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Cardano (ADA) is better than Bitcoin, yes, but can it make to the top?

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Cardano (ADA) is a cryptocurrency that is better than Bitcoin due to the fact that it makes use of smart contracts (I’ll shed lights on more reasons why Cardano is better below, too). Cardano (ADA) is a blockchain technology that also makes use of the proof-of-stake and not the proof-of-work. Collectively, if we take a look at other coins including Bitcoin and Ethereum in the crypto sphere, you will notice that these coins continue to attract lots of investors – but the cryptosphere is somehow stable so are these cryptocurrencies too.

The strength of Cardano (ADA) is probably its scientific and academic approach. It is essential to know the cryptocurrency itself travels far-and-wide to reach countries and educate people. Cardano (ADA) is pushing towards becoming one of the top 3 cryptos in the world and even surpassing Bitcoin. The CEO of Cardano (ADA), Charles Hoskinson, aims for the revolution of Cardano and the crypto might become the next big thing in the future.

The Team Behind Cardano (ADA)

3 primary organizations own Cardano (ADA):

The IOHK: The IOHK team is the company that is developing Cardano (ADA) till 2020.
Emurgo: This team focuses on and invests in startups; it is also in charge of building commercial solutions for the platform
The Cardano Foundation: This team is an independent body that is in charge of supporting Cardano investors with all the regulatory and commercial problems.

At the time of writing, the market cap of Cardano (ADA) is $3.46 Billion. Its current price is around $0.133, and the volume (24hr) is $52,794,200. Having reached the top 8th crypto position hasn’t been a smooth journey for the coin thus far.

How Cardano (ADA) Operates

Cardano (ADA) works in two distinct layers: the settlement and computation layer. The settlement layer helps investors to transact the ADA from one wallet to another. On the other hand, the computation layer helps new and old users to have quick access to smart contracts.

It is important to know that all blockchain technologies have just one layer; this makes Cardano different from other cryptocurrencies.

There are lots of advantages to Cardano’s two layers. For instance, the computational layer enables Cardano to adapt to any change. This means that different countries have their own laws and regulations and Cardano can adapt to how vital information is stored and accessed by the rules and laws of any state.

In addition to this, Cardano enables ‘soft forks’ which other major cryptos don’t have.

Cardano’s Consensus Algorithm

For easy understanding, the term ‘consensus algorithm,’ has to do with knowing who achieves the next lock in the cryptocurrency, i.e., users get rewarded for a specific amount of cryptocurrency in their wallet.

One big disadvantage of Bitcoin is that it does not have any interest in the proof-of-stake. Cardano has identified Bitcoin’s fault and has improved on it by producing a proof-of-stake network called Ouroboros. As a result, Cardano can’t be mined, and it will maintain the 45 billion ADA coins that have been distributed to the cryptosphere.

Data Transaction

When it comes to holding and safeguarding vital information and data, Cardano (ADA) is a better than Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Besides, Cardano (ADA) recently produced a multi-layer processing system that allows it tokens to be used either as currencies or storage facilities for contact information.

Cardano, the Next-Generation Cryptocurrency?

Cardano was created to compete with Bitcoin. As stated earlier, the blockchain was created by Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum. Cardano (ADA) operates almost the same way as Ethereum, due to the fact that the platform supports Dapps and smart contracts. There are few things that Cardano aims at; the first is for blockchain technology to be created using the scientific approach.

Secondly, the blockchain platform focuses on regulatory and compliance, scalability, and cross chain integration. Moving forward, Cardano (ADA) also aims to collaborate with other cryptos without the use of third parties, and this helps to:

  • Reduce charges that are imposed by different exchange platforms.
  • Permit faster and efficient cross-border transactions
  • Remove third-party risks like losing some cryptos as a result of the involvement third-parties.

Is Cardano (ADA) Worth Investing?

Cardano (ADA) is good crypto to invest in; this is since scientific procedures support it and it has futuristic goals. Two things keep Cardano (ADA) going – the team behind it and its consultants (it is an open-source network).

Cardano’s project is still ongoing, but when it has been finalized, it will become the best altcoin for Ethereum.

Final Words

There is so much that Cardano (ADA) brings to the table. The blockchain offers a better value plan and confidence that most users need in the crypto world. The Cardano team knows that every investor in the crypto sphere wants a better value and also the trust to invest more without being afraid of what might occur next, and these are the values that the blockchain cares about. These features back the crypto in its quest to become the best in the crypto sphere, it might not top Bitcoin anytime soon, but the coin surely can make it to the top 5 cryptocurrencies list soon.

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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.

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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

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