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Bytom (BTM) Making Its Move Towards Recovery

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These days when the crypto markets all around the world are rushing towards recovery, many altcoins have been preparing to take advantage of the situation by revealing an ace up their sleeve. For altcoins, it can be an opportunity to gain massive supporters and investors if they perform well and trade under the green zone. With the top 10 largest cryptocurrencies in the green and slowly working their way up, Bytom has eyed to steal the top spot of the best performer this season with their already launched Mainnet and BTM Mainnet Token Swap. In this article, we shall find out more about to expect from Bytom team.

A Little About Bytom (BTM) Project

There are many blockchain projects which are concerned over interoperability but among all those Bytom is on a whole different level. It aims to unify several types of assets into one blockchain by bringing off-chain assets on-chain. Bytom is specifically designed for the management of the asset. The Bytom project is the first of its kind since it opens the door for using real-world assets in the virtual world. Following are the types of Bytom assets that can be traded on-chain within Bytom Protocol;

  • Security assets: such as automobile loans and debts etc.
  • Equity assets: for example, shares of non-public investment and equity in private companies etc.
  • Income assets: crowdfunding campaigns and government investments etc.

Functionalities and Features

One of the main unique features of Bytom is that it’s different than a typical blockchain architecture with ERC20 tokens. On the contrary, it allows being inexpensive and lowers the time taken for transfer without requiring a middleman for asset transfer and record keeping. In case of Bytom, the consensus is reached using a Proof-of-Work protocol mechanism. Its protocol also includes the ability for cross-chain transactions via side chains. Users can easily take control of these side chains which depend on the main chain for security and control the issuance of new coins and tokens. Furthermore, since Bytom is compatible with ASIC, miners can effortlessly mine and also verify transactions.

About Bytom Main Net Launch

Last month on the 24th, Bytom Team announced the launch of their Mainnet Release which is dubbed as Bytom Mainnet ‘Intelligent’ 1.0.0 version. With its release, Bytom welcomed developers from the community to work on the construction of Bytom ecology. The mainnet release contained:

Genesis Block:

The genesis block was made by the Bytom team to generate a same balance of BTM as the previous ERC20 token. According to the Bytom team, Genesis block will show more meanings in the coming days.

Bytom Mining:

With the release of Bytom Mainnet, mining option was made available for BTM. According to the economic whitepaper, almost 693 million BTM which comprises up to 33% of the total BTM is reserved for mining.

Bytom Wallet:

On 4th may, the official Bytom mainnet wallet was launched. At present there are is a web and desktop version available for download for Win64, MacOS and also Linux.

AI friendly PoW Algorithm:

This new algorithm is being called ‘tensority’ by the Bytom team and as the name suggests it is a consensus algorithm which is based on tensor calculations. It’s being claimed as a new and improved version of the previous algorithms of Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum since it is more universal and ASIC-friendly.

Bytom Token Swap:

During the mainnet launch, it was announced that the ERC20 token will be converted into Bytom Mainnet Token at 1:1 ratio. Since the beginning of May, some of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges such as Gate.io, OKEx, and BiBox have announced their support to the BTM Mainnet Coin Swap.

Bytom Trading and Markets:

At present, the Bytom Markets are experiencing an uptrend and some recovery. The coin is ranked as the 34th largest cryptocurrency of the world according to the data on CoinMarketCap at the time of writing. It is available for trading on the most influential crypto exchanges. Some of them are Huobi, CoinEgg, BiBox, OKEx, and Gate.io. its current individual price is approximately $0.76 USD and its increasing at the rate of 21.5%. the total market capitalization of Bytom is close to $748.4 million USD and almost $87 million USD worth Bytom has exchanged hands within the past 24 hours.

Final Thoughts:

Bytom is ascending slowly towards opening new opportunities for asset digitization sector and once it has succeeded it’ll surely become of the most influential blockchain project in the crypto world. Although the team and its aims have many possibilities in the future, it could hamper Bytom’s present condition and prove as barring for the present investors. Bytom and its team have to be more active and focus on the present in order to gain support and investors when required.

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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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