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    Crypto Commandment #9: Risk Management | Ten Commandments of Crypto Trading by Caleb Wright
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    Crypto Commandment #9: Risk Management | Ten Commandments of Crypto Trading by Caleb Wright

    August 19, 2019


    Hello my friend, Caleb Wright here from Bitcoin
    Lifestyles Club, and in this video I’m going to teach you about the 9th commandment of
    crypto trading… Thou Shalt Exercise Proper Risk Management! So many new crypto traders get this one wrong,
    its not even funny. Its so fundamental to your survival in the
    markets, because only half the game is generating profits, the other half is preserving your
    capital. There is nothing worse than having all your
    capital locked up in ongoing trades, so you have nothing to work with if a great trading
    opportunity arises… So the first key to exercising proper risk
    management with your crypto trading, is to find the right position size to use for your
    overall trading budget. Many trader’s like to use around 3-5% of their
    total trading capital per trade. This gives you plenty of room for error and
    an ability to participate in more trading opportunities according to whatever trading
    gameplan you have developed. You want to avoid using too BIG of a position
    size, or going all in on one trade. This is usually a recipe for disaster, because
    you are not going to win every trade even if you are the best trader in the world. And its also going to lock up your capital,
    keeping you from being able to take advantage of any further trading opportunities until
    one of your trade positions comes back into profit. So pick a position size that is sensible for
    your situation, stick with it, and don’t FOMO into coins with overly large positions, no
    matter what you are seeing on the charts! The second key to exercising good risk management
    is to use a Stop Loss. Now you should ALWAYS use a stop loss with
    your trades, unless you are 1000% comfortable with holding for a long period of time…
    because you don’t know what is going to happen with the market, whether you are going to
    go right into profit, or into the red. Many traders like to set their stop loss to
    the maximum amount they are willing to lose on a trade, which is usually anywhere from
    5-20%.. Obviously the larger your stop loss margin,
    the more comfortable you should be with waiting for your coin to jump out of the red, if it
    goes there, and the more confidence you have in your directional bias. And that brings another point, that if you
    aren’t comfortable with your coin being in the red area above your stop loss on a trade,
    then you lack confidence in your analysis and the trading opportunity, meaning you shouldn’t
    be in the trade in the first place. That’s something important to recognize! If you can exercise good risk management by
    having a strategy for your use of position size that fits your situation and by using
    a stop loss to mitigate loss on your shorter term trades, you will be well on your way
    to long term success and profitability as a trader… Trading the crypto markets should not be looked
    at as a sprint or a race to ‘get rich quick’. If you have a get rich quick mindset, you
    should get rid of it as fast as possible, because it’s not going to serve you well in
    the crypto markets, where patience and timing are key. True success with the crypto markets or any
    financial market for that matter is more comparable to a marathon. You take it slowly but surely, exercising
    the proper risk management precautions, so that as you build upon your capital and overall
    wealth, you are also preserving your capital by mitigating loss whenever you can. This is the mindset of a successful and WINNING
    cryptocurrency trader, that is able to not only survive the crypto markets, but thrive
    and be profitable for the long term. And if you follow the principles in this training,
    you will be well on your way to becoming the winning crypto trader you are meant to be…. Caleb Wright here from Bitcoin Lifestyles
    Club, and I hope you got massive value out of today’s 9th Commandment of Crypto Trading
    training and feeling inspired to take your skills to the next level. Watch out for the last segment of the 10 Commandments
    of Crypto Trading, that I have put together just for YOU. Where I’m going to give you the last very
    important piece of advice in this video series, that will help you avoid the costly mistakes
    made by so many unsuspecting crypto noobs who part with their crypto due to bad choices
    made with a get rich quick mindset. And by the way, if you want to fast track
    your way to mastering the crypto markets by developing your skills as a trader, you should
    check out the powerful crypto trading education and mastermind community of WINNING crypto
    traders available on the Bitcoin Lifestyles Club platform that we have put together to
    help you maximise your potential with crypto! Just click the link below this video for more
    information, and start accelerating on your path to crypto wealth and start living a financially
    free lifestyle starting today…

    Crypto Commandment #8: Learn Market Analysis | Ten Commandments of Crypto Trading by Caleb Wright
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    Crypto Commandment #8: Learn Market Analysis | Ten Commandments of Crypto Trading by Caleb Wright

    August 16, 2019


