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How to Trade Perpetuals and Make the Most of EQO-D on EQONEX

How to Trade Perpetuals and Make the Most of EQO-D on EQONEX

October 18, 2021

Ian Fleetham

Ian Fleetham, Head of Trading at EQONEX, shows how to trade Perpetuals on the EQONEX Exchange. Use EQO-D, the first EQO airdrop, and cross-collateral to make the most from your trades.

Understanding Candlestick Charts: 8 Patterns Every Trader Should Know

Understanding Candlestick Charts: 8 Patterns Every Trader Should Know

August 3, 2021

Christina

How to read candlestick patterns, which are a valuable tool for traders and provide rich insights into market trends that can help to forecast future movements and inform trading decisions.

The Importance of Security and How to Stay Safe Online

The Importance of Security and How to Stay Safe Online

June 30, 2021

Christina

Online security is becoming one of the most critical issues of our time, and it affects all of us. But, unfortunately, most people aren’t doing enough to protect their online assets.

EQONEX Origin explainer: How does Staking work?

EQONEX Origin explainer: How does Staking work?

March 19, 2021

Staking EQONEX Origin (EQO) on the platform means simply holding onto it on EQONEX. There are multiple benefits for simply holding EQO on EQONEX including earning more EQO, reduced fees and enhanced yield.

EQONEX Origin explainer: How does EQO enhance my earnings potential?

EQONEX Origin explainer: How does EQO enhance my earnings potential?

March 19, 2021

The core utility of EQONEX Origin (EQO) is around enhanced earning power on assets held in “Earn” accounts on the EQONEX platform and in Digivault wallets.

How to Trade in a Sideways Market

How to Trade in a Sideways Market

February 16, 2021

Cryptocurrency markets are famous for their inherent volatility, yet they are also no stranger to quieter periods. In fact, Bitcoin (BTC) spent almost two months in the summer of 2020 locked in a stubborn trading range between $9,000 and $10,000. The number-one cryptocurrency almost resembled a stablecoin with its uncharacteristic lack of volatility during that time. So, how do traders learn to trade in sideways markets and capitalize on the smallest fluctuations in an asset's price? Here are a few tips.

Perpetuals Trading Series: What is Basis and why is it important?

Perpetuals Trading Series: What is Basis and why is it important?

January 21, 2021

As we mentioned previously, perpetuals have a mechanism to ensure pricing aligns with the underlying spot product. We refer to the spread between the Spot and the Perpetual contract as Basis. The resulting exchange of payment between long and short holders of the contract is called the Basis Payment.

Perpetuals Trading Series: How does Marking work on EQONEX?

Perpetuals Trading Series: How does Marking work on EQONEX?

January 19, 2021

On EQONEX, we differentiate between the Market Price and the Mark Price of the perpetual. The Market Price is the last traded price of the product on EQONEX. The Market Price may deviate (significantly) from the rest of the market for example in case of large orders or an illiquid order book. The Mark Price gives a fairer value for the contract by taking a 3-second TWAP of the Market Price. A TWAP is the average of the open, high, low and close price for a specific period. In the case of the Mark Price these periods are three 1-second intervals. As the Mark Price is used for P&L calculation and to determine whether the position needs to be liquidated, using a TWAP to smooth out temporary spikes in prices should prevent unnecessary liquidations.

Perpetuals Trading Series: What are Perpetual Futures and why trade them?

Perpetuals Trading Series: What are Perpetual Futures and why trade them?

January 18, 2021

Perpetual futures are futures contracts with no maturity, as opposed to dated futures, which expire at a pre-set date and time such as every month or every quarter. Any position in a perpetual future stays open until the trader decides to close the trade by executing an offsetting trade, or until the trade gets liquidated by EQONEX.

How Does Liquidation Work?

How Does Liquidation Work?

January 11, 2021

As touched on last week, the industry standard is to perform no credit checks on traders, and there is no recourse for a trader that has accumulated negative margin balance to make good on their losses. Because of this, the crypto trading industry introduced auto-liquidation as a layer of protection for the exchange against potential losses as well as a guarantee that winning trades are honored… But how does this really work?

Introduction to Leverage, Margin, and Liquidation

Introduction to Leverage, Margin, and Liquidation

January 7, 2021

Many virtual currency exchanges advertise the ability to trade products with leverage. In traditional finance, there are a number of popular leveraged products, such as ETFs. An ETF is a product that moves as a function of the underlying factor and the leverage factor. For example, an ETF that has 5x leverage will lose or gain 5% if the underlying asset moves by 1%. Leverage defines your position’s exposure to the underlying asset class.

Beginners Guide to Derivatives

Beginners Guide to Derivatives

December 19, 2020

What are derivatives? Derivatives have been around for millennia; their use can be traced back to ancient times when people bartered with one another to trade perishable goods such as grain and livestock[1]. They gained widespread popularity during the rise of the financial services sector, when newer valuation techniques were created in the 1970s and rapidly developed the derivatives market. It is difficult to imagine modern finance without derivatives now.

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