I have been a little quiet on the blog recently. Following my departure from the market on November 10th, prior to the Bitcoin Segwit2x fork, I have slowly been rebuilding my portfolio.
I had come out of Bitcoin the day before the cancellation of the fork, and the majority of my altcoins a few days earlier. During my first full year of trading, I have twice seen my portfolio cut between 40% - 50% and the uncertainty around the 2x fork was making me nervous about this happening again. Every notable drop in portfolio value is a lesson in the market and what I know now is that there are no set patterns, as such my gut instinct plays a significant role alongside both technical and fundamental analysis. For example: