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Everything you need to know about Crypto

Explainers for Bitcoin, blockchain, Ethereum, and more. The one-stop location for cryptocurrency knowledge, how-to guides, and education articles.

Crypto EXPLAINED

What Is Crypto Custody?

January 18, 2022

Christina

Consider a $100 bill for a moment. When the bill is in your pocket, it is in your custody, and you are its custodian. If you deposit that bill into a bank, the bank becomes the custodian. The same is true with crypto custody.

What Is The Ethereum Arrow Glacier Upgrade?

January 11, 2022

Christina

The Ethereum Arrow Glacier upgrade recently went live and made another change to the network by delaying Ethereum's "difficulty bomb" until June 2022. How will it effect you?

The EQONEX Report on Polkadot (DOT)

The EQONEX Blockchain team takes a thorough look at the history and fundamentals of the Polkadot Network, parachains, and the DOT token.


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More Crypto Explainers

What Is Crypto Custody?

January 18, 2022

Christina

Consider a $100 bill for a moment. When the bill is in your pocket, it is in your custody, and you are its custodian. If you deposit that bill into a bank, the bank becomes the custodian. The same is true with crypto custody.

What Is The Ethereum Arrow Glacier Upgrade?

January 11, 2022

Christina

The Ethereum Arrow Glacier upgrade recently went live and made another change to the network by delaying Ethereum's "difficulty bomb" until June 2022. How will it effect you?

Crypto Crime Is on the Rise: Keep Your Assets Safe with These Simple Tips

January 7, 2022

Christina

2021 was a year of record highs for the cryptocurrency industry, including an 81% hike in cyber crime.

What Is Double-Spend, and How Does Bitcoin Prevent It?

December 30, 2021

Christina

The “double-spend” problem is one of the many pieces of jargon that often seems confusing to anyone unfamiliar with cryptocurrencies because it doesn’t exist in traditional finance. Understanding the double-spend problem and how Bitcoin solves it is key.

Centralized Exchanges (CEXs) vs. Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs)

December 21, 2021

Christina

What is a CEX? What is a DEX? Centralized Exchanges (CEXs) and Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs) are different types of cryptocurrency exchanges. What's the difference? And which is best for you?

This Week in Crypto (Week 49)

December 19, 2021

Tammy Ha

Many governments are discussing the regulation of digital assets and are considering creating their own central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

The EQONEX Fundamentals Report on the Polygon (MATIC) network

The EQONEX report is a deep dive into the application, fees, technical setup, and history of the Polygon Network, an ecosystem designed to extend the capabilities of the Ethereum blockchain.

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Crypto Explained

What Is Crypto Custody?

January 18, 2022

Christina

Consider a $100 bill for a moment. When the bill is in your pocket, it is in your custody, and you are its custodian. If you deposit that bill into a bank, the bank becomes the custodian. The same is true with crypto custody.

What Is The Ethereum Arrow Glacier Upgrade?

January 11, 2022

Christina

The Ethereum Arrow Glacier upgrade recently went live and made another change to the network by delaying Ethereum's "difficulty bomb" until June 2022. How will it effect you?

What Is Double-Spend, and How Does Bitcoin Prevent It?

December 30, 2021

Christina

The “double-spend” problem is one of the many pieces of jargon that often seems confusing to anyone unfamiliar with cryptocurrencies because it doesn’t exist in traditional finance. Understanding the double-spend problem and how Bitcoin solves it is key.

Centralized Exchanges (CEXs) vs. Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs)

December 21, 2021

Christina

What is a CEX? What is a DEX? Centralized Exchanges (CEXs) and Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs) are different types of cryptocurrency exchanges. What's the difference? And which is best for you?

Stellar Lumens XLM Is Now Listed on EQONEX

December 15, 2021

EQONEX

We’re pleased to announce that Stellar Lumens XLM has become the latest listing on EQONEX, and users can now spot trade XLM against USDC on our exchange.

What Are Stablecoins?

December 14, 2021

Christina

Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency that maintains a relatively stable value. Unlike regular cryptocurrencies that can be highly volatile, stablecoin value is pegged to an external asset, such as the U.S. dollar, euro, or gold, which stabilizes the price.

What Are Altcoins?

December 7, 2021

Christina

“Alt” is short for “alternative,” and altcoins are every cryptocurrency coin and token that are not Bitcoin (BTC). While the term is used in extremely broad strokes, it’s impossible to refer to each of the 11,000+ different coins and tokens in the same way.

What Is the Metaverse?

November 30, 2021

Christina

There has been a lot of talk about the "Metaverse" lately, with Facebook changing its name to "Meta" and many tech companies, including Microsoft, Apple, and Google, revealing their interest in shaping its construction. But what is it?

How Do DeFi’s Liquidity Pools Work?

November 23, 2021

Christina

Liquidity pools are arguably the most revolutionary of all the innovations in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. Pioneered by decentralized exchanges such as Uniswap and Bancor, liquidity pools are now a highly competitive segment.

Latest EQONEX Videos

What is Cross Collateral

December 15, 2021

EQONEX

EQONEX has added Cross Collateral functionality to BTC and ETH, which offers traders on the exchange multiple benefits.

How to trade crypto and make money with very low risk

December 7, 2021

EQONEX

As part of FinTech Week 2021, Malcolm Baker (EQONEX Group Head of Sales) gave a masterclass on spread trading.

Level up your perpetuals trading game with Marieke Van Kleef

November 23, 2021

EQONEX

Rewatch the exclusive AMA with @thebirbnest and EQONEX Product Development Lead, Marieke. Watch Marieke explain perpetual futures and some delta-neutral trading strategies you can adopt to minimize your risks.

Trade better with our Perpetuals Trading Guide

This handy guide explains everything you need to know about EQONEX Perpetual futures, from the very basics to the more intricate details.

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