Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$91.70
+$4.24 (+4.62%)
(As of 07/18/2018 02:21 PM ET)
1-Hour Price Change +1.04%
1-Day Price Change +4.62%
7-Day Price Change +16.88%
1-Day Volume$367.16 million
Market Cap$5.27 billion
BTC Price0.01219580 BTC
Circulating Supply57.46 million
Total Supply57.46 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$5.27 billion
Coin or TokenCoin
AlgorithmScrypt
Proof TypePoW
Genesis Date10/8/2011
Mineable?No
Number of Exchanges138

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
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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: OKEx, GDAX, Binance, Huobi, Bitfinex, Bit-Z, RightBTC, EXX, CoinsBank, CoinBene, CoinEgg, TOPBTC, Bitstamp, WEX, Coinhub, Poloniex, Sistemkoin, Bithumb, Livecoin, ZB.COM, Bittrex, HitBTC, BCEX, CoinTiger, Kraken, BtcTrade.im, B2BX, DragonEX, Trade By Trade, Upbit, YoBit, Coinsuper, xBTCe, Omicrex, CoinEx Market, Coinone, C2CX, Lbank, Gate.io, BitForex, Exrates, Exmo, OTCBTC, Fatbtc, MBAex, BTC-Alpha, Kucoin, Cryptopia, QBTC, Mercatox, fex, Mercado Bitcoin, BTC Markets, Korbit, Indodax, Koinim, QuadrigaCX, Vebitcoin, Zebpay, Coinroom, Octaex, Liqui, CoinEx, Koineks, Coinsquare, Bitso, Ovis, Coinut, BitBay, CryptoBridge, Waves Decentralized Exchange, Independent Reserve, BX Thailand, Unocoin, OkCoin Intl., DSX, ChaoEX, Negocie Coins, Koinex, GOPAX, CoinExchange, Bibox, Bitbank, Tidex, The Rock Trading, LiteBit.eu, BitMarket, Crex24, Qryptos, BL3P, Bleutrade, Stocks.Exchange, Bitbns, TradeOgre, Braziliex, Iquant, Trade Satoshi, Lykke Exchange, BTC Trade UA, C-CEX, OpenLedger DEX, Nanex, Bittylicious, Kuna, OKCoin.cn, Bit2C, COSS, Coinrail, Coinnest, Bitsane, Bitlish, SouthXchange, Bitmaszyna, Bits Blockchain, CoinFalcon, Tripe Dice Exchange, Abucoins, Gatecoin, Cryptox, Cryptohub, BigONE, BitFlip, LocalTrade, CRXzone, C-Patex, Novaexchange, BitKonan, Tux Exchange, Orionx, FreiExchange, Stellar Decentralized Exchange, LakeBTC, Cryptomate, Ore.Bz, Bisq, Dgtmarket, TDAX and Cobinhood.

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 $91.70 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.01219580 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $5.27 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, CyberMiles, Polymath, Syscoin, Matrix AI Network, GameCredits, BridgeCoin, Einsteinium, Viacoin, Gulden, Presearch, Mooncoin and RevolutionVR.

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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  100 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  42 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  142
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Headlines

