instead of having clear trends. Every pair has its own benefits and drawbacks. Google “Tips on trading the JPY” etc etc etc and get to know the personality of these currencies. They’re just products like any other....Would you buy a Honda without knowing a single thing about the brand or its engine or its durability? So why trade a currency you know nothing about?
  2. Indicators are only telling you what you should be able to see in front of you: PRICE AND MARKET STRUCTURE. Take everything off your charts and simply ask one question: What do I see happening right here and right now? What time frame do I see it on? If you can’t spot a simple consolidation, an uptrend, or a downtrend on a quick high-versus-low time frame scan then no indicator on the planet will help you.
  3. Do you know why momentum indicators work on clear trends but are often a complete disaster on ranges? If not, why not? Do you know why such indicators are losing you tons of trades on low TFs? Do you actually understand the simple mathematics of any indicator? If the answer to these questions is “no” then why are you using these things and piling on indicator after indicator after indicator until you have some psychedelic disco on your screen that looks like an intergalactic dogfight in Star Wars? Keep it simple. Know thy indicator.
  4. Risk:Reward Addiction. The greatest profit killer. So you set up your stops and limits at 1:1.5 or whatever and say “That’s me done” only to come back and see that your limit was missed by a soul-crushing 5 pips before reversing trend to cost you $100, $200, $1000. So you say “Ah but the system is fine”. Guys...this isn’t poker; it doesn’t have to be a zero sum game. Get over your 1:1.5 addiction —The Market Does Not Owe You 50 Pips— Which leads to the next point which, frankly, is what has allowed me to make money consistently for my entire trading life...
  5. YOU WILL NEVER GO BROKE TAKING A PROFIT. So you want to take that 50-pip profit in two hours because some analyst says it’ll happen or because your trend lines say it has to happen. You set your 1:1.5 order. “I’ll check where I’m at in an hour” you say. An hour later you see you’re up 18 pips and you feel you’re owed more by now. “If I close this trade now I could be missing out on a stack”. So what?! Here’s an example: I trade in sterling. I was watching GBP climb against it’s post-GDP flop report and once I was up £157 I thought “This is going to start bouncing off resistance all morning and I don’t need the hassle of riding the rollercoaster all day long”. So I closed it, took the £157, went to make breakfast. Came back shortly afterwards and looked at the chart and saw that I could’ve made about £550 if I’d trusted myself. Do I care? Absolutely not...in fact it usually makes me laugh. So I enter another trade, make another quick £40, then another £95. Almost £300 in less than 45 mins and I’m supposed to cry over the £250 I “missed out on”?
£300 in less than an hour for doing nothing more than waiting for some volatility then tapping a keyboard. It’s almost a sin to make money that easily and I don’t “deserve” any of it. Shut off the laptop. Go out for the day.
Does the following sound familiar? “Okay I’m almost at my take-profit...almost!.....almost!....okay it’s bouncing away from me but it’ll come back. Come back, damnit!! Jesus come back to my limit! Ah for F**k’s sakes!! This is complete crap; that trade was almost done! This is rigged! This is worse than poker! This is total BS!!”
So when you were 50% or 75% toward your goal and could see the trade slipping away why wasn’t $100 or $200 enough? You need more than that?...really?!
So point 6:
  1. Tomorrow Is Another Day. Lordy Lordy, you only made $186 all day. What a disaster! Did you lose anything? Nope. Will the market be open again tomorrow? Yep. Does London open in just four hours? Yep. Is the NOK/SGD/EUR whatever still looking shitty? Yep. So let it go- there are endless THOUSANDS of trades you can make in your lifetime and you need to let a small gain be seen for what it is: ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL PROFIT.
Four or five solid but small profits in a day = One Large Profit. I don’t care how I make it, I don’t care if it’s ten lots of £20, I don’t care if I make the lot in a single trade in 30 seconds either. And once I have a nice sum I switch the computer off and leave it the Fk alone. I don’t care if Brexit is due to detonate the pound or if some Fed guy is going to crap all over the USD in his speech; I’ve made my money and I’m out for the day. There will be other speeches, other detonations.
I could get into the entire process by which I trade but it’s aggravatingly basic trend-following mostly based on fundamentals. Losing in this business really does boil down to the same appalling combination of traits that kill most traders: Greed, Impatience, Addiction. Do I trade every day? Absolutely not; if there’s nothing with higher probability trades then I just leave it alone. When I hit my target I’m out for the day- the market doesn’t give a crap about me and I don’t give a crap about the market, if you see my meaning.
I played poker semi-professionally for two years and it’s absolutely soul-destroying to be “cold decked” for a whole week. But every player has to experience it in order to lose the arrogance and the bravado; losing is fine as long as you learn from it. One day you’ll be in a position to fold pocket Kings because you’ll know you’re dead in the water. The currency markets are exactly the same in that one regard: if you learn from the past you’ll know when it’s time to get out of that stupid trade or that stupid “system” that sounded so great when you had a demo account.
Bank a profit. Keep your charts simple. Know the pairs. Be patient. Touch nothing till you understand it inside out.
And if you’re not enjoying the game....STOP PLAYING.
[if people find this helpful I might post a thread on the best books I’ve studied from and why most forex books are utterly repetitious bullshit].
Peace.
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First a shady real currency trading "simulator", and now we have a full-blown casino game with in-app purchases and tradable currency coming to Steam

I am making a post here, as the automod of Steam keeps flagging my post and the mods over there don't seem to be interested in reapproving it just like last time.
As some of you may have seen, more than a week ago I have posted a thread about a shady Forex market simulator on Steam which (my post) was later removed for bad title and then reposted by another concerned user (my explanation on it can be found here)
Well today I was again on my favorite link bookmark covering the very new Steam games being released and coming. And also today I found another shady "Simulator" game/app which is coming soon, it's called x2Roulette and it's exactly what it sounds like, an online multiplayer roulette, similar to those where you can gamble and forget your csgo skins.
I don't even need to explain much because the trailer uncovers pretty much all of it really (here is a direct trailer link)
Trailer breakdown:
{Edit: What it doesn't show is that besides many shady things it will most likely be also used for money laundering.}
The difference between Forex Trading Master and this is only that roulette is fully recognized as a casino game.
I don't know if this is what Steam meant when they said they don't want to control what genre of games is on their store, but this is just shady and dangerous for the whole Steam userbase and future.
You can help by reporting the game on the store page and bringing it to attention of Valve.
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TRADE KEY LAB: Learn The Right Ways Of Trading Forex p6

Forex is the market with the largest movement worldwide by a long shot - 5 trillion US Dollars worth of daily trading volume!
Naturally, this type of of movement attracts a lot of traders from the retail space.
Smaller, private investors, looking to make a whole lot of money with very little effort.
They get a trading account, transfer thousands of dollars into it (or Euros etc, depending on where they are).
Then, the problems start. Alongside their broker, they start making trades, educated by the resources on their broker’s platform.
Without practice or experience.
In the end, between 80 and 95 percent lose their savings to the dream of making it big as a trader.
The issue here is not that it is hard to make a profit in Forex - which it can be.
But rather that traders that are new to the market, start out with the worst conditions, surroundings and education for long term success.
Let’s go through it:
  1. They start out with no practice, usually on the first day of opening their account.
  2. They trade with a broker that does not have their best interest in mind - on the one hand, the broker only gets paid when the trader makes a lot of trades, since they get a percentage. So they want the traders to risk as much as possible, as quickly as possible, to get paid.
  3. The brokers often take the opposite side of the trade of their customers - since their brokers fees aren’t enough to make a profit for themselves.
  4. The education provided and applied in daily trading practices, comes from the mentioned brokers. A conflict of interest - someone who makes more money if you risk yours to the point of going broke, is not a proper source of education that actually helps you turn a profit!
These are the major issues with the current landscape of the Forex Trading industry on the retail side.
New traders and veterans alike are getting pushed until they have essentially burned their money.
A very shortsighted approach - in a trading field, in which day trading may make sense - but where those who take longer positions and apply their risk averse strategies over time, actually grow their portfolio.

