John McAfee has been running from the US law enforcement for years. First, there was that complicated murder case against him, where allegedly he took out his neighbor over a dog quarrel. Then, there were the numerous shady business and tax evasion cases against him which seem to have put some weight on Interpol and … Continue reading John MacAfee in jail. Waiting to be extradited to US and more jail time ahead.
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…
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
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
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 – Complete Guide (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and other crypto wallets explained)
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
I keep being asked about the websites (service providers) I use to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a lot these days and since my last post on this topic was back in 2017, I guess it is time to make an update and give you my top choices for buying crypto - with credit card … Continue reading How to buy Bitcoin in 2020 Fast, Easy & Safe.
Let's talk about the recent slump in financial markets. Stocks, bonds, crypto...even Gold and other tangible assets are down and not just by a few points... we're talking -30% ... -50% ...some even more. It's a global mayhem and to a great extend it is due to the most recent pandemic crisis that is shaking … Continue reading Scared of a market collapse? Don’t be…
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 How 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?
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
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, Privay coin, Utility & Equity tokens Explained
In a brand new statement, Kucoin exchange just announced the launch of Pool-X - a multi-currency and multi-node trading platform that will provide users with quick access to select high-quality staking pools and nodes. It also promises to establish a competitive system that will offer a high liquidity trading market, node integration and operational solutions. … Continue reading Kucoin just launched Pool-X : staking rewards
There's a new service that is claiming to do cloud mining under the name "Bitmain.farm" and I just saw their ad on one of the crypto websites I visit regularly, so I decided to research more about it. What raised my interest (and suspicion) was the unusually high return rate that they advertised, so I … Continue reading Don’t invest in Bitmain.farm without reading this first!!
This Christmas many of the most avid YouTube content creators in the crypto space got an unexpected gift... a channel strike accompanied with the removal of hundreds, perhaps even thousands of their videos. It's a complete crypto mayhem in fact and many are having their most popular videos taken down in the eve of Christmas. … Continue reading Youtube’s crackdown on crypto content
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.
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?
I have been posting a lot about Zen - a privacy coin that came into existence back in 2017 as Zencash and in 2018 it rebranded to Horizen in tune with the expansion of the project into a all-round platform that offers a variety of layers and features which go beyond the monetary use of … Continue reading How to receive ZEN coins for FREE.
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