    Hello my friend, Caleb Wright here from Bitcoin
    Lifestyles Club, and in this video I’m going to teach you about the 8th commandment of
    crypto trading… Thou Shalt Learn Crypto Market Analysis! So the key to having a winning gameplan for
    the crypto markets, is to understand and analyse them more deeply on two different levels. Technically and Fundamentally. Technical Analysis is going to 100% be a study
    of the charts and price patterns, and levels of support and resistance over time. All represented on the candlestick charts
    on available crypto charting platforms like Trading View or Coinigy. I personally prefer to use Coinigy, it has
    all the tools and indicators that you would ever need, and the interface is very user
    friendly. When you understand the markets from a technical
    perspective, you will be much so much more grounded in knowing when to buy and sell. You will understand how to identify bullish
    and bearish market cycles, the phases within them, and how these various market conditions
    and trends can be traded for profit. Learning the various methods of technical
    analysis will be invaluable to your overall success in trading cryptocurrencies, because
    it will help you to formulate a game plan you can have confidence in. When you don’t know what you are looking at,
    when you take a look at the charts… it can be extremely difficult to come up with an
    effective gameplan you can count on. This is where the educated trader wins and
    lives to trade another day over the inexperienced trader who lacks the knowledge and enters
    the market at a much higher risk of making fatal trading decisions as a result. But it’s not ALL about the charts, there is
    another side to analyzing the market that we have to take into consideration. And that is Fundamental Analysis. Which is where we are research and learn about
    the coin project, read the whitepaper and familiarize with the technology behind it,
    learn about the developers… and most importantly in regard to trading, you learn about key
    release, launch dates, partnership announcements or other types of news events that could potentially
    have an effect on the price. So all the background info is good for helping
    you decide if the coin project is of actual value with a real world use case… or just
    some worthless vaporware. And if it doesn’t wreak of scam AND ticks
    the marks of a good coin project, then you can have confidence in trading that coin. And once you are paying attention to that
    coin, when you learn about an upcoming launch date or other type of important event that
    can build hype around it… This will be your potential trading opportunity
    to buy the rumor and sell the news on the date of the launch, which is typically what
    happens in the crypto world. If you do your own research on different altcoin
    price spikes, you will find many of these little bull trends end on certain launch dates…
    all you have to do is research what was going on for that coin around the date it began
    a significant correction to learn what was going on that led to the growth in price and
    the correction that followed. Coins will pump right up until key dates,
    and then the smart traders who are in position will take profit at the peak which begins
    the next correction as other traders in the market follow suit. So this is why Fundamental Analysis is also
    important. There are many factors at play between real
    life events and the technical action on the charts, to make up what we get for crypto
    prices on a daily basis. If you take your crypto trading seriously
    and learn how to analyse crypto markets from a technical and fundamental perspective, you
    will be way ahead of the average crypto trader when it comes to your ability to formulate
    a winning game plan and reach your financial goals as a result. Caleb Wright here from Bitcoin Lifestyles
    Club, and I hope you got massive value out of today’s 8th Commandment of Crypto training
    and feeling inspired to take your skills to the next level. Watch out for the rest of the 10 Commandments
    of Crypto Trading, that I have put together just for YOU. Because I want to help you avoid the costly
    mistakes made by so many unsuspecting crypto noobs. In the next training video, Commandment #9,
    I’m going to teach you the number one strategy that winning traders use to preserve their
    capital and not only survive the crypto markets, but thrive for the long term of their crypto
    trading career. And by the way, if you want to fast track
    your way to mastering the crypto markets by developing your skills as a trader, you should
    check out the powerful crypto trading education and 24-7 running mastermind community of WINNING
    crypto traders available on the Bitcoin Lifestyles Club platform that we have put together to
    help you maximise your potential with crypto! Just click the link below this video for more
    information, and start accelerating on your path to crypto wealth and start living a financially
    free lifestyle starting today…

    Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview Guide / Tutorial | Bitcoin Lifestyles Club [FREE TRAINING]
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    Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview Guide / Tutorial | Bitcoin Lifestyles Club [FREE TRAINING]

    August 13, 2019


    Hello my friend, Caleb Wright here from Bitcoin
    Lifestyles Club, and today I’m going to give you a guided overview of the available features
