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Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$57.06
-1.18 (-2.06%)
(As of 01/20/2020 06:50 AM ET)
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1-Hour Price Change -0.01%
1-Day Price Change -2.06%
7-Day Price Change +14.60%
1-Day Volume$3.51 billion
Market Cap$3.65 billion
BTC Price0.00659745 BTC
Circulating Supply63.90 million
Total Supply63.90 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$3.65 billion
Coin or TokenCoin
AlgorithmScrypt
Proof TypePoW
Genesis Date10/13/2011
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
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, Iquant and Covesting.

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 Atomic Wallet, Jaxx, or Coinomi to store multiple cryptocurrencies with some added security benefits.

What is the value of Litecoin?

One Litecoin (LTC) is currently worth $57.06 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.00659745 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $3.65 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: UNUS SED LEO, Dogecoin, Bytom, Verge, NEXT, Syscoin, Gulden, Einsteinium, Polymath, Lightning Bitcoin, Matrix AI Network, Viacoin, Mooncoin, Global Cryptocurrency and Global Digital Content.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  187 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  415
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform other cryptocurrencies over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform other cryptocurrencies over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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Litecoin (LTC) Search Trends

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Litecoin (LTC) Social Media Trends

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Litecoin (LTC) News Headlines

DateHeadline
Bitcoin outperforms Ethereum, litecoin with a higher address profitabilityBitcoin outperforms Ethereum, litecoin with a higher address profitability
eng.ambcrypto.com - January 17 at 3:17 PM
Litecoin’s Charlie Lee Gives Reasons Why His LTC Sell-Off Was Different From Ethereum Foundation’s ETH Sell-OffLitecoin’s Charlie Lee Gives Reasons Why His LTC Sell-Off Was Different From Ethereum Foundation’s ETH Sell-Off
zycrypto.com - January 17 at 7:11 AM
Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Mired in Technical Correction as the Coin Moves Around $57Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Mired in Technical Correction as the Coin Moves Around $57
insidebitcoins.com - January 16 at 5:54 PM
This Surprising Cryptocurrency May Hold Clues to Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Final BottomThis Surprising Cryptocurrency May Hold Clues to Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Final Bottom
www.newsbtc.com - January 16 at 1:14 PM
Litecoin Primed for Reversal as Altcoins Surge — Price AnalysisLitecoin Primed for Reversal as Altcoins Surge — Price Analysis
www.cryptoglobe.com - January 16 at 10:01 AM
Litecoin foundation partners with BlockFi to provide more liquidity opportunitiesLitecoin foundation partners with BlockFi to provide more liquidity opportunities
eng.ambcrypto.com - January 16 at 6:09 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Bulls Remain In Driver’s SeatLitecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Bulls Remain In Driver’s Seat
www.livebitcoinnews.com - January 16 at 5:02 AM
Bitcoin people could use the Mimblewimble on Litecoin with atomic swapBitcoin people could 'use the Mimblewimble on Litecoin with atomic swap'
eng.ambcrypto.com - January 16 at 2:02 AM
Litecoin Completes 20% Surge In 7 Days: How High Can It Go From Here? LTC Price Analysis & OverviewLitecoin Completes 20% Surge In 7 Days: How High Can It Go From Here? LTC Price Analysis & Overview
cryptopotato.com - January 14 at 1:02 PM
Litecoin Price Analysis for January, 14th – LTC Heading UpwardsLitecoin Price Analysis for January, 14th – LTC Heading Upwards
themerkle.com - January 14 at 4:53 AM
Litecoin could breach descending channel up to $60 by FebruaryLitecoin could breach descending channel up to $60 by February
eng.ambcrypto.com - January 13 at 12:12 PM
Crypto Investor Declares Alt Season as Litecoin, Ethereum and EOS Come AliveCrypto Investor Declares Alt Season as Litecoin, Ethereum and EOS Come Alive
www.ccn.com - January 13 at 12:04 PM
Litecoin worth $2 billion have remained unmoved for a yearLitecoin worth $2 billion have remained unmoved for a year
eng.ambcrypto.com - January 13 at 3:04 AM
Crypto Lending Firm BlockFi Adds Support for Litecoin and USD CoinCrypto Lending Firm BlockFi Adds Support for Litecoin and USD Coin
cointelegraph.com - January 8 at 12:07 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Bulls Maintaining Momentum; Price Target $50Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Bulls Maintaining Momentum; Price Target $50
