This is exactly one of the reasons why a decentralised crypto based system will be better than the centralised banking systems we rely on today. And as you’ll see from my Crypto Tech Investor essay, it’s not the only problem we face when dealing with banks.
I wondered, is crypto really mainstream? Or is it still just a fringe idea, an edge of the bell curve concept that most people still have no real idea about? My conclusion is that most of the mainstream say they’re in crypto, but the reality is they’re really not.
The world of ICOs and crypto projects is rife with fraudsters like these. And the sad thing is that these scams overshadow all the projects that have real teams, real operations and real potential behind them. But having seen enough, knowing what works and what doesn’t, I’m going to explain exactly what makes for a great ICO.
Strongin believes that crypto will likely trade to nothing due to a lack of intrinsic value. He compared crypto to the dotcom bubble of the late 90s.
During the recent crypto-frenzy, ethereum reached a peak of US$1,420 per token. The current price represents a 14.8% retrace from the high, compared to bitcoin’s 42.1% retrace. Traders are beginning to look at ethereum as the next leader in the cryptocurrency world.
The price of bitcoin has plummeted over the past week. Dropping to US$9,453 per token, an all-time low for the cryptocurrency since November 2017. What has caused the drop?
If you bought digital coins in 2017, you would have had a great year. Making more than 12-times your money was as easy as buying a single bitcoin. 2018 might be more of the same.
What was around US$1,500 a week and a half ago is now worth US$5,015. Thanks to completely forgetting about a Bittrex account, we are sitting on an 8,368% return on our initial US$59.10 outlay.
If you think the mainstream has become addicted to bitcoin, wait until they get their first taste of altcoins. You thought 2017 was big, you ain’t seen nothing yet. 2018 is flat out going to blow the roof off.
Litecoin price has skyrocketed in the last week. Jumping 111% on the back of the bitcoin futures market opening in America. This strong, positive relationship makes sense. Litecoin is essentially a 'spin-off' of bitcoin.