Market Mechanics – Part 6, Market pitfalls

Part of a 6-part series on market mechanics: Introduction Functions of an exchange Custody Settlement Tax reporting Matching Market data Types of exchanges Order book Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives How order books work Mechanics Types of orders Market Limit Stop Matching What’s in a price? Market pitfalls Slippage Market cap Hidden supply Flash crash This is … More Market Mechanics – Part 6, Market pitfalls

Market Mechanics – Part 5, What’s in a Price?

Part of a 6-part series on market mechanics: Introduction Functions of an exchange Custody Settlement Tax reporting Matching Market data Types of exchanges Order book Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives How order books work Mechanics Types of orders Market Limit Stop Matching What’s in a price? Market pitfalls Slippage Market cap Hidden supply Flash crash Price is … More Market Mechanics – Part 5, What’s in a Price?

Market Mechanics – Part 4, How Order Books work

Part of a 6-part series on market mechanics: Introduction Functions of an exchange Custody Settlement Tax reporting Matching Market data Types of exchanges Order book Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives How order books work Mechanics Types of orders Market Limit Stop Matching What’s in a price? Market pitfalls Slippage Market cap Hidden supply Flash crash Mechanics An … More Market Mechanics – Part 4, How Order Books work

Market Mechanics – Part 3, Types of exchanges

Part of a 6-part series on market mechanics: Introduction Functions of an exchange Custody Settlement Tax reporting Matching Market data Types of exchanges Order book Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives How order books work Mechanics Types of orders Market Limit Stop Matching What’s in a price? Market pitfalls Slippage Market cap Hidden supply Flash crash Order book … More Market Mechanics – Part 3, Types of exchanges

Market mechanics – Part 2, Functions of an exchange

Part of a 6-part series on market mechanics: Introduction Functions of an exchange Custody Settlement Tax reporting Matching Market data Types of exchanges Order book Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives How order books work Mechanics Types of orders Market Limit Stop Matching What’s in a price? Market pitfalls Slippage Market cap Hidden supply Flash crash If you … More Market mechanics – Part 2, Functions of an exchange

Market mechanics – Part 1, Introduction

Ever wonder how buyers and sellers get matched up by a cryptocurrency exchange? What does the current price of Bitcoin really mean, and why does it sometimes vary between exchanges? How come you sometimes don’t get the current price when you buy or sell large amounts of cryptocurrency? What’s liquidity, and why do some smaller … More Market mechanics – Part 1, Introduction