Trality has been discontinued as of 31.7.2023. Thank you to all our users 💙.
Trality has been discontinued as of 31.7.2023. Thank you to all our users 💙.
Trality has been discontinued as of 31.7.2023. Thank you to all our users 💙.
Trality has been discontinued as of 31.7.2023. Thank you to all our users 💙.

Trality Blog

Your authoritative source for in-depth news and analysis related to algorithmic trading and the wider cryptocurrency industry. With step-by-step guides, a “Best of” series, and even guest articles by quant experts, the Trality Blog delves deep into the latest developments in automated trading.

Trality Winding Down Consumer-Facing Product Suite

In the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrency, change is the only constant. Today, we are announcing a very significant change: Trality will be winding down its consumer-facing product suite on July 31, 2023. When we started Trality, our vision was t...


06 July 20234 min read

Recent blogs

Masternodes in Crypto

Feature Masternode Regular Node Type of Node Specialized node   Regular node Functions Transaction validation, block validation, instant transactions, decentralized governance, and coin mixing.   Validating transactions and blocks. ...


07 June 20238 min read

How to Allocate and Diversify Your Crypto Portfolio to Limit Risks

Variety isn’t only the spice of life. It can also protect your investment portfolio. Everyone knows that the cryptocurrency market can be extremely unpredictable, which is why the trading strategy that you select can significantly impact your invest...


31 May 202311 min read

How to Use ChatGPT to Convert Pine Script to Python Trading Bots with Trality

As a trading enthusiast, you've probably come across Pine Script at some point in your trading journey. For the uninitiated, however, Pine Script is a programming language created by TradingView and it's used specifically for financial trading and a...


24 May 20236 min read

Older blogs

What Are Nodes in Crypto?

You might consider this latest installment of the Trality blog as an ode of sorts to crypto nodes. You may have heard the word “node” before, but what exactly is a node? Nodes are a common concept in information technology and computer science, disci...


18 May 20239 min read

Trend Following Trading Explained

As the saying goes, the trend is your friend (until, of course, it isn’t). Trend following is a popular strategy in the world of trading and investing, one that involves analyzing the direction of price movements in the market and using that informat...


12 May 202316 min read

Crypto Faucets: A Guide for Beginners

I don’t know about you, but my crypto faucet is doing a pour job (sorry, we couldn’t resist). All punning aside, one way to obtain cryptocurrencies without investing money is through the use of crypto faucets. But what exactly are they? Crypto faucet...


10 May 202311 min read

AI Trading Bots: The Future of Crypto Investing?

First things first—this article on artificial intelligence and crypto trading bots has not been generated by artificial intelligence (read: ChatGPT). We’re not that meta here at Trality HQ. While it’s true that AI can do (basic) content, it hasn’t qu...


03 May 202314 min read

How to Make Money Work for You

In today's world, it's essential to have a good handle on your finances if you want to achieve your goals and live a comfortable life, and one key aspect of financial planning is making your money work for you. But what does that actually mean, and h...


28 April 202313 min read

Best Crypto Newsletters

As more and more people recognize its potential to revolutionize the financial industry, cryptocurrencies and the underlying tech behind them will continue to make inroads into our daily lives. While the market for cryptocurrencies can be highly vola...


28 April 20239 min read

Best Cryptocurrencies to Invest in 2023

Unlike most of the copy-and-paste “best cryptocurrencies to invest in” lists that seem to pop up everywhere these days, we’ve put some time and effort into exploring the latest trends in crypto and blockchain in order to determine which ones have the...


21 April 202316 min read

Most Undervalued Crypto 2023

‌If there is one thing everyone knows about the crypto market, it’s that it is incredibly volatile. Inspiring stories of people making millions during a market upswing make headlines about as often as the dark tragedies of people losing everything du...


17 April 202313 min read

Trading vs Investing: Different Philosophies, Similar Goals?

Investing and trading are two popular approaches to the financial markets, each with its own unique set of benefits and risks. However, if you're looking to make money in the stock market, it can be difficult to determine which strategy is best suite...


12 April 202316 min read

Top Crypto Twitter Influencers

Over the past few years, Twitter has become something of a home for the crypto industry. A perfect case in point is Elon Musk swapping Twitter’s bird logo with Dogecoin’s Shiba Inu. It now appears that we have reached the stage in which Twitter and c...