Litecoin (LTC) News Headlines

DateHeadline
Robin Hood Movie and Robinhood App Hold $50k Crypto Scavenger Hunt at Comic-ConRobin Hood Movie and Robinhood App Hold $50k Crypto Scavenger Hunt at Comic-Con
news.bitcoin.com - July 18 at 2:06 PM
Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming BanksPowerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks
news.bitcoin.com - July 18 at 2:06 PM
The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO RulesThe Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO Rules
news.bitcoin.com - July 18 at 12:06 PM
Charlie Lee’s ‘Own a Bitcoin Before Buying Altcoins’ Comment Sparks Crypto TribalismCharlie Lee’s ‘Own a Bitcoin Before Buying Altcoins’ Comment Sparks Crypto Tribalism
www.newsbtc.com - July 18 at 11:01 AM
Stellar (XLM) Makes Dramatic Move, Talks of “Flippening” with XRP ResumeStellar (XLM) Makes Dramatic Move, Talks of “Flippening” with XRP Resume
cryptovest.com - July 18 at 9:10 AM
Coinsmart Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for Canadian Tax PayersCoinsmart Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for Canadian Tax Payers
news.bitcoin.com - July 18 at 9:02 AM
Litecoin’s Charlie Lee Clarifies his Position on Recent Acquisition of Stake in WEG Bank AGLitecoin’s Charlie Lee Clarifies his Position on Recent Acquisition of Stake in WEG Bank AG
www.coinspeaker.com - July 18 at 9:02 AM
Litecoin Founder Says in ‘Best Case’ Recent Bank Stake Could Result in Crypto ServicesLitecoin Founder Says in ‘Best Case’ Recent Bank Stake Could Result in Crypto Services
cointelegraph.com - July 18 at 6:09 AM
EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Alt-coin Buyers Going Full ThrottleEOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Alt-coin Buyers Going Full Throttle
www.newsbtc.com - July 18 at 4:06 AM
Canada’s Rivemont Crypto Fund Holds 90 Percent of Its Assets in FiatCanada’s Rivemont Crypto Fund Holds 90 Percent of Its Assets in Fiat
cointelegraph.com - July 18 at 3:09 AM
Litecoins Lee: Bank Deal Might Lead to New Crypto ServicesLitecoin's Lee: Bank Deal Might Lead to New Crypto Services
www.coindesk.com - July 18 at 12:08 AM
Bitcoin Price Soars to $7386, Charlie Lee: ‘This Is What Happens When My Followers All Buy 1 BTC’Bitcoin Price Soars to $7386, Charlie Lee: ‘This Is What Happens When My Followers All Buy 1 BTC’
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 17 at 11:08 PM
Litecoin’s Charlie Lee: Buy At Least 1 Bitcoin… Before LitecoinLitecoin’s Charlie Lee: Buy At Least 1 Bitcoin… Before Litecoin
bitcoinist.com - July 17 at 11:08 PM
Buy a Whole Bitcoin Before Buying Any Altcoins, Says Litecoin Creator Charlie LeeBuy a Whole Bitcoin Before Buying Any Altcoins, Says Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee
www.ccn.com - July 17 at 6:10 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 17Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 17
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 17 at 5:03 PM
Robinhood Adds Support for Dogecoin on Its Crypto PlatformRobinhood Adds Support for Dogecoin on Its Crypto Platform
cointelegraph.com - July 17 at 7:15 AM
Stellar Lumens, EOS, IOTA, Litecoin, Tron Technical Analysis: Will EOS Dollar (EDR) Solve RAM Troubles?Stellar Lumens, EOS, IOTA, Litecoin, Tron Technical Analysis: Will EOS Dollar (EDR) Solve RAM Troubles?
www.newsbtc.com - July 17 at 5:07 AM
Sexy Time for Altcoins? Cardano Price Analysis — Plus ETH, NEO, LTC and BNBSexy Time for Altcoins? Cardano Price Analysis — Plus ETH, NEO, LTC and BNB
bitcoinist.com - July 16 at 9:06 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 13Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 13
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 16 at 2:04 PM
Litecoin Price: The Push to $80 is Still in PlayLitecoin Price: The Push to $80 is Still in Play
nulltx.com - July 16 at 10:09 AM
Robinhood app now lets you trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash without feesRobinhood app now lets you trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash without fees
cryptonewsreview.com - July 16 at 9:07 AM
LTCUSD Technical Analysis for 07/16/2018 – Last Line of Defense?LTCUSD Technical Analysis for 07/16/2018 – Last Line of Defense?
www.livebitcoinnews.com - July 16 at 8:09 AM
Interview: Litecoin Cash Dev on 51% Attacks and The New ‘Hive’ SolutionInterview: Litecoin Cash Dev on 51% Attacks and The New ‘Hive’ Solution
www.ccn.com - July 15 at 12:06 PM
Robinhood Crypto Enables Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash SupportRobinhood Crypto Enables Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash Support
nulltx.com - July 15 at 8:00 AM
