The International Academy of Trading

Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Access the markets with the Professionals

Course Highlights

  • Award winning trading educator
  • Course applicable to all levels from novices to professionals
  • Fully interactive live online lessons with Q&A in each class
  • All live classes are recorded so you can catch up in your own time
  • Free access to Practice Trading Software – allowing risk-free trading simulation
  • Evaluation with one of our professional traders on a one-to-one basis

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This course is open and accessible to anyone who is interested in digital currencies, regardless of your background or experience. Cryptocurrencies in general, and perhaps Bitcoin specifically, are hugely popular subjects at present and we regularly hear of the fortunes which are made and lost on an almost daily basis within these markets. With the Introduction to Cryptocurrencies Program delivered here by the experts at the International Academy of Trading you will understand exactly what this new asset class is, and what you need to understand in order to begin to trade cryptos correctly. You will learn how the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology works and how they are beginning to shape the new internet.

Over 2 live online lessons, plus a bonus additional “on-demand” online class, you will discover all the important aspects about cryptocurrency and, as result of this education, you will be able to apply yourself more confidently to the markets.

Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Lesson 1: The History of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

On the first lesson, you will learn about the general history of Bitcoin, cryptos and blockchain technology. All the basic cryptocurrency-related phrases and terminology will be explained here in detail. If you never heard of cryptos before, this is a fantastic starting point. We will show how cryptocurrencies operates independently from banks and government and why this is seen to be a huge advantage for the consumer. We will discuss the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum, the largest and second largest blockchain platforms.

Lesson 2: Blockchain, Cryptography and Hashing Functions

During our on-demand lesson, you will understand more about cryptography and hashing functions in order to learn about the core concepts of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Cryptocurrencies are the tip of the iceberg of what can be done with blockchain technology. You will learn how the inventor of Bitcoin - Satoshi Nakamoto - used simple mathematical solutions to secure the whole Bitcoin network, and why it is virtually impossible to hack the blockchain.

Lesson 3: Altcoins and the Economics behind Cryptocurrencies

On this final live online lesson in our introductory program, we dive deeper into the world of cryptocurrencies and learn about other digital currencies which can be added to your portfolio on your way to becoming a Master Trader. You will get familiar with price formation and the financial aspects of cryptocurrencies. At the end of this lesson, we will also introduce you to some essential trading sources when trading cryptocurrencies and we will begin the journey into applying technical analysis to the crypto-markets in order to spot potential opportunities within these exciting markets.

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