So, you bought some Bitcoin or Ethereum or other crypto and you think your job is done. You left the coins in the same place where you bought them but I have news for you: this may not be the best way to store your crypto. Let me explain... Typically, the service you will use … Continue reading Crypto Wallets – where to store your Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and other cryptocurrencies
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
Today was a great day for trading. One of the coins I shared with you just two weeks ago experienced the kind of pump we all needed to lock-in some damn good profits. The coin in question is WRX - the native token of the biggest Indian exchange WazirX. As I mentioned in this post … Continue reading India Lifts Ban on Crypto causing this coin to skyrocket.
So, you are not a wealthy investor who can put tons of money into crypto but you still want a piece of the action. And damn right you should. Since the beginning of this year we are seeing huge movements in the market that bring us confidence that this year will be a great one for … Continue reading Ways to Earn Crypto for Free in 2020
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
So, yesterday we had a sudden drop in Bitcoin after a few days of consolidation that followed its most recent jump to the $10500 resistance level. This was a drop below the 10k level for the third time in the past week and as usual caused the rest of the crypto market to drop as … Continue reading Bitcoin drops below 10k – should you be worried?
If you are following Ripple over the past year, you probably know that one of the biggest controversies around their coin XRP is that the executives of Ripple Labs own a huge stack of the coin’s supply. In addition to that, Ripple (the company) itself owns billions of these coins. Fortunately, the company has been … Continue reading Ripple Co-Founder with $1million in XRP to Sell
A few weeks ago I reported about the new initiative from the Horizen Project developers to spread awareness about crypto by giving away free zatoshis - the smaller denominations of their native cryptocurrency called ZEN. In my episode of the Crypto Corner show on YouTube in December, I spoke to Rob Viglione - co-founder of … Continue reading Grab even more ZEN coins with this method for FREE.
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
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 : 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 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 : Explained
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 : 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
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 : 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
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
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
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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?
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
Welcome to Crypto Jargon - these are a series of 30 videos I launched recently on my YouTube channel and I am now adding them to my blog.