Trading Strategy Protocol Updates September 2023
The Trading Strategy team have been hard at work over the past few months making major updates to the protocol and building out the algorithmic trading framework, in order for you to build, host and participate in algorithmic trading strategies.
How blockchain developer interest has evolved over the last decade
The popularity of Ethereum, Bitcoin and other blockchain development over time
Lending and borrowing data now available through Aave
We are happy to announce we have added Aave v3 to the Trading Strategy market data sets, which means users can now access lending and borrowing data through the lending reserve data module, available to view today.
Meet Trading Strategy at ETHWarsaw 2023 in Poland
Trading Strategy will be attending ETHWarsaw 2023. ETHWarsaw returns for its second edition, bringing together a global community of builders, founders, and educators in Web3. The event is scheduled to take place at the Warsaw University of Technology on Aug 31st - Sept 3rd.
The Significance of Mean Reversion and Why You Should Use It
We explore the fundamentals of mean reversion trading, its implementation steps, challenges, and the importance of careful analysis and risk management for successful execution.
Overcoming Overfitting: How to Build More Robust Trading Strategies
Developing an algorithmic trading strategy comes with its fair share of challenges, and one of the most critical pitfalls to avoid is overfitting. In this article, we delve into the concept of overfitting and its potential impact on trading performance.
Meet Trading Strategy at EthCC 2023 in Paris
Trading Strategy will be attending the largest annual European Ethereum event, EthCC on 17-20 July in Paris, France. EthCC 2023 gathers blockchain enthusiasts, developers, researchers, and entrepreneurs from around the world.
Momentum Trading: The Power of Price Movement
If you are familiar with trading you might have heard the saying "Buy low and sell high". However some traders attempt to "buy high and sell higher" in order to capitalise on the momentum of price movement. We take look at this strategy known as momentum trading and its benefits and pitfalls.
Mastering Trend Analysis: A Look at the Exponential Moving Average Strategy
Trend analysis is a crucial aspect of technical analysis and is a powerful tool used by traders to identify patterns in market data. We take a deep dive into mastering trend analysis using exponential moving averages.
Grid Searching for Optimising Algorithmic Trading Strategy Parameters
We take you through an optimisation technique called grid searching and we demonstrate how you can optimise your trading algorithm with more accurate strategy parameters using grid searching.
Meet Trading Strategy at IVS Crypto 2023 in Japan
Trading Strategy will be attending the largest global crypto conference in Japan, IVS Crypto 2023 in Kyoto, Japan.
6 Essential Tips You Need to Know When Developing and Backtesting a Robust Trading Strategy
We take you through 6 essential tips to help you avoid these pitfalls and create a robust trading strategy.
Introducing the New Market Data Integration with Bitcoin.com's Verse DEX
We are happy to announce that we have integrated Bitcoin.com's Verse DEX, to the Trading Strategy protocol. This integration brings together two powerful DeFi trading protocols to provide traders with an enhanced trading experience. Read more...
Meet Trading Strategy at Proof of Talk in Paris
Trading Strategy will be attending and sponsoring Proof of Talk, one of the most prestigious Web3 summits in Europe, that gathers the brightest minds for meaningful conversations and collaboration. Proof of Talk, Web3’s most exclusive content-driven summit, takes place 14-15th June in Paris, France.
Assessing Trading Strategies with Equity Curve Charts
Equity curve charts are a powerful visualisation tool that not only reveals the trajectory of a portfolio but also provides invaluable insights into its relationship with the market. We explore the significance of equity curve charts and how they can revolutionise your trading endeavours.
Harnessing the Power of Bollinger Bands for Algorithmic Trading Strategies
We first take a look into Bollinger Bands, including their functioning, implementation, and some widely-used trading strategies associated with them.
Converting TradingView-based algorithms to DeFi
We hosted an algorithmic trading workshop at Avalanche Summit II in Barcelona. CEO & Co-founder, Mikko Ohtamaa shared how to convert your TradingView-based algorithm into DeFi. Let's take a deep dive how this is achieved.
How large will cryptocurrencies and tokenised assets be in 2030?
In this article, we'll explore the predictions for the growth of the tokenised asset market from 2023 to 2030, including individual predictions from experts and new markets that are being explored for tokenisation.
Algorithmic trading workshop: Comparing TradingView and Coinbase to DeFi
How to convert TradingView PineScript to Python
Citade-sashimi - Algorithmic trading strategies for Sushi
The Citade-sashimi hackathon team consisting of Mikko Ohtamaa, Hieu Nguyen and Ken Kunz participated in the ETHDubai 2023 Hackathon. Citade-sashimi received a winners prize in the Sushi category. Let’s take a look at the project and how it fits within the DeFi ecosystem.