    and functions of the Binance cryptocurrency exchange. So lets get started without further ado. This is the dashboard page you will first
    see when you log in to your newly registered Binance account. The navigation at the top of the screen gives
    you all the available options at Binance. The exchange link will let you access either
    the basic or advanced versions of the exchange. We are currently using the basic layout. The Labs link is a place that cryptocurrency
    and blockchain entrepreneurs can submit their projects and apply for funding from Binance. Launchpad is an area where you can get more
    information about ICO’s that are happening or have happened on Binance. If you are launching an ICO, you can also
    use this page to apply to launch it on Binance. The info link will bring you to a page on
    Binance very similar to CoinMarketCap.com which gives you a list of the top 100 cryptocurrencies
    and their market statistics. You can click into any one of them for further
    information and even links to the latest news and developments. The academy page gives you some handy educational
    videos on the general topics of blockchain, security and the Binance exchange. Now on the right hand side of the navigation,
    the funds drop down menu will give you links to access your cryptocurrency balances and
    wallets, it will give you the page where you can view your deposits, and your withdrawals
    and your transaction history. The transaction history in this case will
    be specifically for your deposits and withdrawals to and from the Binance exchange. And you can easily export any of this transactional
    data, from trade history to deposits and withdrawals to CSV files for your records. The orders dropdown will give you options
    to look at your open orders, your order history and your trade history pages. Again all of this information is also exportable
    to CSV. The Join Us link will bring you to an area
    with more information about jobs and careers that are available at Binance. If you need support this link will bring you
    to their support forum, where you can submit a request if needed. News will bring you to a page with all sorts
    of news about developments, updates and things that are happening in general at Binance. If you hover over the person icon it will
    show a quick view of your overall account value in Bitcoins. If you click where it says ‘Account’ it will
    take you to your account options page, which will have the area where you can verify your
    account and setup security settings like two factor authentication. The globe icon that’s right next to it, will
    give you a dropdown of various languages, so you can select whichever is your preference. Underneath the main navigation menu at the
    top of the page you have some ads about different features of the exchange. For example, this one advertises the Trust
    wallet. Which is the mobile wallet that’s recommended
    by Binance. And it works with most of the coins and ERC20
    tokens that are available on Binance. They advertise jobs that are available, in
    case you are looking for some type of employment in the cryptocurrency industry. The Binance Academy Community Content Drive
    is basically an incentive they are providing to exchange members to produce helpful videos
    about how to use different features of the exchange. They actually have a list of video topics
    that they are looking for to be produced, and if you submit a video and they want to
    use it, they will reward you with 50 BNB, which is Binance coin, the official currency
    of Binance. Its handy to have BNB because you can setup
    your account to pay for your trading fees with BNB which can save you money, as you
    get a 25% discount on trading fees that you pay with Binance coin. And then the community coin of the month is
    where you can participate in voting for coins to get on the Binance exchange. You can also submit applications for coins
    to be put up to a community vote to be added. Just click on any of these banners for further
    info if you want to take action with any of it. A little lower on the page it will show some
    featured cryptocurrencies and their stats. And then right below that, you have the main
    list of cryptocurrency trading pairs by type, via the tabs at the top of the list. You have four different markets you can trade
    on Binance, including BNB trading pairs, the Bitcoin trading pairs, which is where we will
    be focusing most of our trading efforts. Ethereum trading pairs and USDT Tether trading
    pairs. Which you can access by clicking any of these
    tabs here, right now we’re focused on the BTC markets here and so as you see here in
    the list we have all the coins that are trading against bitcoin. Which is pretty much all coins that are out
    there, trade against bitcoin. The information they are giving here per trading
    pair will basically be the heading of each column, starting with the actual trading pairs,
    the name of the coin, the last price to occur, the 24 hour change in value percentage, if
    its green its a positive gain, if it’s red it’s negative. The 24 hour high and low prices in bitcoin
    value, otherwise known as satoshi value. And lastly the 24 hour volume of all trading
    for that trading pair. You can click the star next to any trading
    pair from any market, in order to save it as a favorite. And you can access your favorites from the
    leftmost tab. It’s convenient to add all the currencies
