Here is the vocabulary used by traders:
Support: A support is a price or rate that can be represented graphically from a support line that is drawn by connecting different low points. A support is considered to be a brake on the decline of an asset's price.
Resistance: A resistance is a price or rate that can be represented graphically from a line of support that is drawn by connecting different high points. A resistance is considered to be a brake on the upward movement of an asset's price.
ATH: All Time High, the highest value of an asset at any time.
Bear: Symbolises traders placing themselves for sale. It is also referred to as the "bear market" which is a market with a downward trend.
Bearish: Refers to a market that is pushing down.
Bull: Symbolizes traders buying. It is also known as a bull market to indicate a market with a bullish trend.
Bullish: Refers to a market that is pushing upwards.
Candle: Means a candle.
Close: Close a position (long or short)
Pump: Sudden increase in the value of an asset. A pump is a violent movement in one market that often leads to others.
Dump: A sudden drop in the value of an asset. A dump is a violent movement in one market that often leads to others.
Dip : A decrease in price after a sharp rise.
Entry point : Entry point for taking positions (long or short).
Fibo: Abbreviation for Fibonacci and trace theory.
FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out, Impulsive and unprepared buying for fear of losing a trading or investment opportunity.
Futures: Futures are financial instruments in the category of futures contracts. The principle of this type of contract is to allow the trading, purchase or sale of any assets in the future. They are derivatives because their price will depend on the evolution of the spot price of the asset to which they relate (the underlying). The advantage of using futures contracts in the Bitcoin field lies mainly in the available leverage.
Higher High (HH): The last high is higher than the previous one. This shows that the market is currently rather bullish.
Higher Low (HL): The last lowest is higher than the previous one. This shows that the market is currently rather bullish (if HH) or correcting (LH).
Lower High (LH): The last high is higher than the previous one. It shows that the market is currently rather bearish (combined with LL) or correcting (combined with HL).
Lower Low (LL): The last low is lower than the previous one. It shows that the market is currently rather bearish (the market is gradually falling).
ICO: Initial Coin Offering, crowfunding where one receives tokens in exchange for cryptos (usually ETH or BTC).
Lending/Funding: Lending of cryptos, it is used to finance margin trading.
Leveraging: Leveraging can allow you to increase your exposure to the markets without having to lock in your entire initial investment. Leverage can increase your profit potential, but it also amplifies your losses. Attracting for quick gains, it is a tool to be handled with care.
Limit order: Visible position in the order book.
Liquidation: when a position is liquidated with the maximum deficit allowed by the broker for the position taken.
Log: Logarithmic scale
Long: Purchase of an asset with the aim of reselling it at a higher price (upward adjustment).
MA: Moving average
MACD: Moving Average Convergence Divergence
Maker: Order to buy or sell in the order book
Taker: Order to buy or sell in the available orders in the order book
Margin: Margin trading is borrowing money to trade and thus benefit from leverage.
Market order: Order placed at market prices.
Order book: List of orders to buy or sell on a market.
Pos/Position: Entry level on a financial asset (long or short)
RSI: Relative strenght index
Short: Short sale of an asset with the aim of buying it back cheaper (downgrading).
Slippage: Difference in price for market orders between the desired price at the time of the trade and the price at which the trade is executed due to the amount of the order, the volume available in the order book and if there have been other orders of the same type placed before you at the time of execution of your order.
Spread: The difference between the purchase and sale price of an asset. Can also be the price spread between two trading platforms.
Spot: The price of a commodity paid in a spot market, it is the price set for immediate delivery as opposed to the futures market.
Stop loss: closing a position when the chosen minimum price is reached. It is used to limit losses or ensure gains.
TA (Technical Analysis): Analysis of charts and indicators as well as the fundamentals of an asset.
Take profit: Contrary to stop loss it is the maximum level at which a position can be closed. It is used to ensure profits.
Wall: is a large buy or sell order.