11 April 202312 min read

A Guide to Crypto Yield Farming Risks

Yield farming has emerged as a popular way for investors to earn high returns on their cryptocurrency holdings. By providing liquidity to decentralized finance protocols and participating in various yield farming strategies, investors can earn additi...


03 April 20239 min read

Best Crypto YouTube Channels

Like, comment, subscribe—you know the deal when it comes to the best crypto YouTube channels. For crypto investors and even anyone remotely interested in the crypto space, video influencers have become go-to sources of information about the latest ne...


31 March 20239 min read

Most Energy Efficient Cryptocurrencies 2023

With record heat waves, water shortages in some places, floods in others, and extreme weather events becoming increasingly common across the world, there’s growing interest in green technology and its widespread implementation. For those of us in the...


28 March 202315 min read

A Guide to Earning Passive Income in DeFi

With the ongoing crypto winter, crypto traders would appear to have few options when it comes to investing. For those committed to crypto’s long-term prospects, HODLing is likely the most attractive option at this point, as the crypto market graduall...


20 March 20239 min read

What Is Mirror Trading in Crypto?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most profitable crypto trader of them all? The crypto ecosystem is replete with a language of its own, and it becomes even more confusing for new(er) investors when you add trading terminology into the mix. How ...


03 March 20239 min read

Retail Investing and Trading in Crypto

In recent years, the world of finance has seen the explosive growth of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. What started out as a niche interest among tech enthusiasts has now become a mainstream investment option, with more and more people around the world...


03 March 202310 min read

Social Trading—A Brief History of Its Rise and Evolution

It is often said that imitation is the highest form of flattery, but it can also be extremely profitable, especially when it comes to social trading. If you want to trade like the best, then a case can be made for emulating the best traders. As its ...


22 February 202310 min read

Trust Wallet—How Does it Work and How to Use It?

Web3 and the crypto economy are increasingly becoming integrated into our daily lives, thanks in part to the meteoric rise of DeFi as well as the growing mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies. Having a multi-coin crypto wallet fit for purpose, wi...


14 February 20239 min read

Best Cryptocurrency Podcasts in 2023

Quick show of hands: how many of you have sat through shockingly bad crypto podcasts? One stands out in my mind. Two developers were invited to discuss what their blockchain was doing, but they had no idea because (wait for it) they were working on f...


13 February 20239 min read

Is Staking Crypto Safe? Understanding the Risks

As a crypto investor in search of viable ways to earn a profit, staking is considered one of the most attractive options available. Not only are there few barriers to entry, but it’s also easy to do (unlike mining) and, once done, involves relatively...


06 February 20238 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Copy Trading Crypto (2023)

As the saying goes, success breeds success. Unfortunately, the opposite can also be true, which is one of the reasons why many recent crypto investors have been left in the cold by the prolonged crypto winter, holding stacks of depreciating cryptocur...


01 February 202313 min read

Buying the Dip in Crypto

If you frequent online forums such as Reddit or Discord channels, then you’re no stranger to some gallows humor when it comes to buying the dip in crypto. And if you’re one of the many people who bought crypto for the first time during the heady days...


23 January 20239 min read

The Ultimate Binance Review (2023)

As the largest centralized cryptocurrency exchange in the world in terms of daily trading volume, Binance is one of the most popular choices for beginners looking to test the crypto waters as well as for experienced cryptocurrency investors. With com...


20 January 202314 min read

Best Crypto News Websites in 2023

With over 21,000 different cryptocurrencies, 1,000s of dApps either in use or development, around 30 blockchains, and over 40 million blockchain wallets, it can be hard for even the most dedicated crypto news junkies among us to keep track of the lat...


16 January 20236 min read

Yield Farming vs Staking vs Liquidity Mining

Farming, staking, mining—it might sound like the worlds of farming and geology, but we’re actually referring to crypto. Despite the varying degrees of complexity involved in cryptocurrency and DeFi (or decentralized finance), many people have learne...


13 January 202310 min read

How to Make Passive Income with Crypto

In many respects, passive income is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only does it lead to financial stability, it can result in increased financial freedom, fasttrack your financial goals, and build wealth without having to actively expend any ener...


09 January 202311 min read

Day Trading vs Swing Trading: Which Strategy is Better?