    that you are currently trading or interested in, to your favorites for easy future reference. If you have a certain coin you are looking
    to trade, you can just use the search function on the upper right hand side of the trading
    pair lists. You can type in the name of the coin, just
    type in the call letters or the name of the currency to see all the trading pairs that
    are available for whatever market tab you have selected. You can click any of the currencies in the
    list to go to it’s actual page on the exchange where you can place trades. I’m going to click into the ICX/BTC trading
    pair. A currency known as ICON. This is the exchange page for ICON where we
    can trade it against Bitcoin. If you can’t already tell, there is a lot
    going on, on this page. So I’ll help you make sense of it. At the top of the page, it will have some
    stats for the coin. Including price, 24 hour change, high and
    low prices for the 24 hour period, and 24 hour trading volume in bitcoin. There is a small link right underneath the
    call letters, that will take you to a page with more detailed information about the coin. Even including the latest news articles. Below that in the center, you have the candlestick
    price chart complete with moving averages. Each of these lines. In this part underneath represents the overall
    trading volume for each candle. Obviously, the higher the bar the more volume. And if the bar is green, that means the majority
    of the trading volume was buying. And if it was red that means the majority
    of it was selling. And if you scroll your mouse over, you can
    get more detailed info. Just like if you scroll it over any part of
    the charts, as you can see. The part of the chart right underneath the
    trading volume, is the MACD, which is a technical indicator we can use to help us judge when
    its a good time to buy or sell. I’m not going to go into deeper detail about
    all this now however, you will get all the details you need on how to properly read all
    of this and use it to your advantage in the technical analysis section of the course. You can adjust the time frame of the candlestick
    chart using the buttons at the top left of the chart. You have options of Minute long charts, Hourly
    charts, Daily charts, Weekly candlestick charts and Monthly candlestick charts. With the minute and hourly candlestick charts,
    you can click their dropdown menus and you have a full array of expected options of scale
    in time. All the way from 1 hour to 12 hour candlesticks. I tend to use 1, 2 and 4 hour candlesticks
    the most when it comes to hourly timeframe charts. And you have the similar array of options
    for even shorter time frame charts in the minutes category, as you can see here. On the upper right hand corner of the chart,
    you also have the option to view the Trading View version of the chart, and also the Depth
    Chart. Whether you use the standard chart view or
    the Trading View charts is totally up to your preference of whichever one you like the look
    of better. But this depth chart will give you a quick
    look at the support and resistance on the exchange for whatever coin market that your
    looking at. The green part of the chart represents the
    buy orders that are built up for this coin, or the support. The red part of the chart represents the sell
    orders, or the resistance. As we can see from a quick observation, it
    looks like there is greater support currently than resistance. It’s kind of fluctuating a bit. But we have a steeper wall of bid orders here,
    where thtere is a pretty shallow amount of sell orders. The depth chart is just one way to get a quick
    view of the action as it’s happening right now on the exchange. Of course before you make any trading decisions,
    it’s usually best to have at least 3 or 4 different technical reasons why you’d like
    to enter the trade. This is just one thing that you can look at,
    that’s not actually that technical, but it just gives you a handy view. If you click the button with the four outward
    pointing arrows here, you can make the chart go full screen. This can be quite useful if you have a multi
    screen setup, or plan to start using one. Underneath the whole chart area you have the
    forms that will let you buy the market, place bid or sell orders, or set stop limit orders. It will tell you what your trading fees are,
    in the upper right hand corner. The ‘Taker Fee’ percentage is what your charged
    for a fee when you buy or sell the market. The ‘Maker’ percentage is what you are charged
    when you place a bid or sell order and it actually gets filled by the movements of the
    market. The first tab here labeled limit is the one
    we will be using most of the time to setup your bids and sells in advance, according
    to whatever targets you have set via your analysis or goals. Under the buy section, it will show you how
    much BTC you have available to buy the coin, right in this spot right here. And the same conversely for the sell side
    of the form. it will show you how much of the currency
    you have available to sell. I will show you how to use these forms to
    buy and sell the market, setup bid or sell orders in advance and how to setup stop-limit
    orders in upcoming videos focused on each of these aspects specifically. On the lefthand side of the candlestick chart,
    you have the order books. The top part which has all the numbers in
    red is the sell side of the order book. You can see in the leftmost column the satoshi