Sounds like a rigged game, right?
One could consider it to be.
So where does one get the proper education as a beginner, or as a veteran who would like to mitigate their risk and keep their hard earned money in their own pocket?
We offer a learning environment for traders, in which a proven strategy that has generated hundreds of thousands in profit over the long run - with a focus of preserving capital!
Where 80-95% of misguided traders lose their money, the track record of this strategy shows a 77% win rate!
Taught by an experienced Forex trader in the environment of an online trading institute - the Trade Key Lab.
Without conflicts of interest - none of us at the institute are brokers or get paid a fee by them for tricking our students!
If this type of solution sounds interesting to you, visit us at tradekeylab.com
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High-frequency trading loses its spark: ASIC

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High-frequency trading loses its spark: ASIC "What is not falling is speed. They are still becoming faster and investing in better technology."
Mr Barbara said that even though these firms are investing more in technology their trading profits had stagnated as volumes diminished.
He likened this to the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland, who advised Alice to "run as fast as she could just to keep in the same place".
HFT is a relatively new and controversial phenomenon in financial markets. Trading firms built machines that would make money by being able to process orders faster than other participants.
Michael Lewis' 2014 book "Flash Boys" triggered a fierce debate about whether markets had become "rigged". Bloomberg
It was the subject of finance journalist Michael Lewis' 2014 book Flash Boys, which triggered a fierce debate about whether markets had become "rigged".
ASIC senior executive leader of market supervision Greg Yanco said HFT will always have its "permanen.....
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Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over forex-rigging

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LONDON - Barclays, JP Morgan, RBS, UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain.
Litigators have long hoped to replicate in Britain the success of U.S. class action claims against banks, including Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Barclays, that have resulted $2.3 billion in settlements for big investors.
In May the European Union fined five banks a combined 1.07 billion euros for forex rigging through cartels of traders known as "Essex Express" and "Three Way Banana Split".
O'Higgins told Reuters the total value of the claim would depend on the number of forex trades executed in London for UK-domiciled units - which will be automatically included in the action - and the proportional impact of rate rigging on these.
CLASS ACTION TEST. The "Massive" action is a "Perfect" case to be brought as a so-called opt-out collective class action for breaches of UK or European Union competition law, David Scott told Reuters.
This wrangling has already delayed other class actions and some law firms have chosen a different legal route for offering pension funds, asset managers and other institutional investors the chance to hold banks to account.
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Investors sue 16 banks in U.S. over currency market rigging

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The banks being sued are: Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Japan’s MUFG Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Scotland, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered and UBS. ...
The plaintiffs in Wednesday’s lawsuit accused the banks of violating U.S. antitrust law by conspiring from 2003 to 2013 to rig currency benchmarks including the WM/Reuters Closing Rates for their own benefit by sharing confidential orders and trading positions.
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The time of algorithmic crypto trading has come. – Artyom_Korovkin – Medium

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The time of algorithmic crypto trading has come. – Artyom_Korovkin – Medium“95% of all traders fail” is a widely known statistic and at the same time a forgotten facet of traditional trading. This has been a long-standing problem. Many individuals, instead of actively trading, choose to index the market or turn to algorithmic trading.But how does this number look like in the realm of crypto trading? While there are many factors contributing to this fail rate, commonly lack of professionalism or psychology, the specificity of the crypto universe takes it to the whole new level.In this article we review fundamental problems in crypto trading and propose solutions when the game is rigged.You may say that nowadays the crypto market is highly inefficient, offers many opportunities and endlessly appealing for the sharks and whales hungry for the big scoops and tasty tidbits in the faces of average crypto traders. And you will be right. However, not only understanding of your position in this..... Continue reading at: https://medium.com/@ArtK0the-time-of-algorithmic-crypto-trading-has-come-553359db7f85
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High-frequency trading loses its spark: ASIC

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High-frequency trading loses its spark: ASIC"What is not falling is speed. They are still becoming faster and investing in better technology."Mr Barbara said that even though these firms are investing more in technology their trading profits had stagnated as volumes diminished.He likened this to the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland, who advised Alice to "run as fast as she could just to keep in the same place".HFT is a relatively new and controversial phenomenon in financial markets. Trading firms built machines that would make money by being able to process orders faster than other participants.Michael Lewis' 2014 book "Flash Boys" triggered a fierce debate about whether markets had become "rigged". BloombergIt was the subject of finance journalist Michael Lewis' 2014 book Flash Boys, which triggered a fierce debate about whether markets had become "rigged".ASIC senior executive leader of market supervision Greg Yanco said HFT will always have its "permanent detractors"."But most ha..... Continue reading at: https://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/high-frequency-trading-loses-its-spark-asic-20181211-h18z7n
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London forex trader sues Citigroup over 'malicious' forex prosecution

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LONDON - A London-based former Citigroup trader is suing the U.S. bank for more than $112 million, alleging it made materially false and malicious statements to U.S. prosecutors that led to his trial in New York on foreign exchange-rigging charges.
Rohan Ramchandani, the former European head of Citigroup's forex spot market trading desk, alleges in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday that Citigroup made false and "Gravely derogatory" assertions against him to government investigators and the media after firing him in 2014 without cause.
A spokeswoman for Citigroup in London said the bank rejected the allegations and would fight the case.
"Mr. Ramchandani's claims of malicious prosecution are without merit and we will contest them vigorously," she said.
He also alleges his manager at Citigroup, an experienced forex spot market trader tasked with reviewing and evaluating Ramchandani's communications, had volunteered that Ramchandani had not engaged in "Collusion or price fixing" and there was "Nothing criminal" in his intent or actions.
Citigroup only pleaded guilty in May 2015 to conspiring to manipulate currencies in order to pin the blame on Ramchandani and to limit the regulatory consequences for their senior managers and officers, the former trader alleged.
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How To Invest in Cryptocurrencies: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

All statements are based on the author’s experiences. I take pride in informing the public and helping as many as I can through sharing my experiences with my readers. That said, no one except you can take responsibility for your Cryptocurrency Investing decisions, so do think it through before investing.
If you would like to learn more about the techlogogy behind cryptocurrencies, please check out our blockchain courses on crypto.
When I first started taking an interest in cryptocurrency I thought I was so lost in this huge sea of unknowns. Where do I start? What are the useful keywords to look up and keep in mind? What are the available helpful resources? This cryptocurrency investing guide is written so that in just 20 minutes, you would have a sense of what to expect of your upcoming crypto journey, and how to best go about starting it. Enjoy it, it might just be the most exhilarating ride of your life.

Rise of the Cryptocurrencies
As the tech literacy of the population increases, acceptance of crypto as a legitimate store of value follows, and it boomed. Titles along the lines of ‘Bitcoin price hits new all-time high’ and ‘Ethereum price surges’ are starting to perforate the general public’s news feed. What we know for sure is that people who were once skeptical of Bitcoin and the technology behind it are slowly understanding and getting increasingly involved with crypto. As at the time of writing, the market cap of the entire crypto space is at 30.9 billion USD. It was 20 billion just four months ago. What would it be four months from now?
Current Makeup of the Cryptocurrency Space
You would have heard of Bitcoin and the ‘altcoins.’ How this naming convention started was because back in the days of 2011, forks of Bitcoin appeared in the markets. The forks, or clones, each aspire to serve a niche area, aiming to be ‘better’ than Bitcoin. Since then countless new crypto has emerged, eroding away Bitcoin’s crypto market cap dominance. These altcoins are gaining market share at an alarming speed. Ten times or more growth has been observed in a time span as short as six weeks (see PIVX, an altcoin).
Cryptocurrency, Stocks, and Fiat
The currencies we know are referred to as ‘fiat’ by the cryptocurrency community. Although having ‘currency’ in its name, cryptocurrencies share more similarities with stocks than currencies. When you purchase some cryptocurrency, you are in fact buying some tech stock, a part of the blockchain and a piece of the network.
Cryptocurrency Exchanges
The most common place where people buy and trade cryptocurrency is on the exchanges. Exchanges are places where you may buy and sell your crypto, using fiat. There are multiple measures to judge the reliability and quality of an exchange, such as liquidity, spread, fees, purchase and withdrawal limits, trading volume, security, insurance, user-friendliness. Out of all these, I find Coinbase as the best exchange hands down. It has a beginner-friendly user interface, and an unbeatable 100% crypto insurance.
After setting up an intermediary bank account and verifying your details with Coinbase, you are only five simple steps away from a Bitcoin purchase:
  1. Access the ‘Buy/Sell Bitcoin’ tab
  2. Select the payment method using the drop-down menu
  3. Enter the desired amount
  4. Click ‘Buy Bitcoin Instantly.’
  5. View your credited Bitcoins on your dashboard
When you get acquainted with buying crypto and start to itch for some crypto trading (e.g. BTC/ETH), simply perform an instant transfer from Coinbase to GDAX free of charge and start trading. Think of Coinbase as the place to conveniently buy and store your crypto and GDAX as your margin trading platform. Transfers between the two are instant and free.
As you slowly get familiar with other currencies, you might want to have the option of investing in them. Bittrex and Polo are two exchanges that offer a wide selection range.
When signing up on these exchanges for the first time, do make it a point to verify your account with the required documents early, as you do not want to be caught in the middle of some tedious and slow admin work when the trading opportunity comes. Verification on these exchanges may take days, and purchase/withdraw limits may only increase gradually as you trade.
An additional point to note: if you are using a currency other than USD, do check out the exchange’s ease of funding and withdrawal. You do not want your exchange to come into fiat withdrawal problems like Bitfinex did recently.
Cryptocurrency Wallets
Exchanges have inbuilt online wallets to keep the cryptocurrency you purchased. However, for those who heard of the Mt. Gox hack, you might feel uneasy to put on an exchange. If you do not wish to keep your crypto holdings on the exchange, you have the option to either use a paper wallet service like myetherwallet.com or spend 99 USD on a hardware wallet like KeepKey. Both serve the purpose of removing platform risk, at the cost of taking up the responsibility of keeping your cryptocurrency safe.
To transfer your crypto from exchanges to your hardware wallet for long term storage, simply follow these steps, using Coinbase and KeepKey as an example:
  1. Plug in your KeepKey USB cable
  2. Open your KeepKey Client (on Google Chrome under Apps)
  3. Find your wallet address on the KeepKey Client UI
  4. Access Coinbase ‘Send/Request’ tab and input your KeepKey wallet address
  5. Confirm amount and click ‘Send Funds’
Take note to first send a tiny amount (e.g. 0.0001 BTC) for testing before sending the bulk, lest an error occurred and the transfer amount is lost. A small network transfer fee might be charged.
Personally, I own a hardware wallet, as I love the feeling of a having around a tangible reminder of my crypto holdings. Also, the hardware wallet’s user interface makes it easy to keep multiple coins, which is especially handy when you participate in ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) in the future.

