All the terms from the world of Cryptocurrencies that help you understand the topics better and allow you to start trading with confidence.

Bear Market

A market phase characterised by price lows.

Bear Trap

In a bullish market, a Bear Trap is a downward price movement that can confuse investors.


A standard for measuring the performance of a financial instrument or market.

Bid and Ask

In the order book, these are the prices at which an asset is offered or demanded.


The longest-lived cryptocurrency on the market and the first application of blockchain.

Bitcoin Dominance

The percentage ratio between Bitcoin's market cap and that of the entire crypto market.

Black Swan Event

An unexpected event that has a significant effect.


The set of encrypted transactions that, connected to other blocks, makes up a blockchain.

Block Height

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.

Blockchain Explorer

Software that allows users to view all transactions and data exchanged on a given blockchain.


A process in which cryptocurrencies are blocked as a form of commitment to obtain benefits or the right to perform certain activities in a network.


Financial instruments issued by governments or institutions to finance themselves

Break-Even point

The balance point between losses and gains, income and expenditure.


In a price chart, the breaking of a resistance or support leading to an increase in volatility and trading volumes.


In blockchain technology, it is a connection that allows interaction between different blockchains.

Bull Market

A market where there is an upward price trend

Bull Run

Market phase characterised by a bullish trend, associated with positive investor sentiment.

Bull Trap

In a bearish market, a bull trap is an upward price movement that, like a trap, can be deceptive.

Buy Wall and Sell Wall

High number of purchases or sales demanded at a certain price.


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.


Hierarchical server system that, on the Internet, associates each domain name with an IP address.


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A set of data stored in a structured manner


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.


Inability to repay debts causing bankruptcy


An economic condition of loss

Delegated Proof-of-Stake

A variant of Proof-of-Stake in which the stake is transferred to delegates who act as validators. 


Removing a cryptocurrency from an exchange's offering.


The strategic inclusion of assets with different characteristics in the investment portfolio


Profit received periodically in exchange for participation in the shares of a company


A Denial of Service is a computer attack that aims to make a network or service inaccessible.

Double Spending

The possibility for an attacker to spend the same amount twice if the payment system does not have a mechanism to prevent this.


Monetary policy characterised by low interest rates and higher levels of employment aimed at fostering economic growth.


Indicator that calculates the difference between the maximum and minimum price of an asset over a specific time period.

Market Cap

The total value of all the coins or tokens of a cryptocurrency in circulation.

Market Maker

Companies or organised entities that, in partnership with an exchange, are always willing to buy and sell a cryptocurrency.

Market Mover

A factor capable of influencing the development of a market and the level of prices.

Market Order

Instant buy or sell at the next best price available on the market.

Market Trend

A perceived tendency of financial markets to move in a particular direction over time.


Data providing information on other data


Digital platform in which users take part in shared experiences, immersed in an online virtual environment, sometimes based on blockchain


The process of creating new blocks for a blockchain in exchange for cryptocurrency rewards.

Mining Pool

A company that bases its business on mining, by collecting a large number of powerful mining devices.

Mining difficulty

Difficulty level of the cryptographic problems to be solved to mine a Bitcoin block.


Minting is the process of registration and creation of new digital assets on the blockchain, like tokens of NFTs.


Approach to software development that favours flexibility through component fragmentation


When the price of a cryptocurrency rises very fast, they say it soars 'to the moon'.

Multisig Wallet

A multisig wallet is a type of crypto wallet that requires two or more private keys to perform transactions.

Mutual Funds

Mutual funds are financial instruments that combine the capital of several investors into a single asset.


US government agency that regulates securities markets.

Satoshi Nakamoto

The pseudonym of the creator or group of Bitcoin developers. Their true identity is unknown and they no longer have an online presence.


How much an asset is available and consequently how much value it has.

Seed phrase

Sequence of 12 or 24 words used to retrieve access to a wallet.


Fragments' of blockchain operating in parallel.


The difference between the execution price of an order and the price entered in the order.

Smart Contract

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.


Total amount of cryptocurrency being staked


Depositing and holding cryptocurrencies on certain blockchains to obtain cryptocurrency incentives.

Staking Derivative

Derivatives of staking systems whose value depends on the performance of the staked native tokens and the amount of rewards issued by the network

Staking Pool

The joint staking of several people's cryptocurrencies with the aim to increase the rewards


A financial instrument representing the shares of a company

Stop Order

A trading order that allows you to set a price at which another order is triggered.

Structured data

A structured and organised data type

Supply and demand

In economics, supply and demand correspond to the two main market variables and describe the behaviour of those who buy and sell goods or services.

Support and resistance

Support and resistance are two technical analysis tools used to monitor the price trend of an asset.


The conversion of tokens into other tokens on a decentralised exchange.