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A token designed to make Ethereum staking more inclusive and flexible for investors.

Revenge Trading

Psychological trap where traders try to quickly recover their losses.

Proposer-Builder Separation (PBS)

Proposer-builder separation (PBS) is an Ethereum concept aiming to improve scalability by dividing the responsibilities of block building into block proposers and block builders.

Offline Signing Orchestrator (OSO)

Offline Signing Orchestrator (OSO) is a technology developed by IBM to enhance the security of crypto and digital assets when they are stored in cold storage.

NFT Floor Prices

Floor prices represent the lowest value at which you can purchase an NFT within a collection.

Moving Average Envelopes

A TA tool that consists of two bands placed around a core moving average.

Liquid Staking Token (LST)

A cryptocurrency token that represents staked assets on a blockchain network.


An extended and severe downturn in economic activity.

Contango and Backwardation

Contango and backwardation are terms used to describe the relationship between the futures price of a commodity and its expected future spot price. They are useful metrics for trading, hedging and arbitrage.

51% Attack

Also known as a majority attack. When one or a group of miners control greater than 50% of the network's mining hashrate or computational power.

Absolute Advantage

An economic ability of one party to create more goods or services with the same or fewer resources than others.

Active Management

An investment strategy where fund managers actively buy, sell, and hold assets to outperform the market benchmarks.

Ad Hoc

A Latin term meaning "for this purpose" or "for this specific reason." It refers to temporary solutions specifically designed to address distinct challenges in cryptocurrency without impacting the overall system.


A unique string of text that serves as a public identifier. It allows users to send and receive digital currencies to and from their blockchain-based digital wallets.


A promotional strategy in which free tokens or coins are distributed to wallet addresses to increase engagement and awareness of a new cryptocurrency project.


The algorithm is a set of defined instructions that guide computers to execute tasks from simple calculations to complex data processing.

All or None Order (AON)

An All or None Order (AON) ensures complete execution or none at all. It's ideal for large trades, requiring all parts of the order to be filled at once to prevent partial executions.

All-Time High (ATH)

The highest price point that an asset, such as cryptocurrencies, stocks, and more, has ever reached in its trading history.


The allotment of equity or tokens for investors, project teams, institutions, and related entities. This strategy ensures long-term success and efficiency.


Alpha is the first version of a blockchain or cryptocurrency project, released specifically for testing purposes.


Altcoin, or alternative coin, is any cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin. It introduces unique features and technologies to address Bitcoin's limitations.

Angel Investor

An angel investor, also known as a private or seed investor, provides early-stage capital to startups in exchange for equity or convertible debt.

Anti Money Laundering (AML)

A set of laws and regulations designed to prevent the conversion of illegal money into legitimate assets. It requires financial institutions to monitor transactions and report suspicious activities.

Application Programming Interface (API)

API is a set of routines, protocols, and tools that enable software applications to communicate, crucial for integrating various functionalities in crypto exchanges. It allows developers to seamlessly connect trading platforms, enhancing automation and real-time data access.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)

An Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) is a type of microchip designed for a particular use rather than general-purpose applications. ASICs are widely used in electronics to enhance performance in specific tasks, such as mining cryptocurrency or processing digital signals.


Arbitrage is a trading strategy that generates profit by capitalizing on price discrepancies across different markets. By purchasing in one market and simultaneously selling in another where prices are higher, arbitrageurs can achieve risk-free gains.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The technology enables machines to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI systems automate complex processes and improve decision-making and efficiency in numerous industries.


ASIC-resistant cryptocurrencies are designed to prevent mining centralization by allowing individuals to mine using common hardware like GPUs and CPUs.

Ask Price

The minimum price a seller is willing to accept for a sell order in financial markets, including stocks and cryptocurrencies. It is key in setting the bid-ask spread and affects both liquidity and trading dynamics.

Asset Management

Asset Management is the strategic oversight of investments. It focuses on maximizing returns and minimizing risks, ensuring optimal performance and sustainability of assets.

Assets Under Management (AUM)

The total market value of investments managed by a financial institution on behalf of clients. AUM serves as a key metric indicating the size and success of investment firms.


Asynchronous blockchain technology allows different parts of a network to operate independently without synchronous timing, enhancing the scalability and efficiency of transaction processing.

Atomic Swap

A decentralized trading mechanism that enables the direct exchange of cryptocurrencies between two different blockchain networks without the need for intermediaries. Using Hash Timelock Contracts (HTLCs), it ensures secure and complete transactions between two parties.

Attack surface

All the points where unauthorized users might access or manipulate data within a software environment. Reducing the attack surface is essential for enhancing security, as it limits the potential entry points for cyberattacks.


A competitive sales process where items are sold to the highest bidder through live or online bidding. This method is widely used across various industries, facilitating quick and efficient transactions.

Automated Market Maker (AMM)

A type of decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol that uses algorithms to provide continuous liquidity and enable trading without intermediaries.


B-Tokens are digital tokens from Binance that enable the wrapping and transfer of assets across blockchains. Each B-Token maintains a stable, collateralized value, facilitating seamless blockchain interoperability.


In cryptocurrency trading, "bags" refer to significant holdings of specific cryptocurrencies. Investors often hold these bags through market fluctuations, reflecting long-term vision or emotional attachment.

Beacon Chain

The Beacon Chain is vital for Ethereum 2.0's shift to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). It launched in December 2020, coordinating validators and shard chains to improve network scalability and security.

Bear Market

A period where asset prices fall by 20% or more from recent highs, often accompanied by widespread investor pessimism. Bear markets can be triggered by various factors, including economic downturns, geopolitical events, or financial crises.


A benchmark is a standard used to measure the performance of an investment or portfolio against the broader market or specific segments.


BEP-20 is a token standard on the BNB Smart Chain. It allows for easy creation and management of tokens, ensuring compatibility with Ethereum's ERC-20.


BEP-721 is a token standard on the BNB Smart Chain that facilitates the creation of unique non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Each BEP-721 token is distinct and can represent individual items like digital art, collectibles, and real estate.


BEP-95, a Binance Evolution Proposal within the Bruno hard fork upgrade, introduces real-time burning of BNB tokens on BNB Smart Chain. It burns gas fees from each block to reduce the BNB supply and increase its value.

Beta (Coefficient)

A statistical tool used to measure an asset's volatility compared to the market. It helps investors assess risk and make informed decisions.

Beta (Release)

The second stage in software development after the alpha phase. The software is tested users to identify and fix any remaining issues.

Bid Price

The bid price is the highest amount a buyer is willing to pay for an asset, such as a cryptocurrency or security.

Bid-Ask Spread

The difference between the highest price a buyer is willing to pay and the lowest price a seller is willing to accept for an asset. It serves as a key indicator of market liquidity and transaction costs in trading.

Binance Community Vote

The Binance Community Vote lets users decide which new projects get listed on Binance. By holding Binance Coin (BNB), users participate in the Binance Community Vote and can earn rewards.

Binance Ecosystem Fund (BEF)

An initiative by Binance that supports blockchain innovation and development. By providing financial support and strategic partnerships, the Binance Ecosystem Fund (BEF) accelerates growth in areas like DeFi, gaming, and Web3 infrastructure.
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