Cryptocurrency as a Percentage of Your Investment Portfolio

This part will be wildly subjective. Crypto has the potential to realize many ‘rags to riches’ stories, but its volatility makes it unpredictable. As a precaution, the money you put in crypto should be money that you are fine with losing. I cannot emphasize the importance of this as we often underestimate how the volatility affects our emotional capacities. The upside is huge, but it comes with lots of risks and, if I may put it, emotional torment.
A conservative portfolio I would suggest is as follows:
< 30 years old (max) 30% Crypto, 50% Traditional Investments
30 – 40 years old (max) 20% Crypto, 60% Traditional Investments
> 40 years old (max) 10% Crypto, 70% Traditional Investments
This is not meant to be age discriminatory but considers the fact that one takes up more financial responsibilities (mortgage, family) as he grows older.
Within the designated crypto share of your portfolio, you may diversify your coins based on your risk appetite.

Show Me the Money! Cryptocurrency Investing

Now, this is where it gets exciting.
How do we pick the winner? How do we avoid picking the loser?
Note that crypto is now in a huge bull market and anything could rise over time. Also, do not dismiss the possibility that we may be in a bubble like the-dot-com boom back in 2000. Still, ask yourself these questions before you decide to invest in a coin:
Short Term Trading with Margin
Once you get familiarized with crypto, you may want to trade on your ‘stash’ in hopes of increasing it. For the experienced forex traders, this is nothing new. But for the new crypto investor, you may want to brief up on how to make a leveraged trade.
Short-term trading takes advantages of incoming news to make a quick buck. If you foresee good news from an upcoming release of a coin, you may want to open a long and see how it goes. Remember, buy the rumor, sell the news; act fast and be daring if you wish to make a profit with short term trading.
Mining
For those who are more comfortable with a predictable form of reward, mining is the way. Mining involves setting up of a rig, consisting of GPUs or CPUs and an investment in the electricity. Mining is only possible on cryptocurrencies that follow the Proof of Work protocol. It takes some effort to setup and gets things running, but it is attractive as a long-term passive income as long as you frontload the work.
Staking
Staking is the Proof of Stake version of ‘mining.’ Think of this as making dividends on your stock. The reward rate and staking method differ greatly among Proof of Stake coins, but in general, it takes less effort as compared to mining.
Arbitraging
As you get a hand in multiple exchanges, you may wish to buy from one exchange and sell on another to make ‘arbitrage’ gains when you spot an arbitraging opportunity. Take note of two things if you wish to do so: remember to factor in fees, and remember that the price could change when you are transferring your coin between exchanges, especially during volatile times. USD tends to be liquid so this happens less for it, but for other currencies such as CAD (Canadian dollar) and SGD (Singapore dollar), there may exist more arbitraging opportunities to exploit.
That’s about all I have, for now, invest smart and most importantly, don’t forget to have fun!
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The intelligent investors guide to cryptocurrency: Part 3b - Pricing and liquidity

