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Is it a Good Idea to Buy Stellar Right Now?

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Stellar (XLM) has been one of the most competitive long-lasting tokens for years now. The coin was originally launched as far back as in 2014, which makes it older even than Ethereum. For half a decade, the coin was near the top, serving as one of the fastest cryptocurrencies to date. With a reputation like that, it is immediately clear why investors tend to put their faith into this coin.

However, time flies by in the crypto space, and things can change pretty quickly, including trends, reputations, and even position. Because of that, it is not surprising that Stellar investors and enthusiasts wish to know if the coin is still a good choice when it comes to buying or HODLing.

Is it time to buy Stellar?

As many already know, there are several significant factors that may serve as an indication of how the coin is doing at any given time. The first factor includes short-term trends, which can be either bullish or bearish. The crypto market experiences them all the time, and they usually take place for a while, only to swiftly be replaced. In 2018, the bearish trend has established clear dominance, and cryptos have lost a lot of their earlier value as a result.

Because of that, the coins are currently mostly believed to be underpriced, which is why selling them now will not make much of a profit. However, the same low value might be perfect for those who wish to invest in them.

The second factor worthy of consideration in Stellar’s case is its inability to move away from its trading price of $0.1. While true for XLM, the situation is equally as bad when it comes to most other coins. While this does mean that Stellar is successfully maintaining some level of stability, investors would likely still prefer it if the coin managed to break out and experience a proper surge.

So far, however, Stellar was unable to make such a move, and its price is usually somewhere between $0.09 and $0.15. At the time of writing, XLM value stands at $0.13, and it currently holds the 6th position on the list of largest cryptos, after EOS recently took over the 5th spot.

Another thing to consider is the coin’s trading volume, which has also seen some stability in Stellar’s case. Because of this, it appears that the project is not attracting new traders currently, which may be seen as a negative development by long-term investors. This situation has been a constant for over a month now, since Stellar briefly overtook EOS’ 5th position on November 13th.

Conclusion

Stellar (XLM) is one of the fastest, oldest, and highest-ranking crypto projects. It can offer stability, great speeds, and more than a decent market cap. Its price is somewhat bound at the moment, although many investors believe that the next bull run might help XLM reach new heights. Whether or not this will happen remains to be seen, and experts predict that something like this might happen in early 2019.

Optimistic investors might want to consider investing in the coin while it is low-priced, as the crypto space remains unpredictable, and the value of any coin can surge without warning at any time.

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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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