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Why Monero (XMR) should be Preferred over Bitcoin (BTC)

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You are definitely your own bank with Monero (XMR). It is an open source crypto which has climbed the ladder so fast since it was first launched in April 2014 due to it being secure, private and untraceable.

Monero (XMR) is absolutely private and ensures all that you trade the one you trade to, as well as the extent you trade, are completely unknown. In fact, all the transaction history of both the receiver and the sender are kept confidential and are untraceable.

The scenario for Monero’s introduction

Evidently, Monero (XMR) offers the highest security to its users as their transactions are not exposed at any rate. With other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, for instance, the addresses of the sender and the receiver are exposed publicly.

For this traceability concern, there was a need to sort it out so that user transactions can be obscured. The solution was, therefore, the introduction of Monero (XMR).

At this moment in time, if Monero and bitcoin were equally valued with same sized infrastructure, which crypto would you have, to spend, to hold, and to receive? One that announces all that you have when and how much spent? Or one that is so private, fungible and untraceable?

Basically, Monero (XMR) has ring signatures that scramble the addresses of the parties in a transaction – hence making it untraceable. Therefore, it holds the stage for being a number one crypto when it comes to privacy.

Does son beat father?

Why should Monero be preferred over Bitcoin? Undoubtedly, BTC was launched way early than Monero – to be specific in 2009 compared to Monero in 2014. Many got to know bitcoin more, and are therefore flocking to it, not that there are no better cryptocurrencies, but rather they are unaware of them.

Monero (XMR) is simply a superior choice than Bitcoin in comparison because of the following:

Superior mining algorithm

Monero (XMR) is best for long-term investment than Bitcoin (BTC). Adding to its perfect security, personal computers as well as ordinary laptops can aid in mining Monero, unlike Bitcoin which requires a special Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC).

Seclusion

With Bitcoin, all the information about the sender and the receiver are visible which is not the case with Monero that has the highest anonymity. As more individuals learn more about the privacy of transactions offered by Monero, the more Monero’s valuation will grow – recent studies confirm.

Expected future valuation

This is just a no-brainer as the current price graph explains it all. There is simply a rapid growth when you look at the price of Monero (XMR) with an increase of 11.14% within the past 24 hours.

You would be wrong if you thought it was only the price that increased because its supply as well increased touching 16 million. Monero’s expected future value at the moment is $1000.

Sustainable transaction cost

Bitcoin’s transactions cost is basically unmatchable when compared to Monero, and as if that is not enough, they are time-consuming as well.

Apart from charging less transaction cost, Monero (XMR) provides faster transactions due to the high number of individuals that make use of it at a time.

I simply believe that Monero (XMR) is superior cryptocurrency just at the perfect time in terms of history – a time when adoption of cryptocurrencies is taking the stage.

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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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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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