Boosting Alpha introducing BTC/BNB based Bots

Boosting Alpha introducing BTC/BNB based Bots

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As there are many concerns regarding to USDT and its lack of transparency, we would like to share that we have also bots in BTC based or ETH based, that means the return is calculated in growing of the NR of BTC or ETH you hold, not the FIAT value return.

Now we are introducing BTC/BNB based bots. All of these algorithms invest in BTC respectively BNB pairs. The annual return and drawdown is calculated in terms of the basecoin, not in EUR or USD. So these algorithms are always exposed to the crypto market, since when they are in cash they are still invested in either BTC or BNB.

These algorithms are useful for people which are bullish long-term on the crypto market and have a so-called HODL philosophy. They should allow you to gain more BTC or BNB while continuously being exposed to the market 1The Sortino ratio is a variation of the Sharpe ratio that differentiates harmful volatility from total overall volatility by using the asset’s standard deviation of negative portfolio returns, downside deviation, instead of the total standard deviation of portfolio returns..

The bots-series are named “BTC Relativity Mix x” and “BTC Relativity Multi Coin x” and will be published under the “Illuminati” (II) trade mark, in the coming month, after the current Quarantaine period.

Roy Lenders, Boosting Alpha

 

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Footnotes

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    The Sortino ratio is a variation of the Sharpe ratio that differentiates harmful volatility from total overall volatility by using the asset’s standard deviation of negative portfolio returns, downside deviation, instead of the total standard deviation of portfolio returns.

My, your BI-Administrator, first BOTS-year. The score.

In the course of 2018, I started following RevenYOU Bots development as being a interesting start-up initiative.

I had a old MultiBit wallet client for Bitcoin and withdrew most of that in August 2020 through Bitvavo. I had earned those Bitcoins from gaming and mining around 2011 onward. I did the mining on bitminter.com (closed down in 2020). This resulted in a few hundred Euro’s at $9000 per Bitcoin.

How could it be otherwise that “The Big Friendly” BOT was one of my first purchases. Not a real bot. Bought from the “old” Bitcoins. That worked out well. No hassle with crypto-wallets but a friendly bot interface. Of course, I was concerned with “real” bots, acting like a personal-asset manager, but with the convenience of the BOTS-Platform.

As I have a progressive visibility problem, not yet a handicap but still, for this reason I did not previously have a smartphone to install the BOTS-App. It’s all just too small for me. Until I realized that visualization, mostly used for games, could be the solution. Actually in the ’70 and ’80 of the previous century, the VM, Virtual Machine, operating system was my first Main Frame experience. So really nothing new.

There is a different way to run the BOTS-App by using Visualization on a PC or Laptop with Windows or iOS on a large screen. You need however a smart phone with a telephone number to initially install the App. After that you can run the BOTS-App on your PC or Laptop with Windows, iOS on MAC. This is why I started late using Bots. Late, being in August 2020. At that time the Bitcoin Bitcoin valued under $12k.

My strategy was simple, buy a number of the most promising bots and see how the perform.  When underperforming, switch to a more promising Bot. In most cases I give it 3 months to 6 months maximum. The exception are my HODL Bots. These Bots are for the long term or for DIY, “do it yourself” trading. The latter is a easy way to trade crypto-coins on the same platform.
If you not go for the max, like me, but for more safety and stability, better hold on for a longer period or do not switch at all.

Most bots have USDT (Tether) as Basecoin and some have BTC (Bitcoin), ETH (Etherium) or BNB (Binance Coin) as there Basecoin. Something to be aware of as we learn later.

Unfortunately I soon found out that the Risk Classification (RC) is of little practical use. One important reason being the fact that the RC is dynamic and can change over time, any time. It is an indication that requires some moths of in production. It is not a Bot Creator property but a RevenYOU dynamic risk indicator.

My 3 months of lessons learned triggered me to create the Bots Institute website, the site you are now looking at. One of the most important tips and being the first tip, is number 1. I kept every bot for at least 3 months.
Tip # 1: Bots are not meant to be traded.
This in combination with Footnote 1: The Power of Compounding.