*Introductions: I'm joskye. A cryptocurrency investor and SDC holder. *
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Hi again. This is the third part in our ongoing series on how to trade better and determine intelligent investments in cryptocurrency for the future.
Part 3b continues where I left off with a discussion about price metrics specifically, what determines the price and the importance of liquidity:
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The day traders:
As I mentioned in my previous article, as of writing almost every cryptocurrency is determined purely by speculative value.
Thus the absolute price of a given cryptocurrency is determined solely by the day traders and specifically the last price it was agreed that currency would be sold at with confirmation of that price by a buyer who bought it.
People say lots of things determine the price; marketcap, liquidity, value proposition, revenues generated by the coin, the number of said coin in circulation but ultimately it comes down to the number of buyers and number of sellers competing for that coin.
Perhaps the other thing is the size of said market relative to the money held by the players in it.
For instance in cryptocurrency Bitcoin is still the biggest player in the game. It carries a per unit price of $900 per coin. There are currently 16,090,137 (16 million) coins in circulation giving it a total marketcap value of [$900 x 16090137 =] $14481123300 or 14.48 billion USD.
Shadowcash looks even more meagre compared to the total cryptocurrency marketcap with only 0.048% of the total cryptocurrency sphere.
To any Shadowcash holders despairing at this point, relax. There are over 707 cryptocurrencies trading as of writing and SDC holds the 27th ranking in terms of market cap. In such a competitive field, filled with scams that's pretty good. Moreso when you consider that SDC is a legitimate technology and is currently probably very undervalued.
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Lets look at the rich list for bitcoin:
Why did I just talk about this?
In cryptocurrency I see this happening on the markets all the time. Indeed market manipulation effects every single cryptocurrency eventually.
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Market manipulation!
Large holders of valuable, high marketcap coins will often make multiple small volume purchases of less valuable, low marketcap coins. Often this will follow announcements regarding developments in that low marketcap coin.
Low volume buying in a market with low daily trading volume can gradually drive up the price attracting an influx of buyers into that coin; often they will make larger volume purchases of it which helps drive up the price much further. This will trigger a further chain of buyers experiencing FOMO (fear of missing out, detailed in Part 2) who will drive up the price even further. The price will pump. Often will smaller cap cryptocurrencies this may result in a sudden 20, 40, 60 or even +100% increase in value often over a very short time space (1-2 days, 1-2 weeks maximum).
The only way to discern if the sudden rise in coin value is due to pre-rigged market manipulation is to look at:
You are looking for organic, gradual growth based on a solid value proposition. Sudden large spikes in value should make you pause and wonder if it's worth waiting for a gradual correction (organic drop) in price before entering your buy order.
Do not fall for a pump and dump. Stick to the lessons covered in previous parts of this guide (especially part 3a and 2) and you will be much less likely to lose money in the long run trading and investing in cryptocurrencies.
...
The pattern of change on daily trading volume, the order book and liquidity:
Lets look at SDC and Bitcoin again. This time we are going to compare the daily trading volume (last 24 hours) in USD.
I'd just like to use this opportunity to point out and reinforce the idea that day traders not holders dictate the daily price of an asset. I'd also like to point out daily global trading volume on Forex is $4800 billion which makes Bitcoin a very small fish in the broader arena of global finance and trade i.e. Bitcoin is still very vulnerable to all the price manipulation tactics and liquidity issues I am going to be describing in this article by bigger players with richer pockets.
The daily trading volume also gives you an idea of how much fiat currency you can invest into a given cryptocurrency before you suddenly shift the price.
A sudden rise in coin price heavily out of proportion to the rise in daily trading volume should be the first sign to alert you to a pump & dump scam.
Daily trading volume should show a steady increase over time with sustained buy support at new price levels; this is a good marker of organic, sustainable growth.
...
For more detail you can now look at the depth chart:
The depth chart is very useful to know how much fiat currency is required to cause the spot price of a given cryptocurrency to rise or fall by a given amount.
NB the price of most cryptocurrencies is expressed in Bitcoin because it has the largest market cap and daily trading volume of all cryptocurrencies by a very large margin and because with a few exceptions (Ethereum, Monero) most cryptocurrencies do not have routes to directly purchase via fiat currency without first purchasing Bitcoin.
Liquidity is super important. People often complain about a market lacking liquidity but that is often because they are trading in fiat volumes which far exceed the daily trading fiat volumes of the cryptocurrency they are referring to. If you are investing or trading in a cryptocurrency, always factor in the your personal liquidity and need for liquidity relative to that of the cryptocurrency you are investing in. In other words don't expect to make a profit next day selling 'cryptocurrency x' if the size your single buy order composes >90% of the buy orders on the market for 'cryptocurrency x' that day (indeed in such a scenario be very prepared to sell at a loss next day if you absolutely have to)!
There are certain patterns on a depth chart that make me believe a significant, sustained price rise is imminent: One example occurs when there is a very large volume of buy orders (>25% of total buy volume within 5% of current price) very close to the current (spot) price, and a very large number of sell orders close to but significantly above the spot price (approx 25% total sell volume within 10% of current price) and especially if the total buy order volume is a significantly higher percentage than it has previously been. This simply indicates high demand at current price which may soon outstrip supply. Again I stress that these patterns can be manipulated easily by wealthy traders.
...
The order book is another way of looking at the depth chart and allows you to see the specific transactions occurring that compose daily trading volume by the second!
I find it useful because it allows me to identify:
...
The price charts:
Discussions about price charts could be endless. I'm not going to go into too much detail, mostly because I'm an investor who believes the value proposition, good consistent development, decent marketing and communications will ultimately trump spot prices and adverse (or positive) short term price trends in the future.
...
The news cycle:
...
Other interesting points: The 'coin x' scenario and the ridiculousness of marketcap:
'Coin X' is an imaginary hypothetical coin. There are only 10 in circulation. It has no value proposition beyond it's speculative value i.e. it will never generate a revenue independent of it's speculative value.
I'd like to point out the similarities between ZCash and 'coin x' (especially during it's launch).
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Lessons:
...
Finally why am I writing this?
I mean I just spoke openly about how SDC and indeed any cryptocurrencies (or purely speculative assets) price can be manipulated in the short term.
Well SDC has an incredible value proposition that could generate and attract large amounts of non-speculative fiat currency into it's ecosystem. I already covered that in part 3a (https://www.reddit.com/Shadowcash/comments/5lhh6m/the_intelligent_investors_guide_to_cryptocurrency/).
For this reason I think the short term speculative pump and dumps in SDC will eventually be replaced by a more sustained, larger buy support. I suspect this will occur when the marketplace is released and certain other announcements are released.
For this reason I declare my opinion that Shadowcash is the best cryptocurrency investment of 2016 and I believe it will be again by March 2017.
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References:
1. Coinmarketcap rankings: https://coinmarketcap.com/all/views/all/ 2. Coinmarketcap daily trading volumes https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/volume/24-hou 3. Bitinfocharts - Top 100 Richest Bitcoin addresses: https://bitinfocharts.com/top-100-richest-bitcoin-addresses.html 4. Crypto ID - Shadowcash Rich list: https://chainz.cryptoid.info/sdc/#!rich 
...
Disclaimer: All prices and values given are as of time of writing (Midday 08-Jan-2016). I am not responsible for your financial decisions, nor am I advising you take a particular financial position. Rather I am sharing my experiences and hoping you form your own opinions and insights from them. Full disclosure: I have long positions in Ethereum (ETH), Shadowcash (SDC), ICONOMI (ICN), Augur (REP) and Digix (DGD).
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Jewish Telegraphic Agency: "Israel bans a decade-long scam that bilked millions worldwide". Israeli scammers "brought in up to $10 billion a year over the past decade" but no one is going to jail. Surprised?

Link to the article:
https://www.jta.org/2017/10/24/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/israel-bans-a-decade-long-scam-that-bilked-millions-worldwide
Such articles sometimes disappear, but attempts to archive it failed.
Here is a screen shot: https://i.imgur.com/k7YWScx.png
Here is the full text of the article:
(begin quote)
Israel bans a decade-long scam that bilked millions worldwide
By Andrew TobinOctober 24, 2017 11:18am
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s multibillion-dollar binary options industry, which has scammed millions around the world over the past decade, is out of business.
On Monday, the Knesset unanimously passed a law to ban the industry, with 53 votes in favor and none against. By the time the measure goes into effect in three months, all binary options firms will have to shutter. Individuals who stay involved in the industry will face up to two years in jail.
“We worry about the BDS movement,” Knesset member Rachel Azaria of the Kulanu party said in her introduction to the law. “This industry has a huge impact on how Israel is viewed throughout the world. Our government officials go to international conferences and their colleagues abroad raise their eyebrows because of this industry.”
According to The Times of Israel, whose dogged English-language reporting on binary options pushed officials to take action, the binary options industry in Israel has brought in up to $10 billion a year over the past decade. Hundreds of local companies have defrauded millions of people worldwide.
Only a handful of Israelis have been arrested for binary options fraud, and none have been indicted, even as international law enforcement against the industry has ramped up. In August, Israel Police Superintendent Gabi Biton said Israeli organized crime was being massively enriched and strengthened because of law enforcement’s failure to grasp the scope of the problem.
Binary options are marketed as a financial instrument that can yield big returns fast. The companies’ websites allow clients to place bets on whether a commodity, like a stock or trading index, will increase or decrease in value over a short time period. In most cases, though, clients lose all or nearly all the money they invested because the game is rigged.
Salespeople regularly use false identities and misrepresent their location, credentials and product.
A Hong Kong woman who asked to remain anonymous lost about $10 million to an Israel-based binary options company over the past two years. Aggressive and dishonest salespeople bilked her of her life savings, the unmarried retiree said, as well as millions of dollars lent by family and friends.
“The cost is not just money. I lost my peace of mind. I’m very jumpy. My health has deteriorated,” she told JTA in April. “The burden of having to repay my family is weighing on me every day.”In 2016, responding to The Times of Israel’s work, Israeli leaders began to call for action. In August, Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky urged the government to shutter the “repugnant, immoral” industry. In October, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office advocated a worldwide ban on its “unscrupulous” practices.
Early this year, the Knesset’s State Control Committee held a series of sessions to discuss how to stop binary options fraud. Soon after, Israel Securities Authority Chairman Shmuel Hauser drafted legislation that would have outlawed not only binary options companies, but also those involved in the foreign exchange market, or Forex, and CFD financial instruments.
Heavy pressure from the binary options industry and lobbyists on its behalf failed to stop passage of the new law, but it was narrowed to leave out the other investments.
Israeli opponents of the industry welcomed the Knesset action.
Yossy Haezrachy, a partner at the Friedman-Haezrachy law firm in Tel Aviv, said the law, though too long in coming, would aid his pursuit of justice for victims of binary options fraud.
“I think it has an effect on the judicial system,” he said. “The passage of the bill shows judges that a major part of this industry in fraudulent.”
However, Austin Smith, the founder of Wealth Recovery International, a company that reclaims money for binary options victims, called the law “total garbage.” He said it left scammers free to shift into new rackets without answering for their past wrongdoing.
“It’s more a political talking point than actually something with teeth that’s going to stop more fraud from being perpetrated,” he said. “It also does nothing to help victims of fraud recover any of their money.”
Smith said he is working with attorneys around the world to track the heads of binary options companies as they open operations in Cyprus and other countries and move into industries like diamond sales, cryptocurrencies and predatory business loans.
(end quote)
Could it be that some stereotypes exist for a reason?
EDIT: Here is a link to an archive of Google News search results on the topic at this time.
https://archive.is/TZfrO
Mostly Israeli and small time investment websites. One story on Reuters, watered down to hide the depth of the fraud.
Nothing in the US MSM.
Despicable.
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I believe in BTC (others too maybe) has serious long time value. That being said.....

