Ethereum Classic is an open-source blockchain-based distributed computing platform with a native cryptocurrency token that trades under the symbol ETC.

Ethereum Classic is, as the name suggests, the original version of Ethereum from which the current Ethereum forked.

Both networks are focused on smart contracts and distributed computing at their core, being that they are essentially different versions of the same software.

It a bit like how Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash don’t exactly love each other because they split for ideological differences… but none-the-less both essentially use same software, despite having different tokens, different developers, and different valuations. Learn more about the Ethereum backstory.

With that said, Ethereum Classic is not endorsed by the Ethereum foundation.

ETCG Trading Below ETC Cost

A bit of milestone today, ETCG traded below the cost of ETC. For an asset that used to trade at over 2x of ETC’s value, that is a little mind blowing.

GBTC and ETCG Premiums are Melting Off

The premiums on GBTC and ETCG just keep getting lower and lower as the crypto bear market drags on. If crypto recovers, finding the bottom of these could be epic.

The Top Cryptocurrencies That Aren’t Bitcoin

Let’s look at some of the top cryptocurrencies that aren’t Bitcoin. Longstanding popular alternatives to Bitcoin including ETH, ETC, XRP, XLM, LTC, XMR, ZEC, NEO, and DASH. New top coins include BCH, EOS, ADA, IOTA, TRON, and ZRX.

How to Short Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Those who think Bitcoin or an other cryptocurrency will go down, or want to hedge against a “long” position, can open a “short” position. Below we explain how to short Bitcoin and other cryptos.