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- Average Directional Index
Is a technical analysis indicator used by traders to determine the strengh of a trend.
- Annual Percentage Rate
Is a percentage that represents the actual yearly cost of funds over the term of a loan income earned on a investment.
- Annual Percentage Yield
Is the rate of return gained over the course of a year of on a specific investment.
- All Time High
The highest point that a cryptocurrency has been in history.
- All Time Low
The lowest point that a cryptocurrency has been in history.
- Asset Under Management
Measures the total market values of all the funds controlled by an individual or financial institution on behalf of their clients.
A data structure that holds transactional records and while ensuring security, transparency and decentralization.
- Collateralized Debt Position
Is held by locking collateral in smart contract to generate stable coin.
- Centralized Decentralized FInance
The perfect merger between centralized and decentralized finance, the gain is the best fonctionality between the both system.
- Centralized Exchange
It's a cryptocurrency exchange that is operated by a company that owns it in a centralized manners.
- Decentralized Autonomous Organization
Is a entity with no central leadership, gouverned by a community organized around a specific set of rules enforced on a blockchain
- Decentralized APPlication
It's a open source software application that runs on a peer to peer blockchain.
- DEcentralized FInance
It's financial applications built on blockchain that enable digital transactions between multiples parties.
- Decentralized EXchange
It's a crypto exchange that allows people to trade cryptocurrencies without to need a third party.
- Delegated Proof Of Stake
Is a verification and consensus mechanism in the blockchain.
- Do Your Own Research
You should never trust an ICO project team without first verifying any statements made with your own research.
- Extended Unspent Transaction Output
Extends the UTXO by allowing output addresses to contain complex logic to decide which transaction can unlock them and by adding custom data to all inputs.
- Fear Of Missing Out
Fear of not being included in something that others are experencing.
- Fungible Token
They can be traded or exchanged for one another, each coin has the same value as any other coin of the same type at any given moment.
- Fear Uncertainty Doubt
Refers to a general mindset of pessimism and sometimes false informations about a particular asset or market.
- Input Output Hong Kong
Is a research and development company committed to using the peer-to-peer innovations of blockchain to build accessible financial services for all.
- Initial Bounty Offering
Is a resource calling structure to help build projects, implement its marketing plans and help to build a certain user base, contribution= coins.
- Initial Coin Offering
Is a type of crowfunding, or crowdsale, using cryptocurrencies as a means of raising capital for early-stage companies.
- Initial DEX Offering
Is a fundrasing method, crypto coin or token offering that happens in a decentralized exchange.
- Initial Exchange Offering
Is a type of crowdfunding where crypto start-ups generate capital by listing through an exchange.
- Initial Farm Offering
Helps DeFi projects raise capital through the farming feature offered by decentralized exchanges.
- Initial Game Offering
An opportunity to invest in gaming projects at an early stage that have the potential to offer huge returns after their launch.
- Impermanent Loss
- Initial NFT Offering
A crypto crowdfunding solution where projects can raise funds by listing a set of NFTs via a launchpad.
- Initial Stake Pool Offering
Is a new crypto fundraising method exclusive to the CARDANO ecosystem, unlike existing fundrasing models, ISPOs are more inclusive, decentralized, equitable and secure.
- Initial Token Offering
Are using by start-up to raise capital for the funding of the development of products and services.
- Know Your Customer
- Liquidity Pool
- LP Tokens
- Liquidity Provider Tokens
- Moving Average
- Moving Average Convergence Divergence
- Market Capitalization (Market Cap)
- Minimum Viable Product
- Non-Fungible Token
Cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility.
- Not Gonna Make It
Means you will not be successful due to a bad decision or poor judgement.
- Negative Volume Index
- Play To Earn
It's a mechanic allow users to create value trough in game activity (use blockchain technology), rewards can be crypto or nft.
- Peer to Peer
Using or being a network by which computers operated by individuals can share informations and resources directly without relying on a dedicated central server.
- Play To Stake
- Plutus Application Backend
- Proof Of Authority
- Proof Of Burn
- Proof Of Capacity
- Proof Of Elapsed Time
- Proof of History
- Proof Of Importance
- Proof Of Immutability
- Proof Of Stake
- Proof Of Work
- Return On Investment
- Sustainable Development Goals
- Security TOken
- Transaction As a Proof Of Stake
- Transactions Per Second
- Total Value Locked
- Unspent Transaction Output
- We All Gonna Make It
Is often expressed in reaction to good news or after taking actions that are generally believed to lead to successful outcomes.
Refer to a list of pre-approved/approved entities allowed to take part in some endeavour, it's an acces control mechanisme.
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