AltCoins

King of the Hill: Top Crypto Investor Explains Why Altcoins Are Highly Risky

As surprising as this may seem, Bitcoin has been underperforming its crypto ilk over the past few weeks; data from CoinMarketCap shows that Bitcoin dominance — the percentage of this market made up by BTC — has fallen from 66% to 64.9% in the past three days. To further contextualize this, as of the time […]

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Bitcoin vs. Altcoins: Which Will Make You More Money in 2020?

Now that market sentiment has changed and traders are feeling bullish, comes the age old question, Bitcoin or Altcoins? Let’s take a look at which investment strategy may have the bigger payoff. Buy Bitcoin or take chances in the Altcoin Casino? The bullish sentiment is back, and traders have been placing their allocations on their […]

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Bitcoin’s Uptrend Is Gathering Pace and Many Altcoins Are Surging Too

Bitcoin’s rally has picked up in the last 24 hours, setting the stage for a test of $10,000. At the same time, a number of alternative cryptos are outperforming even bitcoin.

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Bitcoin’s Dominance is at a Critical Level That Could Determine the Fate of Altcoins

Bitcoin has been incurring steady upwards momentum since the start of 2020, which has in turn allowed most major altcoins to similarly post notable gains. It is important to note that although many altcoins have been able to post notable gains over the past several days and weeks, Bitcoin still has significant dominance over the […]

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Last Year’s Top Crypto Market Performers Are Lagging Behind Altcoins in 2020

Last year’s most successful investments in the crypto market are strangely lagging behind the year’s top-performing altcoins thus far. Is this a sign of things to come, or are oversold assets simply correcting more powerfully than assets that have had less overall drawdown? Bitcoin and Exchange Tokens Lag Behind Altcoins in 2020 2019 was the […]

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Altcoins Surging, But Why is John McAfee Bashing Bitcoin Again?

Crypto markets have been on fire this week and another $10 billion has just been pumped in. Crypto pundit John McAfee is back bashing bitcoin as some top altcoins make double digit gains. McAfee on Bitcoin Warpath Digital warlord John McAfee has been known for his candid commentary on crypto twitter. A recent outburst has […]

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Research Reveals Which Top Altcoins Are Still Not Making Returns

Altcoins are still in the depths of crypto winter no matter which way you look at it. A handful have performed better than others, and new research has revealed which ones would have left most investors out of pocket. Total crypto market capitalization has returned to $250 billion today, which is over double what it […]

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This Class of Once Hyped Altcoins Is Headed To Zero

The crypto market is driven almost solely by hype and speculation, especially when it comes to altcoin assets outside of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap. One subset of once-hyped altcoins is now approaching an average return of 0% after 200 days, suggesting that no one in their right mind wants to hold this […]

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Altcoins on Track to Plunge By 10%, Yet This Crypto Could Rally Higher

Over the past month, altcoins have finally started to break higher, reversing the Bitcoin-centric trend seen in the crypto market throughout all of 2019. In fact, the BTC dominance metric has dropped to 66% over the past week, with digital assets like Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin starting to outpace the market leader. Related Reading: XRP […]

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Ethereum (ETH) On the Verge of a Massive Upswing as Altcoins Begin Rallying

After incurring a slight pullback over the past couple of days, Ethereum and the aggregated cryptocurrency markets appear to be primed for an extension of their recent uptrend. This overt strength is coming about as Bitcoin is beginning to show signs of recovering from its recent lows and may point to the possibility that the […]

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Why Have Altcoins Slumped Back to Crypto Winter Levels?