I'm from the stock/bond/forex world. These gyrations in the alts are AMAZING. Is anyone else here just working the tape on the swings? I want to hear from TRADERS with real experience TRADING!
I don't know if its the lack of HFT or the people trading, but these markets act like a 'market' should. Retests, SMA respect, Fib respect, the whole shebang -- it's crazy to see it run so smooth. These markets have convinced me of the utter rigging of the larger financial markets.
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Here is All IN 1 Quick Guide for people with less time!

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing

References are made wherever possible. All statements are based on the author’s experiences. I take pride in informing the public and helping as many as I can through sharing my experiences with my readers. That said, no one except you can take responsibility for your Cryptocurrency Investing decisions, so do think it through before investing. If you would like to learn more about the techlogogy behind cryptocurrencies, please check out our blockchain courses on crypto.
When I first started taking an interest in cryptocurrency I thought I was so lost in this huge sea of unknowns. Where do I start? What are the useful keywords to look up and keep in mind? What are the available helpful resources? This cryptocurrency investing guide is written so that in just 20 minutes, you would have a sense of what to expect of your upcoming crypto journey, and how to best go about starting it. Enjoy it, it might just be the most exhilarating ride of your life.
Rise of the Cryptocurrencies
As the tech literacy of the population increases, acceptance of crypto as a legitimate store of value follows, and it boomed. Titles along the lines of ‘Bitcoin price hits new all-time high’ and ‘Ethereum price surges’ are starting to perforate the general public’s news feed. What we know for sure is that people who were once skeptical of Bitcoin and the technology behind it are slowly understanding and getting increasingly involved with crypto. As at the time of writing, the market cap of the entire crypto space is at 30.9 billion USD. It was 20 billion just four months ago. What would it be four months from now?
Current Makeup of the Cryptocurrency Space
You would have heard of Bitcoin and the ‘altcoins.’ How this naming convention started was because back in the days of 2011, forks of Bitcoin appeared in the markets. The forks, or clones, each aspire to serve a niche area, aiming to be ‘better’ than Bitcoin. Since then countless new crypto has emerged, eroding away Bitcoin’s crypto market cap dominance. These altcoins are gaining market share at an alarming speed. Ten times or more growth has been observed in a time span as short as six weeks (see PIVX, an altcoin).
Cryptocurrency, Stocks, and Fiat
The currencies we know are referred to as ‘fiat’ by the cryptocurrency community. Although having ‘currency’ in its name, cryptocurrencies share more similarities with stocks than currencies. When you purchase some cryptocurrency, you are in fact buying some tech stock, a part of the blockchain and a piece of the network.
Cryptocurrency Exchanges
The most common place where people buy and trade cryptocurrency is on the exchanges.Exchanges are places where you may buy and sell your crypto, using fiat. There are multiple measures to judge the reliability and quality of an exchange, such as liquidity, spread, fees, purchase and withdrawal limits, trading volume, security, insurance, user-friendliness. Out of all these, I find Coinbase as the best exchange hands down. It has a beginner-friendly user interface, and an unbeatable 100% crypto insurance.
After setting up an intermediary bank account and verifying your details with Coinbase, you are only five simple steps away from a Bitcoin purchase:
  1. Access the ‘Buy/Sell Bitcoin’ tab
  2. Select the payment method using the drop-down menu
  3. Enter the desired amount
  4. Click ‘Buy Bitcoin Instantly.’
  5. View your credited Bitcoins on your dashboard
When you get acquainted with buying crypto and start to itch for some crypto trading (e.g. BTC/ETH), simply perform an instant transfer from Coinbase to GDAX free of charge and start trading. Think of Coinbase as the place to conveniently buy and store your crypto and GDAX as your margin trading platform. Transfers between the two are instant and free.
As you slowly get familiar with other currencies, you might want to have the option of investing in them. Bittrex and Polo are two exchanges that offer a wide selection range.
When signing up on these exchanges for the first time, do make it a point to verify your account with the required documents early, as you do not want to be caught in the middle of some tedious and slow admin work when the trading opportunity comes. Verification on these exchanges may take days, and purchase/withdraw limits may only increase gradually as you trade.
An additional point to note: if you are using a currency other than USD, do check out the exchange’s ease of funding and withdrawal. You do not want your exchange to come into fiat withdrawal problems like Bitfinex did recently.
Cryptocurrency Wallets
Exchanges have inbuilt online wallets to keep the cryptocurrency you purchased. However, for those who heard of the Mt. Gox hack, you might feel uneasy to put on an exchange. If you do not wish to keep your crypto holdings on the exchange, you have the option to either use a paper wallet service like myetherwallet.com or spend 99 USD on a hardware wallet like KeepKey. Both serve the purpose of removing platform risk, at the cost of taking up the responsibility of keeping your cryptocurrency safe.
To transfer your crypto from exchanges to your hardware wallet for long term storage, simply follow these steps, using Coinbase and KeepKey as an example:
  1. Plug in your KeepKey USB cable
  2. Open your KeepKey Client (on Google Chrome under Apps)
  3. Find your wallet address on the KeepKey Client UI
  4. Access Coinbase ‘Send/Request’ tab and input your KeepKey wallet address
  5. Confirm amount and click ‘Send Funds’
Take note to first send a tiny amount (e.g. 0.0001 BTC) for testing before sending the bulk, lest an error occurred and the transfer amount is lost. A small network transfer fee might be charged.
Personally, I own a hardware wallet, as I love the feeling of a having around a tangible reminder of my crypto holdings. Also, the hardware wallet’s user interface makes it easy to keep multiple coins, which is especially handy when you participate in ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) in the future.

Cryptocurrency as a Percentage of Your Investment Portfolio

This part will be wildly subjective. Crypto has the potential to realize many ‘rags to riches’ stories, but its volatility makes it unpredictable. As a precaution, the money you put in crypto should be money that you are fine with losing. I cannot emphasize the importance of this as we often underestimate how the volatility affects our emotional capacities. The upside is huge, but it comes with lots of risks and, if I may put it, emotional torment.
A conservative portfolio I would suggest is as follows:
< 30 years old (max) 30% Crypto, 50% Traditional Investments
30 – 40 years old (max) 20% Crypto, 60% Traditional Investments
> 40 years old (max) 10% Crypto, 70% Traditional Investments
This is not meant to be age discriminatory but considers the fact that one takes up more financial responsibilities (mortgage, family) as he grows older.
Within the designated crypto share of your portfolio, you may diversify your coins based on your risk appetite.

Show Me the Money! Cryptocurrency Investing

Now, this is where it gets exciting.
How do we pick the winner? How do we avoid picking the loser?
Note that crypto is now in a huge bull market and anything could rise over time. Also, do not dismiss the possibility that we may be in a bubble like the-dot-com boom back in 2000. Still, ask yourself these questions before you decide to invest in a coin:
Short Term Trading with Margin
Once you get familiarized with crypto, you may want to trade on your ‘stash’ in hopes of increasing it. For the experienced forex traders, this is nothing new. But for the new crypto investor, you may want to brief up on how to make a leveraged trade.
Short-term trading takes advantages of incoming news to make a quick buck. If you foresee good news from an upcoming release of a coin, you may want to open a long and see how it goes. Remember, buy the rumor, sell the news; act fast and be daring if you wish to make a profit with short term trading.
Mining
For those who are more comfortable with a predictable form of reward, mining is the way. Mining involves setting up of a rig, consisting of GPUs or CPUs and an investment in the electricity. Mining is only possible on cryptocurrencies that follow the Proof of Work protocol. It takes some effort to setup and gets things running, but it is attractive as a long-term passive income as long as you frontload the work.
Staking
Staking is the Proof of Stake version of ‘mining.’ Think of this as making dividends on your stock. The reward rate and staking method differ greatly among Proof of Stake coins, but in general, it takes less effort as compared to mining.
Arbitraging
As you get a hand in multiple exchanges, you may wish to buy from one exchange and sell on another to make ‘arbitrage’ gains when you spot an arbitraging opportunity. Take note of two things if you wish to do so: remember to factor in fees, and remember that the price could change when you are transferring your coin between exchanges, especially during volatile times. USD tends to be liquid so this happens less for it, but for other currencies such as CAD (Canadian dollar) and SGD (Singapore dollar), there may exist more arbitraging opportunities to exploit.

