Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$58.37
($2.25) (-3.85%)
(As of 09/24/2018 05:12 PM ET)
1-Hour Price Change -0.22%
1-Day Price Change -3.85%
7-Day Price Change +10.54%
1-Day Volume$291.22 million
Market Cap$3.41 billion
BTC Price0.00880687 BTC
Circulating Supply58.44 million
Total Supply58.44 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$3.41 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 $58.37 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.00880687 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $3.41 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, Syscoin, Polymath, BridgeCoin, Linkey, Matrix AI Network, Presearch, GameCredits, Viacoin, TTC Protocol, Einsteinium, Gulden and FlorinCoin.

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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  61 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  177
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Litecoin (LTC) News Headlines

DateHeadline
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 24Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 24
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 24 at 3:06 PM
Trezor Users Can Now Exchange Cryptocurrencies Directly In-WalletTrezor Users Can Now Exchange Cryptocurrencies Directly In-Wallet
news.bitcoin.com - September 24 at 1:04 PM
CoinText SMS Cryptocurrency Wallet Launches Support for Dash and LitecoinCoinText SMS Cryptocurrency Wallet Launches Support for Dash and Litecoin
www.prweb.com - September 24 at 9:49 AM
Bitcoin Takes a Breather and Falls Below $6,700, Losses Across the BoardBitcoin Takes a Breather and Falls Below $6,700, Losses Across the Board
www.ccn.com - September 24 at 9:09 AM
Crypto Top 10s: Gains hold over weekend; BitFinex BTC flash crash, ETH and XRP to flip?Crypto Top 10s: Gains hold over weekend; BitFinex BTC flash crash, ETH and XRP to flip?
cryptonewsreview.com - September 24 at 8:06 AM
Top 6 Oldest Modern Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets in 2018Top 6 Oldest Modern Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets in 2018
nulltx.com - September 24 at 3:06 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Long-term Price AnalysisLitecoin (LTC) Long-term Price Analysis
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 22 at 2:07 PM
Top 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Payment Transaction Volume – 2018 Week 40 EditionTop 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Payment Transaction Volume – 2018 Week 40 Edition
nulltx.com - September 21 at 5:05 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 21Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 21
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 21 at 4:11 PM
The Daily: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in EstoniaThe Daily: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in Estonia
news.bitcoin.com - September 21 at 12:09 PM
Top 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Median FeesTop 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Median Fees
nulltx.com - September 20 at 8:09 PM
Charlie Lee Addresses FUD on Twitter to Prove Litecoin’s WorthCharlie Lee Addresses FUD on Twitter to Prove Litecoin’s Worth
www.newsbtc.com - September 20 at 7:06 PM
Charlie Lee Defends Litecoin Against ‘FUD’ from Short-SellersCharlie Lee Defends Litecoin Against ‘FUD’ from Short-Sellers
www.ccn.com - September 20 at 5:30 PM
Top 6 Cryptocurrencies Adding the Most Data to Their BlockchainTop 6 Cryptocurrencies Adding the Most Data to Their Blockchain
nulltx.com - September 20 at 5:30 PM
Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee Claims There’s a “Concerted Effort to Suppress” LTCLitecoin Creator Charlie Lee Claims There’s a “Concerted Effort to Suppress” LTC
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 20 at 3:33 PM
Charlie Lee Defends Litecoin, Separates Fact from FUDCharlie Lee Defends Litecoin, Separates Fact from FUD
www.livebitcoinnews.com - September 20 at 11:33 AM
Multicoin Capital Shorts Litecoin Claiming It’s “Significantly Overvalued”Multicoin Capital Shorts Litecoin Claiming It’s “Significantly Overvalued”
blokt.com - September 20 at 11:33 AM
There’s a ‘Concerted Effort to Suppress Litecoin Price,’ Says Charlie LeeThere’s a ‘Concerted Effort to Suppress Litecoin Price,’ Says Charlie Lee
bitcoinist.com - September 20 at 10:36 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis Long term, should you invest?Litecoin Price Analysis Long term, should you invest?
coinnounce.com - September 20 at 10:36 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 19Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – September 19
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 19 at 5:06 PM
Lite.im Introduces Litecoin SMS Payments GloballyLite.im Introduces Litecoin SMS Payments Globally
nulltx.com - September 18 at 4:11 PM
Market Update: $177B Market Cap Target (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin Price Technical Analysis)Market Update: $177B Market Cap Target (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin Price Technical Analysis)
blockonomi.com - September 18 at 10:56 AM
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
Crypto Hedge Fund Multicoin Capital on Litecoin: ‘LTC Is Significantly Overvalued’Crypto Hedge Fund Multicoin Capital on Litecoin: ‘LTC Is Significantly Overvalued’
www.cryptoglobe.com - September 18 at 8:09 AM
Monero, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Tron, Litecoin Price Analysis: Altcoins Finds a Ceiling, Drops 7% in the Last DayMonero, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Tron, Litecoin Price Analysis: Altcoins Finds a Ceiling, Drops 7% in the Last Day
www.newsbtc.com - September 18 at 4:12 AM
Litecoin a ‘Significantly Overvalued Relic,’ Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund ClaimsLitecoin a ‘Significantly Overvalued Relic,’ Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Claims
www.ccn.com - September 18 at 1:00 AM
4 Reasons Why Purchasing a Coinbase Bundle Makes Sense4 Reasons Why Purchasing a Coinbase Bundle Makes Sense
nulltx.com - September 17 at 7:06 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Support from Gemini Exchange ConfirmedLitecoin (LTC) Support from Gemini Exchange Confirmed
cryptovest.com - September 17 at 8:15 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis: LTC/USD Reversal In Sight?Litecoin Price Analysis: LTC/USD Reversal In Sight?
www.livebitcoinnews.com - September 17 at 8:05 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Watch: Is That a Double Bottom?Litecoin (LTC) Price Watch: Is That a Double Bottom?
www.newsbtc.com - September 17 at 7:15 AM
Cardano, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Monero, Litecoin Price Analysis: Exchanges Ramp Up Altcoin Listings, Hints of Market ConfidenceCardano, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Monero, Litecoin Price Analysis: Exchanges Ramp Up Altcoin Listings, Hints of Market Confidence
www.newsbtc.com - September 17 at 5:06 AM
6 Blockchain Projects With The Fewest Developer Commits in 90 Days6 Blockchain Projects With The Fewest Developer Commits in 90 Days
nulltx.com - September 17 at 3:04 AM
Gemini Exchange to Add Litecoin SupportGemini Exchange to Add Litecoin Support
forklog.net - September 15 at 10:43 AM
Charlie Lee Sat Down With CoolBitX To Talk Cryptocurrency Hurdles And DevelopmentCharlie Lee Sat Down With CoolBitX To Talk Cryptocurrency Hurdles And Development
bitcoinist.com - September 12 at 5:04 PM
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
Los Angeles to host 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency ConferenceLos Angeles to host 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference
www.prweb.com - August 9 at 11:01 AM
Major Crypto Assets See Solid Growth, Total Market Cap Holds Above $300 BillionMajor Crypto Assets See Solid Growth, Total Market Cap Holds Above $300 Billion
cointelegraph.com - July 27 at 12:04 AM
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
Crypto News Weekly 13.07.18: crypto.com, Bancor $23M hack, Litecoin buys bank & Chinese crypto arrestsCrypto News Weekly 13.07.18: crypto.com, Bancor $23M hack, Litecoin buys bank & Chinese crypto arrests
cryptovest.com - July 14 at 3:04 PM
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

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