crypto currency

Trading Bitcoin / Ethereum Options (Selling Puts) on Deribit - Part 1

April 12, 2019
Deribit is my latest discovery from the crazy crypto world. It all has started with a simple buy and hold operations back in 2017. What followed was, a day trading on Poloniex,  I even built a custom Ethereum mining rig. I have played with cloud mining contracts from hashflare,  and now I'...

2018 in Review and Financial Goals for 2019

January 04, 2019
I'm 33 now and I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will turn 60. That's 27 years to go. I've been documenting my journey towards financial independence for the past two years already In today's article, I will review the past year of 2018 and take a quick glimpse at...

Dumping AMP,EXP (GNO) from Poloniex.com

October 04, 2018
Yesterday I got an email from Poloniex.com informing that they are delisting following coins: AMP, EXP, and GNO AMP was among one of the first coins I kept for the long term. EXP was a coin I mined together with ETH and ETC.  In fact, I was really hoping EXP could turn into something huge. Anyway as I...

Latest Crypto Buy - Bought 3 ETC

August 29, 2018
On August 27, 2018 I bought additional 3 ETC coins from Coinbase, paying EUR 10.8 per coin. ETC stands for Ethereum Classic. ETC has been on my radar since December 2017, and actually using my mining rig I have mined couple of coins of ETC in the past.  Well, I doubt 3 coins will make me rich, but I...

Invest in Cryptocurrencies - Review After 13 Months (Dollar Cost Averaging)

August 08, 2018
Time flies and it turns out it has been already more than one year since I've been investing in cryptocurrencies. Wow, what an interesting time it has been - starting with buy and hold, day trading, and even building up a custom ethereum mining rig. At one time I even experimented with cloud mining contracts....

Cheapest Electricity in Europe for crypto mining (Cost per kWh) 2018

June 09, 2018
In normal circumstances, I would never pay much attention to the electricity price, but being a proud owner of a small ethereum gpu mining rig I started to explore my options. According to my findings so far, the cheapest electricity is found in Ukraine. While the cheapest electricity within European...

How To Transfer ETC Balance from MyEtherWallet.com to Poloniex.com

June 01, 2018
In today's article, I will demonstrate how to transfer Ethereum Classic (ETC) from MyEtherWallet.com to Poloniex.com exchange (or any other etc address). For a prelude - I first created a MyEtherWallet address to claim Golden Fleece Tokens (How To Add a Custom Token Balance in MyEtherWallet.com), then I built a gpu...

Reducing 10% from existing portfolio (Mintos, Baltic stocks & Crytpo) - To quickly accumulate cash for funding US stock purchases on LynxBroker

May 20, 2018
I didn't have a plan to reduce my existing holdings, neither from Baltic stocks, Mintos or crypto investments, but in order to keep up with my investment goals - I just have to Long story short - I opened a low-cost European brokerage account at Lynx Broker, and despite it requires a minimum deposit of...

Bitbond Peer to Peer Lending Review 2018

April 23, 2018
A great alternative for bitcoin cloud mining contracts are investments in bitcoin peer to peer lending. In this article, I will review one of the first blockchain peer to peer marketplaces - Bitbond.The site is operated by Bitbond GmbH which is based in Berlin, Germany. Bitbond is the first global ...

Hashflare Prices Lowered, Is Cloud Mining Profitable Right Now?

April 19, 2018
I didn't actually notice when did happened the previous price lowering for HashFlare cloud mining contracts, but yesterday I noticed the price for some of the contracts is actually cut by half. In my previous April 2018 HashFlare.io review I concluded, that cloud mining doesn't look any more attractive (at...

To Break Even My GPU Mining Rig, Ethereum Should Reach $5,153

April 17, 2018
It has been a while since my latest updates with my Ethereum GPU mining rig. In fact, Q1 2018 has been pretty dull for crypto investors, including miners. Long story short - at the end of 2017 I decided to build a small Ethereum GPU mining rig, now in the middle of April 2018, in total, I have invested in...

Entering Negative Value For Ethereum Investment - Crypto Bear Market 2018

March 31, 2018
The cryptocurrency bear market which has started in 2018, has finally hit my humble cryptocurrency portfolio and have vanished all the huge gains I made at the end of 2017. Ethereum (from my portfolio) has been hit the most.  Since the begging with 2018, I have lost about $3,000 virtual money - January and...

Google AdWords/AdSense To Ban Cryptocurrency Related Ads

March 14, 2018
In June 2018, Google will update the Financial services policy to restrict the advertisement of Contracts for Difference, rolling spot forex, and financial spread betting. In addition, ads for the following will no longer be allowed to serve - Binary options and synonymous products, cryptocurrencies and...

Cryptocurrencies are Volatile - Here is How I Lost $1,000 in Value in a couple of days

March 10, 2018
Wow, what a bearish ride for the past couple of days in the cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin and all the other major altcoins have lost value on average by 25% in the past couple of days. From trading BTC at $11,615 on March 5th down to $8,606 on March 9th.  Long story short - I've been investing in...

Back testing BTC/EXP RSI on Gekko Trading Bot

February 22, 2018
For the past couple of days, I've been testing Gekko BTC trading bot, executing a few trades running the bot on my laptop, ending to build a VPS to run Gekko trading bot on a cloud. As you can see for right now - I'm fully determined to master this trading bot. To master trading like a pro some should learn...