All the terms from the world of Cryptocurrencies that help you understand the topics better and allow you to start trading with confidence.
Anti-money laundering regulations prevent illegal activities on centralised exchanges.
Smart contracts adopted by decentralised exchanges to automatically execute orders.
Tools that simplify the development of apps and web services.
The annual percentage rate you receive for an investment or loan.
The annual percentage yield you receive for an investment or loan.
Devices dedicated to mining certain cryptocurrencies.
Acronyms used to indicate the maximum and minimum price of a cryptocurrency
The string of characters that identifies a cryptocurrency wallet.
An online collector of similar content or services from different sources for easy access
A way of distributing a new cryptocurrency on the market
procedure applied to solve a problem
Cryptocurrencies that followed Bitcoin as alternative solutions.
Buying and selling in different markets in order to take advantage of the disparity in prices.
A verification process that ensures the correct functioning of software.
A market phase characterised by price lows.
A standard for measuring the performance of a financial instrument or market.
Supply and demand on a cryptocurrency exchange.
The longest-lived cryptocurrency on the market and the first application of blockchain.
An unexpected event that has a significant effect.
The set of encrypted transactions that, connected to other blocks, makes up a blockchain.
It allows you to consult any transaction made on a blockchain online
The number of blocks in a blockchain starting from the genesis block.
A technology based on cryptography that enables decentralised and uncensored execution of any type of transaction.
The balance point between losses and gains, income and expenditure.
In blockchain technology, it is a connection that allows interaction between different blockchains.
A market where there is an upward price trend
High number of purchases or sales demanded at a certain price.
Centralised finance is the centralised counterpart of DeFi, but should not be confused with traditional finance.
The number of units of a cryptocurrency available on the market.
A cryptocurrency that is natively based on its blockchain
A way to remove cryptocurrency units from the circulating supply
Wallets that are not connected to the internet
A decentralised way to validate transactions on blockchain.
Online fundraising open to anyone.
A financial service that allows lending and borrowing cryptocurrencies on a centralised or decentralised platform
Virtual currency based on cryptography and blockchain.
The branch of computer science that studies secure communication methods
Managing one's wallet by knowing its private key
The Decentralised Autonomous Organisation is a form of automated blockchain governance.
Decentralised application allowing the use of a blockchain-based service.
A Decentralised Exchange allows cryptocurrency trading without intermediaries and directly on the blockchain.
Distributed Ledger Technologies are technologies based on an immutable ledger of transactions, the control of which is distributed.
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Decentralised Finance includes all blockchain-based and decentralised financial solutions.
It is said of a system governed by the consensus of its participants and without a central authority or hierarchy.
Removing a cryptocurrency from an exchange's offering
A Denial of Service is a computer attack that aims to make a network or service inaccessible.
The possibility for an attacker to spend the same amount twice if the payment system does not have a mechanism to prevent this.
Fear Of Missing Out is an expression often used in the context of trading and cryptocurrencies
Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt refers to a negative market sentiment
Commission paid for the execution of transactions.
Legal tender currency, the official currency adopted by a government.
A sector that combines finance and technology, where companies develop technologically innovative financial services.
Increase in the value of an asset, in an excessive way, given its intrinsic value.
The Foreign Exchange Market allows fiat currency trading.
It is the property of a means of payment to be divisible into equal parts to facilitate the exchange of goods.
A contract that regulates the execution of a transaction at a predetermined price on a specific date.
The halving of the reward given to miners for each validation, every 4 years.
A division of the blockchain due to the incompatibility of the new version of the protocol with the previous one.
A cryptographic function that serves to identify each block of the blockchain
A cryptocurrency wallet connected to the internet.
An event where a newly created cryptocurrency is sold to distribute it on the market and promote it.
An event hosted by an exchange where a newly created cryptocurrency is sold to distribute it on the market and promote it.
The gradual increase in the prices of a market or currency.
The ability to exchange data with other platforms, including those based on different types of blockchain, as well as with the off-chain world.
The total value of all the coins or tokens of a cryptocurrency in circulation
Companies or organised entities that, in partnership with an exchange, are always willing to buy and sell a cryptocurrency.
Instant buy or sell at the next best price available on the market.
Proof-of-Work network nodes that validate transactions and are rewarded with new cryptocurrencies.
The process of adding new blocks to the blockchain and creating new bitcoins by miners.
A company that bases its business on mining, by collecting a large number of powerful mining devices.
When the price of a cryptocurrency rises very fast, they say it soars 'to the moon'.
Transaction that is not performed on the blockchain.
Any process performed on the blockchain.
Open-source software is public and available for anyone to reuse.
A service that collects data not available on blockchain, verifies it and provides it to smart contracts
L'elenco di tutti i prezzi a cui i trader sono disposti a scambiare una certa quantità di criptovaluta su un exchange.
A peer-to-peer network allows users to exchange data without intermediaries.
Exchange-traded markets created for the purpose of trading the outcome of events.
Cryptographic code that gives access to a wallet.
A consensus mechanism based on putting cryptocurrencies at stake in order to contribute to the blockchain.
A consensus mechanism based on computational power to contribute to the blockchain.
Cryptographic code that identifies a wallet on the blockchain.
A strategy that inflates the price of a cryptocurrency to generate profits only for those who implement it.
Technical analysis tools that allow you to interpret the market trend.
The pseudonym used by the creator or group of developers of Bitcoin.
How much an asset is available and consequently how much value it has.
'Fragments' of blockchain operating in parallel.
The difference between the execution price of an order and the price entered in the order.
An agreement in digital form that allows actions to be triggered automatically if certain conditions are met.
Cryptocurrencies pegged to the price of a stable asset such as a fiat currency or precious metal.
Depositing and holding cryptocurrencies on certain blockchains to obtain cryptocurrency incentives.
A trading order that allows you to set a price at which another order is triggered.
The conversion of tokens into other tokens on a decentralised exchange.
Literally 'transactions per second', it is a measure of the speed of a blockchain.
Digital unit of value based on a third-party protocol.
An economic model that regulates the distribution and use of a project's cryptocurrency.
Buying and selling cryptocurrencies on the basis of a study aimed at making money.
Exchange of value, property or data between two parties.
A perceived tendency of financial markets to move in a particular direction over time.
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