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Tron (TRX) eyes top 10 spot with 14% price surge as others keep quiet

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The crypto-market rests in the red-corner at the moment (mostly) as there aren’t too many activities lately. Although one cryptocurrency that has gained lots of attention in the last 24 hours is Tron (TRX) as it has gained more than 14%; most traders didn’t see this coming.

While other altcoins aren’t doing well in the crypto-sphere lately, there may be some changes soon. However, as it stands now, Tron (TRX) looks to be in stiff competition with Monero for the top 10 position in the crypto-market.

Tron’s Performance in the Crypto-market

Last week, Tron’s price was falling below par as it couldn’t go beyond 23 cents. Surprisingly in the last 24 hours, TRX increased more than 14%, trading at $0.027 with a market capitalization of $1.79 billion. Much of its increase has been somewhat due to the rise in the trading volume of TRX/BTC, even though Bitcoin itself hasn’t still recovered.

At the time of writing, TRX has further increased, and it is on the green by just a bit above 14%, and hence the Justin Sun led crypto is tracking Monero which is down by 0.30%.

Subsequently, we could see a higher price surge with Tron as it now has a large trading volume compared to what the coin had last week. It is necessary to also keep in mind that if this trend continues on TRX, it could displace Monero at the number 10th position shortly – although, Monero looks to be coming back to life gradually at these crucial times.

Even though we have seen a good surge in the price of Tron, it still hasn’t reached its peak yet. But on the other hand, some Tron enthusiasts didn’t fail to express their confidence in holding TRX.

Also, a Tron enthusiast, Mr. Skittlebutt, expressed his confidence that Tron’s value will be at a multi-dollar span even though the price and value of TRX don’t seem like it despite its surge.

Another Tron holder who goes by the Twitter handler @CryptoMento said this:

“The people calling $trx a shitcoin are the same people who are rekt because they don’t do any research. Open your eyes people”

As in any case, there still are people who are not convinced yet even after the recent Tron price spike. A user said it’s all just because of the marketing by team Tron, the tweet reads:

“Their ploy worked. they donated money and people are talking about it. if people are talking about it, their marketing scheme worked. like i said, they are master marketers, but thats it imo.”

In other news, today is the official activation of Tron’s Virtual Machine. Tron’s Virtual Machine is pivotal to Tron’s network as it will help Dapps developers install Dapps on Tron’s system and Tron’s Super Representatives nodes.

An official statement released by Tron Foundation included,

“It’s expected that the TVM will be officially activated after the voting on October 8. By then, the 3 main features: the committee, the TVM, and decentralized exchanges will be activated” 

Indeed, it is expected Tron’s Virtual Machine will attract lots of Dapps developers. It has also been said that if more developers install their Dapps on Tron’s network that will positively affect the price of TRX in the future.

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Smart MFG Tech Announces its First Liquidity Mining Rewards Program on LINKSWAP

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Manufacturing Industry 4.0 company Smart MFG Tech has announced that it is launching its MFG Liquidity Mining Rewards on LINKSWAP today.  LINKSWAP is a decentralized, community-governed Decentralized Exchange (DEX) and an AMM platform, which was created by YF Link (YFL). The team at YF Link says it aims to address “the pain points of second-generation AMMs” by offering such features as Reduced Impermanent Loss, RugLock, SlipLock that are not offered by other platforms.

Smart MFG Tech has said that the first integration of the MFG liquidity mining rewards will use the LINKSWAP LP (Liquidity Provider) Rewards service. It will allow LPs to deposit their LP token(s) (UNI-V2) to the participating rewards pool (ETH|MFG) and earn MFG rewards seamlessly.  Smart MFG said it will continue to work with the YF Link team to provide support for other pairs and expand services.

LINKSWAP’s Rewards is a liquidity mining service that enables LPs to earn rewards for providing liquidity in a participating pool. YF Link has implemented a custom frontend solution for Smart MFG LP rewards pool on LINKSWAP.  This will allow LPs to add liquidity to Smart MFG’s existing ETH|MFG pool on UniSwap v2 and deposit their LP token(s) (UNI-V2) to their LINKSWAP rewards pool (ETH|MFG).

Smart MFG explained how the rewards can be earned:

“LPs get a share of the transaction fees on Uniswap v2. This is calculated by how much liquidity is provided relative to the percentage…

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Building Your Nest Egg Brick By Brick: Are Micro-Investments Here to Stay?

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No matter what our goals are, sometimes just getting started can be the most difficult part of building our savings up. When it comes to investing, many of us are wary of parting with our money to generate more financial security in the future. But what if you can build significant savings without even noticing?

That’s the aim of the micro-investing apps that have come to dominate online stores across Android and iOS. Today, more fintech startups are working on delivering refined solutions that encourage minuscule investments at a more frequent rate. 

Micro-Investing apps will look to make saving more accessible to young people – many of whom in the UK have little-to-no money tucked away for a rainy day. 

However, the prevalence of money-saving technology and the disruptive chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have prompted a widespread increase in households saving more of their disposable income:

With micro-investing platforms playing a role in bringing UK household savings back up to five-year highs, is it fair to say that little-by-little investing is here to stay? Let’s take a look at how micro-investment platforms could revolutionise how we manage our finances:

What is Micro-Investing

Micro-investing, or sparse change investing, is a relatively new development in fintech. It effectively enables users to put away small amounts of money towards their long, or short, term goals. The idea…

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Decentralized Insurance Platform Bridge Mutual to Launch BMI Token on Polkastarter

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Bridge Mutual, a decentralized platform that allows users to insure stablecoins, has announced that its native BMI token will be launched on Polkastarter tomorrow, January 30.  The Polkadot’s decentralized exchange will host an Initial DEX Offering (IDO) for Bridge Mutual.  

“Even the most sophisticated digital asset investors are at risk of losing their funds through various malicious and negligent activities in the blockchain ecosystem. With Bridge Mutual, we believe it doesn’t have to be this way. Using Bridge, people can control the risk exposure of their digital asset investments, just as they do with real-world assets. The Bridge Mutual platform allows people to offer and purchase coverage in a decentralized p2p way. We’re excited kickstart the launch of the BMI ecosystem with a launch on Polkastarter and creating a better way of protecting digital assets for users all over the globe,” Bridge Mutual CEO Mike Miglio said in a statement. 

Bridge Mutual allows users to buy and sell insurance for smart contracts, stablecoins and crypto exchanges, peer-to-peer. Users can purchase insurance via the Bridge Mutual app and then file a claim if their digital assets are lost after a hack. “When users lock stablecoins in Bridge Mutual’s coverage pools, those funds are reinvested into popular (and safe) yield generating platforms that return yields to coverage providers. When a claim is approved, stablecoins from the coverage pool goes…

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