Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$23.91
-0.79 (-3.29%)
(As of 12/11/2018 05:36 PM ET)
1-Hour Price Change -0.34%
1-Day Price Change -3.29%
7-Day Price Change -23.26%
1-Day Volume$384.84 million
Market Cap$1.42 billion
BTC Price0.00695948 BTC
Circulating Supply59.53 million
Total Supply59.53 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$1.42 billion
Coin or TokenCoin
AlgorithmScrypt
Proof TypePoW
Genesis Date10/13/2011
Mineable?No
Number of Exchanges137

Official Links

Official Websitelitecoin.com
Official Website (Alt)litecoin.org
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Twitter Account@LitecoinProject
Facebook PageView
Github AccountView

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Community Discussion

Reddit Communityr/litecoin
Telegram GroupView
Discord GroupN/A
Message Boardlitecointalk.io
Message Board (Alt)N/A

Research Tools

Blockchain Explorerexplorer.litecoin.net
Blockchain Explorer (Alt)chainz.cryptoid.info
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Litecoin (LTC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Litecoin?

- Faster transaction confirmations (2.5 minutes on average) - Scrypt-based mining proof-of-work algorithm - 84 million litecoins - Higher transaction volume than Bitcoin - MIT/X11 license   (Description provided by CryptoCompare)

What exchanges can I buy or trade Litecoin on?

Litecoin can be purchased or sold on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: DOBI trade, OKEx, ZB.COM, YoBit, Binance, CoinBene, BitForex, RightBTC, Bit-Z, Coinbase Pro, Huobi, BCEX, Bitfinex, Coinsuper, Bithumb, Bibox, HitBTC, TOPBTC, Sistemkoin, FCoin, CoinsBank, CoinEgg, CoinEx, DigiFinex, DragonEX, Exrates, IDCM, BtcTrade.im, Bitstamp, MBAex, B2BX, LBank, CoinTiger, Poloniex, BiteBTC, CPDAX, Livecoin, Coinsquare, QuadrigaCX, Mercatox, Trade By Trade, Bitsane, LocalTrade, Kraken, Bittrex, C2CX, ABCC, Instant Bitex, xBTCe, Upbit, Gate.io, Fatbtc, Exmo, BtcTurk, Coinone, WEX, Vebitcoin, Coindeal, Cryptopia, Koinim, Ovis, Mercado Bitcoin, Kucoin, ChaoEX, EXX, Coinut, Koineks, Indodax, OKCoin International, Bithesap, BTC Markets, Liqui, Bitso, BTC-Alpha, Korbit, TDAX, BitBay, Lykke Exchange, Independent Reserve, Coinroom, BitcoinTrade, Bitbank, DSX, TradeOgre, CryptoBridge, BX Thailand, LiteBit.eu, HBUS, Liquid, Crex24, GOPAX, CoinExchange, BTCC, BL3P, Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Stocks.Exchange, Waves Decentralized Exchange, BTC Trade UA, BitMarket, Bleutrade, Braziliex, Kuna, OKCoin.cn, Stellarport, Altcoin Trader, Koinex, OTCBTC, WazirX, Negocie Coins, Coinbe, Trade Satoshi, Bitbns, Gatecoin, Bittylicious, SouthXchange, COSS, Zebpay, Cryptohub, Bitmaszyna, C-CEX, Graviex, Cobinhood, C-Patex, OpenLedger DEX, Buda, CoinFalcon, Cryptomate, Nanex, Tripe Dice Exchange, Bits Blockchain, BitFlip, BigONE, Bitinka, Bitlish, LakeBTC, QBTC and Iquant.

How do I buy Litecoin?

It is not possible to buy most cryptocurrencies with U.S. dollars. Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin can be purchased with U.S. dollars using Coinbase. Once you have purchased Bitcoin using Coinbase, you can then transfer your Bitcoin to an exchange such as Binance or Changelly to purchase other cryptocurrencies.

Where can I get Litecoin wallet?

Litecoin produces its own wallet software that is available for download on its website, which allows you to store Litecoin on your computer. For maximum security, you can store your cryptocurrencies on a dedicated hardware wallet such as a TREZOR wallet or a Ledger Nano S. If you do not wish to buy a hardware wallet, you may consider using a mobile wallet such as Jaxx or Coinomi to store multiple cryptocurrencies with some added security benefits.

What is the value of Litecoin?

One Litecoin (LTC) is currently worth $23.91 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.00695948 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $1.42 billion.

What hashing algorithm does Litecoin use?

Litecoin is a proof of work (PoW) coin that uses the Scrypt algorithm.

How do I mine Litecoin?

Litecoin and other Scrypt coins can typically only be mined profitably with a piece of specialized mining hardware called an ASIC, which stands for application-specific integrated circuit. Major manufacturers of ASICs include BitMain (AntMiner), Butterfly Labs, Canaan (AvalonMiner), FutureBit and GridSeed. ASIC hardware can be purchased directly from the manufacturer or from resellers on Amazon and eBay.

What coins are similar to Litecoin?

