Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$60.29
+0.90 (+1.49%)
(As of 03/22/2019 11:13 AM ET)
1-Hour Price Change +0.58%
1-Day Price Change +1.49%
7-Day Price Change +3.15%
1-Day Volume$1.70 billion
Market Cap$3.68 billion
BTC Price0.01486324 BTC
Circulating Supply61.00 million
Total Supply61.00 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$3.68 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
BitcoinTalk AnnouncementView
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
CoinMarketCapView
CryptoCompareView
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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 Jaxx or Coinomi to store multiple cryptocurrencies with some added security benefits.

What is the value of Litecoin?

One Litecoin (LTC) is currently worth $60.29 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.01486324 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $3.68 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, TTC Protocol, NEXT, Matrix AI Network, Einsteinium, Presearch, Viacoin, Gulden, BridgeCoin 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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  259
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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
Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin is Impending: Says Coinbase Rival ErisXCryptocurrency Trading Platform for Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin is Impending: Says Coinbase Rival ErisX
www.cryptonewsz.com - March 22 at 6:09 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Price breakout imminent as bears control silver coinLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Price breakout imminent as bears control silver coin
ambcrypto.com - March 22 at 6:09 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Buying Dips FavoredLitecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Buying Dips Favored
ethereumworldnews.com - March 22 at 5:08 AM
Bitcoin to $28K, Litecoin to $650, XRP to $4 and ETH to $2,090 – Crypto Trader’s Raging Bull PredictionsBitcoin to $28K, Litecoin to $650, XRP to $4 and ETH to $2,090 – Crypto Trader’s Raging Bull Predictions
dailyhodl.com - March 22 at 2:08 AM
Crypto Bull Returns, Predicts Targets For Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, LitecoinCrypto Bull Returns, Predicts Targets For Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin
www.newsbtc.com - March 22 at 12:08 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – LTC Getting SoldLitecoin Price Analysis – LTC Getting Sold
nulltx.com - March 21 at 2:12 PM
Litecoin Price Prediction: Is LTC Going To Make Another High, or Is This the Top?Litecoin Price Prediction: Is LTC Going To Make Another High, or Is This the Top?
blokt.com - March 21 at 11:13 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Primed For More Upsides Toward $65Litecoin (LTC) Price Primed For More Upsides Toward $65
www.livebitcoinnews.com - March 21 at 7:10 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Potential price rally forecast even as coin exhibits bearish momentumLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Potential price rally forecast even as coin exhibits bearish momentum
ambcrypto.com - March 21 at 7:10 AM
5 Altcoins Surge Above the Crypto Pack – Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP Price Analysis5 Altcoins Surge Above the Crypto Pack – Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP Price Analysis
dailyhodl.com - March 21 at 6:07 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Silver coin’s future in limbo as bears and bulls fight for dominanceLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Silver coin’s future in limbo as bears and bulls fight for dominance
ambcrypto.com - March 20 at 3:04 PM
Litecoin Price Doubles in 2019: 5 Cataylsts Fueling the RallyLitecoin Price Doubles in 2019: 5 Cataylsts Fueling the Rally
www.ccn.com - March 20 at 2:10 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis : Evaluation of Litecoin’s Predominant MarketLitecoin (LTC) Price Analysis : Evaluation of Litecoin’s Predominant Market
www.cryptonewsz.com - March 20 at 7:09 AM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, Litecoin and 28 Cryptocurrencies Described in Four Words or LessBitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, Litecoin and 28 Cryptocurrencies Described in Four Words or Less
dailyhodl.com - March 20 at 6:04 AM
Crypto Market Remains Vulnerable: Litecoin (LTC), BCH, TRX, ADA Price AnalysisCrypto Market Remains Vulnerable: Litecoin (LTC), BCH, TRX, ADA Price Analysis
www.newsbtc.com - March 20 at 6:04 AM
Cryptopia Resumes Trading on 40 Pairs With 14% ‘Haircut’ on BitcoinCryptopia Resumes Trading on 40 Pairs With 14% ‘Haircut’ on Bitcoin
bitcoinist.com - March 20 at 6:04 AM
Users Holding Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH) on Cryptopia to Receive Haircuts?Users Holding Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH) on Cryptopia to Receive Haircuts?
www.cryptonewsz.com - March 20 at 6:04 AM
Litecoin [LTC] & Dash Technical Analysis – Is Litecoin Set for a Reversal With a Triple Bearish Divergence?Litecoin [LTC] & Dash Technical Analysis – Is Litecoin Set for a Reversal With a Triple Bearish Divergence?
blokt.com - March 19 at 7:12 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – March 19Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – March 19
www.cryptoglobe.com - March 19 at 3:05 PM
Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 CryptocurrenciesSwitzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies
news.bitcoin.com - March 19 at 2:10 PM
Why Litecoin Prices Have Doubled This YearWhy Litecoin Prices Have Doubled This Year
www.forbes.com - March 19 at 10:53 AM
Largest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts CryptocurrenciesLargest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies
