Whale

A whale is a crypto currency trader with significant financial resources. Whales are major players in the market, and can even affect the exchange rate of a crypto currency by buying or selling a large amount of coins. < Back to previous page Investors should consider...

Wallet

A wallet has a special meaning in the crypto currency context. Instead of holding a collection of bills, coins and bank cards, a digital wallet stores Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. Its owner exclusively controls the digital wallet. There are many different...

Volatility

Volatility in finance is the level of variation in asset prices measured over time. Measured in % change in price over a given period, high volatility means unstable asset prices that experience wild, hard-to-predict swings in valuation over the short term. Low...

Trading Volume

Trading volume refers to the total value of assets and/or securities that are traded in a given period. For example, daily trading volume in a crypto currency exchange refers to the total amount of crypto currencies that were traded on that exchange over the course of...

Trading Pair

A trading pair entails a trade between two different kinds of currency. For example, a Bitcoin-Euro trading pair would mean buying bitcoin with Euro or selling Euro for Bitcoin. < Back to previous page Related Terms:Public Key Exchange Rate Private Key Day Trading...

Token

Token is a word often used interchangeably with crypto currencies, or single units of a particular crypto currency, but tend to represent a digital asset, utility, or equity that runs on top of another blockchain. Tokens are especially associated with ICOs (initial...