Link the original blog post: https://blockgeeks.com/cryptocurrency-investing/
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Barclays, RBS and other banks face £1bn forex rigging lawsuit

Barclays, RBS and three other banks are being sued by investors for at least £1 billion over rigging of the foreign exchange market in a test case for US-style class actions in the UK, according to The Guardian. Barclays has been one of the banks subjected to the lawsuit
A US law firm that specialises in stock market litigation has filed the claim at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. The claim also targets US investment banks JP Morgan and Citigroup, and Switzerland’s UBS.
The legal action follows the European commission’s decision in May to fine five banks more than €1 billion (£910 million) for colluding to reduce competition in markets for 11 currencies, including the US dollar, the euro and the pound.
Cartels of traders with names such as the ‘Three-Way Banana Split’ operated on chatrooms to rig the multi-trillion-dollar foreign exchange market. UBS, which informed the commission about the collusion, was not fined but Japan’s MUFG received a penalty.
Scott + Scott, the law firm representing the investors, said Barclays, RBS, JP Morgan, Citi and UBS had been fined more than $8.5 billion by regulators globally over foreign exchange manipulation. The firm secured more than $2.3 billion compensation in a US class action suit from banks including Barclays, RBS, UBS and Deutsche Bank.
The claim, led by Michael O’Higgins, the former chair of the Pensions Regulator, seeks compensation for investors and companies allegedly damaged by the banks’ actions. O’Higgins has instructed Scott + Scott to carry out work on the case.
“Just as compensation has been won in the US, our legal action in the UK will seek to return hundreds of millions of pounds to pension funds and other corporates who were targeted by the cartel,” O’Higgins tells The Guardian.
Under a class action a judge rules that all similar claimants will be included in the same claim, reducing litigation costs and sharing damages between claimants who might not have been able to afford to bring their own case.
Until the 2015 law change, English law allowed opt-in collective actions, which made assembling a claim far more difficult and costly. The new regime has so far failed to get off the ground because of disagreements about the eligibility of claims.
The value of the claim against the banks will depend on the number of foreign exchange trades carried out in London for UK-based operations and is likely to exceed £1 billion, notes O’Higgins.
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The intelligent investors guide to cryptocurrency: Part 3b - Pricing and liquidity

*Introductions: I'm joskye. A cryptocurrency investor and holder. *
...
 
Hi again. This is the third part in our ongoing series on how to trade better and determine intelligent investments in cryptocurrency for the future.
 
 
Part 3b continues where I left off with a discussion about price metrics specifically, what determines the price and the importance of liquidity:
...
 
The day traders:
 
As I mentioned in my previous article, as of writing almost every cryptocurrency is determined purely by speculative value.
 
 
For instance in cryptocurrency Bitcoin is still the biggest player in the game. It carries a per unit price of $900 per coin. There are currently 16,090,137 (16 million) coins in circulation giving it a total marketcap value of [$900 x 16090137 =] $14481123300 or 14.48 billion USD.
 
 
Shadowcash looks even more meagre compared to the total cryptocurrency marketcap with only 0.048% of the total cryptocurrency sphere.
To any Shadowcash holders despairing at this point, relax. There are over 707 cryptocurrencies trading as of writing and SDC holds the 27th ranking in terms of market cap. In such a competitive field, filled with scams that's pretty good. Moreso when you consider that SDC is a legitimate technology and is currently probably very undervalued.
...
 
Lets look at the rich list for bitcoin:
 
Why did I just talk about this?
 
In cryptocurrency I see this happening on the markets all the time. Indeed market manipulation effects every single cryptocurrency eventually.
...
 
Market manipulation!
 
Large holders of valuable, high marketcap coins will often make multiple small volume purchases of less valuable, low marketcap coins. Often this will follow announcements regarding developments in that low marketcap coin.
 
 
Low volume buying in a market with low daily trading volume can gradually drive up the price attracting an influx of buyers into that coin; often they will make larger volume purchases of it which helps drive up the price much further. This will trigger a further chain of buyers experiencing FOMO (fear of missing out, detailed in Part 2) who will drive up the price even further. The price will pump. Often will smaller cap cryptocurrencies this may result in a sudden 20, 40, 60 or even +100% increase in value often over a very short time space (1-2 days, 1-2 weeks maximum).
 
 
The only way to discern if the sudden rise in coin value is due to pre-rigged market manipulation is to look at:
 
You are looking for organic, gradual growth based on a solid value proposition. Sudden large spikes in value should make you pause and wonder if it's worth waiting for a gradual correction (organic drop) in price before entering your buy order.
 
Do not fall for a pump and dump. Stick to the lessons covered in previous parts of this guide (especially part 3a and 2) and you will be much less likely to lose money in the long run trading and investing in cryptocurrencies.
...
 
The pattern of change on daily trading volume, the order book and liquidity:
 
Lets look at SDC and Bitcoin again. This time we are going to compare the daily trading volume (last 24 hours) in USD.
 
 
I'd just like to use this opportunity to point out and reinforce the idea that day traders not holders dictate the daily price of an asset. I'd also like to point out daily global trading volume on Forex is $4800 billion which makes Bitcoin a very small fish in the broader arena of global finance and trade i.e. Bitcoin is still very vulnerable to all the price manipulation tactics and liquidity issues I am going to be describing in this article by bigger players with richer pockets.
 
 
The daily trading volume also gives you an idea of how much fiat currency you can invest into a given cryptocurrency before you suddenly shift the price.
 
 
A sudden rise in coin price heavily out of proportion to the rise in daily trading volume should be the first sign to alert you to a pump & dump scam.
 
Daily trading volume should show a steady increase over time with sustained buy support at new price levels; this is a good marker of organic, sustainable growth.
...
 
For more detail you can now look at the depth chart:
 
The depth chart is very useful to know how much fiat currency is required to cause the spot price of a given cryptocurrency to rise or fall by a given amount.
 
NB the price of most cryptocurrencies is expressed in Bitcoin because it has the largest market cap and daily trading volume of all cryptocurrencies by a very large margin and because with a few exceptions (Ethereum, Monero) most cryptocurrencies do not have routes to directly purchase via fiat currency without first purchasing Bitcoin.
 
Liquidity is super important. People often complain about a market lacking liquidity but that is often because they are trading in fiat volumes which far exceed the daily trading fiat volumes of the cryptocurrency they are referring to. If you are investing or trading in a cryptocurrency, always factor in the your personal liquidity and need for liquidity relative to that of the cryptocurrency you are investing in. In other words don't expect to make a profit next day selling 'cryptocurrency x' if the size your single buy order composes >90% of the buy orders on the market for 'cryptocurrency x' that day (indeed in such a scenario be very prepared to sell at a loss next day if you absolutely have to)!
 
 
There are certain patterns on a depth chart that make me believe a significant, sustained price rise is imminent: One example occurs when there is a very large volume of buy orders (>25% of total buy volume within 5% of current price) very close to the current (spot) price, and a very large number of sell orders close to but significantly above the spot price (approx 25% total sell volume within 10% of current price) and especially if the total buy order volume is a significantly higher percentage than it has previously been. This simply indicates high demand at current price which may soon outstrip supply. Again I stress that these patterns can be manipulated easily by wealthy traders.
 
...
 
The order book is another way of looking at the depth chart and allows you to see the specific transactions occurring that compose daily trading volume by the second!
 
I find it useful because it allows me to identify:
 
...
 
The price charts:
 
Discussions about price charts could be endless. I'm not going to go into too much detail, mostly because I'm an investor who believes the value proposition, good consistent development, decent marketing and communications will ultimately trump spot prices and adverse (or positive) short term price trends in the future.
...
 
The news cycle:
 
...
 
Other interesting points: The 'coin x' scenario and the ridiculousness of marketcap:
 
'Coin X' is an imaginary hypothetical coin. There are only 10 in circulation. It has no value proposition beyond it's speculative value i.e. it will never generate a revenue independent of it's speculative value.
 
 
I'd like to point out the similarities between ZCash and 'coin x' (especially during it's launch).
...
 
Lessons:
 
 
...
 
References:
1. Coinmarketcap rankings: https://coinmarketcap.com/all/views/all/ 2. Coinmarketcap daily trading volumes https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/volume/24-hou 3. Bitinfocharts - Top 100 Richest Bitcoin addresses: https://bitinfocharts.com/top-100-richest-bitcoin-addresses.html 4. Crypto ID - Shadowcash Rich list: https://chainz.cryptoid.info/sdc/#!rich 
 
...
 
