Cryptocurrency Trader’s Dictionary for Beginners

Terms and definitions in Blockchain and Bitcoin for those looking to start trading cryptocurrency

Benjamin Davis
May 10, 2019 · 6 min read

BITCOIN:

Blockchain:

ALTCOIN:

HODL:

FOMO:

FUD Campaigns:

FUDSTER:

PEER-TO-PEER (P2P):

Mining:

Pre-mined Coins:

Cryptocurrency:

PUMP AND DUMP:

Node:

Distributed Ledger vs. Centralized Ledger:

Genesis Block:

Whitepaper:

Confirmation:

Satoshi:

Address or Public Key

Exchange:

Wallet:

Hardware Wallet:

Paper Wallet:

Seed Phrase:

Initial Coin Offering (ICO):

Smart Contracts:

Fork:

A Bear Market:

A Bull Market:

Mooning:

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