Is swing trading better than day trading? Is it more profitable to swing trade or day trade? Is swing trading safer than day trading? Is swing trading or day trading better for beginners? There are countless questions to consider when deciding whethe...


04 January 20239 min read

What Is a Good Sharpe Ratio?

Is a 0.5 a good Sharpe ratio? Or is 1.5 considered a good Sharpe ratio? And what exactly is a Sharpe ratio in crypto? Given the complexity of crypto trading, you understandably have questions, and we aim to provide some answers (hopefully!). As we’v...


23 December 20227 min read

What is Volume in Cryptocurrency?

Volume in crypto is the relative sound level of your voice as it gets louder and louder each time you check your portfolio. The lower your portfolio’s value, the higher the volume of your voice, unless you’ve been talking about crypto in public latel...


20 December 20227 min read

What Is Liquidation in Crypto Trading?

Cryptocurrencies can be high-risk investments, with some coins exhibiting extreme price swings, and it’s precisely this volatility that can make them especially attractive to certain investors. Crypto trading gives investors the opportunity to make s...


12 December 20229 min read

How to Read Crypto Charts Like a Pro

I know what you’re thinking: with all of those plot lines, flowing waves, and patterns in red and green, how can anyone without a degree in finance or a decade of trading experience on Wall Street make any sense of crypto charts? Despite appearances...


12 December 202211 min read

Swing Trading vs Scalping: How Do They Differ?

On the very first page of the introduction to his book Forex Price Action Scalping, Bob Volman evocatively encapsulates the pitfalls of an ad hoc approach to swing trading and scalping. As he writes, “Ever since the days of old, the markets have suf...


30 November 20227 min read

Crypto Shorting: Profit During Crashes and Retracements

The bad news is that market crashes⁠—whether crypto or otherwise⁠—are inevitable. And, as many traders can attest, they can wreak havoc on even the most resilient portfolios. A crypto winter, for example, can last well into the spring and summer mont...


29 November 202210 min read

Crypto Margin Trading Bots: Getting Started Using Python

Margin trading is very similar to spot trading. In both cases, a trade is simply the conversion of one currency for another. The main difference with margin trading is that it introduces the ability for a trader to borrow a currency. While the curre...


22 November 202210 min read

Swing Trading Crypto: An Introductory Guide

Given the many ways to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, you might be wondering whether swing trading crypto is profitable. Or perhaps you’re interested in the best cryptocurrency for swing trading. Or maybe you’re just curious about swing trading itsel...


22 November 20229 min read

Best Indicators for Swing Trading: A Comprehensive Guide

Swingers have more fun. No, not that kind of swinging (where’s your mind?). We’re talking about swing trading, a common investment strategy and one quite different from other strategies such as day trading or position trading. In our beginner’s gui...


22 November 202211 min read

Create or Rent Your Own Binance Trading Bot for Free

Does Binance have its own trading bot? Well, yes and no. Binance is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, making it an excellent choice among centralized exchanges for your trading needs. But Binance does not have its own crypto t...


16 November 202212 min read

Best Crypto Margin Trading Exchanges

By now, most of us are familiar with how to lose money during a crypto bear market, but there are many ways to actually profit during the current market doldrums, with one of the best being crypto margin trading. By using the power of leverage, marg...


15 November 202211 min read

Litecoin Price Prediction for 2022-2025

Will Litecoin reach $10,000? What will Litecoin be worth in 2025? Is LTC a good investment 2022? Does LTC have a future? During an extended bear market or even a crypto winter, many traders are looking for reassurance or even clarity regarding futur...


15 November 202210 min read

Best New Crypto Projects in 2022

Ah, the power of hindsight. We often see with perfect vision when reflecting on the past, which is why so many articles and blog posts predicting the next hottest crypto coin or project can fall flat months or even weeks after they’ve been posted or ...


15 November 202210 min read

Crypto Market Cycles

Life cycles, election cycles, billing cycles, sleep cycles, and even vicious cycles. Although there seems to be an endless number of them all around us, as crypto traders we’re only really interested in one specific type: market cycles. Imagine bein...


16 October 202211 min read

Margin Trading vs Leverage Trading Crypto

Is margin trading the same as leverage trading? Is margin considered leverage? Can you leverage trade without margin? Many crypto terms are often used interchangeably, but there can be subtle differences between them. Margin trading and leverage tra...


