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Cardano (ADA) can reach $2.50 sooner than you think, here’s why

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Cardano is a very peculiar blockchain project. It lacks the hype of Bitcoin, Tron or Ripple, just to name a few but it’s managed to acquire an unmatched reputation for quality, transparency, and seriousness.

One of the differences between Cardano and every other cryptocurrency is the emphasis it puts into following scientific principles and peer-reviewed research.

They keep to those principles by working closely with many cryptography researchers in the academic sector and by making sure that they do not privilege sheer marketing as its chief strategy, but academic announcements and publications that guarantee the project’s reliability and innovation.

That all has made Cardano’s researches ambassadors of sorts from the cryptosphere to the academic world which, in turn, has given reason to many academics to pay more attention to the cryptocurrency market and take it as an earnest endeavor.

That difference in core values has practical consequences. The Cardano community never rushes. Nothing is launched or released until it’s been thoroughly tested and known to work correctly. That’s how Cardano has managed to build an unparalleled reputation for reliability. There’s never been a major scandal or controversy involving Cardano, which is very rare in the cryptocurrency market.

It’s also important to know that Cardano is not all about the project’s currency (called ADA) but it’s a full decentralized operating system designed to run financial and decentralized apps.

While this is not unique (that’s the case of Tron, or EOS, for instance), the project has shown its scientific credentials by designing a blockchain from scratch. Its very innovative “Proof of stake” consensus protocol could be nothing short of revolutionary if it’s implemented successfully and many observers in both the academic and crypto market fields are waiting eagerly to find out if it will deliver on its promises.

So if Cardano is such an exciting project, why is ADA not performing that well? Because the bear came to visit the crypto world las January and it hasn’t left. Every digital asset has had a hard time all year long, and Cardano hasn’t been the exception. 

It reached its peak level last January (1.30 USD, fifth largest coin by marketing capitalization). Since then it’s been going down, and it currently trades at around 0.12985 USD (which brought it down to the eight place by market cap). This is apparently a considerable drop. But it’s also a great opportunity.

Metaps Plus is a huge mobile payments platform based in Korea. They recently announced they would include ADA as a means for payment.

This new partnership is crucial because it shows the credibility Cardano has managed to build outside the cryptosphere and because South Korea is one of the world’s most essential and enthusiastic countries when it comes to digital assets.

And this is just one such partnership; there is no reason to believe that many others are not on the way but, as stated before, this is an organization that takes its time to do things.

Despite the coin’s performance, neutral observers and experts are very confident in this project. Some predictions are as high as 10.00 USD per token, but they seem a little hyped and the arguments they give are not always very persuasive.

That being said, a new bullish run will come to the market sooner or later. Taking into account that ADA was as high as 1.30 only a few months ago, when this happens, the token will appreciate for sure and based on previous bullish runs it would be entirely reasonable to expect it to reach 2.50 USD.

So this is a time of opportunity if you like Cardano. At thirteen cents you could make a twentyfold profit when the prices start picking up again. It is a risk, of course, but if you know the project, the markets and you do your homework before you jump in, then Cardano’s ADA is one of the best opportunities in the current market precisely because it’s so incredibly cheap right now.

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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