Three Black Crows Candlestick Pattern

The three black crows Japanese candlestick pattern works in the stock market but occurs too infrequently in the forex and crypto markets to produce statistically significant results. A trader can expect to gain $6.20 on average per $100 risked using an optimal risk-reward ratio. But what would you think if I told you that there’s a better …

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Two Crows Candlestick Pattern

The two crows Japanese candlestick pattern does not work in the stock market, and it occurs too infrequently in the forex and crypto markets to produce statistically significant results. A trader can expect to lose $16.50 on average per $100 risked using a 1:5 risk-reward ratio optimized by profit per bar. But what if I …

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FTX REST API: A Complete Python Tutorial (2022)

Learn how to use the FTX Rest API in Python to trade cryptocurrencies and develop crypto applications in this comprehensive guide. If you’re new to FTX.US, use the following link to save 5% on all of your trade fees. You can download the code at Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. What is FTX? FTX is a cutting-edge cryptocurrency …

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History of Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world of finance by storm, and Bitcoin is undoubtedly ruling the roost. Created by the pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, Bitcoin has gained millions of followers, touching a record value of $66,999.00 at Coinbase on October 21, 2021. Nakamoto or developers working under him created this cryptocurrency to decentralize the …

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Insert Crypto Price Data Using SQLAlchemy

Learn how to insert free minutely crypto price data into PostgreSQL using SQLAlchemy, Python, and Pandas. You download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. Steps to Insert the Crypto Price Data Below is the Python code demonstrated in the video and Jupyter notebook. 1. Get Symbols We get the unique index values for …

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Query Price Data Using SQLAlchemy, Python & Pandas

Learn how to query price data from a PostgreSQL database using SQLAlchemy, Python, and Pandas. You can download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. Steps to Query Price Data Using SQLAlchemy, Python & Pandas Below is the Python code demonstrated in the video and Jupyter notebook. 1. Get Imports We’ll start by getting our …

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Get Historical Crypto Data (Free & Paid)

Getting accurate cryptocurrency price data is critical when backtesting discretionary and algorithmic crypto trading strategies. This post covers what I’ve found to be the best free and paid crypto data sources. I also demonstrate how to use Python & Pandas to resample the freely available Kaggle data into one-minute bars filling missing data for future …

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the first decentralized cryptocurrency. Invented in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is a digital currency that can be sent from one user to another without needing an intermediary. A central bank or administrator does not control Bitcoin; instead, public nodes rewarded in bitcoins process transactions to be stored on a public ledger called …

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