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Ticker

By Cryptomcmillan1 | Updated on May 24, 2020
A ticker is a stock or asset symbol that abbreviates the asset name and it can be used as an identifier of the asset. For example, Bitcoin's ticker is BTC and typically its written next to the asset name in a bracket = Bitcoin (BTC).

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51% Attack
An attack on blockchain by a group of miners controlling more than 50% of network hash rate
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