16 October 20226 min read

Best Books on Algorithmic Trading

By now we all know how effective and profitable algorithmic trading can be for investors. In stock markets across the world, algorithmic trading alone accounts for approximately 70-80% of trading volume. You read that correctly. Yet the vast majorit...


16 October 202213 min read

Best Cryptocurrency Books to Read in 2022

What is the best crypto book for beginners? What is the best source to learn about crypto? What should I read before investing in cryptocurrency? Given crypto’s increasing popularity, more traders are entering the space. And if you’re like the rest ...


14 October 202211 min read

Leverage Trading in Crypto: A Beginner's Guide

Is leverage trading good for beginners? What leverage is best for beginner traders? Is leverage trading profitable during a crypto bear market? Leverage trading may seem confusing at first for beginner traders, which is why it’s crucial to understan...


22 September 20227 min read

Why Is Stop-Loss Important When Trading Crypto?

The importance of risk management cannot be overstated, especially in an environment as volatile as the crypto market. Quite simply, stop-loss is one of the most straightforward risk management measures that a trader can take. Not only does it limit ...


21 September 20226 min read

How to Make Money in a Bear Market

With geopolitical turmoil in Europe and elsewhere, a strong dollar, the US Fed raising interest rates, inflation, a schizophrenic S&P 500, high energy prices, and supply-chain bottlenecks and shortages, investing in crypto isn’t as easy as it used to...


21 September 20228 min read

A Guide to Fundamental Analysis and Technical Analysis in Crypto

Properly investing in crypto means doing your own careful research. Sure, it can be time-consuming to read through the many sources of information when it comes to crypto investing, but it’s a necessary first step. Once you’ve managed the basics, th...


21 September 20227 min read

Python for Algorithmic Trading

Until relatively recently, if you weren’t working at one of the big financial investment institutions, then you just didn’t have access to algorithmic trading. However, the internet and accompanying rise of disruptive FinTech companies and decentral...


20 September 202218 min read

Margin Trading Crypto: Risks and Rewards

Imagine if you could significantly increase your market exposure with a relatively small trading account. Now imagine if this increased exposure could yield exponentially greater profits during bull and bear markets. Although there are inherent risk...


16 September 202212 min read

Quantitative Trading: A Beginner's Guide

How do you start quant trading? Are quant traders profitable? Can you quant trade on your own? How long does it take to become a quant trader? If you’re familiar with the crypto space, then you’ve likely come across references to quantitative trading...


01 September 20225 min read

What Is Momentum Trading in Crypto?

According to Newton’s first law of motion, an object in motion will stay in motion unless an external force acts upon it. In a way, financial markets are the same way. A market can start on a particular price trajectory (an increase or decrease) and ...


01 September 20229 min read

What Does KYC Mean in Crypto?

If the current crypto market downturn has given you a case of the crypto winter blues, then some interesting statistics might cheer you up. Approximately 300+ million people around the world use and/or own cryptocurrencies as of 2021; the global cryp...


01 September 20226 min read

Most Crypto-Friendly Countries in 2022

Cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and decentralized finance (DeFi) continue to revolutionize the financial world, offering innovative applications, some that are now extending beyond finance into other industries. There is, however, the issue...


01 September 20228 min read

How to Build Your Own Python Trading Bot

In order to get you started with the Trality Bot Code Editor and your first Python trading bot, we’ll use this post to cover a fairly basic approach to building a simple trading algorithm. It consists of standard technical analysis (TA) but also incl...


30 August 20228 min read

Developing a Mean Reversion Trading Strategy using Python

Did you ever play with Lego blocks as a kid, those colorful interlocking plastic pieces that come in all different shapes and sizes? If you had a smaller set, then you could probably assemble the pieces without the instructions, eventually coming up ...


22 August 202211 min read

How Automation Is Transforming FinTech

FinTech has already transformed your personal and professional life, and the most extraordinary thing is that you haven’t even noticed it. We’ve become so accustomed to the ease, convenience, and instantaneousness of banking, finance, and consumer-r...


19 August 202213 min read

What Does DCA Mean When Investing In Crypto?

The crypto market is notoriously volatile and can cause a great deal of anxiety for investors as a result. How do you know the best time to buy cryptocurrency in a market that’s constantly fluctuating? Should you buy crypto low or high? Should you bu...


