Before the advent of the Internet, the telephone was every trader’s hottest tool. Because automatic trading did not yet exist, a phone call to your stock broker was necessary to place a trade on the market. However, with the development of new technologies, trading quickly moved into cyberspace, where API interfaces became the new paradigm. Today, we will discuss how APIs are used in crypto trading and how 3Commas can help you automate your trading strategies.

What is an API?

An API (Application Programming Interface) allows different applications to communicate with one another. APIs are becoming increasingly popular tools, with companies such as Facebook…


A halo of myths has formed around bitcoin mining and its energy usage, forcing even the most experienced crypto enthusiasts to doubt its efficiency and environmental footprint. Bitcoin is currently being bombarded by numerous attacks and criticisms from eco-activists and Wall Street executives alike. According to these myths, bitcoin mining causes serious harm to the environment due to its massive energy consumption. When examined in a vacuum, the current consumption of the bitcoin blockchain is comparable to the total energy consumption of the Netherlands. But, is bitcoin mining as harmful to the environment as it seems? …


Options can be quite complex financial instruments to understand, and this is especially true for decentralized Options. Luckily, the delta.theta team has made options trading easy to understand for beginners and professionals alike.

In this article, we will go over important features of the new delta.theta Options protocol and how it differs from other decentralized Options.

The decentralized Options market is still developing, and there are more and more projects working on new products in this space each day. Some current decentralized Options platforms include Hegic, Opyn, Opiym, and Vega, among others. However, all of these projects have a serious…


Over the past few years, Cardano (ADA) became one of the fastest-growing blockchain platforms in the entire cryptocurrency industry. ADA is one of the top-ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and has already exceeded investors’ expectations numerous times since its launch in 2015. The project’s ecosystem is rapidly evolving on the path toward a fully operational blockchain platform. Just recently, its developers announced the release of an update that includes smart contracts and tools which will integrate ADA into decentralized finance (DeFi) space.

Cardano’s major advancements lie in the unique mathematical principles at the base of its consensus mechanism and multi-level…


When considering cryptocurrencies as a medium to long-term investment, many investors face the problem of choosing a suitable investment strategy. Each investor is different in their time horizon, risk profile, and capital. However, for most investors, there is one strategy that is almost always of use.

Instead of making one single purchase using large amounts of capital, it is arguably better to buy digital assets gradually and build up a position over time. This type of investing strategy is called Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA). …


On December 18th, 2013, a Bitcointalk forum user named GameKyuubi published a post describing the reasons for long-term investment in Bitcoin and how such an investment could payoff in the future. At the time, the crypto market was experiencing another price decline, and GameKyuubi stated that he would hold Bitcoin anyway because he believed in Satoshi Nakamoto’s project. His post would probably have stayed unnoticed if it wasn’t for one detail — the user misspelled the word hold, writing “HODL” instead. That’s how the famous meme was born, which supposedly highlights the success of long-term crypto investments.

Many insist that…


Needless to say, this last week has been a trial and stress-tested our systems to their maximum limitations and as a growing organization, I’d like to embark upon a journey of transparency to the valued members of our 3Commas family and share with you not only what’s brought us to this situation, but also share what we’re doing to fix this and scale as an organization.

Let’s start with what brought us here.

Where we were — The Bottleneck

In good news, our business has scaled tremendously over the past three years and as such, we have the largest VMs with the most powerful NVMe SSD’s…


This April, cryptocurrency exchange Hotbit got hacked. Consequently, the platform has shut down, stating that it needs to perform a “comprehensive inspection”. Everyone who had stored their digital assets on Hotbit could not access the funds or even close their trading positions. In a blink of an eye, thousands of people became potential victims of yet another crypto exchange hack. There have been many such incidents in the past, with losses exceeding billions of dollars if calculated at the current Bitcoin exchange rate.

What happened to Hotbit?

On April 30, the cryptocurrency exchange Hotbit announced a cyber-attack that began on April 29 at 20:00…


According to Juniper Research, the number of Internet of Things devices is expected to exceed the 50 billion mark by 2022 and all of these devices will require fast and secure methods of communication. The project we are about to discuss focuses on solving this very problem — the creators of IoTeX are planning to handle this with a privacy focused blockchain. The ecosystem should provide flexibility and scalability by using a fast Proof-of-Stake based consensus mechanism, combined with the sidechains.

What is IoTex?

IoTeX (IOTX) is a scalable “blockchain-in-blockchain” acting as a base for the Internet of Things (IoT) operation. In this…


For successful trading and lucrative profits, you need to set the DCA bot’s parameters and conditions for it to follow the desired strategies. Thanks to the new “Preset” function, there is no need to set up bots and manually analyze the market anymore.

In today’s article, we will talk about these presets which allow you to implement the strategies used by other traders’ bots and describe the steps you should take to start using tuned bots right away.

Presets

Presets are parameters for DCA bots configured by other traders. …

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