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Litecoin is a form of digital currency which is created and transferred electronically using encryption.
Like Bitcoin, Litecoin’s transactions are recorded on a public ledger and new coins are created through a process known as “mining.”
The main difference between Bitcoin and Litecoin is that Litecoin is built for speed. This makes it a great choice for quick transactions like payments.
Litecoin was the second most popular cryptocurrency as of 2015 with one coin being worth about $1.50 USD… meanwhile, in late 2017 Litecoin traded between $60 and $95. Oh how times have changed!
Click on any of the sections below to start learning more about Litecoin.
Bittrex is one of the more popular US-based crypto exchanges for trading altcoins. They are also one of the few US exchanges to allow USD to crypto trades.
A major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinone added Litecoin to its trading platform. The result has been an increase in Litecoin’s price.
SegWit, SegWit2x, and the Lightning Network (LN) are all terms that describe proposed changes to Bitcoin’s blockchain to allow for faster transactions.
One can use Shapeshift to change one type of cryptocurrency to another, making it a good choice for one who wants to obtain altcoins.
Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchanged based in San Fransisco on which you can use fiat currency and trade many types of cryptocurrency.
Coinbase is one of the more popular and user-friendly choices for cryptocurrency investors to buy/sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies.
We explain how to trade cryptocurrency for beginners. To start trading cryptocurrency you need to choose a cryptocurrency wallet and an exchange to trade on.
Below is a list of important cryptocurrencies and additional resources you can use to learn more about all the different cryptocurrency types.
Litecoin is very similar to Bitcoin, but has a few key differences as to how transactions are processed. The biggest differences however is the value, despite it being the second highest valued cryptocurrency the per coin value is about 1/200 of a Bitcoin.