Welcome to another Crypto Jargon article. In a previous post I outlined what is Support and Resistance, also a Breakout and a few of the indicators that help forecast them, and I also mentioned the Wedge Pattern, which is one of the patterns signalling a bullish or bearish potential. In this post I will add … Continue reading Most Common Trading Patterns Explained
Welcome to another educational Crypto Jargon post, the series where I break down the complex terms that we use in the blockchain and crypto space. Today's terms include:SUPPORT & RESISTANCE, FIB Levels, H&S, EW, RSI, MACD and WEDGE Pattern. Starting with Support and Resistance, which are undoubtedly the most discussed forms of technical analysis.When analysing … Continue reading What is Support & Resistance, RSI, MACD, H&S, Elliot Waves, Wedge Pattern?
Welcome to another Crypto Jargon post. These are my free series of articles where I break down the complex crypto terminology, acronyms and trading slang. Today's terms are: Alt Season, Bull Market and Bear Market, and a few fish-related slang such as Whale and Dolphin. Let's start with Alt Season. This is a trading slang … Continue reading Alt Season, Bull & Bear Market, Whale, Dolphin, Shark… Explained
Here is a form of a cyber attack that is largely unknown to users in the crypto space and I feel it's time to bring it to your attention. Throughout my "Crypto Jargon" series I have discussed many types of cyber attacks and crypto-related threats that you should look out for and this one is … Continue reading What is Dust | Dusting Attacks Explained
One of the coins that recently came onto my radar is COTI (Currency Of The Internet). With a very bullish looking TA and fundamentals that seem very promising, it is a coin that I started accumulating and this is what prompted me to share it with you. As you probably know, every fortnight I send … Continue reading COTI – what is it and how to buy it
Coinbase is the most popular crypto exchange for first-time buyers of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin (and some other altcoins too) and it has become quite an institution over the years. It was one of the first wallets with user-friendly interface that facilitated purchases of Bitcoin back in 2013 when the majority of the crypto purchases … Continue reading “Learn to Earn” Crypto Initiative by Coinbase
I've been asked a lot about my top trading resources and while I am working on my own course for beginners (which I hope to get ready in the coming weeks) I decided to share with you 10 of the best books I have read that helped me get started in crypto trading. Most of … Continue reading Best trading books for beginners
Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I'm breaking down some of the most commonly used terms and acronyms in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Today I will look into the following terms and how they are used in market analysis on soical media, forums and even in mainstream media articles. P2P, MOE, CMC, … Continue reading P2P, MOE, CMC, CS, TS & MCAP Explained
Welcome to the Crypto Jargon series where I break down the most commonly used crypto-related terms, acronyms and trading slang. Today I am going to explain the terms : Technical Analysis Fundamental Analysis Sentimental Analysis Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis These are all types of market analysis used by traders to predict prices and they work … Continue reading Technical vs Fundamental Analysis + Sentimental, Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis Explained
If you are new to crypto, you might be wondering what these terms actually mean. They are being used in trading signals, social media posts, articles and even on mainstream media lately, so let's bring some clarity. Let's start with what do we mean by Volatility: You've surely heard it many times: that cryptocurrencies are … Continue reading Volatility, Capitulation, Pump & Dump, Bagholder – what do they mean?
Welcome to "Crypto Jargon" - the series where we break down the complex crypto terminology. Today’s article features the following acronyms related to crypto mining: GPU and CPU Mining RIG, ASIC ASIC Resistant Let's start with GPU which is not a strictly crypto term. It is in fact something that every computer has: Graphics Processor … Continue reading CPU & GPU, Mining Rig and ASIC – Explained
You’ve probably heard me talk about the Bitcoin halving in some of my videos and posts here on this blog and now that this event approaches fast, I think it’s time to give you an update on it and explain what it's all about. What is the Bitcoin Halving The Bitcoin halving is an event … Continue reading Bitcoin Halving 2020: Everything You Need To Know
Ever since Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies hit the mainstream and became a subject of a wider general public interest, they have been scrutinised for their complexity in terms of UI (user interface) and not-so user-friendly applications for access. The key thing about owning crypto is that it gives you full control over your capital, without … Continue reading Bitcoin Private Key and Seed Phrase: All You Need to Know
In a previous article by Crypto Jargon, we explained the difference between a coin and a token. So now, let's break down the types of coins and tokens that are currently most commonly used in crypto. In this post I'll break down the following: STABLECOIN VIRGIN COIN PRIVACY COIN SHITCOIN SCAMCOIN EQUITY TOKEN UTILITY TOKEN … Continue reading Stablecoin, Shitcoin, Scamcoin, Virgin coin, Privay coin, Utility & Equity tokens Explained
It's January 3rd 2020 and today marks 11 years since the Genesis Block being mined back in 2009. For those who missed my Crypto Jargon series, a genesis block is the first block of a blockchain.....