The following coins use Litecoin's Scrypt algorithm and proof of work (PoW) proof-type: Dogecoin, Verge, Bytom, Linkey, Polymath, Syscoin, Matrix AI Network, BridgeCoin, Einsteinium, Gulden, FlorinCoin, BitConnect, Viacoin, KiloCoin and TTC Protocol.

What is the Reddit page for Litecoin?

The official Reddit community (subreddit) for Litecoin is r/litecoin.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Litecoin (LTC)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  133 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  83 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  216
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Litecoin (LTC) Social Media Trends

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Litecoin (LTC) News Headlines

DateHeadline
HTC Blockchain Phone Released, Charlie Lee Onboard, Brave Installed Out of BoxHTC Blockchain Phone Released, Charlie Lee Onboard, Brave Installed Out of Box
www.cryptoglobe.com - December 11 at 2:01 AM
Litecoin Price Seeks Stability at $25 Despite new DropLitecoin Price Seeks Stability at $25 Despite new Drop
nulltx.com - December 10 at 11:11 AM
Crypto Arbitrage Today: BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, EOS, LTCCrypto Arbitrage Today: BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, EOS, LTC
nulltx.com - December 10 at 8:07 AM
Crypto Exchange Gemini Lists Bitcoin Cash with NYDFS ApprovalCrypto Exchange Gemini Lists Bitcoin Cash with NYDFS Approval
www.ccn.com - December 9 at 7:09 PM
3 Short-term Litecoin Price Predictions – 2018 Week 49 Edition3 Short-term Litecoin Price Predictions – 2018 Week 49 Edition
nulltx.com - December 9 at 1:07 AM
Litecoin Price Drops Below $25 as Bearish Pressure ResumesLitecoin Price Drops Below $25 as Bearish Pressure Resumes
nulltx.com - December 8 at 3:09 PM
Crypto Arbitrage Today: Up to 9% Profit With Bitcoin and top AltcoinsCrypto Arbitrage Today: Up to 9% Profit With Bitcoin and top Altcoins
nulltx.com - December 7 at 9:12 AM
EOS, Monero (XMR), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA) Price AnalysisEOS, Monero (XMR), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis
www.newsbtc.com - December 7 at 3:03 AM
Royal Flush in Bitcoin – Beautiful Crypto Playing Cards Developed in Switzerland Are Now Sold OnlineRoyal Flush in Bitcoin – Beautiful Crypto Playing Cards Developed in Switzerland Are Now Sold Online
nulltx.com - December 6 at 11:09 AM
Crypto Arbitrage Today – BTC, ETH, XLM, XRP, LTC, XMRCrypto Arbitrage Today – BTC, ETH, XLM, XRP, LTC, XMR
nulltx.com - December 6 at 8:01 AM
EOS, Tron (TRX), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA) Price AnalysisEOS, Tron (TRX), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis
www.newsbtc.com - December 6 at 6:06 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Sees 60% of Supply Moved in One GoLitecoin (LTC) Sees 60% of Supply Moved in One Go
cryptovest.com - December 5 at 6:45 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – December 4Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – December 4
www.cryptoglobe.com - December 4 at 7:10 PM
Atomicpay Launches Private Beta of Digital Currency Payment GatewayAtomicpay Launches Private Beta of Digital Currency Payment Gateway
news.bitcoin.com - December 4 at 4:04 PM
A New Litecoin Whale Moves 60% of Coin’s Market Cap in One DayA New Litecoin Whale Moves 60% of Coin’s Market Cap in One Day
blokt.com - December 4 at 11:09 AM
Stellar Lumens (XLM), EOS, Litecoin (LTC), Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX) Price AnalysisStellar Lumens (XLM), EOS, Litecoin (LTC), Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX) Price Analysis
www.newsbtc.com - December 4 at 4:05 AM
November Volume Rankings: Bearish Momentum Drives Surge in TradeNovember Volume Rankings: Bearish Momentum Drives Surge in Trade
news.bitcoin.com - December 4 at 4:05 AM
Coinbase Pro Lists Zcash, the Price Shoots Up To Hit 9-Day HighCoinbase Pro Lists Zcash, the Price Shoots Up To Hit 9-Day High
nulltx.com - November 30 at 3:06 AM
Crypto Arbitrage Today: BTC, XRP, ETH, LTC, ADA, DashCrypto Arbitrage Today: BTC, XRP, ETH, LTC, ADA, Dash
nulltx.com - November 29 at 8:10 AM
Minor Litecoin Price Momentum Keeps Market Cap Above $2bnMinor Litecoin Price Momentum Keeps Market Cap Above $2bn
nulltx.com - November 22 at 7:18 AM
Litecoin Price Hits $55 as all Markets Prepare for a Major ReboundLitecoin Price Hits $55 as all Markets Prepare for a Major Rebound
nulltx.com - November 5 at 2:03 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Trading Launches on Gemini TodayLitecoin (LTC) Trading Launches on Gemini Today
cryptovest.com - October 16 at 11:11 AM
Winklevoss Brothers’ Gemini Exchange Adds Litecoin SupportWinklevoss Brothers’ Gemini Exchange Adds Litecoin Support
forklog.net - October 12 at 12:35 PM
Binance Invests $2.5 Million in Australian Blockchain Travel StartupBinance Invests $2.5 Million in Australian Blockchain Travel Startup
