Tag Archives: Monero

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

When looking across the globe, there were plenty of strong performing equity markets in 2017. Nevertheless, none compare to the massive appreciation seen within the cryptocurrency sector. Warning: If you are primarily an equity investor, you may soon be compelled to enter the world of cryptocurrencies as the relative outperformance of the top cryptocurrencies in 2017, when […]

Zk-Starks? New Take on Zcash Tech Could Power Truly Private Blockchains

Zk-Starks? New Take on Zcash Tech Could Power Truly Private Blockchains

“A myth,” that’s what one developer called it. At a meeting of the team behind the monero cryptocurrency last week, suspicion was high about a new item on the roadmap – so-called “zk-starks.” Described as a “trustless” solution to a problem that’s long prevented anonymous blockchains, to some of the developers assembled it sounded like […]

$11 Billion: 24-Hour Cryptocurrency Trading Volume Hits New Record

$11 Billion: 24-Hour Cryptocurrency Trading Volume Hits New Record

Cryptocurrency trading volume reached a new milestone on Friday, crossing $11 billion for the first time amid regulatory uncertainty in China. Crypto Markets Post Record Volume According to data obtained from CoinMarketCap, the combined 24-hour trading volume of all cryptocurrencies rose to $11.5 billion shortly after 16:00 UTC. The only other time daily trading volume […]

Litecoin Surges to New High Amid Buoyant Cryptocurrency Markets

Litecoin Surges to New High Amid Buoyant Cryptocurrency Markets

  Via CoinMarketCap Markets continue to be buoyant today with gains across many of the top cryptocurrencies, including most notably, perhaps, litecoin. The digital asset once dubbed “the silver to bitcoin’s gold” passed $78 to achieve a new all-time high at 06:54 UTC this morning, according to CoinMarketCap data. Standing at $75.57 at press time, litecoin has increased by 17.28 percent over the […]

Monero Is Getting Its Own Version of LocalBitcoins

Monero Is Getting Its Own Version of LocalBitcoins

A team of monero enthusiasts based in Hong Kong have launched an alternative version of LocalBitcoins.com. Called LocalMonero.co, the website will connect buyers and sellers of the cryptocurrency based on country of residence. Users can meet and exchange monero for cash, or buy it online from a local seller. Created in 2013, monero is a privacy-centric cryptocurrency […]

Litecoin Price Surges to New All-Time High Over $60

Litecoin Price Surges to New All-Time High Over $60

Litecoin prices have surged over the past 24 hours, reaching a new all-time high following a month of generally sideways trading. Peaking last night at 21:24 UTC, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization reached a record high of just over $64 – a 36 percent increase over the week. At press time, litecoin’s price had dropped to […]

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market

Features  •  Markets  •  Exchanges  •  Markets News Cryptocurrencies are a unique financial asset class. For one, they do not simply live within national borders. They trade frictionlessly around the globe, and, whether you live in America or Armenia, Canada or Cameroon, the process of buying, selling and trading cryptocurrencies is essentially identical. And yet the exchanges most investors use for […]

Monero Price Hits Record High Near $100 on New Exchange Listing

Monero Price Hits Record High Near $100 on New Exchange Listing

The price of monero, the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency created in 2014, shot up by over 80 percent this morning, shattering its previous record by around $35. According to data from CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has been largely trading in the $40–$55 range since May, yet at 07:00 UTC today, a spike in trading volume saw the price suddenly spike to an all-time […]

Monero Explained

Monero Explained

Monero (XMR) is a secure, private, untraceable currency. It is open source, freely available to all, and was fairly launched on April 18th, 2014, without premine or instamine. The technology behind Monero has already spiked the interest of several established people in the Bitcoin development world and the cryptography community. Monero development is completely donation-based and […]