Welcome to another edition of my short series “Crypto Jargon”. In these series, I break down the complex terminology we use in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this article are featured the following acronyms for software changes and upgrades (known as software forks): Soft Fork (SF) Hard Fork (HF) User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF) … Continue reading Soft Fork Vs Hard Fork and Other Types Of Forks Explained
Welcome to another post from "Crypto Jargon" - the series where we break down the complex crypto terminology. Today's article features the following slang acronyms: These are acronyms mostly used on chat forums and twitter and haven't quite made it into the mainstream yet, so if you happen to spot them and not sure what … Continue reading CYA, CYOA, DYOR, ELI5, IMO & YABC – what do they mean?
Welcome to another edition of my short series “Crypto Jargon”. In these series, I break down the complex terminology we use in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In today's article: What is a DAPP DAO DAC DAICO DLT DIF It seems we are stuck with the letter "D" today, so let's get started. First … Continue reading DAPP, DAO, DAC, DAICO, DLT & DIF – what do they mean?
Welcome to another informative article of Crypto Jargon. Today I will explain the terms behind the following acronyms: ICO IEO STO IPO IMO FREECO So, let’s start with the most well-known I guess – ICO. It's been explained in a hundred videos already and you might have seen my video from a couple of years … Continue reading ICO, IEO, STO, IPO & FREECO Explained
Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I break down the complex terms used in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech. In this article of Crypto Jargon, we take a closer look at the terms: BIP BPI EIP ERC20 Starting with BIP which stands for Bitcoin Improvement Proposal. A document outlining technical specifications on how … Continue reading BIP, BPI, EIP, ERC20 – what do they mean?
Welcome to another article from these series called "Crypto Jargon". This article is about the following types of digital proofs in relation to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. POA POB POC POD POE POI POP POS POW POST dPOW dPOS I will begin with the most commonly used ones, so I will not follow alphabetical order. … Continue reading POA, POB, POC, POD, POE, POI, POP, POS, POW, POST, dPoW, dPoS Explained
Welcome to another post from my short series “Crypto Jargon”. In these series, I break down the complex terminology we use in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this article of Crypto Jargon, we break down the terms: FUD FOMO JOMO SHILL TROLL You've probably seen FOMO and FUD a lot lately as these … Continue reading FUD, FOMO, JOMO, SHILL & TROLL – what do these mean?
Welcome to Crypto Jargon. In this article, I am breaking down terms related to scaling and in particular, the scaling issues of Bitcoin like Segwit and Lightning Network so stay tuned, time to get started. First, let me explain what do we mean when we talk about scaling? This is referring to : increasing the capacity … Continue reading Segwit, Lightning Network, Big-Blockers Vs Small-Blockers – what do these mean?
It's 31 October 2019 and today marks exactly 11 years since the release of Bitcoin's whitepaper by Satoshi Nakamoto. On this day in 2008 the first cryptocurrency was conceived and it created a monumental shift in the way we perceive the future of money and provided a revolutionary new direction for resisting censorship from the … Continue reading Top Facts about Bitcoin on its 11th Anniversary.
Welcome to another edition of my short series “Crypto Jargon”. In these series, I break down the complex terminology we use in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this article, I am going to explain the difference between Fiat Currencies and Blockchain-based Currencies. As well as, what is censorship resistance, double spend and Byzantine … Continue reading Fiat Money, Commodity Money, Double Spend, Byzantine Fault Tolerance Explained
Welcome to Crypto Jargon. In this article we look at the following terms: BLOCK BLOCK SIZE BLOCK HEIGHT BLOCK TIME BLOCK TIMESTAMP BLOCK REWARD. So, let's start with what is a Block. Simply put, this is a file with digital data, predominantly the most recent transactions of a cryptocurrency. As new blocks are created and … Continue reading Genesis Block, Block Size, Block Height, Block Time, Block Reward, Block Timestamp Explained
Welcome to another edition of my short series "Crypto Jargon" In this article I will break down the following terms: Wash trading OTC Limit order Fill or Kill order Stop order Margin trading Atomic swaps DEX I'm going to start with OTC which is an acronym for Over-the-counter, which is a term for Off-Exchange Trading. … Continue reading Atomic Swaps, DEX, OTC, Limit Order, Stop-Loss, Fill-or-Kill, Margin Trading & Wash Trading Explained
HODL, FOLD, BUIDL, TLT, BTD, BTFD, BTDSTP & BTRSTN Explained.
In this post I'm going to break down the following terms: ALT(COIN) TOKEN Vs COIN AIRDROP BOUNTY ANN TX. Starting with ALT which is short for Altcoin, which is short for Alternative coin. This is any cryptocurrency that is not Bitcoin - since Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency of its kind, any cryptocurrency that is … Continue reading ALT, ANN, TX, COIN vs TOKEN, AIRDROP, BOUNTY Explained
Welcome to another Crypto Jargon post. The series where I break down the complex terms that we use in reference to blockchain tech and cryptocurrencies. Today I look at the terms: BFA Keylogging Phishing Trojan DDOS Cryptojacking What all of these have in common is that they are all forms of cyber-attacks. Hacking in one … Continue reading What is BFA, Keylogging, Phishing, Trojan, DDOS & CryptoJacking?