Lately, lots of posts have been talking about how traders get rich from arbitrage opportunities in the crypto market. I have been trying to do arbitrage for months, but I could never obtain a profitable strategy. Therefore, I will tell you here the problems I found while attempting to do it. This might be helpful […]
The most important benefit that Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies have brought to us is a low-entry barrier to deploy our own currency and financial ledger. This means that, now, we can easily implement the concepts of Free Banking.
It is important to have an estimate of risk for a portfolio when trading with financial assets. Two basic and commonly used risk measures are value-at-risk and expected shortfall. We will illustrate the two concepts with an example and provide the necessary R code to actually calculate the values of both measures. If we take […]
Some users asked me to update the investment spreadsheet because it had an issue with the price API I am using to update cryptocurrencies’ prices. As the spreadsheet asks the price very often, Cryptocompare API answers that the quota was exceeded. To correct this problem, I added a new cell to specify how often you […]
We present an update of my previous article for cryptocurrency portfolio tracking. I received valuable feedback from some users, and I decided to update the spreadsheet based on those suggestions. The idea with this new spreadsheet, is to add only the transactions in the History tab: And reflect current asset position in the ‘Position’ tab: Also, ‘Prices’ tab […]
Read the second version of this article here. This Google Spreadsheet can help you track your cryptocurrency investments. It gets the prices from an external API and keeps them updated. It supports the 15 most popular cryptocurrencies. It uses Poloniex and Cryptocompare APIs to retrieve latest currency’s rates: It uses a script based on FastFedora Project […]