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Educational Articles

Expand your knowledge of forex trading with FXTM’s educational articles. Written by our experts, this series has been designed to provide traders at all levels with the skills and knowledge they need to trade with confidence.

Andreas Thalassinos (BSc, MSc, MSTA, CFTe, MFTA) is a renowned forex educator. FXTM’s Head of Education and a Certified Technical Analyst, whose automated systems, tools and indicators are used around the world by traders, investors, brokers and investment firms.

Bitcoin Block Rewards

Bitcoin Block Rewards

Andreas Thalassinos

Proof-of-work is one of the more brilliant features of Satoshi Nakamoto’s innovation, Bitcoin. It represents the confirmation of transactions or, more specifically, blocks of transactions.

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Blockchains: Mining for bitcoins

Andreas Thalassinos

Blockchain technology is at the heart of cryptocurrencies, including the most famous one of all - bitcoin. In its simplest form, a blockchain consists of blocks of information.

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Cryptocurrency Wallets

Andreas Thalassinos

A cryptocurrency wallet is a medium that stores your private and public key, and allows you to receive and send digital coins.

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Uncovering Bitcoin Transactions: How they Work

Andreas Thalassinos

A bitcoin transaction is a signed piece of information for the purpose of transferring ownership of a set amount of bitcoins from one individual to another.

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The Origins of the Digital Currency: A Beginning of a Long New Road

Andreas Thalassinos

In recent times, especially after the 2008 financial crisis, we all became more familiar with financial terms such as “bail-in” and “bailout” and those of us who are not economists realised that th

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