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Why Bitcoin was a clear short

On 4 December, I fired off a quick tweet that generated a lot of discussion in my Facebook and email inboxes. (Curiously enough, not so much discussion on the tweek itself.) The tweet was just a quick snap of a daily and intraday chart of Bitcoin (BTCUSD) with the...

What can we learn from the range?

Markets broadly exist in two states: trends or trading ranges. In other words, a market is happy with the current price (and accepts it) or is moving to another price. Of course, this makes everything sound a bit more predictable than it actually is: trends can...