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Reliably unreliable: Solana price dives after latest network outage

The Solana network is not having a good year, having suffered full or partial outages at least seven separate times over the past 12 months. Read More

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Endless Battlefield team sets a new milestone

Endless Battlefield team announces a new milestone. Read More

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Shiba Inu founder deletes social media posts, steps down from community

Pseudonymous Shiba Inu (SHIB) founder Ryoshi has walked away from the community after deleting all of their Tweets and blog posts this week. Read More

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Bitcoin Lightning Network capacity crosses 3900 BTC marking a new ATH

The Bitcoin LN was first implemented into the Bitcoin mainnet in 2018 and has ever since been able to maintain an upward trajectory in terms of expanding its capacity. Read More

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Esports Powerhouse, Galaxy Racer Invests US$25 Million in Revolutionary Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, QUINT

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Will Litecoin [LTC] breakout after this analyst claims it has been held prisoner

Litecoin [LTC] has been in a volatility bondage. This was the opinion of John Bollinger, renowned analyst, and inventor of the famous indicator, Bollinger Bands. Speaking in anticipation of the 2022 Litecoin Summit, Bollinger noted that LTC had been stuck in extremely low volatility regions for five months. He also pointed out that there was […]

AMBCrypto - 2 days ago LTC LTC

Litecoin: Does the ETH Merge have anything to do with the surge in LTC’s hashrate 

Litecoin [LTC] and other top cryptocurrencies have been overshadowed by the Ethereum [ETH] Merge for the last few weeks. Interestingly, LTC may have actually benefited from the Merge from a hashrate perspective. An inspection of Litecoin’s hash rate reveals a sharp uptick in the first 10 days of September. Its hash rate grew from as […]

AMBCrypto - 14 days ago LTC LTC

Litecoin [LTC]: Your take-profit targets can be a revisit of this area

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be considered investment advice. Coinglass data showed $364 million worth of liquidations over the past 24 hours. This came in the wake of a 7% drop in Bitcoin’s [BTC] price within the past day. Litecoin [LTC] followed in the […]

AMBCrypto - 22 days ago LTC LTC

Litecoin traders going short must consider LTC’s inability to break past this level

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be considered investment advice. Litecoin [LTC] has not seen a large amount of volatility in recent weeks, relative to the rest of the altcoin market. The past month saw LTC range between $52 and $64, a modest 22% price […]

AMBCrypto - a month ago LTC LTC

Not XRP, SHIB but this alt can be your choice for diversifying portfolio

Litecoin [LTC], which is often regarded as an underdog, displayed a commendable performance last week as compared to other market players.  Interestingly, Litecoin was featured in the ‘Top 5 Altcoin’ list published by the Evening Standard, which definitely adds more value to the blockchain.  '2022’s Top Five Altcoins' – @EveningStandard — Litecoin (@litecoin) September […]

AMBCrypto - a month ago LTC LTC

Litecoin [LTC] investors must know that chances of capitulation are…

Litecoin [LTC] investors are still uncertain about their fate especially after starting their week on a low, courtesy of last week’s bearish performance. This is despite a bit of recovery but LTC’s short-term fate is still up in the air. Litecoin’s pullback of last week triggered a retest of its ascending support line. The latter […]

AMBCrypto - a month ago LTC LTC

Litecoin short term holders take sigh of relief in appreciation of…

As one of the earliest cryptocurrencies, the growth of Litecoin [LTC] has left many investors disappointed. Despite matching up to Bitcoin [BTC] at some point, LTC seems to have found comfort in the midst of mediocrity as per its development over the years. The year 2022 may have been termed worse for LTC but its […]

AMBCrypto - a month ago LTC LTC

Litecoin: Can Twitter trolls affect LTC investors’ portfolio

Litecoin continues to go up the price chart. Its growth has been gradual, unlike Loopring and Flow. And, with this strategy, the altcoin has managed to stay out of the volatile zones. Thus, giving itself room to chart gains without the worry of a reversal. This is one reason why Litecoin is giving no reaction […]

AMBCrypto - 2 months ago LTC LTC

Is Litecoin’s addition to Binance DeFi staking a double-edged sword

Litecoin is gradually recovering from the heavy discount it received in the last few months. It might take a while for the market to recover to previous highs. Holders can still earn some passive income as they wait for the recovery. But is this really a healthy option in light of the recent market events […]

AMBCrypto - 2 months ago LTC LTC

Shiba Inu, Litecoin, The Sandbox and Two Additional Altcoins Setting Up for Pullbacks: Top Crypto Analyst

A closely followed crypto strategist is issuing a warning to investors saying that a handful of altcoins appear poised for a corrective move after rallying over the last two weeks. Pseudonymous analyst Cheds tells his 275,200 Twitter followers that he’s keeping an eye on memecoin Shiba Inu (SHIB), peer-to-peer payments protocol Litecoin (LTC), blockchain-based gaming […] The post Shiba Inu, Liteco

Daily Hodl - 2 months ago LTC LTC

Litecoin falls beneath a bullish order block, could $40 be next target

Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the opinion of the writer. Just a week ago, Litecoin [LTC] rallied to the $61 level but faced rejection there. This was a bearish development, especially for long-term investors. The market structure continued to remain bearish, and […]