19 August 20226 min read

The Next Crypto Bull Run

Despite the toasty summer temperatures across many parts of the world, the crypto market remains chilly. While some see the latest crypto winter as a buying opportunity, particularly for those who missed out on the final quarter of 2021, others have ...


19 August 20228 min read

Which Cryptocurrencies Will Survive A Market Crash?

Every bear market poses a conundrum for almost every crypto investor. And the conundrum only becomes even more difficult during an especially uncertain period such as a crypto winter. You may even be wondering whether the crypto in your portfolio wi...


11 August 20229 min read

The Best Crypto-Friendly Banks

Cryptocurrencies and banks might at first glance appear to be strange bedfellows. After all, FinTech and DeFi are disrupting the traditional banking industry in significant ways. And cryptocurrencies themselves are seen by many as an alternative to f...


29 July 20227 min read

Quantitative Trading vs Algorithmic Trading

If you're interested in trading, then you’ve likely heard of the terms “quantitative trading” and “algorithmic trading.” But what do they mean and what do they entail exactly? And what are some of the key advantages and disadvantages of both? If you...


29 July 20226 min read

The Different Types of Crypto Trading Bots

As the saying goes, variety is the spice of life and the same is true in the world of crypto investing. Just as there are many different types of traders with many different investment goals, there are many different approaches to trading crypto. Cr...


27 July 202211 min read

Trezor vs Ledger: Which Cold Wallet Is the Best?

The crypto industry is a lucrative space. However, users have to battle two main threats to protect their investments: volatility and security. A user can safely navigate the former (volatility) with financial acumen and sound risk management strate...


27 July 20229 min read

Building a Trading Bot with Trality's Rule Builder (No Code!)

In the following tutorial, we’ll introduce you to the basics of bot creation as well as take a deeper dive into fine tuning and backtesting your bot once it’s been created. By the end of this guide, you’ll have created your very own crypto trading b...


07 July 20226 min read

What Is Liquidity Mining in Crypto?

Prior to the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi), owners of cryptocurrencies could only either hold or trade them to generate profits from their assets. However, the emergence of DeFi liquidity mining has been something of a game changer. The ...


07 July 20227 min read

Crypto Crash: Why It Happens & How to Spot the Next One

When will crypto crash? Will crypto crash again? Will bitcoin crash? Why is crypto crashing? Token prices have crashed, crypto companies are laying off employees, and even the gold standard of the crypto world, Bitcoin, lost 70% of its value and dro...


06 July 20229 min read

The Most Famous Crypto Quotes

Crypto has been a hot topic for years, and the space is never short of interesting, funny, inspirational, or insightful commentary. Whether it's the latest game-changing DeFi project or a meaner, greener blockchain that will drive innovation and lead...


06 July 202212 min read

Why Crypto Arbitrage is NOT a Profitable Strategy

There are many different ways to trade crypto. Some investors prefer a buy and HODL approach, especially during bear markets or crypto winters. At the opposite end of the spectrum are day traders, who carry out a number of intraday trades in order to...


05 July 202211 min read

Is Day Trading Crypto Worth It?

With the crypto winter upon us, you’re likely wondering how you can leverage different trading tools and practices in order to squeeze some profits from a bear market. If you’re like the rest of us, then you’ve been treated to a crash course in crypt...


05 July 202212 min read

What is mBTC?

One of the famous artefacts in the history of cryptocurrency is the Bitcoin white paper published by Satoshi Nakamoto on 31st, October 2008. According to his publication, Bitcoin was designed to be a peer-to-peer electronic payment system, and it has...


05 July 20225 min read

What Is Slippage in Crypto?

The term “slippage” is a common fixture in crypto trading, and, depending on how it happens, it can either be an unwelcome surprise or an unexpected bonus for a trader. Slippage refers to the difference between the expected price of a market order a...


29 June 20226 min read

Crypto Mining vs Crypto Trading: Which is More Profitable?

Everyone knows that trading crypto can be profitable. But given crypto’s volatility, traders are often looking for other ways to leverage their involvement in the space, and one way is through mining. In fact, miners are vital to the crypto ecosystem...


29 June 20228 min read

Crypto Winter: A Buyer’s Market?

