Cailyn Isaac: Cryptocurrencies and the Moving Average Strategy
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Case (Pub Mat)
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?
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.
Finance and Insurance
Canada, Small, 2021
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