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Bitcoin Trading Simulators or How to Get Some Practice

More and more people are looking to become Bitcoin traders. It’s not surprising since the digital currency is popular all over the world. However, if you’d like to become one you’d need to know the basics first.

If you’re looking for history and what it’s all about then you can plenty of articles online that have the matters covered. For example, you’ll need to have a wallet to store your Bitcoin in. You’ll need to know the different types of wallets you’ll come across, which ones suit your needs best, and so on.

However, don’t think that if you know the basics you’re ready to start trading. You’ll need a bit of practice first. And that’s where the Bitcoin trading simulators come in. As you know, simulators put you in a virtual environment and let you experience various situations.

The best example of this is every racing game you’ve come

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  • November 27, 2020
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Hotel Chocolat investors sweet after tasty trading

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Angus Thirlwell’s raison d’être is more fun than most: to make people happy through chocolate.

The Hotel Chocolat boss said this morning “it’s a good reason to get out of bed”, and investors appeared to agree. The Covid outbreak has hammered the stock, which had steadily grown to highs of 496p since its 2016 IPO. Shares in the retailer rose 7% or 20p to 300p today, as it shrugged off the pandemic to post tasty trading figures.

The company saw revenues rise 3% to £136 million in the year to June 28. Sales were only down 14% in the second half despite lockdown forcing it to shutter its shops, which usually account for 70% of revenues, in the crucial Mother’s Day and Easter period. Online sales surged 200% in the last quarter.

The retailer raised £22 million through a share placing in March to fund growth, including creating

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Consumers Are Trading in Summer Vacation Plans for the Great Outdoors

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As Americans continue to make changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, new summer vacation trends have begun to emerge.

After weeks, and in some cases months, of staying indoors many have started looking at camping and road trips as the ideal social distancing activity. According to NPD Group, as national parks and other parts of the country begin to reopen, key camping, RV and road trip items are seeing double and triple-digit growth.

Data from the 2020 North American Camping report, by Kampgrounds of America in April, found that while timing remains unclear for when Americans will feel comfortable enough to start traveling there are indications that camping is well-positioned to rebound quicker than other types of travel. Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis has drawn more campers and first-time campers to the activity.

NPD’s retail sales data supports these findings, showing camping equipment sales

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