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Litecoin News: LTC Pushes Up, Breaches The Old Limit

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In the last 24 hours, amid some good Litecoin news, LTC is recording rather impressive gains. For several days, the seventh largest digital currency by market cap balanced just below $50, been unable to hit this important milestone (once again).

However, this changed recently, when LTC price surged by almost 3%, which allowed the coin to hit the $50 mark finally, and even exceed it. At the time of writing, the coin’s price is just above $54, with a 0.1% increase in the last 24 hours.

While a lot of LTC supporters greeted this Litecoin news, the coin has yet to stabilize. Due to the fact that the market still has not left the bearish trend behind, LTC might still drop to its old price.

However, many see this as big progress, believing that Litecoin will remain above $50. This is supported by the fact that LTC has already experienced slight drops since it passed this milestone, but its price has not gone below it. While it is still too early to say that $50 is the new bottom, many hope that his will turn out to be true.

Any predictions made right now are unreliable, as Litecoin is trying to stabilize after finally making this progress. Ever since it initially surged, its price was jumping up and down, usually by a few cents.

However, the trading volume has, in fact, go up by quite a bit. Following the Litecoin news, LTC volume increased to $372 million. Earlier price predictions for LTC claimed that the coin would hit as much as $600 by the end of the year. Considering how things are now, this almost certainly not going to happen, and it would take quite a bull run for LTC to even come close to this milestone.

Numerous analysts agree that something like this can still happen in 2019. Right now, Litecoin is clearly growing and attempting to establish itself at its new price. The effort is evident to analysts and investors alike, and the coin’s community has been thrilled to see such progress.

Why is Litecoin attracting attention?

Despite the fact that Litecoin is decentralized — it still managed to attract the attention of institutions, and even crypto funds. Investments started coming in, and this is likely the reason for the current growth. It is also open-source, it offers better speed than Bitcoin, and it is a cheaper option for those looking to make transactions.

In addition, the mining process is simpler, volatility is lower than that of BTC, while developers are quite skilled. On top of that, its total supply is relatively low, at 84 million tokens, all hardware wallets support the coin, and finally, LTC is one of the favorite coins of the people of China. Clearly, LTC has a lot of good things happening, and it has a lot to offer.

While it is unlikely that 2018 will end with LTC hitting $600, it is undeniable that the coin is making serious progress.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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