bitcoinmagazine.com - October 4 at 2:07 PM
Popular Discussion Board 4chan Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies for PassesPopular Discussion Board 4chan Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Passes
news.bitcoin.com - October 2 at 5:01 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Litecoin Summit Over, Gemini Support, Lite.IM Now Live, When Lambo?Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Litecoin Summit Over, Gemini Support, Lite.IM Now Live, When Lambo?
cryptovest.com - September 18 at 10:36 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Support from Gemini Exchange ConfirmedLitecoin (LTC) Support from Gemini Exchange Confirmed
cryptovest.com - September 17 at 8:15 AM
Gemini Exchange to Add Litecoin SupportGemini Exchange to Add Litecoin Support
forklog.net - September 15 at 10:43 AM
Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five CryptocurrenciesCrypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five Cryptocurrencies
news.bitcoin.com - September 4 at 1:03 PM
August 2018 Volume Rankings Report: ETC and Dash Top TenAugust 2018 Volume Rankings Report: ETC and Dash Top Ten
news.bitcoin.com - September 1 at 6:12 AM
Yahoo Finance Quietly Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading ServiceYahoo Finance Quietly Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading Service
forklog.net - August 30 at 8:19 AM
Litecoin Price: Major Gains Push Value Above $60 AgainLitecoin Price: Major Gains Push Value Above $60 Again
nulltx.com - August 12 at 2:12 PM
Celebs and Crypto: A Mixed Bag of Crypto CollaborationCelebs and Crypto: A Mixed Bag of Crypto Collaboration
cointelegraph.com - July 22 at 6:02 AM
Bear Market’s Little Helpers? A Guide to Crypto FuturesBear Market’s Little Helpers? A Guide to Crypto Futures
cointelegraph.com - July 12 at 1:06 PM
Litecoin Price: Positive Momentum Seems to go by UnnoticedLitecoin Price: Positive Momentum Seems to go by Unnoticed
nulltx.com - July 4 at 12:34 AM
Indian Exchange Unocoin Launches New Trading Platform with 15 CryptocurrenciesIndian Exchange Unocoin Launches New Trading Platform with 15 Cryptocurrencies
news.bitcoin.com - June 1 at 6:07 AM
Weiss Ratings Publishes Complete List of 93 Cryptocurrency RatingsWeiss Ratings Publishes Complete List of 93 Cryptocurrency Ratings
news.bitcoin.com - May 31 at 1:15 PM
Hack Bytecoin for $557: New Findings Reveal Cost Of 51% AttacksHack Bytecoin for $557: New Findings Reveal Cost Of 51% Attacks
bitcoinist.com - May 29 at 12:07 PM
Got 1 BTC? Another Japanese Exchange Wants to Borrow Your CryptocurrenciesGot 1 BTC? Another Japanese Exchange Wants to Borrow Your Cryptocurrencies
news.bitcoin.com - May 28 at 5:00 AM
Despite 2018 Bear Trend, Top Ten Crypto Markets of 2017 Gain Average of 170% in 12 MonthsDespite 2018 Bear Trend, Top Ten Crypto Markets of 2017 Gain Average of 170% in 12 Months
news.bitcoin.com - May 27 at 2:11 PM
Is This A Crypto Resurrection? Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Technical Price Analysis May 21, 2018Is This A Crypto Resurrection? Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Technical Price Analysis May 21, 2018
www.newsbtc.com - May 20 at 8:42 PM
Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Price Analysis May 18, 2018Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Price Analysis May 18, 2018
www.newsbtc.com - May 17 at 9:12 PM
First New-York Based Crypto Trading Company Receives BitLicenseFirst New-York Based Crypto Trading Company Receives BitLicense
cointelegraph.com - May 17 at 4:45 PM
Germany’s 2nd Largest Stock Exchange To Launch Zero-Fee Crypto Trading AppGermany’s 2nd Largest Stock Exchange To Launch Zero-Fee Crypto Trading App
cointelegraph.com - May 17 at 12:34 PM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 16Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 16
cointelegraph.com - May 17 at 12:11 AM
Gemini Exchange to Add Zcash, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum ClassicGemini Exchange to Add Zcash, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum Classic
www.newsbtc.com - May 14 at 3:49 PM
 China Takes Another Step Forward in Promoting Blockchain Innovation China Takes Another Step Forward in Promoting Blockchain Innovation
bitcoinmagazine.com - May 11 at 8:37 PM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 09Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 09
cointelegraph.com - May 9 at 8:15 PM
3 Reasons to Trade Cryptocurrencies on eToro3 Reasons to Trade Cryptocurrencies on eToro
www.crypto-news.net - May 3 at 4:28 PM
Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and other cryptocurrency data now live on MarketWatchEthereum, Litecoin, Ripple and other cryptocurrency data now live on MarketWatch
feeds.marketwatch.com - April 25 at 12:15 PM

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