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3 Cryptos To Blow Up In The Next Bull Run

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It has been an entire year since the last real bull run in cryptos and most traders and investors are ready to experience the excitement of their favorite coins blowing up once again. Ever since January 2018, all that the crypto market was experiencing were price drops, with minor attempts at recovery, which would only lead to another decline in prices.

However, there are several reasons to believe that this situation might change in 2019. Naturally, many are hoping to see it happen sooner, rather than later. One such reason is the natural progress of the crypto market. According to analysts, the market moves in cycles, which include bearish and bullish behavior alike. With the last bearish trend taking up the entire year of 2018, it is now time for the more positive development to take place.

Another reason includes large projects that have a goal to deal with problems that the crypto market has been facing, such as high volatility, scalability, and alike. If developers were to find solutions to problems like these or at least provide a better alternative to the current situation, this could encourage investors to become even more active within the crypto space, which can lead to a lot of positive development.

Finally, there are projects that aim to bring institutional investors to the crypto market, by solving issues that institutions are most concerned about. This is considered to be one of the most likely reasons to inspire another bull run, as institutions already have a massive interest in the crypto space. All that they need in order to join up is a bit of encouragement and a hint of progress regarding regulations, security, and maturity of the market itself.

But, even if the bull run were to arrive anytime soon, which coins might be the ones to lead it? Who might be among the top gainers? Here are 3 suggestions that might give you an idea of what to expect.

  1. Bitcoin (BTC)

For anyone who knows the crypto market even a little bit, it is of a small surprise that Bitcoin is included into this group. Despite all that happened to the largest coin, it is still the most dominant one, with more than half the total crypto market cap being owned by BTC. Bitcoin is one of the coins that everyone wants to see succeed. It has started the crypto trend, it led it ever since, and it was always the first, the largest, and the most influential.

Furthermore, a large part of businesses that do work with crypto tends to choose Bitcoin. Exchanges do it, stores do it, service providers do it. In time, they will open up to other coins, but for now, BTC is unique even among the cryptocurrencies. The coin has also shown that it has the potential to be massive, with its current all-time high being slightly above $20,000. This is something that BTC will undoubtedly regain, and even exceed in due time. All it takes is a bull run to take it back to those heights once again.

Right now, Bitcoin has a price of $3,681, which is its lowest in 2019 so far. While a further drop has been expected, and will likely take BTC to an even lower price, many analysts and experts remain bullish, expecting BTC to rise up as a continuation of its cycle, likely at some point during the current year.

  1. XRP

Next, we have XRP, which is currently the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap. XRP has come a long way in 2018, from accusations of being security, through lawsuits and suspicions of being centralized, it finally arrived at a point where it sees positive progress. Finally, controversies are being forgotten, and XRP is mostly talked about as the most popular coin among banks and financial institutions around the world.

This is due to the banks’ desire to improve their systems used for international payments, which are considered to be old and outdated by today’s standards. If we can send instant messages and emails around the world, why not instant payments as well? So far, traditional payment systems needed several days for any transaction to go through, but through XRP, and with the help of products created by XRP’s parent company, Ripple, this problem can become a thing of the past.

Ripple’s products can only send money in the form of XRP, and financial institutions are seemingly quite impressed by this technology. Because of this, we do not only have a confirmation that XRP will stay relevant, but also that it will grow as it gains more users. Traditionally, XRP has always had a pretty low price when compared to giants like Bitcoin, or even Ethereum. However, it is up there with them when it comes to market cap. In fact, it just overtook Ethereum’s position for the third time in the last six months, showing that the coin is very much alive and that the next bull run might bring its price to completely new heights.

  1. TRON (TRX)

Finally, there is TRON. This is, without a doubt, one of the coins that have managed to make the most progress during the previous year. While its price may be low right now, TRON may be the coin that received the most coverage from the media, and the coin that has entered the largest number of partnerships, exchanges, and alike.

Additionally, TRON is always talking about its goal to decentralize the web. However, unlike others who set up large goals and then simply stay in place, never achieving them, TRON is actually making moves towards it. Its development and business moves are making the coin more and more relevant with each new project, listing, partnership, or dApp.

And, while many are blaming TRON’s popularity to the hype alone, it can’t be denied that this coin has connections and value, even if it has yet to be added to it in an obvious way. Still, that is what bull runs are for, and hopefully, the next one will see TRON rise to new heights, and maybe even join the top of the top coins.

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

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The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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