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DigiByte (DGB) Just Got A Major Market Boost

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Take a look at the daily chart for DigiByte (DGB) and you’d be forgiven for thinking that the coin is in some real trouble right now. At the most recent listing, DGB went for in and around $0.03 a piece, putting it at 58th by market capitalization in the cryptocurrency and token world and serving up a market cap of juts under $301 million.

DGB Daily Chart

DGB Daily Chart

Compare this to the $0.13 a piece and the market cap of $1.25 billion recorded just a few weeks ago and the in-trouble thesis becomes a little stronger.

Here’s what we think about the situation:

Don’t trust the chart.

This is a coin that’s fallen purely because the wider industry has taken a hit. As the phrase goes, a rising tide helps all boats float and the same is true in reverse – right now, we’re seeing some of the smaller boats sink because the wider cryptocurrency tide is falling.

Heading into the dip, however, DigiByte was really starting to gain some traction.

For anyone that’s not come across this coin before, DigiByte is a transaction focus coin that’s essentially trying to do what bitcoin (BTC) was once pitched as having the potential to do but that now looks like it’s never quite going to achieve – become a seamless transaction-type asset and oust fiat currencies as a value transfer vehicle.

It’s like bitcoin but there are a few built-in differences between that protocol on which bitcoin (and Litecoin) rests and that which powers DGB.

For one, it’s far more scaleable, with up to 2,000 transactions per second possible by 2020. Second, it’s much, much faster than bitcoin, with block times at 15 seconds (as compares to the 10 minutes of bitcoin). It’s also difficulty adjusted in real time, as compares to the two-week delay adjustment built into bitcoin (making it more adaptive) and, finally, there’s a supply cap of 21 billion units, as compares to the 21 million cap for bitcoin.

This makes it far more manageable at scale, in the sense that smaller denomination tokens can be used to facilitate a viable transaction process, as opposed to using three or four decimal place transactions.

All this is great, but it’s nothing new. Why are we going on about DigiByte right now?

Well, here’s the thing.

The company announced at the end of last week that it’s secured a PR company called Tom Cridland Public Relations to help it expand into the mainstream consciousness. The company is set to accept 300,000 DGB (which was committed to the cause by the community, by way of the DigiByte Foundation), in return for its PR services and the deal will start pretty much immediately.

So why is this a big deal?

Until now, DGB has risen in popularity based on internal traction and market attention. It’s not had a company pushing it into the sphere of awareness of both the crypto world and the wider markets – until now.

With this support in place, we expect DigiByte not only to pick up a whole new layer of public market support but that the coin will bring in a wave of speculative demand that’s seeking exposures to those coins that have incredible potential but that are trading down right now on the back of wider market weakness.

Bottom line here is that this coin has done well to get to its current level on its own but that the PR firm should take it to the next level. This would be a buy signal for a coin that wasn’t down 76% over the last few weeks. Combine it with the just mentioned dip and things become even more attractive.

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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.


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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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The Bitcoin Revolution: Everything You Need To Know To Take Profits

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Bitcoin is soaring high in the cryptomarket once again, and experts are expecting a return of the bullish trend of 2017. The current Bitcoin price is $7,615 as of 23 May 6:56 AM UTC. This significant jump comes just six months after the Bitcoin price plummeted to a low of $3150 in December 2018. Since then, Bitcoin has experienced steady growth and gain in the market. However, in the last 30 days, the Bitcoin price peaked to $8,320.82, its highest price ever. This phenomenal jump occurred in a span of only 10 days breaking the Bitcoin record so far of significant gains made in short time frames. This positive growth has led to experts forecasting the Bitcoin price to hit the $20,000 mark by the end of this year.

Since entering the market almost 11 years ago, Bitcoin is still at the top of the global cryptocurrencies list. The current circulating supply of Bitcoin is at unbelievable 17,708,875 BTC. The market trend of the Bitcoin price has remained positive even when the currency did not maintain an uptrend. Cryptocurrency researchers believe that Bitcoin has the potential to grow up to a high of USD 50,000 within the next two years.

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3 Altcoins That Are Outperforming Bitcoin and Will Likely Face Consequences

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The crypto market is going through a period of massive recovery in the past few months, which has caused the investors’ optimism to return. While all eyes are on Bitcoin (BTC), as usual, the largest coin seems to be struggling with a major resistance level at $8,000 at the moment. While this level was breached a few times now, every breach resulted in a correction.

At the time of writing, BTC is approaching this level yet again, with its current price being at $7,985,79, and rising further. The price managed to grow by 1.06% in the last 24 hours, and will undoubtedly hit $8,000 in a matter of hours, if not sooner.

However, while Bitcoin continues to remain volatile and struggles with waves of growth and decline, there are some altcoins that are not following its path. Of course, most of them are performing in pretty much the same manner as BTC, as they always had. But, a few coins have actually managed to outperform Bitcoin in recent months.

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