Constantly updating glossary of crypto trading terms and trading jargon that will help you understand better the crypto trading world. Each term is carefully defined and explained by our team of Web3 experts
A bull trap is a false signal, referring to a declining trend in a stock, index, or other security that reverses after a convincing rally and breaks a prior support level.
Diamond Hands — 💎🙌 — is used to illustrate (and celebrate!) moments of high trading risk.
What is FUD? FUD is an initalism for Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (often spread on social media or mass media).
Front running, also known as tailgating, involves illegally trading a financial asset using inside information about a transaction that will affect the asset price.
What is JOMO? JOMO is an important concept for traders, emphasizing the need to take a step back, think, plan and enjoy, rather than rushing into trades through the anxiety of missing out.
On-balance volume (OBV) is a technical indicator of momentum, using volume changes to make price predictions.It does this by looking at the volume changes.
The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum indicator that measures the magnitude of recent price changes to analyze overbought or oversold conditions.
Short Selling. Short selling refers to an exchange of securities through a broker on margin. An investor borrows a stock, sells it, and then buys the stock back to return to the lender.
A store of value is an asset that is viewed as retaining value over time, so can be used as a hedge against inflation and the potential loss of value in high-risk assets.
Swing trading means the short-term trading some traders prefer, where they try to take advantage of short-term price fluctuations.
The trade offer meme has been copied and shared countless times. In it, social media users offer up exchanges
A cryptocurrency’s trade volume measures how many coins have traded hands in a 24-hour period. Trading volume is defined as the quantity of cryptocurrency traded over the last 24 hours.
Paper trading is a great way for beginners to practice stock trading without risking any money.
WallStreetBets is a forum on Reddit that discusses topics on investments, particularly speculative investing.
‘When Lambo’ is a meme expression in Reddit — it refers to the moment when crypto investors will grow wealthy enough to purchase a Lamborghini.
What is winding down? When a business unit or product line no longer fits with a company's overall strategy, a company will choose to wind it down.