If you are a fan of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones,” then chances are you’re familiar with the phrase "Winter is coming," which means bad things are on their way. But in the cryptosphere, winter is already here! In fact, you can’t scroll th...


29 June 20226 min read

Litecoin vs. Ethereum: Which Is Better?

Despite bull and bear markets and even the occasional deep freeze from a crypto winter, cryptocurrencies continue to attract the attention of individual and institutional investors. But with thousands of cryptocurrencies from which to choose, decidin...


29 June 20226 min read

Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic: Which Is Better?

Ethereum and Ethereum Classic are similar in many respects, but each has unique qualities that distinguishes it from the other. In this article, we’ll compare Ethereum vs. Ethereum Classic to help you decide which one is right for you. What is Ethe...


29 June 20226 min read

Finding the Best Strategy Parameters: An Introduction to Optimization Algorithms

Throughout the process of building your trading strategy, your underlying goal is to maximize your bot's profitability. In order to achieve this, you look for the best piece of code through a process of trial and error and guided by the results of th...


29 June 202212 min read

Crypto Trading Bots: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Time waits for no one and financial markets are no different, especially when it comes to the unpredictable world of cryptocurrency trading, which is why a carefully calibrated, safe and reliable trading strategy is essential. Unlike traditional stoc...


28 June 202214 min read

Interview: Trality Trading Competition Winner

Think there aren’t any ways to meet relevant benchmarks during this crypto winter? Think again. The 2022 Trality Trading Competition is now one for the history books and we have a winner: Jan Waga! Sure, it was a rocky road to the top given the ext...


20 June 20222 min read

A Guide to Optimizing Crypto Trading Strategies

You might think that the hard work is over once you've finalized your own unique trading strategy tailored to your individual investment goals. As seasoned traders will tell you, though, this is far from the truth. Crypto trading bots are automated, ...


01 June 20228 min read

How to Find New Crypto Coins

Maybe you’re a new investor ready to dive into the cryptocurrency market with both feet and begin accumulating digital assets. The key to getting the jump on the market is to invest in newly launched crypto tokens as early as possible. To do this, th...


06 April 20228 min read

The Best Time of Day to Buy Crypto

Crypto trading is open for business 24/7/365. In fact, crypto markets are now putting pressure on bourses to open at all hours, further demonstrating the impacts crypto on the broader financial industry. As quoted in the Financial Times, 24 Exchange’...


06 April 20228 min read

Can You Mine Cryptocurrency on a Phone?

Where do cryptocurrencies come from? Who “creates” them? The process of buying and selling cryptocurrencies is easy to understand because, at its core, it’s a standard transaction. Things start to get a little complicated, though, when we talk about ...


05 April 202210 min read

Crypto Malware—Learn How to Keep Your Crypto Safe

You know that cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity when even mainstream media outlets like The New York Times declare that “Everyone has Crypto FOMO.” But as more and more newbies enter the space, especially now that crypto markets are surgin...


04 April 20229 min read

Automated Crypto Trading: The Ultimate Guide

As the headline of a New York Times article put it, “We’re all crypto people now.” While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies may have started out as the domain of techno geeks and cypherpunks, they now seem to be on everyone’s lips. With institutional...


30 March 202210 min read

On "FiRe": Trality's New Financial Reinforcement Learning Repository

In the previous episode… In our initial piece on the subject, we spelled out the basics of the so-called Reinforcement Learning (RL) paradigm, and we hinted at the impact that embracing such a paradigm could have on our fintech company. A summary of...


29 March 20227 min read

Crypto vs Stocks: Which is Better?

Investments are an effective way to increase wealth, ensuring long-term financial stability and security. And, as many of you reading this will already know, they’re an excellent way to beat inflation. For years, many people have chosen to invest the...


10 March 20228 min read

Crypto Exchanges without KYC (2022)

There once was a time when the crypto market seemed poised to eliminate the cumbersome KYC verification process (remember when Binance only required an e-mail address?). Now, however, KYC within the crypto space has become an inescapable reality for ...


08 March 202210 min read

The Best Crypto Movies

It’s taken the world a number of years to catch up to Bitcoin’s revolutionary promise, but mainstream investors are starting to take notice. Part of the problem has been the complexity of the tech involved. And then there are the early associations b...


