Changelog

Cryptowatch is the only terminal you need to analyze, make, and manage trades on all the top crypto exchanges.

Free Trading, Bug fixes

Released: June 30, 2020

Cryptowatch has made trading available for free to all users, including users who make a free account as of this release.

Check out our tweet here.

You can now trade for free on 6 supported exchanges (with more to come) and monitor your trading portfolio — including open orders and positions across each exchange — all from a single terminal.

Cryptowatch has also repaired bugs concerning staking balances in Portfolio, the trading form incorrectly showing a zero (0) balance, and the order marker for trailing stops.

Free Trading

Trading is now free to all new and existing Cryptowatch accounts. This was previously $15 per month as part of our Basic plan. Free trading is now supported on the following exchanges:

  • Kraken

  • Binance

  • Bitfinex

  • Coinbase Pro

  • Bitstamp

  • Poloniex

In addition to trading for free, users can visualize their open orders and past trades directly on the charts:

Portfolio tools such as Trades, Orders, Positions, and History Export are available for free as well for each trading-supported exchange:

Users can also enjoy free, in-browser alerting for price, volume, and order fills:

Bug Fixes

  • Staking balances are now viewable in Portfolio

  • Trading form will no longer show a zero (0) balance before receiving a balances update from the exchange’s API

  • Trailing Stop order markers now viewable on the y-axis of applicable charts.

New Order Visualization, Portfolio Fee Information, Chat on Mobile

Released: June 16, 2020

Cryptowatch has added the option to see a dotted line originating from your new orders (indicated by a dot on the chart’s y-axis) extending into the price chart itself. This option can be enabled in the settings menu, under My Activity.

In the Portfolio tab, under Trade History, new orders will now contain fee information in the trade summary.

The chat box is now available to users on mobile devices.

New Order Visualization

To see a dotted line extending from your pending orders into the price chart: open the settings menu, scroll to My Activity, and select the option Show Order Line While Placing New Order:

Selecting this option enables a dotted line extending from your new order’s icon on the y-axis of the price chart into the price chart itself. In the image below, you can see a red dotted line extending left from a new sell order’s icon on the right:

Additionally, you can now click the price chart to select a price for new orders. Use the crosshair tool and click anywhere on the price chart:

Portfolio Fee Information

We’ve added fee information to the Portfolio trades summaries. To view a trade summary, navigate to Trades History on the Portfolio tab. Only new trades (trades taking place after this update) will have fee information available:

Chat on Mobile

Cryptowatch users can now access the Trollbox from their mobile devices at https://cryptowat.ch/chat

Advanced Order Types for Kraken and Bitfinex, Market Navigator Sorting

Released: June 2, 2020

Cryptowatch has introduced advanced order types to Kraken and Bitfinex markets including: Stop Loss Limit & Take Profit Limit (Kraken) and Stop Loss, Stop Loss Limit, and Trailing Stop Loss (Bitfinex).

We have also updated sorting in the market navigator.

Advanced Order Types for Kraken and Bitfinex

Cryptowatch now supports advanced order types available on Kraken and Bitfinex.

Kraken markets now have Stop Loss Limit and Take Profit Limit orders available:

Left to right - Stop Loss Limit, Take Profit Limit order forms (Kraken)

Bitfinex traders can now submit Stop Loss, Stop Loss Limit, and Trailing Stop orders:

Left to right - Stop Loss, Stop Loss Limit, Trailing Stop order forms (Bitfinex)

Market Navigator Sorting

The Market Navigator (on the Charts page, top-left of the price chart) now extends whichever sorting style you’ve picked to the markets within each of the asset groups:

Bitfinex and Kraken Trading Upgrades, COVID-19 Country Data, Cancel all Alerts

Released: May 19, 2020

Cryptowatch has introduced margin trading for all Bitfinex pairs that support leverage. We've updated our alerts service, adding a Cancel all feature that lets you clear alerts across all markets. On our COVID-19 tracker, you can now sort all data by country, view the chart with either a linear or logarithmic axis, and switch between daily and total data.

The Cryptowatch Marketing team also recently posted a comprehensive reading list from our very own The Dude, who spent over a decade yelling and screaming in the NYMEX and COMEX trading pits, as well as an interview with @lowstrife and a report on Bitcoin spot market growth.

