A mindset where you have a longer-term investment horizon of months to years
An evaluation method involving statistical analyses of market activity, such as price and volume. Charts and other tools are used to identify patterns to underpin and drive investment decisions.
An alternative blockchain used by developers for testing.
The Tangle is a blockchain alternative developed by IOTA, using directed acyclic graphs which only builds in one single direction and in a way that it never repeats, and is quantum-computing resistant.
The percentage of cryptocurrency in an account that can be traced to another account.
The ticker of a cryptocurrency; for example, Bitcoin’s symbol is BTC.
A second-layer scaling solution that reduces the total on-chain transactions necessary, moving the transactions off-chain and letting participants sign to the main chain after multiple off-chain transactions.
A block which was successfully mined but not included on the current longest blockchain, usually because another block at the same height was added to the chain first.
Participation in a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) system to put your tokens in to serve as a validator to the blockchain and receive rewards.
A cryptocurrency with extremely low volatility, sometimes used as a means of portfolio diversification. Examples include gold-backed cryptocurrency or fiat-pegged cryptocurrency.