LTV

LTV stands for Loan-to-value. The ratio expresses the amount of a loan compared to the value of an asset. For example: taking a $1,000 loan and putting up $2,000 worth of Bitcoin as collateral = 50% LTV. The loan is worth 50% of the bitcoin collateral securing it.

Leverage

Borrowed money used to trade assets.

Litecoin

A cryptocurrency forked from Bitcoin known primarily for its decreased block time, which (theoretically) allows for faster transactions.

Liquidity

The measure of how quickly an asset can be exchanged for usable currency.

Liquidity Swap

A type of exchange used to make it easier for individuals to exchange assets for usable currency.

Limit Order

A limit order is an order where the price is determined by the trader. The trade is only executed if the market price reaches the trader's limit price or better.

Long

Purchasing a coin with the expectation to sell it at a higher price sometime in the future for a profit. Basically profiting from the rising price of an asset.

Lightning Network

A network layer that functions on top of the Bitcoin blockchain and allows for a huge number of low-fee microtransactions.

Lambo

A cryptocurrency meme, short for Lamborghinis. When investors' coins' prices go to the Moon, they can buy Lambos.

Laundry

Cryptocurrency that has had its origins intentionally obscured to hide evidence of illegal activities.

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