cointelegraph.com - March 19 at 10:10 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Token follows bull as it anticipates another upward swingLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Token follows bull as it anticipates another upward swing
ambcrypto.com - March 19 at 10:10 AM
CoinMarketCap Adds Crypto Ratings, Grades Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Tron, Litecoin and Dozens of AltcoinsCoinMarketCap Adds Crypto Ratings, Grades Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Tron, Litecoin and Dozens of Altcoins
dailyhodl.com - March 19 at 8:09 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
Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], XRP, Litecoin [LTC]: A hindsight view of the prices from all-time highsBitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], XRP, Litecoin [LTC]: A hindsight view of the prices from all-time highs
ambcrypto.com - March 18 at 7:09 PM
Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Golden Crossover on the 1D Chart Getting Close!Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Golden Crossover on the 1D Chart Getting Close!
cryptovest.com - March 18 at 12:10 PM
Crypto Market’s Top Gainers Last Week – Price Analysis by AMBCryptoCrypto Market’s Top Gainers Last Week – Price Analysis by AMBCrypto
ambcrypto.com - March 18 at 12:10 PM
World Leading Crypto Exchange Bibox Adds EOS to Its Perpetual Contract Trading, Litecoin Coming SoonWorld Leading Crypto Exchange Bibox Adds EOS to Its Perpetual Contract Trading, Litecoin Coming Soon
www.cryptoglobe.com - March 18 at 11:12 AM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Bulls push coin’s price upwards as bear waits in patienceLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Bulls push coin’s price upwards as bear waits in patience
ambcrypto.com - March 18 at 8:08 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Price Breaks $60, Can There Be More Upsides?Litecoin (LTC) Price Breaks $60, Can There Be More Upsides?
ethereumworldnews.com - March 18 at 6:07 AM
Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”
cryptoslate.com - March 18 at 6:07 AM
Bitcoin and Litecoin Lead List of Cryptos Circling the GlobeBitcoin and Litecoin Lead List of Cryptos Circling the Globe
dailyhodl.com - March 17 at 3:04 AM
Coinbase Rival ErisX Says Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash Is ImminentCoinbase Rival ErisX Says Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash Is Imminent
dailyhodl.com - March 16 at 5:07 PM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Coin rides the bull wave after breaching $60 resistanceLitecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Coin rides the bull wave after breaching $60 resistance
ambcrypto.com - March 16 at 1:09 PM
$6 Billion Crypto Surge Lifts Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, XRP in New Sign of Altcoin Season$6 Billion Crypto Surge Lifts Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, XRP in New Sign of Altcoin Season
dailyhodl.com - March 16 at 12:11 PM
BuySellHodl Launches First of Its Kind Live Crypto Price Predictions and Ratings Feature for Top 15 CryptocurrenciesBuySellHodl Launches First of Its Kind Live Crypto Price Predictions and Ratings Feature for Top 15 Cryptocurrencies
ambcrypto.com - March 16 at 12:11 PM
Litecoin [LTC], Binance Coin [BNB] soar by over 100% since 2019 while Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP struggleLitecoin [LTC], Binance Coin [BNB] soar by over 100% since 2019 while Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP struggle
ambcrypto.com - March 16 at 11:08 AM
Litecoin [LTC] surges by over 8%; breaches $60 resistance levelLitecoin [LTC] surges by over 8%; breaches $60 resistance level
ambcrypto.com - March 16 at 11:08 AM
Why is Bitcoin Cash Beating Big Brother in Today’s $6 Billion Crypto Market Pump?Why is Bitcoin Cash Beating Big Brother in Today’s $6 Billion Crypto Market Pump?
www.newsbtc.com - March 16 at 10:07 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis: Hitting Major ResistanceLitecoin Price Analysis: Hitting Major Resistance
bitcoinist.com - March 16 at 10:07 AM
Western Union Tests Ripple, Bitcoin Crosses $4,000 on Bitfinex, and Litecoin Bulls Target $60Western Union Tests Ripple, Bitcoin Crosses $4,000 on Bitfinex, and Litecoin Bulls Target $60
dailyhodl.com - March 16 at 5:06 AM
Japanese Police Arrests 18-Year Old Hacker for Stealing $134,000 in MonacoinJapanese Police Arrests 18-Year Old Hacker for Stealing $134,000 in Monacoin
www.ccn.com - March 16 at 5:05 AM
Litecoin (LTC) Firm above $50, Blockchain Could Modernize CongressLitecoin (LTC) Firm above $50, Blockchain Could Modernize Congress
www.newsbtc.com - March 15 at 9:07 PM
Brazilian Massacre Planned in Dark Web Forum Created by a Litecoin Fork CreatorBrazilian Massacre Planned in Dark Web Forum Created by a Litecoin Fork Creator
www.cryptoglobe.com - March 15 at 3:07 PM
Litecoin Price Resumes its Push to $60Litecoin Price Resumes its Push to $60
nulltx.com - March 15 at 12:07 PM
Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Coin anticipates bullish breakout as it continues to tread below $60Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis: Coin anticipates bullish breakout as it continues to tread below $60
ambcrypto.com - March 15 at 6:06 AM
Exclusive: Litecoin Creator: Bitcoin Currently is Unsuitable as Payment MediumExclusive: Litecoin Creator: Bitcoin Currently is Unsuitable as Payment Medium
english.chaindd.com - March 15 at 4:06 AM
Litecoin [LTC] creator Charlie Lee: People deleting Coinbase don’t actually use itLitecoin [LTC] creator Charlie Lee: People deleting Coinbase don’t actually use it
ambcrypto.com - March 15 at 4:06 AM
Move to the Downside Expected Before Another Increase (Bitcoin & Litecoin Price)Move to the Downside Expected Before Another Increase (Bitcoin & Litecoin Price)
blockonomi.com - March 14 at 2:37 PM

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