However after one year and one quarter of Bots (Bots Popularity Poll, Q2/Q3-2021 ) and my first year, we all now have more experience. In particular after the serious crypto-marked crash, this approach advice, of not trading with bots, must be relaxed.

The drawback of not trading with bots is that you also increase the risk. By reinvesting your earnings, you can multiply your profits, but you can also lose part or almost everything, your profit and investment quite suddenly.

Many Bots have a problem to timely step out of a coin position (How crash-proof are Bot Creators Bots Poll ). In some cases the yield that a trade makes in combination with a possible loss, accumulated with transaction cost, make it into a loss. This can be so severe that hundreds of percents gain can be transformed into tens percents of loss. Then your buying moment, step-in timing, become crucial!
To prevent this from happening you will have to trade with these specific bots. Not at a daily basis but at least regularly.

In my first year into bots investments I started a total of 34 bots in the first half year. During that first half year I stopped 12 under performing (in my opinion) bots and switched the money to other bots. Currently I run 22 bots and upgraded 2 of them.
In the period August, September, October 2020 there was little coin development, up and down around zero, some gain some losses. Then from mid October the crypto markets grow until quarter-1, 2021. February, March, April beginning May the Bitcoin was around from $45k to $63k. During the 2021 May 19 crash-period I did not change anything in my portfolio (a luxury that I can afford) other than buying some new bots after the 19 May crash.

All of these new bots show deep red (see the picture below) and did not profit after the crash. A number of new Agga bots I started in March/April of 2021, lost part of their yield but all show positive results even after the crash end the horizontal marked development in June and July 2021. A development that also shows in the related Poll (How crash-proof are Bot Creators Bots Poll).

I had the luck to have some Bots trading in BNB and a BNB-Basecoin bot before February 2021. Most of my bots where started before January 2021, with Bitcoin under $30.

My first BOTS year: the score.
BI-Administrator, 1st BOTS-year: point in time ups and downs impression.

At the top of my portfolio, beginning of May 2021, my investment yielded over +400%, including one BNB based bot with upto 2700% gain. The worst case was around 20 July 2021 when my portfolio was down to just +220%. During the first half year the sky was the limit, and not very realistic.

I must admit this is not my pension income. For me this is more a hobby than anything else. As a sport I go for the max and not for the low risk. The first Bots-year, Year To Date (YTD) revenue on 1st of  August 2021 is: +240% in €euro, including four (recently started, 2 in test) negative Bots.
Not bad at all to say the least. Just compare my savings income and the taxes due.

For genuine inverters please start with Purchase Checklist number 1. To sleep well the question is: what amount of money can you afford and feel comfortable to lose?

I think I am relatively active as shown by the numbers of transaction above.
Although we see far too many problems in the BOTS-Discord bug-reports, I have not experienced any problem my self and was always able to buy and sell bots when I wanted to.
Please read this as a disclaimer.  Also see the new Bot Creator Appreciation Score.

Note that it is not yet a full year, we have some weeks to go. However I wanted to publish this post during this month.

Piet

Boosting Alpha trading-Bots performance per Juni 2021

Boosting Alpha per Juni 2021Boosting Alpha per Juni 2021

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And above the June numbers for all of our trading bots. On average the month of June was quite bad.
While Bitcoin only dived 10% in June, most other coins dived much more.

On average our trading bots got impacted by 10,5%, mostly caused by the HODL the Bottle bots who entered the market in June (but made a bad call doing this).

A few of our most recent bots actually turned out a profit in June and most of our bots either did not trade or where only slightly impacted.

Roy Lenders, Boosting Alpha

 

Boosting Alpha trading-Bots performance per May 2021

Boosting Alpha May 2021

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And again our end-of-month overview of all our trading bots.
The month of May turned out to be a very bad month for the crypto market with the Bitcoin declining with 35% and most other coins declining even more.

The average result of our trading bots was -8,31%. This was definitely the most negative month for our bots since we went live in January 2020 (the Corona crash from March 2020 did not have any impact on the 2 bots that we had live back then).

Among the negative performers were a lot of the HODL trading bots which look at the long-term only and only rebalance once every 2 weeks. If we look at the return in EUR, the EUR decline was higher with -16,51%, which was obviously higher because of the bots which have a BTC basecoin (Dagobert Buck bots + Hirundo).

