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Tron could dethrone the 2017 champion, XRP, as this year’s best coin

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Ripple’s XRP was last year’s best performing cryptocurrency. And while Tron seems to be little stuck lately (except last seven days), it would be a mistake to write it off because it could still turn out to be this year’s best performing digital asset. While some critics say that Tron’s TRX importance is artificial, bolstered by Justin Sun’s charisma, the fact remains that it’s earned the respect of its supporters (which are over half a million the world over) and even some skeptics. This token and blockchain aim to decentralize the web and take over the entertainment industry.

Just recently Jack Ma (of Alibaba fame) hinted to a possible Tronix (TRX) integration into Ant Financial (Alibaba’s financial services arm). This is catching investor attention in increasing numbers, and TRX future looks very promising for the next quarter. While Tron is very well known because of their flashy marketing strategies, the technical and organizational aspects are also very well taken care of as proven by the new Main Net launch and the super representative election. Also, Tron’s nodes are multiplying all over the world. So the big picture suggests that a bullish trend on TRX seems unavoidable.

Tronix (TRX): Performance during this year

Tron’s coin, called Tronix (TRX) has been on the cryosphere’s limelight for most of the year. It’s kept a top fifteen ranking since last December which is no mean feat. Tron’s objective is to rebuild the web as a decentralized platform that runs over Tron’s blockchain thus taking content control away from corporations (especially in entertainment).

It’s trading at $0.03860 as I write this, which even after the recent crypto rally, is one of the lowest prices the coin has had during the present year. This, in itself, signals nothing wrong about Tron, it’s just a reflection of the serious bearish run the crypto markets have experienced all year long.

But even in the midst of the general descending trend, TRX has remained solid regarding market capitalization (2.3 billion, 0.88% of the global market) with an 8.34% liquidity ratio (which is quite alluring). The return in 26 week remains negative with a 58% rate. Expectations for a rise in token value are floating in the air, nevertheless, as the trade volumes on this coin have been increasing slowly but steadily.

Volatility, of course, is the hallmark of investing assets and the crypto markets have not been any different so far (a little worse, if anything). That being said, Tronix’s performance has not been any different than Bitcoin’s or Ethereum’s as all three coins have the same standard deviation (17%).

Tronix is obviously not a safer option to traditional stock markets and other analog financial instruments, but it’s performed well enough within the cryptosphere to be considered a serious prospect. Tron’s team of developers has gathered a lot of renown in a very short period of time. They are ranked eight out of 1500, which means good things in the long-term. Most of the Trading on TRX is carried out in Okex and Binance, but it’s listed in more than forty exchanges all over the world.

Tron began the year going up, but as the whole market suffered from a bearish run (that is still going on), Tronix also began to lose value against the USD. It recovered briefly during April, but for a week only, then it resumed its path downwards. But for a coin that is not even a year old yet, it’s shown remarkable resilience and ability to survive the violent storms that characterize the cryptocurrency market.

The market is holding Tron back, but a continuous bullish run is expected to begin sooner rather than later, and that could see Tronix finally taking off to the value it deserves. It could very well be the best performing coin of the year, emulating or even surpassing the tour-de-force that Ripple’s XRP achieved last year.

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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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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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