03 March 20228 min read

The Funniest Crypto Memes

Over the past few decades memes have become a way of life. Beyond making people laugh, they’re now an important part of how we share information or opinions, with some even being used for publicity purposes. Given the inherent volatility of cryptocu...


03 March 20228 min read

Why Are There So Many Cryptocurrencies?

There are currently around 17,791 cryptocurrencies in circulation according to CoinMarketCap. That’s an increase of about 1,300 cryptos a year since Bitcoin debuted about thirteen years ago! To put things in perspective, let’s compare these numbers ...


02 March 202210 min read

Will Cardano Replace Ethereum?

Cardano (ADA), also known as the Ethereum killer, has had its ups and downs in recent times. In early September 2021, Cardano hit an all-time high of $3.10 with a market capitalization of $97.52 billion amid speculations of smart contracts launch. It...


08 February 20229 min read

What Does Market Cap Mean in Crypto?

If you’ve spent any amount of time following the news recently, then you’ll have read or heard about November’s “flash crash” or “Black Friday” event. As The Street reported, “The global cryptocurrency market cap dropped 6.1% to $2.78 trillion wipin...


26 January 20227 min read

Best Crypto Exchanges in 2022

When it comes to finding the best crypto exchanges, there is no shortage of options from which you can choose. While it’s true that there are A LOT of options, not all of them will be suited to everyone and as a trader, you will have your own require...


07 January 202223 min read

The Future of Cryptocurrency—2022 and Beyond

If recent headlines are any indication, then the future of cryptocurrency is a very promising one. * Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, recently announced that his company Tesla invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin and plans to start accepting the currency ...


06 January 20229 min read

Staying Disciplined in a Volatile Market

During the fourth quarter of 2020, Bitcoin experienced a 171% surge. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization after Bitcoin, did even better in 2020, rising more than 600% (Bitcoin managed a mere 305% increase last year). ...


05 January 20229 min read

Cryptocurrency Scams and How to Spot Them

Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$15.5 Million Dolla...


02 January 202213 min read

Ethereum Price Predictions for 2022-2025

Ethereum ($ETH) is the second most valuable token when measured by market cap, and the Ethereum platform offers its users a wide array of tools. Unlike Bitcoin, which was aimed solely at making financial transactions, the Ethereum blockchain was desi...


01 January 202211 min read

The Gist of Reinforcement Learning (and Why We Should Care)

The term ‘learning’ has become increasingly prevalent in our everyday lives. It is fair and safe to say that a good portion of this trend can be attributed to the phenomenal rise of Machine Learning techniques and methods within the context of Artifi...


02 December 20218 min read

The Story Behind Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Why are there 1.7 billion unbanked adults across the world, with many more who are under-banked? Why is it that we all had to bailout the very financial institutions that created the 2007-2008 global financial crisis? Why does it take so long and cos...


22 November 202113 min read

How Does Cryptocurrency Gain Value?

Cryptocurrency markets are notoriously volatile, with dramatic price fluctuations often occurring over relatively brief periods of time. We’re all familiar with Bitcoin’s volatility, for example, which plunged 30% to $30,000 at one point in May 2021 ...


19 November 20218 min read

What is Trality's Community Ambassador Program?

Behind every great product is a great community. The community is there to make sure that the product is growing healthily and that the people who use that product are getting the help they need to make the most out of it. The Trality Community is ...


03 November 20212 min read

Marketplace AMA with Trality Co-Founders Moritz Putzhammer and Christopher Helf

As Trality grows and our community expands, it’s important for us to keep you all informed about what’s happening. Our diverse community of Creators is the heart and soul of our company and without you—we would not have Trality. That is why we decid...


27 August 20214 min read

Building Profitable Algorithmic Trading Bots

Let’s start off with the bad news first. Building profitable algorithmic trading bots won’t happen overnight. It’s a process, one that takes time, patience, and knowledge. And since it’s a fluid process, it also involves a fair bit of trial and error...


29 June 202117 min read

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Machine Learning Strategies

This is the first in a series of blog articles giving an insight into the research done at Trality. The majority of research in machine learning for algorithmic trading happens behind closed doors. Even after the alpha of specific strategies vanishe...


31 May 20217 min read

The Trality Story

We've come a long way since we first announced our big plans to the world. In that time, we have made some major progress in our mission to bring the power and potential of algorithmic trading to everyone who needs it. In this post, you will find the...


02 April 20216 min read