Technical vs Fundamental Analysis + Sentimental, Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis 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

Volatility |Capitulation |Pump & Dump |Bagholder: 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: EXPLAINED

ASIC |CPU |GPU |MINING RIG and ASIC : EXPLAINED

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 ASIC |CPU |GPU |MINING RIG and ASIC : EXPLAINED

Bitcoin Private Key and Seed Phrase: All 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

STABLECOIN |SHITCOIN |SCAMCOIN |VIRGIN COIN |PRIVACY COIN |EQUITY TOKEN |UTILITY TOKEN : Explained

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 |PRIVACY COIN |EQUITY TOKEN |UTILITY TOKEN : Explained

Soft Fork Vs Hard Fork and Other Types Of Forks Explained

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

POA |POB |POC |POD |POE |POI |POP |POS |POW |POST |dPoW |dPoS : Explained

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

Segwit |Lightning Network |Big-Blockers Vs Small-Blockers : Explained

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 : Explained

Top Facts about Bitcoin on its 11th Anniversary.

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.

FIAT MONEY |COMMODITY MONEY |DOUBLE SPEND |BFT |CONFIRMATIONS : Explained

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 |BFT |CONFIRMATIONS : Explained

GENESIS BLOCK |BLOCK SIZE |BLOCK HEIGHT |BLOCK TIME |BLOCK REWARD |BLOCK TIMESTAMP : 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

Atomic Swaps |DEX |OTC |Limit Order |Stop-Loss |Fill-or-Kill |Margin Trading |Wash Trading : 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

ALT |ANN |TX |COIN vs TOKEN |AIRDROP & BOUNTY : 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

What is BFA, Keylogging, Phishing, Trojan, DDOS & CryptoJacking?

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?

ADDY | WIRE | WALLET ADDRESS|Private and Public Key : Explained

This the second of my Crypto Jargon blog series. In this article I'm breaking down the following terms: ADDY Wire Crypto Wallets Public Key Private Key If you've seen the other posts on this blog, you've probably heard me use Addy or Wallet more than a few times... Well, Addy is, in fact, short for … Continue reading ADDY | WIRE | WALLET ADDRESS|Private and Public Key : Explained