Bitfinex Margin Trading Enabled

Bitfinex margin pairs now have their available leverage options in the trading form:

We’ve also added a refresh button in the top-right of the trading form that will re-synchronize Cryptowatch to the market’s exchange. The trade settings menu is also conveniently relocated to the top-right corner of the trading form as well:

Improvements to Kraken Trading

Cryptowatch now supports several additional order options for all Kraken markets.

  • Use "Post Limit" for limit orders

  • Set custom start times for your orders

  • Select your fee currency for all Kraken markets which support that selection on Kraken.com’s interface

On the trade ticket of any Kraken market on Cryptowatch.

COVID-19 Countries, Log Scale, New Assets

You can now view more detailed data on the COVID-19 page. The changes we’ve implemented are as follows:

  • Added log scale to the COVID-19 chart

  • Tracker can now be sorted by country, or as aggregated values (all COVID-19 data)

  • Refreshing the page defaults to the daily view

  • Now you can change the compared asset from BTC to:

    • ETH

    • USDT

    • XTZ

    • XRP

    • BCH

Cancel all alerts

We’ve added a Cancel all button to the alerts menu and the trade-settings menu so you can clean your slate quickly and easily:

Markets Navigator

In the markets navigator, you can now sort markets by:

  • Performance

  • Number of Pairs

  • Alphabetical order

  • Volume

Each of these sorting parameters can be listed in ascending or descending value using the button left of the drop-down menu:

FTX Listed, New Bitcoin Indicator

Released: April 22, 2020

FTX Exchange Listed on Cryptowatch

Cryptowatch has added live market trading data from crypto derivatives exchange FTX. New markets added to the Cryptowatch trading terminal include the popular BTC-PERP and US-presidential prediction markets like TRUMP and BIDEN.

The full list of markets added can be found here, including:

  • Perpetual and Quarterly futures contracts

  • Spot markets

  • Leveraged Tokens: 3X Long (BULL), 3X Short (BEAR), 1X Short (HEDGE), and 0.5X Long (HALF)

  • FTX Indices such as ALT (a collection of top altcoins), SHIT (a collection of shitcoins), and EXCH (a collection of exchange tokens)

  • 2020 US Presidential Prediction markets

Read the launch announcement on the Cryptowatch Blog.

Here's a chart for the ALT Index Perpetual Futures contract on FTX.

ALT Index Perpetual Futures Contract from FTX

New Bitcoin Indicator

A new Bitcoin-related indicator has now gone live on all BTC/USD markets. We will publish an update about it on Thursday. If you find it in the meantime, tweet it at us @cryptowat_ch.

Update 4/23/2020

We launched a Stock to Flow indicator on all BTCUSD charts.

Portfolio, Trade Ticket, COVID Updates

Released: April 7, 2020

Improved Chart Snapshots

We’ve improved our chart snapshot () feature so all your snapshots are hosted on unique links you can share and refer back to. Every chart snapshot includes all the TA and drawings shown on your chart and some information about the market. You can also share directly to the Trollbox after taking a snapshot.

Full History for 1 Day or Higher Intervals

Normally, our charts are truncated at 500 candles. However, for 1 day (1D), 3 day (3D), and 1 week (1W) charts, you can now scroll back to the beginning of that market’s history. Here’s Bitstamp BTCUSD on the 1 day interval all the way back in 2013.

Change Order Total in Trade Ticket

You can now edit the Total field in our trade ticket. This was a highly requested feature that improves the usability of our trade ticket - thank you to those who reached out about it. When you edit the Quantity, Price, or Total fields, one field that will change is market with an .

Portfolio - Percent to Fill and Positions USD Quantity

Now you can visualize how close all of your orders are to their fill price, across exchanges, with this new bar in the Orders tab of your Portfolio.

We also added a Quantity USD field into the Positions table of your Portfolio. This makes it easier to see the size of your positions side by side, against each other.

Order Percent to Fill

How close are your orders to filling?

Quantity USD in Portfolio Positions Tab

Qty USD field is the quantity of your position in USD

Alerts from Anywhere

You can now access and place alerts from any page on the interface with the alerts horn in the upper right corner. Your alerts will also trigger in the browser even when you don’t have that particular market open.

COVID-19 Crypto Tracker

We added a tracker for total and daily COVID-19 data against the Bitcoin price - check it out here.

