Candlestick

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A candlestick is a visual indicator of an asset's recent price activity in the shape of a vertical bar. Candlesticks illustrate an asset's price value from the beginning to the end of a specified window of time (1 min to 1 month). If the candle is red than the top is the initial price, and the bottom is the ending price indicating a loss during that time frame. A green candle means the opposite in which there was an increase in value. A wick is a line that extends from the bottom and top of the candles representing the low-high range of a trading pair within the predetermined time frame.

 

Casper Protocol

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Proof of stake protocol in which malicious actors who attempt a “nothing at stake” are punished. Once a validator is caught trying to deceive the network, their stake gets slashed costing the malicious actor the currency they placed as their stake.