Cryptocurrency market trends overview

Bitcoin and Ethereum show stability and altcoins have spikes
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Now there is no clear market-wide trend, only few small price swings. In "high league", Ethereum and Bitcoin have low volatility and showed small loses, Dash and Litecoin showed good price jumps. Trading volumes was low all over the market and none of cryptocurrencies reached billion dollar mark.

Bitcoin is above $2,500

Bitcoin

Is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen.

Bitcoin reached new hights in the first half of the year, had some crazy price swings in June. But now Bitcoin prices are in steady incline, holding above $2500. 

Bitcoin price chart
Bitcoin price chart

Torpid fall of Ethereum

Ethereum

Open-source blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract functionality, which facilitates online contractual agreements.

Second biggest cryptocurrency showed some small daily loses recently. It holds above $250 and shows low volatility. But only few weeks ago, Ethereum was much above $300. Fake "death" of Vitalik Buterin crashed Ethereum, and the minimal price was lower than $280. But, some Ethereum fans says that coin will rise up to $1000.

Ethereum price chart
Ethereum price chart

Litecoin continues to grow

Litecoin

Features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency than the leading math-based currency

A "Bitcoin alternative", created by a blockchain pro Charles Lee, still showing good tendencies. Also, this cryptocurrency was chosen by the MIT for a "mysterious project"

Litecoin price chart
Litecoin price chart

Dash's spikes

Dash, which has a 6th place, showed some crazy spikes in recent days, rising more than 19%. It was $223 on the 6th pf July, but today, at 7th, it's only $209.

Dash price chartDash price chart

This spike was caused by an incresed popularity in Asia. 

Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit comes to Texas

Richardson is hosting a 1-day conference - Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit on May 12 to teach the basics and catch up with the the latest in the cryptoworld
20 April 2018   30

Leading cryptocurrency and blockchain experts are coming to Richardson to participate in Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit 2018. This one day event will take place on May 12 at Noah's Event Center. BECS positions itself as an affordable crypto event providing the quickest way to experience and learn about cryptocurrency live and in person, learn the terminology, the concept, and the hands on information with no experience required, and the public is invited to take part and attend.

Here is the list of some of the topics and sessions that will be covered:

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency 101 – All the basics you need to get started
  • Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies
  • Meet the Altcoins – Fast-paced review of over 20 of the top alternative cryptocurrencies, including Ripple, Stellar, Stratis, Monero, Dash, and many more
  • Cryptocurrency and Taxes
  • Overview of Cryptocurrency Exchanges such as Coinbase, Poloniex, and more
  • Cold Wallets, Hot Wallets, Paper Wallets, and more – The main types, how to use them, and keep your crypto safe!
  • How To Spend and Accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other Cryptocurrencies
  • The Basics of Blockchain and Internet of Money
  • Trading Bots and Trading Software
  • User Experience and the Blockchain
  • Mining 101 – What is it, how does it work, and should you start mining on your own?
  • How To Start Your Own Token or Coin
  • Understanding Coin Price Indexes

Doors open at 8:30 am.