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Product Details

Cailyn Isaac: Cryptocurrencies and the Moving Average Strategy
Product Number:
9B21E011
Publication Date:
05/20/2021
Revised Date:
05/20/2021
Length:
5 pages (3 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Pub Mat)
Source:
Ivey
In early 2021, an investor wanted to invest in Bitcoin. However, because of the high volatility of the currency, she wanted to know when to buy and sell Bitcoin to avoid the price fluctuations caused by various short-term phenomena. Her main objective was to generate the maximum profit possible based on the moving average strategy. How could she use this strategy to profit from Bitcoin’s price movement?
Learning Objective:
This case is suitable for use in undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in financial analysis and decision-making with analytics. After completing the case, students will be able to
  • understand the concepts of blockchain and distributed ledger;
  • describe cryptocurrency and its relationship to blockchain technology;
  • apply the moving average trading strategy; and
  • identify and explain the significance of the golden cross and the death cross.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Management Science,  Information Systems
Industries:
Finance and Insurance
Setting:
Canada, Small, 2021
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
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