Thursday, 4th October saw a mixed crypto market with some of the coins still caught-up in the bearish atmosphere while others are staying calm. Despite the boring market trends, some cryptocurrencies have seen surprise spikes. Talking about the top 15 digital coins, only Tron (TRX) is enjoying an accountable price increase today.
At the press time, Tron (TRX) shows a spike of 6% in the last 24 hours. The only other cryptocurrency accompanying it is EOS after surging by 2.47%. In comparison, EOS is moving up at a meager rate, and the only name that market can hear right now is TRX.
Tron has not shown a price increase in the last 24 hours only, but its last seven days average shows green numbers too. Talking about 7-day average, TRX has the second best being 2.63% in green after Binance Coin’s 3.41% (BNB is up by only 0.33% taking the last 24 hours in account). At the time of writing, Tron (TRX) trades at $0.02269 with a market cap of $1,498,620,309.
Tron’s claim to the fame is its aim of decentralizing the whole internet as its primary objective. The company’s USP is that it aims to make content creators reach their audiences and get paid directly, without any mediators like Youtube.
Over the last few months, Tron has been in the news (quite a lot) with numerous projects and announcements being tied to the blockchain company. It won’t be wrong to say that Tron has been the ‘center of inclination’ in the crypto-universe for the last few months. The MainNet launch, blockchain upgrade, token migration, BitTorrent acquisition and constant listings on top exchanges have played an excellent role in the growth of Tron (TRX).
The latest spike in the price of cryptocurrency is believed to have come from the success announcement of uTorrent Web, a service that Tron Foundation launched just about a month ago post their BitTorrent purchase.
The CEO of the company, Justin Sun, took to Twitter today where he announced the initial success of the uTorrent web. Mr. Sun affirmed that the service has reached 1000K daily active users already, which indeed is a great achievement given that it is merely a month of age.
µTorrent Web already surpassed 1,000,000 daily active users! This new product officially launched a month ago offers a #streaming and torrenting experience. You can download the #Windows version here https://t.co/Gs6XglgUrG
Mac version in the works, stay tuned 😉 https://t.co/UTiMH30G5r
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) October 4, 2018
Apart from the uTorrent web success, another potential lifter for recent TRX price is the fact that Bitfinex announced fiat expansion for the cryptocurrency today, too. The newly added fiat pairs by the exchange include TRX/EUR, TRX/JPY, and TRX/GBP. Bitfinex tweeted:
— Bitfinex (@bitfinex) October 4, 2018
Subsequently, Exodus, a widely-used crypto wallet announced its support for the TRX mainnet just yesterday. Thanks to the recent Exodus support, users can now exchange the cryptocurrency with almost fifty assets directly. Some of them include DGB, XLM, OMG, XRP, BTC, and ETH.
Good news thks for your hard work 😊
— tape (@Taptempo3280) October 4, 2018
TRX also caused a stir in the crypto sphere when Binance announced tron trading competition.
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Bitcoin bull run momentum builds up; price breakout imminent
There is no doubt that Bitcoin is the most significant and largest success story in the cryptocurrency sphere despite the volatilities the powerful digital coin has been experiencing this year. 2018 has been a rough year for major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin that has seen the prices of the virtual currency depreciate from a high of 20,000 US dollars in January 2018, to a low of 6,400 US dollars in October 2018.
Regardless of not much powerful performance, Bitcoin still maintains being the most sought-after virtual currency in the market. In totality, Bitcoin had a price appreciation of about 150,000 percent from its listing in July 2010 to the present day.
Bitcoins Brief Historical Evolution
In its lifetime so far, the number one ranked cryptocurrency has had its fair share of mixed bear runs, and bull runs throughout the years with the longest bear run being experienced in March 2014 and March 2015. However, in its history of up and down price progression throughout the years, gains have outweighed losses and Bitcoin has managed to record impressive highs of 20,000 US dollars as at December 2017.
As for this year, 2018 has been a nightmare for Bitcoin as its bullish gains have been low, recording shorter runs that have given rise to general losses attracting undue media attention from the general public and governments.
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These days it points out that institutional investors slowly are gaining interest in the cryptocurrency domain. Practically, a real-world working model will attract institutional investors automatically from all over the globe. They will look for an opportunity to invest in the cryptocurrency industry if not necessarily in coins such as Bitcoin, Ripple’s XRP or Ethereum, and it seems like that moment is already at hand.
State of the Market
The past 24 hours have been stable for the crypto market as the entire market has seen steadiness in their trade. For that reason, the general market value has been lifted to $210.6 billion.
The state of the market has seen the price of Bitcoin go up by 0.7% to the $6,537 lifting its market cap to $113.2 billion. Bitcoin cash has stayed stable too at $466 representing a slight drop of 0.56% and the market cap being $7.7 billion.
Also, Ethereum price dropped 0.59% to $205.87 giving it a market cap of $21.1 billion, and as for Ripple (XRP), a similar trend was experienced whereby it dropped by 0.15% to stand just above 46 U.S cents making its market cap to stand at $18.5 billion.
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From the look of things, it looks like things are back to horizontal trends not only for Ripple (XRP) but the whole cryptocurrency markets as very little progress has been witnessed over the past 24-hours. As it was this time yesterday, the total market cap is still hovering around the over 210 billion US dollars region, showing little or no signs of bouncing back to previous levels marking a lazy day in the cryptocurrency market.
Following its last Thursday dump of about 300 US dollars, Bitcoin has remained on a flat line fighting not to depreciate any further than that. Earlier this week, the number one ranked cryptocurrency undervalued to exchange at 6,300 US dollars and is now trading slightly above that level.
According to some cryptocurrency analysts, Bitcoin seems to be making a symmetrical triangle formation regarding its price trends, something that could lead to its breakout from the consolidation. In regards to its trade volumes, the number one digital currency has fallen back after the recent upward price surge that has seen trade volumes stabilize at about 4 billion US dollars. In regards to Ethereum, the digital coin is still week but is holding to its impressive 210 US dollar price tag currently, recording no change from yesterday.
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