The fourth decision you must make is to pick the charting platform you would like to use in order to monitor Bitcoin and to make trading decisions. Below is a list of platforms you can use and the various advantages each offers.  

  1. Tradingview: The most popular financial charting site, has a free version and is absolutely recommended for all types of traders.
  2. Coinalyze: Similar to Tradingview but has a tougher user interface, completely free.
  3. TRDR: Paid site that has many advanced features


Every exchange will provide instant chart access, however using charts from external platforms can help combat against lag and likely provide a better user experience. Additionally, in this course stick to charting the ticker COINBASE:BTCUSD when analyzing price and volume trends.