Economics

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Learn about traditional finance, crypto economics, token metrics, financial history, and technical analysis tools in these educational articles and videos.

MACD Indicator Explained

MACD Indicator Explained

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is an oscillator-type indicator that is widely used by traders for technical analysis (TA).
What is Technical Analysis?

What is Technical Analysis?

Technical analysis (TA), is a type of analysis that aims to predict future market behavior based on previous price action and volume data. Is TA effective?
Stochastic RSI Explained

Stochastic RSI Explained

Stochastic RSI is a technical analysis indicator used to determine whether an asset is overbought or oversold. Learn how to use it with Binance Academy
What Is Quantitative Easing (QE)?

What Is Quantitative Easing (QE)?

Potential risks include hyperinflation and excessive debt. Some countries that used QE experienced detrimental economic impacts. What exactly is QE?
What Is Hyperinflation?

What Is Hyperinflation?

All economies experience some level of inflation. Usually, governments and financial institutions work together to ensure inflation occurs at a gradual rate
What Is Inflation?

What Is Inflation?

Inflation is the increase in the price of goods and services in an economy, over a set period of time. Learn more about Inflation on Binance Academy.
What Is an ICO (Initial Coin Offering)?

What Is an ICO (Initial Coin Offering)?

An ICO is often compared to an IPO (Initial Public Offering). However, this comparison is quite deceptive. What is an ICO? Find out on Binance Academy.
What Is Fractional Reserve?

What Is Fractional Reserve?

Fractional reserve is a banking system that allows commercial banks to profit by loaning part of their customers’ deposits. Learn more on Binance Academy.
Game Theory and Cryptocurrencies

Game Theory and Cryptocurrencies

Game theory is fundamental to the development of cryptocurrencies and is one of the reasons why Bitcoin managed to thrive for over a decade.
What Is Tulip Mania?

What Is Tulip Mania?

Tulip Mania is considered by many as the first recorded story of a financial bubble, which supposedly occurred in the 1600s, but was it a real bubble?
What Is Fiat Currency?

What Is Fiat Currency?

Fiat currency is legal tender that derives its value from its issuing government rather than a physical good or commodity. Read more on Binance Academy
The 2008 Financial Crisis Explained

The 2008 Financial Crisis Explained

In 2008, the financial crisis shook the global economy. How have the rules changed, and how can this type of economic crisis be avoided in the future.
What Is Ripple?

What Is Ripple?

Formerly known as OpenCoin, Ripple is a privately held company, building a payment and exchange network on top of a distributed ledger database.
Moving Averages Explained

Moving Averages Explained

There are various different types of moving averages that can be utilized by traders. Learn about these moving averages on Binance Academy
Liquidity Explained

Liquidity Explained

Understanding liquidity is vital if you are trading or investing in assets. Learn about liquidity on Binance Academy, and how it can affect you as a trader.
What Is the RSI Indicator?

What Is the RSI Indicator?

Technical analysis (TA) involves the prediction of future market trends by examining the previous action. Learn about RSI on Binance Academy.
Bollinger Bands Explained

Bollinger Bands Explained

Bollinger Bands (BB) were created in the early 1980s by financial analyst and trader John Bollinger. Learn how to use Bollinger bands on Binance Academy.
What Are Makers and Takers?

What Are Makers and Takers?

Are you a Maker or are you a Taker? Find out exactly what Makers and Takers are and their individual benefits while trading on Binance.
Beginners Candlestick Patterns

Beginners Candlestick Patterns

Candlesticks - what informations are they carrying, what can we read from them and what are their types. Bullish? Bearish? Doji? Morning Star?