These are individual traders who buy and sell cryptocurrencies for personal investment or speculative purposes. They may trade on various cryptocurrency exchanges.
Large financial institutions, such as banks, hedge funds, and asset management companies, may trade cryptocurrencies on behalf of their clients or for their own portfolios.
These traders buy and sell cryptocurrencies within the same trading day, attempting to profit from short-term price fluctuations.
Swing traders hold cryptocurrency positions for a few days to weeks, aiming to capture price swings during that time.
Some individuals and institutions buy cryptocurrencies with the intention of holding them for the long term, believing in the potential for long-term value appreciation.
Market makers provide liquidity to cryptocurrency markets by continuously quoting buy and sell prices.
Arbitrageurs exploit price differences of the same cryptocurrency on different exchanges.