Market trading data is now available for Arbitrum
We are happy to announce we have added Arbitrum One, a layer 2 EVM blockchain, to our market data sets.
Why You Should Use A Monte Carlo Simulation for Backtesting
We explore why the Monte Carlo simulation is a powerful tool for backtesting and how it can be used to help you determine the true performance of your algorithmic trading strategy.
How profitable is algorithmic trading for decentralised markets?
Will algorithmic strategies consistently outperform index funds, buy and hold, and nearly risk free lending services? If yes/no, what is their risk profile and potential losses?
DeFi volume reaches all-time high in the USDC depeg event
Decentralised exchanges and other finance protocols reached their all-time high volume on Saturday. The volume peak was due to the USDC stablecoin depegging its US Dollar exchange rate.
Insights into the Relationship Between Python Developers and Blockchain
Last year we hosted the inaugural pythonic-blockchain event, PyChain 2022. PyChain was a highly successful event for blockchain enthusiasts, developers, and traders. The conference provided an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest trends and advancements in blockchain technology, connect with like-minded professionals, and share their knowledge and experiences. In hosting this event, we surveyed PyChain attendees to get a better understanding of Python's place within blockchain and
Meet Trading Strategy at ETHDubai 2023
Trading Strategy will be attending ETHDubai, the conference for passionate devs and contributors on anything related to Ethereum, DeFi, EVM and more with a focus on decentralisation and community projects.
Benefits and risks in Ethereum EIP-4337 account abstraction
New use cases and potential risks of the upcoming Ethereum account abstraction, EIP-4337, EIP-2938 in the Shanghai hard fork.
Writing a portfolio construction strategy in Python
Developing automated portfolio construction and alpha signal trading strategies in Python.
The Automated Cryptocurrency Trading Landscape
In this article, we provide an overview of the current landscape of automated cryptocurrency trading, covering different types of platforms and services and highlighting example businesses for each.
The Evolving Landscape of Automated Cryptocurrency Trading: A Market Study of Trading Strategy Solutions
We have recently published a report titled “The Evolving Landscape of Automated Cryptocurrency Trading: A Market Study of Trading Strategy Solutions” where we take a look at the current state of the cryptocurrency trading bot and platform landscape.
BNB Chain Erigon full node snapshot available for download
Trading Strategy hosts a BNB Chain snapshot for those who are looking to sync new BNB Chain full nodes
Join us at GFIA's Crypto Risk Management Seminar in Gibraltar
Join Trading Strategy, CEO and Co-founder, Mikko Ohtamaa where he will be sharing his expert opinion on the unique risks and challenges that come with working with managing cryptocurrencies within investment funds, and strategies for mitigating risk while meeting regulatory requirements.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) Explained and How to Use It
Using technical analysis and indicators can be a lucrative way to conduct trading, but it can also be a challenging and confusing one. It's essential to have a good understanding of the tools and indicators used in systematic trading. One such tool is the RSI.
What is an Exponential Moving Average (EMA) Trading Strategy?
An exponential moving average (EMA) is a popular technical analysis tool that traders use to identify trends and make informed trading decisions. We explore the concept of EMA and how it can be used in a trading strategy to help maximise returns and minimise risks in the financial markets.
The state of Python in blockchain - 2023 report
An overview of Python programming language technologies in blockchain software development ecosystems in 2023.
The desolated forests of DeFi - incentivising non-existing users with money
Can airdrops, liquidity mining and other DeFi tricks boost sustainable growth?
Should you use a public or private trading strategy?
In the world of algorithmic trading bots and platforms, the terminology public and private trading strategy is frequently used. We take a look at the different properties of these types of strategies and help you decide which best suits your trading needs.
What is Quantitative Analysis?
Quantitative analysis is often used to make decisions and predictions in a variety of fields, including finance, business, and economics. We take a closer look at what quantitative analysis is, how it's used, and some of the tools and techniques that are commonly employed.
Slippage and Price Impact Explained
We discuss the concepts of slippage and price impact. These are important topics to understand for anyone trading financial instruments, such as stocks and crypto. Both slippage and price impact are important to consider when trading, as they can affect the costs and potential returns of a trade.
What is Backtesting?
How familiar are you with backtesting? If you're in the world of finance and investing, chances are you have heard about it. But for those who are new to the game, backtesting might seem like a mysterious and confusing concept. So, what exactly is it?