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Here’s How NEO will Reach $1000 and Establish Market Dominance

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For a while now, investors have been searching for the crypto that will become the main representative of the third generation of cryptocurrencies. After Bitcoin (BTC) has become the leader of the first wave, and Ethereum (ETH) become the main coin of the second one, the third wave is upon us, and many believe that NEO will be the one coin that will stand out.

Earlier this year, after the market had just turned bearish, crypto enthusiasts thought that this will be a short-term thing and that NEO will soon lead cryptos to new heights. Of course, it has been six months since the prices dropped, and the situation is much worse now than it was back then. Still, the hope remains, and many still believe in NEO.

What is it that makes NEO so special?

NEO is a cryptocurrency that has been around for several years now. When it comes to its concept, it is actually very similar to Ethereum. Both offer the creation of smart contracts, dApps, and have had many different projects created on their respective blockchains.

In fact, they are similar enough that NEO has often been called the “Ethereum of China”. This name comes from two reasons – its similarity to Ethereum, and the fact that China is actually very supportive of NEO. This support gives NEO a lot of advantages when it comes to cryptos in general since China is usually very closed off to the entire concept of cryptocurrencies. However, with this country’s support, NEO basically has access to the entire untapped market, which may allow it to shine like no other altcoin.

At the beginning of the year, NEO has reached completely new heights, just like every other crypto. It also reached a high rank on the CoinMarketCap’s list. However, just like all the other cryptos, its value nosedived as the year progressed, and its current rank is 12, with a value of only $37.93 per coin. When compared with the January’s price of around $160 per coin, we can see just how low NEO has fallen.

With that in mind, can NEO still reach the heights that were expected of it at the beginning of the year?

City of Zion and a decentralized exchange

Some experts seem to believe that NEO is still more than capable of going back up. In fact, many believe that it might even go to such heights that it could reach $1000 per coin by the end of this year. The way to achieve this might lead through the City of Zion.

The City of Zion is basically a name for NEO’s extremely large community of open-source designers and developers, which are all working towards the same goal. Their aim is to speed up the development of NEO’s blockchain and to create additional accessories which will help improve the entire concept of this cryptocurrency.

The City of Zion has already been credited with developing several large and important projects, including NEO portal, the NEON wallet, NEEOScan, and NEOMon. These are all very important projects that have the potential to pull NEO out of these depths as soon as the market allows it.

Another very important concept that NEO’s blockchain seems to be nothing less than perfect for includes hosting decentralized exchanges. Decentralized exchanges represent a relatively new concept, but in order to establish them, certain parameters need to be met. Those include finality, quick transactions, digital identity, interoperability, and a stable digital currency that would be used for creating universal trading pairs.

NEO can match all of these demands, which is what makes it nothing less than perfect for this project. There are certainly still some minor issues that need to be resolved before this becomes a reality, but if anyone can pull it off, it is definitely NEO.

So, can NEO dominate the market? Can it reach $1000? Right now, it is hard to say. This is a tough time for cryptocurrencies, and many are still struggling to simply stay alive. Hopefully, the situation will get better soon, and if it does, a lot of great things are expected from NEO.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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