Currency that is a Government issued legal tender such as the EUR or USD
Moving crypto-currency offline to a hardware wallet.
Fear of missing out
Fear. Uncertainty. Doubt. Propaganda and media coverage that lowers investor confidence and lowers market prices.
When an existing blockchain splits into two separate blockchains
An entity that spreads FUD
To hold the cryptocurrency an internet slang used in the cryptosphere
Initial Coin Offering. A type of crowdfunding.
Alternative cryptocurrencies Launched after Bitcoin
All Time High. The Highest price that the coin has ever reached
An expectation of decreasing prices
An expectation of decreasing prices.
Total market value of the volume of available cryptocurrencies multiplied by its price
Cryptocurrency prices going up to extremely high
Proof of stake. A type of algorithm by which a cryptocurrency blockchain network aims to achieve distributed consensus in choosing the creator of the next block
Proof of work. An economic measure protocol to deter denial of service attacks and other service abuses on the blockchain
One hundred millionth of a bitcoin. the smallest denomination of a bitcoin.
Return on investment. Percentage of gains from the initial invested capital
Qualitative analysis. Research based on quantifiable information such as management expertise, industry cycles, strengt of research and development.
Technical Analysis. Analysing statistics gathered from trading activities in an attempt to forecast their future movement.
Pump and dump. Schemes that attempt to boost the price of a coin through recommendations based on exaggerated statements in order to sell
Software program that stores private and public keys to interact with various blockchain, used to securely store cryptocurrencies
Distributed public ledgers. Decentralized public databases, that everyone can access and read, but data on the blockchain can only be updated by the data owners. Data is then replicated across thousands of computers who maintain the blockchain
People or groups that have large volumes of cryptocurrency