AMBCrypto - 3 months ago LTC LTC

Post MWEB Litecoin [LTC] is climbing, despite this major setback

Litecoin [LTC]’s MimbleWimble Extension Blocks (MWEB) upgrade has been trailed by a series of unfortunate events over the last few weeks. As a result of the facilitation of anonymous transactions on cryptocurrency exchanges, the MWEB upgrade led several exchanges to delist LTC. For example, three weeks ago, five cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea, namely, Upbit, […]

AMBCrypto - 3 months ago LTC LTC

Litecoin: Evaluating the possibility of LTC going back to $100

Litecoin [LTC] is one of the few altcoins that is managing to recover the losses gradually. This on all fronts is indicating a possible trend reversal. While resistance from the broader market cues is natural, the support it has from its investors will play a crucial role in helping the cryptocurrency recover quickly. Litecoin under […]

AMBCrypto - 3 months ago LTC LTC

Binance To Ban Litecoin Transactions With MimbleWimble Upgrade

The world’s biggest crypto exchange by volume, Binance, published blog post this morning saying they are not going to support the MimbleWimble Extensions Block (MWEB) feature for Litecoin (LTC) deposits and withdrawals. They cited worries about security as the main reason for this decision. Binance has delisted many other coins in the past due to […]

Bitcoinist - 4 months ago LTC LTC

Litecoin’s MWEB was going to aid a rally but is now getting delisted – what’s going on

From the look of things, the MimbleWimble Extension Blocks (MWEB) implemented on Litecoin’s Network have failed to provide the much-required succor for the Network’s LTC token. The MWEB upgrade was implemented to enhance the user experience by providing users the option to make confidential transactions on the Litecoin network. So what went wrong? Since the […]

AMBCrypto - 4 months ago LTC LTC

Litecoin [LTC] drops beneath range lows, could $50 be next

Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the opinion of the writer. Litecoin was on a downtrend leading into May, and in mid-May, it formed a range between the $60 and $74 levels. At press time, the price appeared set to drop further after […]

AMBCrypto - 4 months ago LTC LTC

Global Analysis for LTC
Parameter Value Tier Status
Project Maturity 9 years Tier 1
Established Project
Transaction Volume Level $397,824,229 - 7D avg transacted Tier 1
High Volume
Cryptocurrencies Sites Listings
  • Coinmarket Cap
  • Coingecko
  • CoinPaprika
Tier 1
Normal Exposure
Exchanges Listings
  • KuCoin
  • Binance US
  • BigONE
  • Phemex
  • AscendEX (BitMax)
  • LBank
  • Upbit
  • Okcoin
  • WhiteBIT
  • Bybit (Spot)
  • ZBG
  • Vindax
  • Indodax
  • Bilaxy
  • Luno
  • Tidex
  • Bitso
  • CEX.IO
  • FinexBox
  • Dex-Trade
  • Hotbit
  • Biconomy
  • Bitbank
  • eToroX
  • Emirex
  • Bitforex
  • CoinJar Exchange
  • CoinTiger
  • GokuMarket
  • GMO Japan
  • Coinsbit
  • Bitvavo
  • Dcoin
  • P2PB2B
  • C-Patex
  • Bibox
  • AlterDice
  • BTSE
Tier 1
High Exposure
Social Channels 42,422 users is Social Channels Tier 3
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Project Overview for LTC
Project Description Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency created by Charlie Lee. It was created based on the Bitcoin protocol but differs in terms of the hashing algorithm used. Litecoin uses the memory intensive Scrypt proof of work mining algorithm. Scrypt allows consumer-grade hardware such as GPU to mine those coins.

Why Litecoin?
Litecoin is a cryptocurrency that has evolved from Bitcoin after its own popularity in the industry, this alternative, or ‘altcoin’ has emerged to allow investors to diversify their digital currency package, according to Investopedia. Litecoin is one of the most prominent altcoins and was created by former Google employee and Director of Engineering at Coinbase, Charlie Lee. Litecoin was the first to alter Bitcoin and the most significant difference is that it takes 2.5 minutes for Litecoin to generate a block, or transaction, in comparison to Bitcoin's 10 minutes.

‘While this matters little to traders, miners who use hardware to run Bitcoin's network cannot switch over to Litecoin. This keeps bigger mining conglomerates away from Litecoin because they cannot easily optimize their profits by swapping to another coin, contributing to a more decentralized experience. Litecoin also has bigger blocks, and more coins in circulation, making it more affordable and swift when transacting,’ Investopedia explained.

As explained above, Litecoin can transact a lot faster than Bitcoin, but there are also a number of other characteristics that investors need to know before trading. Litecoin can handle higher volumes of transactions because of the capability of transacting faster and if Bitcoin attempted to transact on the scale of its altcoin, a code update would be needed. However, Litecoin’s blocks would be larger, but with more ‘orphaned blocks'. The faster block time of litecoin reduces the risk of double spending attacks - this is theoretical in the case of both networks having the same hashing power.

Litecoin Technical Details:
The transaction confirmation time taken for Litecoin is about 2.5 minutes on average (as compared to Bitcoin's 10 minutes). The Litecoin network is scheduled to cap at 84 million currency units.

Litecoin has inspired many other popular alternative currencies (eg. Dogecoin) because of its Scrypt hashing algorithm in order to prevent ASIC miners from mining those coins. However it is said that by the end of this year, Scrypt ASIC will enter the mass market.
Litecoin Contracts
Total Supply 14,330,917
Holders Count 7,288,068
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Current Litecoin Price $53.80
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