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Bytecoin (BCN) Features Among The Top Crypto Gainers This Week

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When it comes to cryptocurrency, privacy and anonymity play a vital role in investment. With crypto traders vying after some of the most hyped-up currencies like Monero, the dark web’s favorite currency, security features go a long way in influencing the decisions of the investors.

Bytecoin(BCN), the First Crypto Based on CryptoNote

Introduced back in July 2012, Bytecoin has cemented its place among the promising altcoins for its high-end security policies. With thousands of traders showing interest in this project, it’s not hard to determine why there are so many Bytecoin forks today. What set it apart from its other peers are its highly nuanced security policies: Bytecoin (BCN) is not only regulated by CryptoNote algorithm, it is also the first coin to adopt this technology.

Given the fact that BCN is regulated by the crypto-world’s finest algorithm, it’s not hard to imagine why some of the most vied-after currencies are actually a Bytecoin fork. The king of the dark web Monero, which is widely recognized for its anonymity, is also a fork of Bytecoin. Surprisingly enough, Dash is also a fork of Bytecoin. The CryptoNote algorithm, which has been developed to offer the security of all crypto transactions, is not only acknowledged for its security features but also for its resistance towards ASIC. Much to traders convenience, Bytecoin can be mined by anyone and from anywhere just with the help of a regular computer.

Bytecoin’s Value Peaks the Chart

If you are keeping a track of Bytecoin’s response to the market, you won’t be surprised to find out that its price is on the rise. Needless to mention, 2018 has been outstanding for smaller coins like Bytecoin so far. In fact, Bytecoin witnessed the biggest price surge this year. As of April 16, 2018, Bytecoin, which is trading at $0.004053, boasts a steady 17.48% gain. The total market capitalization of Bytecoin stands at $745,119,860 USD at the time of writing. Going by the price movements, between March 18 and April 16, the value of BCN moved between $0.0024 and $0.0040. With the market ranging between $ 437.81 MM and $ 737.94 MM, the maximum and minimum value standing at $369.13MM and $831.74MM, its moving average is tantamount to 738.27 MM. As per the records, the trading volume is estimated between $ 325.05 K and $ 8.90 MM, with the 7day moving average of $ 8.53 MM.

The Reason Behind the Surge

The Bytecoin developing team released a number of exciting updates in December 2018, and ever since it is creating a big hype in the crypto community. In December 2017, Bytecoin launched its new features, following the release of the Android wallet app in November. In addition to this, Bytecoin is also supported by a highly ambitious marketing strategy, as it disclosed its plans for expansion to Asian, Middle-eastern and African continents. With bigger privacy oriented crypto projects scuffling for investor’s acceptance, Bytecoin (BCN) experiences a kind of a revival in the crypto market.

Bytecoin (BCN) which gave birth to Monero (XMR), a rising altcoin known for its anonymity, is making a comeback in the market. This can be a direct outcome of the controversies generated by Monero (XMR), especially due to the frequent mining scandals. With a steady rise in the price, BCN is definitely regarded among the most promising currencies of 2018, despite its unpopularity among the masses.

After a long period of speculation, it is finally seeing a positive response on the social media. With many dismissing it as a scam currency, it was alienated from the mainstream crypto market. However, with the year beginning with one of the worst price slumps in the history of cryptocurrency, altcoins like BCN is seeing a lot of talks in the crypto space.

As of now, the biggest threat to the price surge is the extensive circulation of the coins. With BCN getting mined every day, the supply of the token comes across as a menacing issue. Trading at a lower price, this crypto asset can face a lot of problems when it comes to expansion.

Final Thoughts

In the past couple of months, Bytecoin has raised many eyebrows, attracting many developers to the project. Equipped with a number of significant features, in addition to the accessibility of an improved and user-friendly wallet, BCN is now listed on a number of internationally renowned exchanges; all trading is focused on HitBTC though.

With the first quarter of 2018 coming to a close, the future of BCN appears bright. Even after being bogged down by severe controversies, from regulatory challenges to bans; scandals to restrictions in many Asian markets; Bytecoin (BCN) has moved past all obstacles to find its way on the top gainer list. With an active crypto community in oriental countries, like Korea, China, and Japan, Bytecoin is definitely something to watch out for.

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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.

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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?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

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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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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