Further articles in this series:
 
"The intelligent investors guide to cryptocurrency"
 
Part 0 -
Part 1 -
Part 2 -
Part 3a -
Part 3b -
Part 4 -
Part 5 -
Part 6 -
Part 7a -
 
"The intelligent investors guide to Particl -"
 
 
Full disclosure/Disclaimer: At time of original writing I had long positions in Ethereum (ETH), Shadowcash (SDC), Iconomi (ICN), Augur (REP) and Digix (DGD). All the opinions expressed are my own. I cannot guarantee gains; losses are sustainable; do your own financial research and make your decisions responsibly. All prices and values given are as of time of first writing (Midday 8th-Jan-2017).
 
Second disclaimer: Please do not buy Shadowcash (SDC), the project has been abandoned by it's developers who have moved on to the Particl Project (PART). The PARTICL crowd fund and SDC 1:1 token swap completed April 15th. You can still exchange SDC for PART but only if it was acquired prior to 15th April 2017 see: https://particl.news/a-community-driven-initiative-e26724100c3a for more information.
 
Addendum: Article updated 23-11-2017 to edit references to SDC (changed to Particl where relevant to reflect updated status) and clean up formatting.
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Daily Trading Thread - Tuesday 2.20.18

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 MAC  Macerich Co.  0.74  0.05
 MCHP  Microchip Technology Inc.  0.36  0.02
 MFC  Manulife Financial Corp.  0.18  0.02
 MFC  Manulife Financial Corp.  0.18  0.02
 MFC  Manulife Financial Corp.  0.18  0.02
 MPC  Marathon Petroleum Corp.  0.46  0.03
 MRO  Marathon Oil Corp.  0.05  0.01
 MTRN  Materion Corp.  0.10  0.01
 NAT  Nordic American Tankers Ltd.  0.03  0.16
 POWL  Powell Industries Inc.  0.26  0.04
 PRU  Prudential Financial Inc.  0.90  0.03
 TGT  Target Corp.  0.62  0.03
Earnings Reports: Morningstar Earnings Calendar & Results
Company Release Est. EPS Company Release Est. EPS
51job (JOBS) Afternoon 0.61 HSBC (HSBC) Afternoon 0.60
Allegion (ALLE) Morning 0.94 HSN (HSNI) Morning 0.94
Alon USA Partners (ALDW) Afternoon 0.44 Iconix Brand Group (ICON) N/A 0.03
American Campus Communities (ACC) Afternoon 0.36 Independence Realty Trust (IRT) Morning 0.07
American Water Works (AWK) Afternoon 0.66 Ingevity (NGVT) Afternoon 0.36
Amerisafe (AMSF) Afternoon 0.82 Inovalon (INOV) Afternoon 0.07
AngloGold Ashanti (AU) Morning N/A InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Morning 1.16
ATN International (ATNI) Afternoon -0.10 Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR) Afternoon 0.42
Avangrid (AGR) Morning 0.65 Kraton (KRA) Afternoon 0.67
BioTelemetry (BEAT) Afternoon 0.23 LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Afternoon 0.15
bluebird bio (BLUE) Afternoon -1.68 La-Z-Boy (LZB) Afternoon 0.46
Boston Beer (SAM) Afternoon 0.82 LendingClub (LC) Afternoon -0.02
Boyd Gaming (BYD) Afternoon 0.26 LivePerson (LPSN) Afternoon 0.01
BSQUARE (BSQR) Afternoon N/A Maui Land & Pineapple (MLP) N/A N/A
Cardtronics (CATM) Afternoon 0.62 Medtronic (MDT) Morning 1.16
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Afternoon 0.48 MGM Growth Properties (MGP) Morning 0.53
Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Afternoon -1.29 MGM Resorts International (MGM) Morning 0.09
Computer Task Group (CTG) Morning 0.06 Milacron (MCRN) Morning 0.39
Concho Resources (CXO) Afternoon 0.43 Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI) Afternoon 0.41
Continental Resources (CLR) Afternoon 0.21 Morningstar (MORN) Afternoon N/A
Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Morning 0.62 MSA Safety (MSA) Afternoon 0.94
Corelogic (CLGX) Afternoon 0.50 Nationstar Mortgage (NSM) Morning N/A
CoStar Group (CSGP) Afternoon 1.35 Navigant Consulting (NCI) Morning 0.40
Cotiviti (COTV) Afternoon 0.43 Newfield Exploration (NFX) Afternoon 0.55
Crestwood Equity Partners (CEQP) Morning 0.04 NiSource (NI) Morning 0.32
Ctrip.Com International (CTRP) Afternoon 0.17 Noble Energy (NBL) Morning 0.04
CyberOptics (CYBE) Afternoon -0.10 Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX) Afternoon 1.17
Devon Energy (DVN) Afternoon 0.61 Ocwen Financial (OCN) Morning -0.18
Diana Containerships (DCIX) Morning N/A Osisko Gold Royalties (OR) Afternoon 0.03
DineEquity (DIN) Morning 0.72 Pan American Silver (PAAS) Afternoon 0.18
Domino's Pizza (DPZ) Morning 1.97 PGT Innovations (PGTI) Morning 0.13
Dorman Products (DORM) Morning 0.86 Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) Morning 0.14
Duke Energy (DUK) Morning 0.92 Pope Resources A Delaware (POPE) Morning N/A
Ecolab (ECL) Morning 1.39 PRA Health Sciences (PRAH) Afternoon 1.02
Education Realty Trust (EDR) Morning 0.58 Public Storage (PSA) Afternoon 1.99
Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) Afternoon 0.19 QEP Resources (QEP) Afternoon -0.08
Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) Morning 0.21 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Afternoon 0.05
Encore Wire (WIRE) Afternoon 0.47 Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) Morning 0.15
Endologix (ELGX) Afternoon -0.20 Rent-A-Center (RCII) Afternoon -0.07
Energen (EGN) Morning 0.41 Rogers (ROG) Afternoon 1.41
Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) Afternoon 0.34 Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) N/A 0.80
EnLink Midstream (ENLC) Afternoon 0.17 Shotspotter (SSTI) Afternoon -0.07
EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) Afternoon 0.06 SiteOne Landscape Supply (SITE) Morning -0.05
Entercom Communications (ETM) Morning 0.32 Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) Morning 0.12
Enzymotec (ENZY) Morning 0.08 Spark Therapeutics (ONCE) Morning -1.67
Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) Morning -1.80 Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) Morning 0.06
Evertec (EVTC) Afternoon 0.23 Square (SQ) Afternoon 0.07
Extra Space Storage (EXR) Afternoon 0.73 Standard Motor Products (SMP) Morning 0.38
Farmland Partners (FPI) Afternoon 0.06 State Auto Financial (STFC) Morning 0.47
FARO Technologies (FARO) Afternoon 0.35 Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (RGR) Afternoon 0.70
First Industrial Realty Trust (FR) Afternoon 0.15 Ternium (TX) Afternoon 0.95
FirstEnergy (FE) Afternoon 0.66 TPG Specialty Lending (TSLX) Afternoon 0.45
Flotek Industries (FTK) Afternoon -0.03 Transocean (RIG) Afternoon -0.21
Fluor Co. (NEW) (FLR) Afternoon 0.63 Travelport Worldwide (TVPT) Morning 0.01
Foundation Medicine (FMI) Afternoon -0.99 TRI Pointe Group (TPH) Morning 0.64
Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT) Afternoon 0.24 tronc (TRNC) Afternoon 0.55
Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP) Morning N/A Tronox (TROX) Afternoon 0.02
Gannett (GCI) Morning 0.46 U.S. Silica (SLCA) Afternoon 0.56
Genesis Healthcare (GEN) Afternoon -0.20 Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RARE) Afternoon -1.96
Gentherm (THRM) Morning 0.53 Univar (UNVR) Morning 0.24
Genuine Parts (GPC) Morning 1.03 Universal Forest Products (UFPI) Afternoon 0.44
Gladstone Land (LAND) Afternoon -0.01 Universal Insurance (UVE) Afternoon 0.81
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Morning -0.09 Vectren (VVC) Afternoon 0.79
Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE) Afternoon 0.54 Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Morning 1.37
Grupo Televisa SAB (TV) Afternoon 0.13 Westar Energy (WR) Afternoon 0.41
Haverty Furniture Companies (HVT) Afternoon 0.30 Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) Morning 0.90
Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX) Afternoon -0.01 Westlake Chemical (WLK) Morning 1.69
Henry Schein (HSIC) Morning 0.97 Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP) Morning 0.43
Holly Energy Partners (HEP) Morning 0.52 William Lyon Homes (WLH) Morning 0.84
Home Depot (HD) Morning 1.62 Wolverine World Wide (WWW) Morning 0.40
Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) Afternoon 0.15 WPX Energy (WPX) Afternoon -0.08
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Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging: sources

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BRUSSELS - Barclays, Citigroup, HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in the coming weeks for rigging the multitrillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said.
The other three lenders are Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS and a small Japanese bank, the people said.
The banks will see a 10 percent cut in their fines for admitting wrongdoing.
The EU antitrust enforcer, which has been investigating the case over the last six years and could hand out fines up to 10 percent of a company's global turnover for breaching EU rules, declined to comment.
It is possible the EU could space out its rulings against the banks over several weeks rather than lump them together in one day, the people said.
Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, JPMorgan, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS have entered related guilty pleas in a U.S. case, and been collectively fined more than $2.8 billion.
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Daily Trading Thread - Friday 2.9.18

Hi everyone! Thanks for joining. This sub is for active traders of crypto and stocks, those looking to make a fat YUGE profit. While all are welcome, we are more geared for traders with a serious mindset. Post your ideas for today here.
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FINVIZ HEATMAP - FINVIZ FUTURES - FOREX - NEWS FEED
FEB 9th FRI Fear & Greed Index
Economic Calendar: Results & More
Time Release For Actual Expected Prior
10:00:00 AM Wholesale Inventories Dec - 0.2% 0.2%
Ex-Dividend: Calendar
Ex- Div Company Amt Yield
AAPL Apple Rg 0.63 0.02
ANCX Access Natl Rg 0.15 0.02
BGSF BG Staffing Rg 0.25 0.06
CDR Cedar Real Trt R Rg 0.05 0.08
COF Capital One Finl Rg 0.40 0.02
COL Rockwell Collins Rg 0.33 0.01
COP ConocoPhillips Rg 0.29 0.02
CSV Carriage Service Rg 0.08 0.01
CWT Cal Water Serv G Rg 0.19 0.02
FIBK 1st Intst Banc Rg-A 0.28 0.02
GORO Gold Resource Rg 0.00 0.01
GWW WW Grainger Rg 1.28 0.02
HP Helmerich&Payne Rg 0.70 0.04
IBTX Independent Bnk Rg 0.12 0.01
LAZ Lazard Rg-A 1.71 0.03
LOGM LogMeIn Rg 0.30 0.01
MRLN Marlin Business Rg 0.14 0.02
NATI Natl Instruments Rg 0.23 0.02
NBL Noble Energy Rg 0.10 0.01
OA Orbital ATK Rg 0.32 0.01
OPY Oppenheim NVtg Rg-A 0.11 0.00
OSK Oshkosh Rg 0.24 0.01
PAG Penske Auto Grou Rg 0.34 0.03
PZZA Papa Johns Intl Rg 0.23 0.01
ROSE Rosetta Resources 0.10 0.00
SC Santander USA Rg 0.05 0.00
SCHN SCHNITZER STEEL IND 0.19 0.02
SJW SJW Group 0.28 0.02
SONA Southern Ntl Bancor - Registered 0.08 0.02
WMK Weis Markets Rg 0.30 0.03
XOM Exxon Mobil Rg 0.77 0.04
Earnings Reports: Morningstar Earnings Calendar & Results
Company Release Est. EPS
Applied Genetic Technologies (AGTC) Afternoon -0.09
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) Morning 0.56
Buckeye Partners (BPL) Morning 0.88
CAE (CAE) Morning 0.22
Cameco (CCJ) Morning 0.29
Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) Morning 0.88
Essent Group (ESNT) Morning 0.78
Gorman-Rupp (GRC) Morning 0.31
ImmunoGen (IMGN) Morning -0.10
Malibu Boats (MBUU) Morning 0.47
Moody's (MCO) Morning 1.45
Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) Morning 0.49
Newmark Group (NMRK) Morning 0.30
Newpark Resources (NR) Afternoon 0.03
NGL Energy Partners (NGL) Morning 0.19
Oaktree Strategic Income (OCSI) Morning 0.20
PG&E (PCG) Morning 0.73
Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (SMI) Morning N/A
Tenneco (TEN) Morning 1.64
Ventas (VTR) Morning 1.03
Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN) Morning N/A
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Daily Trading Thread - Monday 3.5.18

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FINVIZ HEATMAP - FINVIZ FUTURES - FOREX - NEWS FEED
MAR 5 MON Fear & Greed Index
Economic Calendar: Results & More
Time Release For Actual Expected Prior
10:00:00 AM ISM Services Jan - 59 58.8
Ex-Dividend: Calendar
Ex- Div Company Amt Yield
BBT BB&T Rg 0.05 0.02
BRKR Bruker Rg 0.04 0.01
CTRN Citi Trends Rg 0.08 0.01
EGOV NIC Rg 0.08 0.02
ES Eversource Energ Rg 0.51 0.03
HL Hecla Mining Rg 0.00 0.00
HSTM Healthstream Rg 1.00 0.00
KRO Kronos Worldwide Rg 0.17 0.03
LZB La-Z-Boy Rg 0.12 0.01
ODFL Old Dominion Fre Rg 0.13 0.00
TEN Tenneco Rg 0.25 0.02
TR Tootsie Roll Ind Rg 0.09 0.01
Earnings Reports: Morningstar Earnings Calendar & Results
Company Release Est. EPS Company Release Est. EPS
Addus Homecare (ADUS) Afternoon 0.44 ModusLink Global Solutions (STCN) Afternoon N/A
ADMA Biologics (ADMA) Morning -0.31 Monroe Capital (MRCC) Afternoon 0.34
Adverum Biotechnologies (ADVM) N/A -0.35 Nautilus (NLS) N/A 0.31
Aemetis (AMTX) Morning -0.25 Navigator (NVGS) Afternoon 0.15
American Midstream Partners (AMID) Morning 0.17 NEWTEK Business Services (NEWT) Afternoon 0.51
American Renal Associates (ARA) Afternoon 0.16 Otelco (OTEL) Afternoon N/A
Analogic (ALOG) Afternoon 0.68 Park-Ohio (PKOH) Afternoon 0.81
Armstrong Flooring (AFI) Morning -0.19 PDL BioPharma (PDLI) Afternoon 0.03
ArQule (ARQL) Morning -0.09 Petroquest Energy (PQ) Afternoon -0.02
Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) Afternoon -0.10 Protagonist Therapeutics (PTGX) Afternoon N/A
Atomera (ATOM) N/A N/A Quanex Building Products (NX) Afternoon -0.04
Avinger (AVGR) Afternoon N/A Red Lion Hotels (RLH) Afternoon -0.18
Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM) N/A -0.33 Rex Energy (REXX) Afternoon -0.88
Biocept (BIOC) Afternoon N/A Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL) Afternoon -0.13
Bojangles (BOJA) Afternoon 0.18 RigNet (RNET) Afternoon -0.09
Casey's General Stores (CASY) Afternoon 0.62 Ryerson (RYI) Afternoon 0.06
Citizens (CIA) Afternoon N/A Sterling Construction (STRL) Afternoon 0.13
Communications Systems (JCS) Afternoon 0.02 Stone Energy (SGY) Afternoon 0.01
Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) Afternoon 0.10 T.A.T. Technologies (TATT) N/A N/A
Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Morning 1.17 Team (TISI) Afternoon 0.01
Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE) Afternoon -0.03 Thor Industries (THO) Afternoon 1.79
Eastman Kodak Company Common New (KODK) N/A N/A TransAct Technologies (TACT) Afternoon 0.14
Editas Medicine (EDIT) Afternoon -0.75 Urban Outfitters (URBN) Afternoon 0.61
Euroseas (ESEA) Morning N/A Vericel (VCEL) Morning -0.10
Famous Dave's of America (DAVE) N/A -0.03 Vital Therapies (VTL) Afternoon -0.31
Fate Therapeutics (FATE) Afternoon -0.24 Wageworks (WAGE) Afternoon 0.42
Glen Burnie Bancorp (GLBZ) N/A N/A Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC) Afternoon 0.31
H & R Block (HRB) Morning -0.46 WillScot (WSC) Morning 0.02
Jianpu Technology (JT) Morning -0.02 York Water (YORW) N/A 0.25
Lipocine (LPCN) N/A -0.21 YY (YY) Afternoon 1.71
Michaels Companies (MIK) Morning 1.17
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