• Cryptocurrencies: 8 613

Glossary

Replicated Ledger

A copy of a distributed ledger in a network that is distributed to all participants in a cryptocurrency network.

Rank

The relative position of a cryptocurrency by market capitalization.

REKT

A shorthand slang for “wrecked”, describing a bad loss in a trade.

Reverse Indicator

A person whom you may use as an indicator of how not to place buy or sell orders because they are always wrong at predicting price movements of cryptocurrencies.

Ring Signature

A method of increasing privacy, by fusing inputs of multiple signers with that of the original sender to authorize a transaction.

ROI

Short for “Return on Investment”, the ratio between the net profit and cost of investing.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

A form of technical analysis that serves as a momentum oscillator, measuring the speed and change of price movements, developed by J. Welles Wilder. It oscillates between zero and 100, where a cryptocurrency is considered overbought when the indicator is above 70 and oversold when below 30.

Satoshi (SATS)

The smallest unit of bitcoin with a value of 0.00000001 BTC.

Satoshi Nakamoto

The individual or group of individuals that created Bitcoin. The identity of Satoshi Nakamoto has never been confirmed.

Scam

A fraudulent or deceptive cryptocurrency or ICO.