New Emojis in the Trollbox

We continue to grow our library of custom emojis with these additions:

  • :virus:

  • :tp:

  • :purell:

  • :stonks:

  • :money_printer:

  • :wsb:

  • :tendies:

  • :ric_flair:

Pay with BTC, Alerts

Released: March 10, 2020

Pay for Cryptowatch with Bitcoin

Cryptowatch has paid plans to unlock trading and portfolio upgrades, access to APIs and more. You've been asking to pay in Bitcoin, so we've enabled it. From your account's Subscription page, you can now pay for your plan in Bitcoin via BTCPay Server. The option also exists when you create a new account.

Pay for Cryptowatch with Bitcoin

See all your alerts in the alerts menu

You can now see all your alerts, across markets, in the alerts dropdown from any trading terminal page. You can also create, modify, and cancel them from here. To learn more about how alerts work on Cryptowatch, check out our Guides.

See all your alerts in the dropdown

History Export and Email Alerts

Released: February 25, 2020

History Export

You can now download ledgers of your 2019 transaction history from Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance, and Bitfinex directly from the History Export tab of your portfolio in Cryptowatch. Downloadable as CSV files, these ledgers can be used to help with tax reporting, trade style analysis, or value at risk (VaR) calculations. In order to get your downloads, you will need to have the correct permissions set for your exchanges’ API keys so Cryptowatch can download and format the data. Each export will have the fields you need to break down each transaction on your account: timestamp, type (fee, income, deposit, withdrawal, buy, sell), asset, quantity, value, transaction ID and even the onchain transaction ID if relevant and the exchange supports that info. Requests may take up to 24 hours to prepare - we will email you when your report is ready.

Download your history from Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance, and Bitfinex.

Email Alerts

Now, in addition to setting alerts by clicking on the y-axis of the price and volume charts, you can set and edit alerts in a modal. We also added a new method of alert delivery: email.

Manage your alerts and receive via email

Join the Trollbox

We’ve opened up the trollbox to everyone with a free Cryptowatch account. Pick your username carefully, be civil, and try to enjoy each others’ company. The trollbox is at the bottom right hand side of Cryptowatch - this icon: trollbox icon

P&L, % to Market Price

Released: February 4, 2020

How Close are your Orders to Filling?

We’re upgrading our Portfolio to give you a quick and comprehensive overview of your holdings and positions across exchanges. That’s why we added a % to Market column in Portfolio showing how close your order price is to the market price. Sort all your orders on this column to see your most pressing orders in real time. You need a Cryptowatch Basic account to see orders in Portfolio - 2 week trial is free.

Sort by how close your orders are to the market price

What's your Profit and Loss, Across All Positions?

In the vein of Portfolio upgrades, you can now see how all your positions across exchanges are doing in real-time. Time your trip to the Lambo dealership just right with this one.

Live P&L in your portfolio

Monitor the Crypto Markets with Python

We’ve added a Python SDK to our real-time streaming Websocket API. We know the popularity of Python and chose to release this next in response to the requests from the community. Here's the example code on our Github (linked above) printing out big movers on Kraken.

Big movers on Kraken via Cryptowatch API

New Tools and Cancel All

Released: January 14, 2020

New Tool: Awesome Oscillator

The Awesome Oscillator is a momentum indicator from trader Bill Williams that uses 34 bar and 5 bar moving averages of mean candle prices to indicate when a market may be turning. For more information on the Awesome Oscillator’s formations, see our blog post.

Using the Awesome Oscillator

New Tool: Vertical Cycle Drawing Tool

To complement our recently released Time Cycles tool, you can now visualize time cycles as vertical dashed lines on your charts. Just select the Cycles category of drawing tools, then Vertical.

Using the Vertical Time Cycle tool

Cancel All Open Orders

If you have a number of orders in place across exchanges and things are getting wild, you can cancel all of them with a single click from the Orders tab of Portfolio.

Cancelling all orders with one click

New Drawing Toolbar

We’ve consolidated drawing tools in to categories, and added more descriptive labels to make it easier to find and experiment with new tools. We also added the hotkey in parentheses next to each drawing tool so you can speed up your selecting.

Drawing tools are now consolidated, with names and hotkeys

You can now use your arrow keys and Enter to navigate through and select emojis in chat.

Navigating emojis with just the keyboard