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Why Binance May Be Crucial for Tron (Trx) to Reach $1

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TRON (TRX) has been one of the most popular crypto projects in the past year. The coin has received a lot of attention from the entire crypto community, and although the impressions may differ —  the fact is that TRX is one of the most talked-about coins, even today.

However, while the project managed to achieve a lot in less than a year — launch its MainNet, start multiple massive projects, launch dozens of dApps, hundreds of smart contracts, its own DEX, new token, and more — its price remains quite low. Undoubtedly, one of the reasons for this is its massive supply. TRX circulating supply is over 66 billion coins, while the total supply is over 99 billion.

Even so, the coin is believed to be massively undervalued, with its current price sitting at $0.028129, according to TradingView. This price, together with a market cap of $1.88 billion, pushed the coin out of the list of top 10 largest cryptocurrencies, and it currently sits at 11th spot. But, many believe that this is not a permanent position for TRON. In fact, its community believes that it is only a matter of time before TRON rises through the ranks, and its price hits $1. And, the way for the coin to achieve this is believed to be through Binance.

TRON and Binance

Binance is one of the world’s largest exchanges by trading volume, with a massive community numbering millions upon millions of crypto traders. While the exchange has become a lot more than simply an exchange in recent year, especially thanks to the fact that it launched its own blockchain, it still maintains a close connection to TRON.

The two projects were close for quite some time now. TRON ecosystem’s BitTorrent (BTT) token was even the first coin to hold its token sale on Binance Launchpad, earlier this year. The move was so successful that it kickstarted a new token sale model — IEO (Initial Exchange Offering).

But, that is not where the connection between the two ends. Binance appears to be a strong supporter of TRON, its mission, and its coins. It publicly supported TRX, as well as BTT following the token launch, starting another major trend of large exchanges picking their favorite altcoins.

Binance also assisted in TRON’s token migration, back when the coin first launched its MainNet and started transferring its coins away from Ethereum’s ecosystem. In other words, the two projects have a long history now. TRON is available for trade on Binance, and the two have always ‘had each other’s back.’

Why TRON’s rise should be expected in the future

With that much exposure, TRON price is bound to go up, provided that the market conditions are right. The recent string of bull runs, some of which were quite large, has already allowed TRX to breach some major resistance, and leave many of its support levels behind.

Unfortunately, TRON’s price is still heavily influenced by Bitcoin, and what happens to the number one currency, usually happens to the majority of altcoins. If TRON could leave Bitcoin’s shadow and achieve what Binance Coin (BNB) reached — decoupling from Bitcoin — its exposure on Binance would definitely make its price surge quite high.

The project is already receiving massive amounts of usage thanks to its extremely popular dApps, as well as other projects, such as Project Atlas. But, with one of the world’s largest exchanges behind it, TRX is aiming for the stars, and it could definitely reach those heights as the market continues to mature and grow.

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Livepeer Price is Soaring: Here’s Why it Will Recoil Soon

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Livepeer price drifted upwards on Friday as investors moved to video-focused tokens. LPT price soared to a high of $10.3, the highest point since November 8 of this year. It has jumped by more than 164% from the lowest point in December. 

What is Livepeer? 

Video is a major industry that is currently dominated by large centralized platforms like Vimeo and YouTube. These platforms work well because of the vast amount of money the companies have invested in video infrastructure. 

However, some industry players believe that the industry is ripe for disruption using the blockchain technology. Some of the leading players disrupting the video industry is Livepeer and Theta Network. Instead of relying on centralized servers, these networks rely on thousands of distributed servers.

The network works in a relatively simple approach. The video broadcaster comes up with a video content and then distributes through a distributed network. 

Livepeer has been used to build several decentralized video platforms in the industry like Xeenom, Bonfire, Kavarii, and LiveSpace among others. For example, Lenstube is a decentralized and open-source video-sharing social media platform while The Lot Radio is an independent online radio that streams on a 24/7 basis.

However, there are concerns whether Livepeer and similar platforms are needed in the first place since centralized ones like YouTube, Rumble, and Vimeo work just…

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Solana Price Forms Triple-Top as DeFi and NFT Volume Soars

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Solana price has formed a bearish chart pattern as Solana’s ecosystem makes a stunning comeback. SOL/USD was trading at $24 on Friday evening, which was a few points below the year-to-date high of $26.50. It has soared by more than 206% from the lowest level in 2022.

Solana DeFi volume rebounds

Solana TVL

Solana, once a popular blockchain, came under intensure in November, following the collapse of FTX and Alameda Research. In addition to FTX Token, it was the most exposed cryptocurrency in FTX since the company was one of its key funders.

FTX and Alameda also had a major role in Serum, then the biggest DeFi protocol in the ecosystem. Serum made it possible for investors to earn yield in Solana. Serum collapsed because its public key was controlled by FTX. 

In the aftermath of this collapse, Solana saw its total value locked (TVL) plunge from more than $12 billion to less than $400 million. Serum, which had a TVL of more than $1 billion has collapsed. And in its place, the developers are working on a new product known as OpenBook. However, it has not gained much traction as its TVL stands at $4…

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Ethereum Price Outlook as the DXY Index Crash Continues

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Cryptocurrency prices remained in an upbeat tone on Thursday as the US dollar index continued its bearish move. Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency in the world, rose to $23,165, the highest level in months. Similarly, Ethereum has risen by more than 4% in the past 24 hours while BNB Coin and XRP surged to $307 and $0.41, respectively. 

US dollar index retreats

Cryptocurrencies have an inverse relationship with the US dollar index. For example, the DXY, which looks at the performance of the greenback vs other currencies, soared to a 20-year high of $115 in 2022. As that happened, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin plunged during the year.

The foundation of this relationship is the Federal Reserve. In most periods, the US dollar index tends to rise when the Fed is extremely hawkish and vice versa. And it was extremely hawkish in 2022 as it hiked interest rates by more than 400 basis points. 

Therefore, while the Fed has remained hawkish recently, the US dollar has dropped because of what the data is saying. Data published recently showed that America’s inflation is easing. The closely watched consumer price index dropped to 6.5% in December while core inflation fell to 5.7%. 

At the same time, other parts of the economy are showing that the American economy is indeed recoiling. Retail sales dropped sharply in December while many…

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