Getting started with trading on Bittrex

Setting a BUY ORDER

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Jun 18, 2017 · 4 min read

Buy Zone is a price range set by a trader as an indicator of a safe place to buy in at with minimal chance of a big drop in price. To take advantage of the buy zone price (or to buy coin at any price), you must create a buy order.

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In this example, we are purchasing 6.93131432 ETH for 1 BTC. What does this all mean?

Units - This is the number of units you will receive. Bittrex will do some math calculations for you, so, you can purchase an arbitrary amount of the desired unit or you can purchase the maximum amount afforded by the number placed in the Total box below.

Bid - This is the price per unit. For example, in this scenario, we will be paying 0.14391210BTC per 1 ETH.

Type - This is covered more extensiely in the STOP LOSS section. There are two options here, "Good 'Til Cancelled" and "Immediate or Cancel." "Good Til Cancelled" will allow small portions of your order to be executed until it is complete. "Immediate or Cancel" requires the full order to be filled immediately, anything else is cancelled.

Total - This is the total amount of coin you currently have that you will be spending for the coin you desire to buy. In this example, we are selling 1 BTC in exchange for 6.93131432 ETH.

Setting a SELL ORDER

Sell orders are a nice way to automate the sell of your coins when they hit a sell zone. Set up orders and walk away.

Sell orders are very similar to buy orders.

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In this example, we are selling 10 ETH for 1.43171205 BTC.

Units - This is the number of units you will be selling. Bittrex will do some math calculations for you, so, you can sell an arbitrary amount of the desired unit or you can sell the maximum amount available in your wallet.

Bid - This is the price per unit. For example, in this scenario, we will be selling each ETH coin for 0.14353003 BTC.

Type - This is covered more extensiely in the STOP LOSS section. There are two options here, "Good 'Til Cancelled" and "Immediate or Cancel." "Good Til Cancelled" will allow small portions of your order to be executed until it is complete. "Immediate or Cancel" requires the full order to be filled immediately, anything else is cancelled.

Total - This is the total amount of coin you will be receiving. For example, we will be receiving 1.43171205 for 10 ETH.

Setting STOP LOSS ORDER

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In this example, we are setting a stop loss for 5 ETH IF the price falls to LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.1 BTC per ETH

Units - This is the number of units you will be selling. Bittrex will do some math calculations for you, so, you can sell an arbitrary amount of the desired unit or you can sell the maximum amount available in your wallet.

Bid - This is the price per unit you want to sell the coin for. For example, in this scenario, we will be selling each ETH coin for 0.1BTC.

Type - In a stop loss, you want to change the type to Conditional. When you switch to conditional, you are required to fill a "Sell When" field. For example, we will sell our 5ETH when the price is less than or equal to (<=) 0.1BTC.
Protip: You can also use conditional types for sell zones as well by utilizing the greater than or equal to condition.

Total - This is the total amount of coin you will receive if the stop loss is triggered. For example, we will receive 0.49875BTC if the stop loss is executed.

You can join our telegram channel to learn more about trading cryptocurrencies: https://telegram.me/cryptogenedigest

Ref: https://coinvestment.fund/getting-started-bittrex/

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