I write about trading the markets and finance in general.

This blog is dedicated to investing, the answer to how can effectively use our financial resources to cover our needs, better our lives, and plan for the future.

This article, hopefully, will help us think of different ways in which we can start from zero and put fuel into our investments. We will start with a tabula rasa and think of ways to work our way up. Everyone has “assets”. Something of value that can trade for financial resources, which will later be used to fuel investments.

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1. The asset of time.

This asset is the one that every one of us has in common…


Every beginner trader, after a good course or book, after some good software tools, and after some mental training needs a very good community around him or her. Trading as a profession requires little or even no human interaction. At first, it might be great for introverts but after a while, even they will start seeking a place where they can share their passion. That’s why forums are great for even the most advanced traders in the game.

In this article, I will share with you a list of great forums for trades and investors. Not every single one will…


The first step for everyone that wants to become a forex trader is to open an account with a reputable broker. One must check for various variables in order to find what suits his or her needs. A broker must be regulated with a reputable organisation to prevent nefarious techniques. It also needs to support various products for trading, trading platforms, but also it needs to be relatively cheap.

Below you can find some broker choices for everyone who wants to trade the forex markets, with some facts about them. Of course, one must also do his or her own…


Inside the realm of technical analysis, there is only one king. His name is “Price Action.” This is the first subject a beginner trader should need to master.

Simply put, price action is the movement of the price in relation to time. All the transactions within an instrument create a summarized chart, and this is the most important indicator that we have to analyze.

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The History of Japanese Candlesticks

This particular chart type dates back to the 1700s in Japan. Munehisa Homma, a Japanese businessman, used the candlestick charts to track the price of rice. …


There are many interesting projects in the crypto space. One of them is the swiss cooperative SwissBorg.

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The Company Behind

Cyrus Fazel and Anthony Lesoismier started Swissborg back in June 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The company also has offices in London UK and Toronto, Canada.

With an international team of over 75 people, Swissborg offers a democratized wealth management and crypto/fiat wallet for everyone. SwissBorg is currently offering the CHSB token, the community, and the wealth apps.

Their future plans include the issue of the Cryptallion token, a multi-strategy investment fund in a form of a token, and the receiving of a fully-regulated…


China in the early ’00s was the fastest growing economy and now, in some listings, is the biggest market on the planet. It is also known that China doesn’t have the best relations with the west after US President Donald Trump started a trade war with them. This led investors unable to invest in Chinese companies. ETFs are the solution to this problem. In this article, I will present 4 ETFs that contain Chinese companies.

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01. iShares China Large-Cap ETF

  • Symbol: FXI
  • Closing Price: $44.52
  • Annual Expense Ratio: 0.74%
  • Overall Rating on ETF.com: B

FXI is the biggest Chinese ETF. It contains the 50 biggest…


Coinbase is one of the most popular platforms that people use to buy cryptocurrencies. The problem is that a Coinbase user doesn’t have access to many buying choices. Of course, one can always choose other exchanges like Binance and Kraken, but a Coinbase fan like me can access these alternative choices with Uniswap.

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What is it?

Uniswap has been developed by a small team of developers from all around the world. It is a protocol that enables anyone to exchange ERC-20 tokens on the Ethereum platform. It is open-source and licensed under GPL, and Uniswap is decentralized. …


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One of the most important topics in options trading is their pricing or, as it is called, its fair market value. So important that the most famous pricing method even gave a Nobel price to its creators.

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The Premium

Following up on my article titled “Beginners guide on options contracts,” the premium is the price that the buyer of an option pays to buy an options contract and the money that an option seller (writer) pays to sell an options contract. The ‘pricing’ term on the title of this article refers to this premium amount.

The premium price of an options contract…


Cryptocurrencies brought many changes to our modern life. Imagine that all of your favorite applications was living in a simple interface. Application for podcasts, portfolio management, note writing, blogging, patronage, and more. This is Blockstack.

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Blockstack is simply an open-source decentralized computing platform that enables developers to code decentralized applications.

Muneeb Ali and Ryan Shea founded Blockstack in 2013 and offered a solution in the modern concerns on internet privacy, security and data breaches. Blockstack, been decentralized, mean that users do not have to be afraid that their data will be stolen or been lost.

The New York company has…


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The whole cryptocurrency industry is based upon one single technology, the blockchain. When we understand how a blockchain works, then we can be more effective in the way we use our cryptocurrencies but, we also understand how this kind of technology fits into our overall economy and everyday life.

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Usually, people first hear about bitcoin and then that it is based on blockchain technology. At this point, we need to understand that a blockchain is not only related to bitcoin. …

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