• bitcoinBTC$%
  • ethereumETH$%
  • litecoinLTC$%
  • rippleXRP$%
  • bitcoin-cashBCH$%
  • moneroXMR$%
  • dashDASH$%
  • eosEOS$%
  • zcashZEC$%
  • cardanoADA$%
  • neoNEO$%
  • binanceBNB$%
  • stellarXLM$%
  • iotaMIOTA$%

Searching for: "

Altcoins

"


ALTCOIN

 
An altcoin is simply any digital currency alternative to Bitcoin. Many altcoins are forks of Bitcoin with minor changes (e.g. Litecoin).

Sort By: Relevance | Latest

Bitcoin Price and Altcoins Spike On News of President Trump’s Recovery Against COVID-19
Bitcoin and altcoins have enjoyed a brief price surge on the back of news that President Trump could be discharged from hospital after his bout with COVID-19.

Chainlink Rebounds While Large-Cap Altcoins Lag Behind, DeFi Market Reaches $10B in Total Value Locked
Chainlink (LINK) has been making over 18 percent gains in the past 24 hours, taking the lead ahead of most of the large-cap altcoins and Bitcoin.

Ethereum, Cardano and Other Altcoins Slandered by Blockstream CEO as Ponzi Schemes
Blockstream CEO Adam Back publicly stated that Ethereum and other altcoins were Ponzi schemes, angering Ethereum co-founders Vitalik Buterin and Charles Hoskinson.

Bitcoin Dominance Hits 70% at 30-Month High While Altcoins are Dying
Bitcoin now accounts for just over 70 percent of the total cryptocurrency market capitalization as of September 3rd according to CoinMarketCap.

Amun AG: What are the Top Valuation Approaches for Altcoins?
We continue to explore the top Bitcoin valuation approaches stated in Part 1, which include NVT, NVRV, NVHR, Cost of Mining and Active Address method. In addition, we also looked at the field of altcoin valuation, including Ethereum, top privacy and payment coins.

Crypto Exchange OKEx Delists Five Privacy Coins due to FATF Rules
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx’s Korean arm will be delisting all five privacy altcoins including Monero (XMR), Dash (DASH), Zcash (ZEC), Horizen (ZEN), and Super Bitcoin (SBTC).

Bitcoin Price Breaks $12K Resistance and Aims for $14K as BTC Rallies Higher in the Expense of Altcoins
Bitcoin bulls are now back after weeks of consolidation as Bitcoin’s price recently surpassed the $12,000 resistance level, what level will BTC target next?

Blockstream Samson Mow on Scalability: Bitcoins are Tanks while Altcoins are Bicycles
Towards the end of 2017, the cryptocurrency market was in a state of delirium. Bitcoin set record price after record price and reached a peak of around $20,000 USD per token. During this market frenzy, a huge issue long-suspected by educated developers was finally revealed—the bitcoin network had become overloaded and was running against the limits of its capacity, unable to scale beyond seven transactions per second.

Grayscale Investments Opens Trading for Grayscale Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Trusts
Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager has opened public trading for two prominent altcoins, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin.

Bank of America Considers Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions to be Equivalent to Cash
Bank of America is considering Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other altcoins to be cash equivalent, and will treat crypto-related transactions as cash advances. Adjustments to the fees in that category of transactions will also be made.

Chainlink (LINK) Massive Bull Run Rallies to Another New All-Time High, Up 700 percent in 2020
Chainlink (LINK) has surged by 52 percent in the past 24 hours, reaching its new all-time-high a $13.8799. Chainlink’s LINK price declined and showed a correction on Aug. 5, however, the current uptrend has proved to be strong. While LINK has attempted to reach $14, and most other altcoins are in the green.

Europol Places Bitcoin Mixer Wasabi Wallet on its Radar for Promoting Dark Web Transactions
The general regulatory difficulty experienced by Bitcoin and altcoins lie in the skepticism of regulatory agencies due to their cryptographic nature. Transactions are generally obscured as privacy is the watchword. This creates a source of concern as the likelihood of the currencies being used in dark web transactions is high. Monitoring agencies have been able to fight this partly by ensuring companies or firms that will be involved with digital currencies adhere to some compliance clause.