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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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Is there a Real Value to Binance Coin (BNB)?

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Binance Coin (BNB) is one of the most interesting cryptocurrencies at the market right now. The coin was developed by the largest crypto exchange by trading volume in the world, and it only works within the exchange’s ecosystem. However, it still managed to achieve what many believed was impossible — it stopped following Bitcoin’s lead, and it started carving its own path.

At the very least, the coin is highly intriguing, but does it hold real value? This is a question that many in the crypto community have been asking for a while now, uncertain whether BNB is a worthy investment or not.

What gives BNB its value?

Binance Coin cannot be used for purchasing goods and services, like Bitcoin. It currently does not fuel a development platform like Ethereum. It cannot even be used as XRP for sending international payments. However, the coin had still managed to triple its price in the last three months and to surge when most other cryptocurrencies were seeing losses due to the last remnants of the crypto winter.

BNB managed to achieve all of this because of its use cases within Binance, but also because of its future potential. First of all, Binance is the largest crypto exchange in the world, with millions of customers, most of which use the exchange on a daily basis.

This means that the exchange inspires…

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Top 3 Reasons To HODL Binance Coin (BNB)

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After 2018 crypto winter began, everyone involved with cryptocurrencies experienced quite a difficult period. The prices were down, weak projects started failing, and even the strong ones appeared to be in more trouble than they could face. The year was especially difficult for HODLers, as they expected that the coins’ prices would continue to skyrocket. Instead, they lost a fortune, not even knowing if the prices will ever start returning to their former heights.

These days, things do not seem so bad anymore. The prices are still down, most of the coins are still at their newly-found bottoms, but smaller bull runs are improving the situation, while a massive one still remains somewhere in the future, at least according to optimists.

However, among the coins in the vast and diverse crypto market, one token stands out. Binance Coin is not exactly a typical cryptocurrency, and for many reasons. The biggest one is that it is one of the few tokens out there that does not follow Bitcoin’s lead, at least not anymore. Whether that will change in the future remains to be seen, but for now, BNB appears to be going its own way, carving its own path through the crypto market.

Its price has increased by several hundred percents since the year began, and for now, it continues to grow. As such, it is perhaps more worthy…

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Why Binance Could Become The First Centralized Company To Achieve Total Decentralization

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At this point, pretty much everyone who knows anything about cryptocurrencies knows that they are based on the concept of decentralization. The same is true for the blockchain technology. While there are some exceptions, such as certain stablecoins, most digital coins follow this principle.

This means that these coins, as well as their network, have no central authority, no single entity that would make choices and decisions that would impact others. However, while most coins managed to achieve this through different complex mechanisms and algorithms — one aspect of crypto trading still remains heavily centralized. We are, of course, talking about crypto exchanges.

Centralization of crypto exchanges

Most of the largest crypto exchanges out there are designed as companies, rather than community-operated platforms. The exchanges have their employees who designed them and developed special tools. They act as customer support, developers, innovators, and alike.

They also get to decide which coins will be listed and which are too weak, uncertain, or not fit to be found on the list. Exchanges are also responsible for keeping the traders’ and investors’ funds safe, which is why they typically develop their own wallets. As such, they are often targeted by hackers, as the coins are stored in an exchange wallet, waiting to be withdrawn, sold, or converted into different currencies.

This makes them extremely unsafe, and investors and traders are always…

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