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Why did WAVES Coin Experience 200% Surge?

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Despite the fact that the crypto market was far from perfect in 2018, and has actually suffered huge losses, investors have really tested their support for certain cryptos in the last month. Ever since November 14th, the entire market was nosediving into new lows, most of which were not seen in well over a year. Only a few days ago, on December 17th, did the situation start to change, and multiple coins started trading in the green again.

However, the situation was noticeably different for WAVES coin, which started seeing an increase in early days of December. Since then, the coin has seen a surge of several hundred percents, which has made it one of the most well-performing coins this month.

After hitting the lowest point of $0.97 on November 27th, Waves coin started growing. It peaked at $4.43 on December 19th, which is when it experienced a slight drop once again.

At the time of writing, Waves has a price of $3.32 per coin, after experiencing a 10% drop in the last 24 hours. However, the question that has had investors and analysts puzzled is — why did Waves start growing out of nowhere?

Why did Waves coin grow?

The first thing to understand about Waves is that it is a platform created for developing an ecosystem for business. With it, anyone can create their own project, and run an ICO. Additionally, any platform member can use it for sending, storing, and exchanging crypto.

Thanks to the use of blockchain technology, the project is decentralized, anonymous, and independent. The platform was clearly created with a web developer generation in mind, which has brought it to the attention of many in the crypto community.

However, like any other good crypto project, Waves coin has continued to develop and improve, enter new partnerships, and more. This has also led to the creation of its mobile wallet, which was recently improved, and the secret of Waves’ growth might be tightly connected to it. The improvement revolves around the wallet now allowing credit card purchase of Waves coins, that can later be exchanged for BTC or another crypto.

So far, the app has seen over 100,000 installs from Google Play Store alone. The app is also much more than just a wallet, as it offers popular features which crypto traders and investors might find very useful. This includes trading on DEX, different tools, charts, access to fiat and crypto gateways, the ability to deposit, withdraw, store, or trade assets, and more.

Unfortunately, US users will not be able to enter the crypto market by using their credit cards in this app, which leaves Coinbase as the best option for them. The reason for this is the fact that the wallet uses Indacoin, which is not available in the US.

Analysts now believe that the changes made to the wallet might be the reason why Waves is seeing more usage, as well as why its price has spiked so suddenly in a period where every other coin was experiencing losses. However, this is not the only reason why this project deserves the attention of traders and investors.

In addition to its mobile app, Waves coin has shown to be quite successful in providing an ecosystem for token development. While it has already had a few good ones, numerous others are still in the works and are expected to arrive at some point in the future.

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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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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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