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Litecoin News: LTC Struggles to Remain Above $60

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The latest price of Litecoin (LTC) is going through a difficult period once again. After reaching $64.42 mark last week, LTC experienced losses once again. Most of these losses came on Friday afternoon, with Litecoin’s value dropping below $60.

Litecoin news revolves around a delicate balance

This newest price drop came as the coin lost momentum after reaching its three-week high. Saturday brought another small price surge that managed to bring LTC back to $60+, where it remained ever since. The struggle continued throughout the next several days, including Sunday, and even Monday.

Since the initial drop on Friday, most of Litecoin news has been following the struggle. Many have attempted to predict where the coin might go from here. Some believe that this is a beginning of a downward trajectory for LTC. Several nosedives that Litecoin has experienced already have not been very encouraging.

As always, there are optimistic coin holders who believe that this is only a minor bump on the road. They also claim that LTC will soon recover, and will even reach the $70 mark. Whether this can actually happen or not, still remains to be seen.

At the time of writing, Litecoin is balancing at $60.10, with a market cap of slightly more than $3.5 billion.

Recent Litecoin news brings positive development for the coin

The current Litecoin news is not very clear, and most investors are waiting at the edge of their seats to see what will happen next. Despite this, there were also some positive moves in the last few days. One of them includes LTC’s introduction to CoinText. This is a service that allows its users to send different cryptocurrencies by merely using mobile phone numbers.

CoinText allows users to send Bitcoin Cash, Dash, and even Litecoin, thanks to the recent decision. By doing this, CoinText aims to allow cryptocurrencies to reach even more people in an easy and interesting way.

In addition to this, recent Litecoin news also tells that the coin was added to an exchange called SFOX. This is an institutional-grade investment platform that is said to cater some larger investors. This includes investment professionals and even several institutions. The platform has listed only three currencies before the addition of Litecoin.

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee has greeted the move and has stated that the partnership will increase Litecoin’s liquidity. Even more importantly, it will expose LTC to institutional investors. Even SFOX itself is backed by many known investors, which confirms the quality of the company, its team, as well as its business model.

Clearly, Litecoin has had several big moves in the last few days. The new price struggle will likely result in the coin rising above the previous $64.42 milestone ultimately. At least, if optimistic predictions are to be believed. Judging from the new listings, there is certainly a possibility for these predictions to actually come true.

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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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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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