    prices of the sell orders that are stacked up. How much of the coins that are for sale at
    each of these satoshi prices. For example 1598 ICON coins are for sale at
    1092 satoshis. So basically you get the satoshi price, how
    much coins are for sale at the satoshi price and what that equates to in bitcoin value
    here in the righthand column of this box. And you can simply click any of these prices
    to conveniently auto populate the buying and selling forms, as you can see I clicked 1088
    satoshis up there and now it shows it here under ‘price’ for Buy ICX and Sell ICX. And as you probably expected, the bottom part
    of this form with the green numbers represents the buy orders that are currently stacked
    up on this coin. You can switch the position of the sell orders
    and the buy orders using the button at the top here. For example this one will let you see all
    buy orders, and then you can scroll through deeper into the buy orders than you were able
    to when you could see both of them. Then this next button lets you see all the
    sell orders, and you can scroll deeper up into the sell prices and then to see both
    of them at once with the current bid price in between, in the middle. Just click this left most button here. And on the right side of the price chart,
    you have access to the list of currencies by market. Right here you have the buttons, bitcoin,
    ethereum, BNB and USD Tether. Those are the different markets that we have
    the trading pairs available down in this list. And it even has a handy search function that
    you can use to quickly find the coin market that you are looking for. You can adjust the righthand side of this
    area to display either the 24 hour trading volume, by just clicking this little radio
    button here. It will show the 24 hour trading volume of
    bitcoins in this right column, or if you click the change radio button here, it will show
    you the percentage of change within 24 hours for each currency pair. You can also scroll right through the list
    as well. And you can select coins as your favorites,
    which also you can click the favorite button here, so you can get the list of all your
    favorite currencies displaying only in the box below, just like that. In the box right below this, provides a history
    of all the trades that are happening in this coin market. You can use these buttons at the top to toggle
    between all the trades of the market, or your trades. And underneath that, recent market activity
    is just going to be some randomly relevant cryptocurrency stats that are happening on
    the exchange. Scrolling further down the page, you have
    a list of any open buy or sell orders that you have open on any coins. And then right below that, it will show your
    24 hour order history. Next I’ll show you the page where you can
    view all your cryptocurrency balances and make the deposits or withdrawals. We will just scroll all the way back up to
    get to the navigation, and roll the mouse over ‘Funds’, and then open the dropdown menu
    and select ‘balances’. This will show all of your current cryptocurrency
    balances on Binance. Starting in the order of your largest holdings
    first. Of course you can toggle the order of everything
    by just clicking any of the top columns here. For example if we click total balance, it
    will then show from your lowest holdings first, which is you know all the coins that you don’t
    have any of. So lets click it again. You can also organize the names by alphabetical,
    I’ll just go by total balance again, as it’s easiest right now. And of course you can use the search feature
    on the top left to find any currency you need from the list. The information displayed here is as follows. You have your coin call letters and name of
    the coin in the first two lefthand side columns. If you click the name, it’s a link that will
    bring you to the actual informational page for that coin. Then there is your balance, your available
    balance, meaning coins that are not assigned already to sell orders, and if you do have
    any in sell orders, it will show that amount in the next column under ‘order’. And then last but not least, it displays the
    total bitcoin value of your coin holdings. The buttons on the very right give you your
    ability to deposit or withdraw coins to and from the exchange. And of course if you click the trade button,
    it will bring you to the exchange page specifically for that coin. If you have had your Binance account for a
    while you may have accumulated some very small balances of airdrop coins. Because that happens with Binance. And when you do, if you want to you can use
    the option at the top to ‘Convert to BNB’ and it will bring you to a page where you
    can convert all your coin balances you have that are worth less than .001 bitcoin to Binance
    coin. Which can be quite handy, because you can
    use it to get the discount on your trading fees. So as you can see these are all the balances
    I have that are under .001 in bitcoin value and if I wanted to, I could click this button
    and convert it to 0.27 some odd Binance coin. Now I’m going to show you your account settings
    page. Just scroll over the person icon at the upper
    right hand corner of the website to reveal the dropdown menu and click your ‘account’. This will bring you to your account page. This is where you can work on verifying your
    account for higher withdrawal limits. Depending on which level you have verified
    to already, there will be a link next to the level with further info on how to complete
