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Bitcoin is the new gold; is Litecoin new silver and good crypto to invest now?

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At the moment, most of the cryptocurrencies are wearing green, again. Bitcoin is up above the $6500 resistance level for some days now, and it is at $8,254 – Bitcoin’s dominance is at 46.7% as of today. One good news is that the general market capitalization of cryptocurrencies is now at $300 Billion. It is quite clear now that Bitcoin is the digital now, but is it safe to say yet that Litecoin is the silver? In this article, we will be taking a good look at Litecoin (LTC).

Is Litecoin the New Silver Coin?

Currently, Litecoin is priced at $86.96 per token, according to CoinMarketCap. It currently has a market capitalization of $5 Billion and is the 7th largest crypto in the cryptocurrency market.

During Golden Finance interview with the Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, Lee stated why he sold all of his holdings. He said,

It always feels strange when I would publish predictions about the movement of the Litecoin market.

As per Lee, he feels relieved after selling out his shares.

Lee spoke on the transaction speed of Litecoin over Bitcoin. As per him, and the results, the transaction speed of Litecoin is faster and less costly than Bitcoin. On a question about the future of Litecoin, Lee stated that the future is based on mass adoption.

Concluding his interview with the Chinese Golden Finance, Lee stated,

Bitcoin will be the new gold (always) in the crypto sphere and would be good if Litecoin could get more than 10 percent of Bitcoin’s worth to be the silver coin.”

The Litecoin CEO also emphasized that the market worth of BTC can’t be compared:

Bitcoin doesn’t face storage problems. It’s very easy to transfer. For me, it’s better than gold in many ways. Being optimistic, the market value of Bitcoin could be more than the $10 trillion market value of Gold. More than 100 times the upside.”

This means that if BTC is the gold in the crypto sphere, then, is LTC the ‘new silver’? Or which one among the other crypto coins is next to Bitcoin when it comes to futuristic value? Lee answered by saying,

There are many possibilities, but Ripple is somewhat like a diamond because its supply is artificially controlled.”

The Market Analysis of Litecoin

According to Litecoin’s market chart, there is a big breakdown; and that’s as a result of Bitcoin. In the last seven days, Litecoin pulled up and reached the $86 price mark.

There was a significant resistance during the first to second week of July, and it is good news that Litecoin has broken out of that resistance level to a big price of about $86 today – there are signs that Litecoin will be more than its present price next week.

Furthermore, if we take a look at the 4-hour trade today on Litecoin’s chart, LTC was almost at the overbought territory, but it is now back down into the stable mark.

Litecoin is doing quite well at the moment, and it is currently on a sound standpoint. It is essential also to know that if Litecoin would fall, it would only drop to $80 level of support level – there isn’t a possibility LTC will go down than that anytime soon now. The next aim for LTC is to break above the $90 region, which is achieved.

Final words

The window of opportunity is gradually closing, and this is the right time to invest in cryptocurrencies such as LTC. Litecoin is set for a bullish run, and there is a high possibility it will move up to the $100 price mark in the next couple of weeks at max.

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Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple On the Rise

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The recent development in the cryptocurrency industry is a rise in price for many of the core digital coins. We believe that the unexpected price hike is due to the renewed interest of the key players in the industry. Many investors, speculators, and traders are rushing into the number one cryptocurrency; Bitcoin like never before. Other altcoins such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin are not dormant either. The effect of the influx is the soaring prices of the digital coins within seven days.

The price of the crypto leading giant-Bitcoin has increased at 25.74 percent in one week. Ethereum also gained 18.76 percent increase in its price. Litecoin and Ripple also recorded some percentage increase in the tune of 53.20 percent and 16.12 percent respectively. It is no just these few popular coins that have gained in one week. From what we have gathered, 94 digital coins amongst the leading 100 cryptocurrencies are also experiencing the rise in price. This information is according to what TradingView published in April 2019.

According to them also, other cryptocurrencies gained in value while others declined. From their calculations, six digital currencies advanced while ninety-four was on the decline. Also, another information shows that the increase in Bitcoin price has reduced the value of other assets such as bonds and stocks.

The possible reason for the rally

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Crypto Market is Not Free from the Bearish Trend Yet

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Investors and traders are still speculating over the bullish trend that shook the market this past seven days. However, amidst the joy of the price hike in the industry, some people are still cautious. A crypto trader with the twitter handle of BTC_Macro is advising other players in his tweet to be careful. According to him, the bearish cryptocurrency market is not over yet.

In the tweet, the user admonished players in the market not to listen to the people saying that the bears have given up. It went further to say that Bitcoin may still plunge uncontrollably anytime even if it breaks the $6K mark. When this occurs the twitter user continues, any scenario may occur. The advice is that players in the crypto market should be on the neutral side. According to the user, it is not safe to be on the bullish side or the bearish side. Instead, players should be on their toes without bias.

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Over time, it has become evident that many traders usually go against the market majority during bearish or bullish trends. Well, there is usually some logic backing up the reactions.

It is true that we have seen the longest bearish trend in the history of cryptocurrencies. Everybody who has a stake in the crypto market is expecting the day of the bull’s rise…

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The Interoperability Problem of Blockchain May Soon Be Over

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Crypto traders have certainly had a rough time since early 2018. The markets have tanked resulting in large losses for nearly everyone involved in the market. While that’s bad, what’s even worse is the fact that many projects have failed to deliver on their roadmap. Blockchain technology has been hailed as the next great advance in technology. And while many companies are making strides toward fully implementing blockchain-based technology, there is still a long way to go. As promising as blockchain technology is, there are still limitations that need to be addressed.

Limitations of Blockchain Networks

Although blockchain technology is certainly the future, the existing technology will need to be improved before it can go mainstream.  A few of the current limitations include:

  • Limited Scalability – Blockchain networks have consensus mechanisms that require each node to verify a transaction. This verification requirement slows down the network and limits the total number of transactions that can be processed.
  • Limited Usage – Each blockchain network was created with specific usage in mind. Because of the limited number of use-cases, each network eventually suffers from a never-ending loop of limited adoption. In the end, this causes low awareness.
  • Lack of Interoperability – At present, individual blockchain ecosystems are unable to communicate with each other. If a blockchain network attempts to retrieve information from an external (outside the “chain”) source, each node would have to…
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