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Here is why Cardano (ADA) could get listed on Coinbase soon

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Cardano (ADA) progressed just as Bitcoin did at the beginning of this month, in which its price grew from its earlier price tag of $0.115 as of June 29th to $0.169. Its $0.169 price tag has been on, before until recently, as it dipped down to $0.141 this week following the market trend (almost all of the coins are trading in red at the moment). Currently, Cardano (ADA) has a market cap of $3.6 Billion, and it holds the no 8th spot on CoinMarketCap – the cryptocurrency has held this position despite the ups and downs in the crypto sphere.

Cardano has the potentials to attain a higher price mark through a Coinbase listing. Coinbase announced its latest intents to feature five new cryptocurrencies to its platform. The three “top dogs” for Coinbase listing may be Cardano (ADA), Stellar (XLM), and 0x. Coinbase’s statement caused a transient increase on Cardano’s price at $0.115 to $0.169. But one question that comes to the mind despite all these is: does Cardano have good chances to be listed on Coinbase? Probably yes, it does.

Cardano (ADA) has good chances to be listed on Coinbase, even though the chances are on the low side when compared to other cryptos to be listed by Coinbase.  That said, Cardano offers high supply, low price-per-coin and it is in a good position by market capitalization. Cardano has had the most of the year that even Coinbase customers are aware of, and the crypto-coin has an attractive price point for Coinbase customers.

Furthermore, Cardano is a well-decentralized cryptocurrency, and indeed, this is one of the criteria that Coinbase customers lookout for. It is important to know that Cardano (ADA) is also made up of a decentralized community and as a result of its decentralized platform, it may get featured on Coinbase any time soon.

Coinbase recently listed Ethereum Classic, and it is important to know that one company that is in close partnership with Ethereum classic is none other than IOHK, which is managed by Charles Hoskinson, also the CEO of Cardano (ADA). But even at this, it is probable that a cryptocurrency like 0x will be the first to be listed on Coinbase even though Coinbase announcement caused ADA to gain $60 million in volume.

Nevertheless, Hoskinson aims to make Cardano one of the most traded cryptocurrencies in the market. Its current project, Ouroborus, is doing quite well and it is a big feat for Cardano. With Ouroborus, Cardano will be more scalable and efficient for its users even as it waits for a listing from Coinbase. As one can understand, if Coinbase lists Cardano, it will be known in massed and more developers would produce Dapps on its network.

Final words

Cardano is highly regarded as a blockchain network with a sophisticated smart contract-focused project in the crypto sphere today, and this is one reason why Coinbase might consider it.

Although there is no specific information on Coinbase selection process, still, that would be obvious very soon.  ADA’s price hasn’t attained its 2017 highs, but a Coinbase listing could bring it nearer to its $1 trillion forecast.

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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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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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