Looking to get into trading Bitcoin? Then you'll need some quality charts. And you're going to need something more than the basic display you get with CoinMarketCap. Here are a couple of options on where to get free charts that have all the features you need to start trading.
Both of these options are browser based so they will work on any device across any platform. And even though they run in your browser they contain the same powerful features as any desktop app and in some cases have way more functionality.
TradingView is a community of traders who share their trading ideas. It's also a super powerful charting platform. On TradingView you can load charts from numerous exchanges and brokers. For example, you can load the BTC price from Coinbase. The charts on TradingView are beautifully designed and are easy to read and understand.
As well as all the standard drawing tools, TradingView has a couple of really nice features that make it stand out. You can set up alerts, that will ping you when the price passes a definable threshold. You can also replay past action – this is great if you want to learn about about price action trading. TradingView also has the most complete drawing tools. You can add every indicator, line, brush imaginable and save templates for the future.
Once you've drawn all over your chart you can also share your trading ideas with the rest of the community. TradingView can also connect with your broker so you can make trades through the same platform.
Hidden within eToro is a feature called ProCharts. eToro is my trading platform of choice. But you can sign up for free and even use it to trade with a virtual account. And they have an amazing charting tool called Pro Charts. ProCharts is hidden within the eToro interface but you can access it directly (after signing up) with this link.
Disclaimer: 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Pro Charts lets you display up to 6 charts on the one screen and comes with a ton of settings to completely customize how charts are displayed. eToro supports cryptocurrency trading so you can display charts for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano etc and even charts for Cryptocurrency crosses like BTCEOS.
Disclaimer: eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investing in stocks and cryptoassets, as well as trading CFDs.
Please note that CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Past performance is not an indication of future results.
Cryptoassets are volatile instruments which can fluctuate widely in a very short timeframe and therefore are not appropriate for all investors. Other than via CFDs, trading cryptoassets is unregulated and therefore is not supervised by any EU regulatory framework.
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