    verification. For example for a level 3 verification, I
    have to contact Binance. I would suggest that you turn on ‘Using BNB
    to pay for fees’ since you get a 25% discount on trading fees if you do. You can change your login password if you
    need to. I would suggest to set an anti phishing code. You basically choose a number, and it will
    show up in any official emails from Binance. So this way you can know if an email from
    them is authentic or if it’s a phishing scam. API access is something you may use with a
    cointracking program that is keeping track of your portfolio and trading. I would only ever suggest to use API as long
    as you carefully set the API access to only allow it to read data and keep it restricted
    from making trades or withdrawals, so you don’t get hacked. And on the right here, you have the option
    between SMS Authentication for log ins, withdrawals and security modifications… or Google Authentication. I would suggest to bypass the SMS text authentication
    option and only use the Google Authentication option to secure your account. Because SMS authentication has proven to be
    easily hackable, if a hacker were to ever get control of your phone’s sim card and get
    your mobile account active on another phone. Google Authenticator is a free app available
    for download to your phone from the app store. Something else you maybe noticing standing
    out here is that banner advertisement for their referral program. Your account comes with an affiliate link
    you can use to refer friends, family and really anybody to gain 20% commission on all the
    trading fees that they incur on the Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange. And you gain that commission in the form of
    Binance coin. This is an easy way to earn some extra BNB
    to pay for your trading fees, and by the way if you still need to register your Binance
    account, my link is below in the video description and THANK YOU in advance if you take the time
    to use it, I appreciate you! Underneath this you have an option to further
    protect your account by adding a whitelist of wallet addresses that can be withdrawn
    to. This way if your account were to ever get
    hacked, the hacker would only ever be able to withdraw your funds to your wallet for
    you. Pretty funny, and a great idea actually. Looks like I should go about setting it up
    sooner than later, this is actually a newer and quite clever security feature. Then at the bottom of the page here, you have
    information about which devices and IP addresses have been accessing your account on the exchange. A history of crypto airdrops distributions
    you have received. and a login history with dates, locations
    and IP addresses. So last but not least, I still have not show
    you the advanced view of the exchange. So get ready. We will just use the navigation button up
    here at the top, and click advanced. So it basically gives you a much larger view
    of the chart. The options are very similar, and everything
    works basically the same, it just looks different and you get a few more options. Like the ability to toggle all sorts of technical
    indicators, if you click up here in indicators you have all these technical indicators options,
    like you can set your Relative Strength Index for example. They put your orders, order history and other
    infos underneath the chart. And on the righthand side, you have your order
    books right here. And live trading history. And right under that you have your buy order
    and sell order forms. Works just the way it does over on the basic
    side. And you can click the Binance logo to go back
    to the basic view. So at this point, I have shown you all the
    most significant areas of the Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange and I’ve given you a good idea of
    what each part is for and how it works. However, I will have some more focused training
    videos for you next, that will show you exactly how to use certain functions of the exchange. Make sure you checkout my next video, where
    I’m going to show you how to deposit and withdraw funds to and from your Binance account. If you found value in this video today, I
    would certainly appreciate your support if you would take the time to LIKE this video,
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    Binance Exchange Overview video. I would love your feedback and it would certainly
    help me out. And by the way, if you still need to sign
    up for your Binance account, I have put a link in the video description for your convenience,
    if you’d like to give me credit for providing you with this information today. I definitely would appreciate it. And if you need a video guide on how to register
    and secure your account with two factor authentication, I have added a link to it in the video description
    below. In case you need it. And if you really want to get after it with
    cryptocurrency trading, maximise and get the best results possible, you should take a serious
    look at my Cryptocurrency Trading & Mining Mastery Course and 24-7 running Mastermind
    Chat Group on Slack. Of which you can get more information about
    it at my website www.bitcoinlifestyles.club. And if you would like more information, you
    can find a link to my site in the video description below. So Caleb Wright here, signing off from Bitcoin
    Lifestyles Club. I wish you much prosperity and will catch
    you on the next training video.