Following the recent Coinbase announcement regarding the new listing of 0x, a lot of investors started speculating which cryptocurrency might be next. While Coinbase has announced reviewing several altcoins throughout 2018, it appears that most experts believe that BAT coin might be the one that this exchange will support next.
Basic Attention Token, also known as BAT coin, is an open-source, decentralized project created on Ethereum’s network. Its platform is also known for its integration with the web browser called Brave.
As an ERC20 token, BAT coin is among the coin that Coinbase seems to be interested in, which is what qualifies it for the listing. As a result of speculation, BAT has seen a significant price surge in the last 24 hours. The coin grew by as much as 12%, which made it even more interesting to investors, considering that the majority of other altcoins are currently trading in the red.
At the time of writing, the value BAT coin is $0.204778 per unit, with the coin being ranked as 44th on CoinMarketCap. The gains have made BAT attract additional attention, although there is still no confirmation that Coinbase will actually introduce this coin to its platform.
Even so, a lot of investors remain hopeful that this might be the case, as the recent listing of 0x indicates that Coinbase is finally ready to expand its token list. Furthermore, the exchange made it clear some time ago that they have an interest in ERC20 tokens. After 0x integration, it became clear that this interest is genuine.
Will the value of BAT grow or drop?
At the moment, the crypto community seems to be excited by the possibility of listing.
— CryptoCoinGod (@CryptoCoinGod) October 17, 2018
If Coinbase decides to add support for BAT, investors expect that the current price surge will grow by several times, launching the coin’s value further up. However, there are also those who believe that the price surge is only temporary. According to them, the coin will likely experience another price drop quite soon, and possibly even sink back to the value of $0.191.
All Eyes on #BAT. Next on Coinbase.
Quick TA quick glance on Binance – $BAT: MACD Crossover bearish div. Volume decreasing, RSI >60 Current Price $0.21105. half a cent inrease before dip. Ideal buy inprice under $0.191 . Target 1 $0.24 cent
— Quantum Vision (@Yave_d) October 17, 2018
Considering that the current price surge of BAT coin is the result of speculation only, it would not be unusual for a price correction to take place if Coinbase doesn’t announce support for this digital currency. However, the opposite is also true, and if BAT actually gets a place on Coinbase’s platform, its price will likely reach entirely new heights.
For real-time trade alerts and a daily breakdown of the crypto markets, sign up for Elite membership!
Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.
Image courtesy of Pexels
Why BlocPal Is the Easiest Way to Accept Cryptocurrency
The face of the retail industry is always changing.
E-commerce is one of the fastest growing trends worldwide, and for good reasons.
It’s convenient, secure, and is effective at connecting merchants with interested shoppers from across the world.
For this reason, it’s no surprise that online shipping is expected to overtake brick-and-mortar stores globally by 2021, making it the world’s largest medium for retail. As the industry changes, it’s important for retailers to keep up with the latest technology so they’re able to accommodate more customers at once. This is where BlocPal comes in.
BlocPal offers business owners an easier way to process payments
BlocPal understands that not every business owner adapts to technology at the same rate. As such, BlocPal has been designed to optimize transactions for both online and brick-and-mortar companies so that every retailer can enjoy the benefits that come with the world’s first true multi-currency payment solution.
With BlocPal, business owners can enjoy the following benefits:
- The ability to process payments in fiat (USD and CAD) currency as well as Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, Litecoin, and Ethereum. Expect more currencies to be added as BlocPal…
Lite.IM Dethrones Facebook After Integrating Crypto Wallet With Popular Messaging Platforms
With the crypto markets in turmoil, especially after news about a potential hack at Cryptopia, traders and investors need to turn their attention away from day trading. Instead, crypto traders really need to think long-term and identify projects that are sure to win in the long-term. In particular, one crypto company is making major headlines after winning an all-important technology battle against the mighty Facebook. That company is Zulu Republic (ZTX).
Zulu Republic Develops Lite.IM
Zulu Republic is an ecosystem of blockchain tools and platforms, designed as a place where people, businesses, and organizations can thrive on their own terms. And indeed, Zulu Republic has hit a grand slam with their development of Lite.IM.
Lite.IM is a crypto wallet that has been integrated with several of the most popular messaging platforms such as Facebook Messenger and Telegram. In addition, users in the U.S. and Canada can also exchange and manage crypto balances through SMS. Although not all cryptocurrencies are available, the team has selected four of the most popular currencies which include Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC), and the native currency of Zulu Republic (ZTX).
Telegram and Facebook Messenger are extremely popular platforms. But, potentially even more exciting news, is that the Lite.IM team plan to announce WhatsApp integration in the next 1-2 weeks. There is a reason why Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014, for…
Will 2019 be the Year of TRON (TRX)?
While even the best years cannot help sustain bad cryptocurrency projects, the good and strong ones can do much even when years are extremely bad for crypto. TRON (TRX) has proven this in 2018 by being one of the most active and most popular projects around.
Throughout the previous year, TRON has been making great progress, setting foundations for growth and expansion, which may eventually lead to its dominance over the crypto market. Now, 2019 has barely even started, and it already promises to be a year filled with potential and all kinds of different possibilities for this coin.
TRON in 2018
2018 has started with a market crash that has brought a lot of coins down from their all-time highs. This is true for TRON as well, and it did not manage to avoid being affected by bear market, no matter what its developers did. However, instead of trying to fight the market and its trends, they focused on expansion, development, partnerships, and future projects.
The first big step for TRON was the launch of its MainNet, with dozens of listings and partnerships being announced right before the final launch. After that, the coin transferred its tokens from Ethereum’s network, it had a Super Representative election, and it even managed to purchase BitTorrent, which was a part of a secret project back then.
The project was quickly…
Crypto Venture UpStake is Redefining the Industry with a Proof-of-Burn Stable Coin
How Online Casinos Can Adapt to the Growth of Cryptocurrency
Reasons Why 2019 May Be A Great Year For Crypto
Altcoins2 weeks ago
TRON (TRX) Expectations for 2019
Blogs2 weeks ago
Will 2019 be the Year of XRP?
Bitcoin2 weeks ago
What Will Happen First: BTC 2k or 5k?
Don't Miss1 week ago
Wirex adds WAVES to its Platform
Bitcoin1 week ago
Bitcoin Grows Beyond $4,000
Blogs3 days ago
3 Cryptos To Blow Up In The Next Bull Run
Altcoins1 week ago
TRX vs ADA: TRX Overtook ADA for 8th Place
Altcoins1 week ago
TRON (TRX) Surges by 20%