A dip below $7,000 has been on the cards for Bitcoin for some time now. What is surprising though is that the altcoins have been pummeled again with several high cap crypto asserts dropping as much as 8 percent overnight. Bitcoin Back Below $7k After almost three weeks of consolidation the big Bitcoin move finally […]

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Bitcoin Floats Around $7,100 as Top Altcoins See Slight Growth

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight growth, as Bitcoin hovers around the $7,100 mark again. Sunday, Dec. 15 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight growth on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers around the $7,100 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is […]

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Ethereum Fractal Suggests Altcoins Could Soon Outperform Bitcoin

Throughout 2019, altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple, and others, have grossly underperformed next to Bitcoin, sans a few outliers like Chainlink, or Binance Coin, who had breakout years themselves in 2019. But according to a very accurate-looking fractal on ETH/BTC price charts, Ethereum could soon break out against Bitcoin, helping to propel altcoins out of the […]

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PODCAST: Altcoins and Ancient History With Litecoin’s Charlie Lee

The hosts are talking network effects, ad-hoc audits and more with early Bitcoin developer and Litecoin creator Charlie Lee.

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Bitcoin Outperformed 85 Percent of Top 50 Altcoins YTD

Bitcoin outperformed 85% of the top 50 digital coins and tokens based on market capitalization. Altcoins also split ways, with a handful of top assets surviving, with smaller coins and tokens virtually disappearing. Bitcoin Bets Also Faced Volatility in 2019 BTC at one point had grown more than 400% between the market bottom and the […]

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Altcoins Leading Crypto Market Gains, Are Pump And Dumps Back?

A further $6 billion has been added to total crypto market capitalization over the past 24 hours and it is altcoins that are leading the gains. A big dose of Chinese FOMO boosted home grown projects there and Stellar’s coin burn is igniting them this morning, but are they destined to dump again? Crypto Cap […]

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Analysts Expect Altcoins to Outperform as Bitcoin Price Stagnates

Around three weeks back, altcoins suddenly started to rip higher; Ethereum gained 10% in a single day, Litecoin rocketed up by 8%, XRP gained some 20-30% in three days’ time, and so on and so forth. But since then, this odd trend in the crypto market, which has been dominated by Bitcoin for the better […]

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Bitcoin Outperformed: Altober Continues as Altcoins Show Upsurge

Bitcoin has started once again trading sideways after a breakdown from its previous trading range, and when Bitcoin trades sideways, altcoins often get their time to shine. Thus far in October, altcoins have outperformed Bitcoin by a wide margin, and according to crypto analysts, the surge in alts could last all month long and have […]

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Bitcoin Dips Under $8,000 as Altcoins See Mixed Movements

Bitcoin’s price falls under the $8,000 mark while the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing mixed movements on the day. Sunday, Oct. 6 — The top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing mixed movements on the day while Bitcoin’s (BTC) price dips under the $8,000 mark by press time. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price is currently […]

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Bitcoin Dominance Poised to Breakdown, Are Altcoins About to Rally?

Bitcoin’s weakness over the past couple of weeks has resulted in a failure to bounce back as it clings to support at $8k. The drop had largely been expected and many analysts are of the opinion that further declines could be on the cards. The BTC dominance chart is also showing telltale signs that could […]

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Altcoins Soar, Zuckerberg Turns on Charm, North Korea’s Coin: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 16–22

Altcoins enjoy an explosive bull run as Bitcoin falters, Zuckerberg wines and dines with US politicians, and North Korea begins developing its own cryptocurrency. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and […]

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Sunday Digest: Bitcoin(BTC) Price Rangebound, Altcoins Start To Move

As the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, we are still waiting for the catalyst which kicks off the next bitcoin (BTC) price rally. Bitcoin (BTC) Price: Yet Another Rangebound Week Bitcoin price started the week near the top of its increasingly long-standing $1000 range around $10k. Which meant that failing a breakout, there […]

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Altcoins under pressure as report suggests 2019’s performance is lagging behind 2018’s

2019 started slowly for altcoins, before exhibiting a major surge over April – June. However soon, the valuation for most of them all went south. Most top altcoins performed relatively well against the US dollar. However, the year was slowly turning sour for many of them. Bitcoin faced a similar situation, but the world’s largest […]

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