The Twitter Bitcoin Hack last week was by a 17 year-old boy…

Last week I reported about a twitter hack that compromised more than 20 of the most influential celebrities and politicians accounts, asking for Bitcoin and making more than $100k in the process. https://twitter.com/KTVU/status/1289274379327565824 Today, a few sources including NBC, reported that one of the people behind this hack was a 17 year-old boy named Graham … Continue reading The Twitter Bitcoin Hack last week was by a 17 year-old boy…

Trading Jargon – most used abbreviations by traders

As part of the Crypto Jargon series, this post will focus on the abbreviations you will find mostly in trading signals and technical analysis on social media. When posting signals, traders use loads of slang to save time and to keep their message short, for convenience, especially on twitter or telegram. I won't be breaking … Continue reading Trading Jargon – most used abbreviations by traders

Alt Season, Bull & Bear Market, Whale, Dolphin, Shark… Explained

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

Long vs Short, Breakout vs Fakeout, Bear Trap vs Bull Trap, Black Swan – Explained

This is part of my Crypto Jargon series where I'm breaking down the most used crypto terms, acronyms and trading slang. Today's terms are all related to trading and you'll often see them in market analysis and on social media, especially in regards to cryptocurrency price predictions on twitter and forums or trading signals. Let's look … Continue reading Long vs Short, Breakout vs Fakeout, Bear Trap vs Bull Trap, Black Swan – Explained

How Binance’s Acquisition Could Affect CoinMarketCap

CoinMarketCap.com (CMC) is the most popular crypto data aggregator, drawing some 207.2 million visitors in the last six months, according to data from SimilarWeb. It has established itself as the go-to crypto platform for every investor or trader of cryptocurrencies. Another giant in the cryptoverse is undoubtedly Binance - a company that developed a large … Continue reading How Binance’s Acquisition Could Affect CoinMarketCap

Candlestick Charts, Depth Charts, Trading walls + Day Trading, Swing Trading & Position Trading Explained

This is one of my Crypto Jargon series where I'm breaking down the complex crypto-related terminology. In this post I'll explain what are Candlestick Charts, Depth Charts and Trading Walls will also discuss different types of trading such as Day Trading, Swing Trading and Position Trading. Let's start first with Candlestick charts. These originated in … Continue reading Candlestick Charts, Depth Charts, Trading walls + Day Trading, Swing Trading & Position Trading Explained

Bitcoin must go above the $7k soon or else it’s in trouble…

It's been a couple of weeks now that Bitcoin is trading below crucial $7000 price range and this is worrying for a number of factors. The main one being its mining costs. Since 2018 when Bitcoin began its 2-year bear cycle, we've seen a lot of pressure on mining and especially the individual miners who … Continue reading Bitcoin must go above the $7k soon or else it’s in trouble…

Number of Wallets Holding 1+ Bitcoin Skyrocket amid Crypto Downfall

It was just last week that we saw a report by the Cointelegraph that the wallet addresses holding 1 (or more) bitcoins have reached ATH (all-time-high). Indeed, the number of new wallets have been on the rise rapidly since 2017 and while it is possible that many wallets can be owned by one person, the … Continue reading Number of Wallets Holding 1+ Bitcoin Skyrocket amid Crypto Downfall

Volatility, Capitulation, Pump & Dump, Bagholder – what do they mean?

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?

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 CPU & GPU, Mining Rig and ASIC – Explained

Token Swap, Token Burn, Eeater Address & Vanity Address – Explained

Welcome to another Crypto Jargon post – the series where we break down the complex crypto terminology. Today’s article features the following terms: Token Swap Token Burn Eater Address Vanity Address First, a reminder about the difference between tokens and coins. Coins are those cryptocurrencies that are using their own blockchain and are most commonly … Continue reading Token Swap, Token Burn, Eeater Address & Vanity Address – Explained

War on Privacy Coins – is there a future of Anonymous Crypto.

There have been a number of crypto exchanges that recently delisted privacy coins from their platforms. The likes of Zcash, Monero, ZEN, PIVX and many other privacy oriented coins have been taking a beating from the regulated exchanges due to compliance concerns raised after the FATF ruled them unfit to meet AML criteria and threatened … Continue reading War on Privacy Coins – is there a future of Anonymous Crypto.