Also known as margin trading, it allows the trader to open positions much larger than their own capital by borrowing funds from the trading platform. Leverage refers to the ratio of the trader's funds to the size of the broker's credit.
A payment protocol that operates on top of a blockchain-based cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin). It enables fast transactions between participating nodes and is considered a possible solution to Bitcoin's scalability problem.
The measure of how quickly an asset can be purchased or sold without causing a drastic change in its price. An asset is liquid when it can be easily bought or sold in a market.
A group of investors and financial institutions that buy and sell large blocks of assets. Although these assets may be traded on other exchanges, liquidity pools are generally used to execute a large order without influencing the price of the asset on public exchanges.
Purchasing an asset with the expectation to sell at a higher price in the future and realize a profit.