Litecoin

45.62
-1.21%
USD
Exchange LTC
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Price History
Market Cap
2,910,778,257 USD
24h Volume
2,358,049,122 USD
Circulating Supply
63,803,509 LTC
Max Supply
84,000,000 LTC
Litecoin Overview
Litecoin (LTC or Ł) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority. The coin was inspired by, and in technical details is nearly identical to, Bitcoin (BTC).
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
79 months
Algorithm
Scrypt
Block Processing
2.5
Emission Rate
Proportional To Network Activity
Community size
233,318
Open Source
Yes
CEO
Charlie Lee
CTO
N/A
Team Memberes
23 member, 14 developers
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Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin remain stagnant; will will they head next?
After testing the support given by 75 percent Fibonacci retracement level twice between September and October, Ethereum was finally able to break below it to hit a low $133.6 on Nov. 25.
Price Analysis 06/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA
If the price can sustain above $157.50, it will signal that the markets have rejected the lower levels.
Litecoin not in danger of a 51% attack despite bottomed hashrate
After more than 66 percent of its value got slashed since its August halving, Litecoin saw its hashrate drop from its peak of over 500 TH/s to just 150 TH/s. However, the network's drastically reduced computing power doesn't make it vulnerable to a 51 percent attack, data has shown, as its low price wouldn't justify the cost of the attack.
Litecoin's Mining Power Tanks to Lowest in Year Following Price Plunge
Litecoin's price plunge in recent months has whittled away the profitability of mining the cryptocurrency, leading to a shakeout among computer operators on the network seen as a faster and cheaper but less secure version of bitcoin.
Price Analysis 04/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
If the price sustains above the downtrend line, we anticipate the start of a new uptrend.
Litecoin Foundation launches crowdfunding campaign to develop confidential transactions for LTC
The Litecoin Foundation has announced the creation of a dedicated fund to support the ongoing development of privacy features for Litecoin and is calling for community members to donate.
Price Analysis 02/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
The bears will now try to sink and sustain the price below the support at $7,337.
Litecoin-Funded Grin Developer Challenges Mimblewimble's Privacy Issue
A Grin developer funded by the Litecoin Foundation has suggested a solution for fixing the "Achilles heel of Mimblewimble privacy."
Grin developer: Litecoin closer to gaining privacy features with MimbleWimble
The Grin developer tasked with implementing privacy features in Litecoin, David Burkett, has created a thread for monthly updates on the LTC MimbleWimble integration and has announced progress on the plan to bring confidentiality features to the sixth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
PODCAST: Altcoins and Ancient History with Litecoin's Charlie Lee
On today's show....Let's Talk Bitcoin! is a long-running independent podcast on the ideas, people and projects powering the cryptocurrency narrative.
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