- Explaining the November Downturn in the Bitcoin Marketsby cryptocoingrowth on November 29, 2019 at 8:25 pm
Going into the penultimate weekend of November 2019, Bitcoin suffered a pricing setback that caused it to drop near…(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Christmas may be coming early for holders of XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. As of the time of writing this, the popular altcoin has found itself trading just under 3% up on the day, trading at just under $0.31. This move has seen XRP largely outperform Bitcoin’s rela..
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The world’s sixth largest crypto asset had a birthday over the weekend. On October 7 2011, Litecoin was released via an open-source client on GitHub, the LTC network went live a few days later on October 13. It is now eight years old and has outlasted countless other crypto assets yet still receives..
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