Interesting to see is that there were also some bots which still had a very positive month of May as well with Roar of the Tiger at the top.

Roy Lenders, Boosting Alpha

 

Newcomer, Beginner approach to (RevenYOU) BOTS

The easiest way is to go to the bots.io site and follow “Start in just one minute” path. That will work. But not for all investors. Indeed,  you now are not just a customer, but an investor.
Most visitors to this Bots Institute (BI)-website realize that. Because it is about money, your money. If you are looking for more information and advice the BI-site is there for you!

For just €50, you follow the Know Your Customer (KYC) procedure, and buy (=start) your first, one or more BOTS. Then wait and see what happens, Tip#1. Not hours or days but for instance once a week or every few weeks (Tip#2).  If you have an urge to own one or the bots asap then the advice would be: buy bots with USDT as the basecoin and two, do not buy a Dumbbot (Class A).

For info about cryptocurrency, trading or investments just use your favorite search-site.
The nucleus of this site  is located under menu “Tips” and its sub-menu’s. This in combination with the Blog-articles, Posts, will give you all information to become a successful trading bot user, investor.

How to begin better prepared?

The fact that you found this post or the BI-site is you advantage (About and FootNote 1).  Rather then replicating or duplicating info we will highlight the most relevant aspects in this post.

✅ The Purchase Checklist should be your starting point. Under the assumption that your purpose is to make money and avoid losses when possible. Than execute the Checklist in de listed order as to create your portfolio.
Then after a half or a full year, perform Portfolio rebalancing to determine, and if required execute, re-balancing your portfolio.

How to select your BOTS?

There is a quadrant of pages that will help you with the  BOTS-selection.  Two pages contain a table that was derived from  BOTS-App data.  The other two pages contain information delivered by our users end data about BOT Creators that we could find from the Internet. In some cases info was supplied by BOTS-Creators.

Bots Institute Tables-Quadrant
Bots Institute Tables-Quadrant
Bots Popularity Polls

This is Bots Popularity Polls page where users can indicate how they experience the Bots and what they find important aspects of a bots-strategy and their Creators, in Bot Creators Popularity.

Creator BOT-Names

The table on this page lists the Bots Creators and their BOTS-Names, the type of bot, typified/classified and additional remarks, more or less important,  can be included. The latter may be updated over time.

Selection & Spreading

Although there are more aspects to take into inconsideration, Selection & Spreading shows the most important two:
The Base Coin and the Crypto Coin or Coins, wherein the BOT trades. Make sure to understand the importance of the Base Coin.

Although the BOTS have a Risk Classification (RC), it  is  dynamic and can change over time.
From our experience: selects the most applicable trading-strategies for your goal and targets with the best performance.

Bot Creators

The Bot Creators-page lists all Creators and when available  additional information and a BOT-Creator website-link.

Tips and Terms

For info about cryptocurrency, trading or investments just use your favorite search-site and you will find reading material for a live time. However BOTS specific info is the nucleus of this site and is located  under menu “Tips” and its sub-menu’s.

The Tips-page, actually Tips&Terms-page, includes information that will be essential to enable you to make the right choices during the selection.

Mind you that there is a wealth of relevant information onder the Footnotes 1Example, in particular on the pages mentioned.

BI Excel Spreadsheet

For most users the BOTS-App will satisfy the requirement of the smartphone user-interface. It shows the current total value, and the invested value and yield per BOT.

If you are an advanced user this information may not be sufficiënt. If you are one of those peoples, you want to get more insight in the trends, yield in relation to the marked and the coins of your BOTS. This spreadsheet will offer a good starting point to manually monitor your ‘annualized return’ of your entire BOTS-portfolio.

Blog

The combination with the Blog-articles, Posts,  and Tips-page will give you all information to become a successful trading-bot user, a investor.
The Index of all Blog-articles is a quick entry into the posts.

Be aware: In this virtual financial world nothing is for sure.

Want to know more?:
Bot Creator Appreciation ScoreHow to Classify and Typify BOTS?

 

 

 

 

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