insidebitcoins.com - January 7 at 7:13 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Bulls Take Control as the Price Moves towards $45 LevelLitecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Bulls Take Control as the Price Moves towards $45 Level
insidebitcoins.com - January 5 at 9:30 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: Will LTC/USD Strike an Uptrend in the Near-term as the Price Moves Below $42?Litecoin Price Prediction: Will LTC/USD Strike an Uptrend in the Near-term as the Price Moves Below $42?
insidebitcoins.com - December 24 at 8:01 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Moves in Sideways But Can the Bulls Clear $40 Level?Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Moves in Sideways But Can the Bulls Clear $40 Level?
insidebitcoins.com - December 21 at 5:19 PM
Maduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible CitizensMaduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible Citizens
news.bitcoin.com - December 15 at 8:17 PM
Bitcoin, Ripple & Litecoin - American Wrap: 12/11/2019Bitcoin, Ripple & Litecoin - American Wrap: 12/11/2019
feeds.benzinga.com - December 11 at 4:37 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: Can the Bulls Clear $48 Level as LTC/USD Moves in Sideways?Litecoin Price Prediction: Can the Bulls Clear $48 Level as LTC/USD Moves in Sideways?
insidebitcoins.com - December 9 at 5:40 AM
Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Re-Embarks on Another Mission Targeting $65Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD Re-Embarks on Another Mission Targeting $65
insidebitcoins.com - November 9 at 5:30 PM
Price Analysis 18/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, LEOPrice Analysis 18/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, LEO
cointelegraph.com - October 19 at 12:34 AM
Litecoin Turns 8 — Charlie Lee Says Foundation Not Near BankruptcyLitecoin Turns 8 — Charlie Lee Says Foundation Not Near Bankruptcy
cointelegraph.com - October 14 at 7:18 AM
Pushing for Crypto Self-Regulation Amid Tightening Government ScrutinyPushing for Crypto Self-Regulation Amid Tightening Government Scrutiny
cointelegraph.com - October 12 at 8:09 PM
Binance.US Opens Registration Today, Excluding 13 StatesBinance.US Opens Registration Today, Excluding 13 States
cointelegraph.com - September 18 at 5:16 AM
Binance.US To Begin User Registrations Next Week Binance.US To Begin User Registrations Next Week
www.rttnews.com - September 13 at 12:49 AM
Binance.US Will Open User Registration Next WeekBinance.US Will Open User Registration Next Week
cointelegraph.com - September 11 at 10:30 PM
The Litecoin Foundation Works to Drive Financial Empowerment in the Classroom with UNICEF Kid PowerThe Litecoin Foundation Works to Drive Financial Empowerment in the Classroom with UNICEF Kid Power
www.prweb.com - August 27 at 11:50 AM
Litecoin Named Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami DolphinsLitecoin Named Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins
www.prweb.com - July 12 at 12:17 AM
Price Analysis 03/07: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, TRX, ADAPrice Analysis 03/07: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, TRX, ADA
cointelegraph.com - July 3 at 5:07 PM
Litecoin creator wants his project to be available for in-store purchases on Gemini’s SPEDN appLitecoin creator wants his project to be available for in-store purchases on Gemini’s SPEDN app
insidebitcoins.com - May 18 at 2:52 AM
BitGuards: Why the Crypto Elite Are Increasingly Relying on Personal SecurityBitGuards: Why the Crypto Elite Are Increasingly Relying on Personal Security
cointelegraph.com - March 19 at 4:05 AM
ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid MarketErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market
cointelegraph.com - February 16 at 11:10 AM
Bitcoin Breaks $3,600 Price Point, Some Top Cryptos See Double-Digit GainsBitcoin Breaks $3,600 Price Point, Some Top Cryptos See Double-Digit Gains
cointelegraph.com - February 9 at 4:07 AM
Litecoin Price Surges Twelve Percent Following Beam Partnership AnnouncementLitecoin Price Surges Twelve Percent Following Beam Partnership Announcement
blockonomi.com - February 8 at 10:43 AM
XLM Price Spurt Demotes Litecoin to #7 in Market Cap RankingsXLM Price Spurt Demotes Litecoin to #7 in Market Cap Rankings
nulltx.com - January 7 at 11:11 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Remains Stable for the Third Day RunningLitecoin [LTC] Price Remains Stable for the Third Day Running
nulltx.com - December 22 at 10:05 AM
Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum Price in the Green. Litecoin and BitcoinSV Leading With 8% GainsBitcoin, XRP, Ethereum Price in the Green. Litecoin and BitcoinSV Leading With 8% Gains
nulltx.com - December 16 at 1:09 PM

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This page was last updated on 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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