‘Scams’ And ‘Lies’: Tone Vays Takes Aim at TokenPay, Verge and Litecoin‘Scams’ And ‘Lies’: Tone Vays Takes Aim at TokenPay, Verge and Litecoin
bitcoinist.com - July 15 at 8:00 AM
Litecoin Long-term Price AnalysisLitecoin Long-term Price Analysis
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 15 at 12:31 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
Why Litecoins Creator Is Buying Into A Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)Why Litecoin's Creator Is Buying Into A Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)
www.coindesk.com - July 13 at 6:12 AM
Robinhood Crypto Adds Two New Altcoins, Plans to Expand on OfferingsRobinhood Crypto Adds Two New Altcoins, Plans to Expand on Offerings
www.newsbtc.com - July 12 at 7:08 PM
Robinhood Expands Commission-Free Cryptocurrency Trading To Bitcoin Cash And LitecoinRobinhood Expands Commission-Free Cryptocurrency Trading To Bitcoin Cash And Litecoin
www.ethnews.com - July 12 at 6:07 PM
Robinhood Crypto App Adds Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin TradingRobinhood Crypto App Adds Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Trading
news.bitcoin.com - July 12 at 5:09 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 12Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 12
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 12 at 5:09 PM
Investing App Robinhood Broadens Crypto Offering with Bitcoin Cash and LitecoinInvesting App Robinhood Broadens Crypto Offering with Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin
www.coinspeaker.com - July 12 at 5:09 PM
Investing App Robinhood Adds Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash to Crypto OfferingsInvesting App Robinhood Adds Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash to Crypto Offerings
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 12 at 5:09 PM
Robinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin Trading, Will Support Crypto TransfersRobinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin Trading, Will Support Crypto Transfers
www.ccn.com - July 12 at 2:08 PM
Litecoin under Bearish AttackLitecoin under Bearish Attack
www.coinspeaker.com - July 12 at 2:08 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
EOS, Litecoin Stellar, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Block One’s CTO Quits Citing “Misinformation, Lies and Fraud”EOS, Litecoin Stellar, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Block One’s CTO Quits Citing “Misinformation, Lies and Fraud”
www.newsbtc.com - July 12 at 6:06 AM
TokenPay Passes Circa 10 Percent Stake in German Bank to Litecoin Foundation for Technical AssistanceTokenPay Passes Circa 10 Percent Stake in German Bank to Litecoin Foundation for Technical Assistance
www.coinspeaker.com - July 12 at 5:12 AM
Litecoin Foundation and TokenPay Buy a Stake in German BankLitecoin Foundation and TokenPay Buy a Stake in German Bank
www.livebitcoinnews.com - July 12 at 5:12 AM
Litecoin Foundation and Tokenpay Acquire Stake in German BankLitecoin Foundation and Tokenpay Acquire Stake in German Bank
news.bitcoin.com - July 12 at 5:12 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 11Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – July 11
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 11 at 6:07 PM
Litecoin Foundation Acquires 10% of a German Bank, Option to Acquire Another 80%Litecoin Foundation Acquires 10% of a German Bank, Option to Acquire Another 80%
www.trustnodes.com - July 11 at 5:04 PM
Litecoin Price Spikes Above $80 on Bank Acquisition NewsLitecoin Price Spikes Above $80 on Bank Acquisition News
www.coindesk.com - July 11 at 3:06 PM
Litecoin Foundation Partners With TokenPay to Acquire 10% Stake in German BankLitecoin Foundation Partners With TokenPay to Acquire 10% Stake in German Bank
cointelegraph.com - July 11 at 12:08 PM
Litecoin Partner TokenPay to Buy German Bank, Make LTC User-FriendlyLitecoin Partner TokenPay to Buy German Bank, Make LTC User-Friendly
bitcoinist.com - July 11 at 11:08 AM
Litecoin Price: Sudden Bullish Momentum Surprises EveryoneLitecoin Price: Sudden Bullish Momentum Surprises Everyone
nulltx.com - July 11 at 11:08 AM
Crypto Roundup - 11 July 2018Crypto Roundup - 11 July 2018
www.cryptoglobe.com - July 11 at 9:11 AM
It’s Official: Litecoin and TokenPay Partner to Acquire Stakes in German BankIt’s Official: Litecoin and TokenPay Partner to Acquire Stakes in German Bank
www.financemagnates.com - July 11 at 9:11 AM
Litecoin Foundation Acquires 9.9% of Bank in Payments PartnershipLitecoin Foundation Acquires 9.9% of Bank in Payments Partnership
www.coindesk.com - July 11 at 9:11 AM

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