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Can Dogecoin Compete with Leading Cryptocurrencies in the Coin Market?

By David Drake Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency that was created as a joke back in 2013, has now passed the $2 billion mark in market capitalization. Unlike other cryptocurrencies that offer benefits like blockchain usefulness, practical application and transaction speeds, dogecoin seems to be an attempt to simply cash on cryptocurrency popularity. According to Shaun Dindial, the Managing Director at LDJ […]

2018 Is the Year for Cryptocurrency Regulation, Here’s Why

by David Drake For governments across the globe, discussions about cryptocurrencies have taken center stage as blockchain technology continues to revolutionize the way products and services are traded. Though most countries allow cryptocurrency use, they’re somewhat skeptical of them. In fact, some countries, like Bolivia and Ecuador,  have banned cryptocurrencies, declaring them illegal. National governments and central banks in most […]

What Does South Korea’s Regulation Mean for Crypto Exchanges?

by David Drake Following the announcement made last week by South Korea’s government, the country has set January 20, 2018 as the date when new cryptocurrency regulations take effect. In a move aimed at curbing speculative investing and improving safety in the coin market, the government will no longer allow players to hold anonymous accounts in crypto exchanges. “Anything that […]

Why Bitcoin Prices Will Remain at the Top in 2018

by David Drake After plunging to a low of $10,776  on December 22, 2017, Bitcoin is well on its way to recovery. As the year progresses, Shopin Founder, Eran Eyal notes that several factors are working in favor of the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and price. “There are many initiatives pushing it forward and I believe it’s on a track to […]

Ether’s Outlook Remains Positive at the Start of 2018

By David Drake Ether, the third largest digital currency by market valuation, has started the year on a positive note, after experiencing ups and lows in the last weeks of December 2017. Ether’s price surpassed the $900 mark yesterday to trade at $914 before dropping to $886 today. Play2Live CEO and Founder, Alexey Burdyko says, “The Ethereum price was unexpectedly volatile […]

Why Ripple’s Technology Will Boost XRP’s Value in 2018

by David Drake In a world where it’s now possible to hold money in digital ledgers, Ripple’s place is unique. This is because unlike most cryptocurrencies, it does not take the place of banks. Rather, it’s designed to support banks in utilizing the evolving crypto technology, blockchain. During the first half of 2017, the price of Ripple XRP increased by […]

How Ripple will Define the Cryptocurrency Market in 2018

by David Drake Ripple has been attracting attention over the last few months. As of today, Ripple XRP ranks third in the cryptocurrency market after Bitcoin and Ethereum, with a market capitalization of about $67 billion. The currency utilizes blockchain technology, but differs from other currencies in terms of regulation. As a blockchain-backed platform, Ripple is designed to facilitate transfer […]

Ether’s Prices Will Increase in 2018, Here’s Why

Since its invention, Ethereum has positioned itself as a platform with high demand due to its underlying technology that enables developers to create smart contracts. In 2017, Ethereum cryptocurrency, Ether became a popular digital currency largely due to its application of smart contract technology on the Ethereum blockchain platform. This resulted in it getting its hands on a significant portion […]

How Ether’s Price Will Reach and Surpass the $1000 Mark in January 2018

by David Drake Ether is generally considered an attractive digital currency compared to Bitcoin due to its fast transaction speeds and lower cost. After dropping to a low of $547.39 towards the end of last week, Ether is regaining value with indications that it could hit the $900 mark this coming week. Sheldon Corey, the President of Arges Inc./Worlds Financial […]

What is Fueling Ether’s Increasing Value?

by David Drake According to the CoinMarket at the time of writing this article, Ether is now trading at $663 with a market capitalization of $63 billion. Ether, a cryptocurrency that runs on the Ethereum platform, has seen a 37% price increase in under a month. This week, the currency maintained a stable performance in the coin market as the […]