Litecoin Price, News and Analysis (LTC)

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$85.73
($9.78) (-11.41%)
(As of 06/22/2018 12:46 PM ET)
1-Hour Price Change +0.69%
1-Day Price Change -11.41%
7-Day Price Change -12.62%
1-Day Volume$409.24 million
Market Cap$4.89 billion
BTC Price0.01392820 BTC
Circulating Supply57.09 million
Total Supply57.09 million
Maximum Supply84.00 million

About Litecoin (LTC)

Currency Details

Name Litecoin
SymbolLTC
Market Capitalization$4.89 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 $85.73 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Litecoin for 0.01392820 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Litecoin in U.S. dollars is $4.89 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: Bytom, Verge, Dogecoin, CyberMiles, Syscoin, Polymath, Matrix AI Network, GameCredits, Gulden, Einsteinium, BridgeCoin, Viacoin, Presearch, RevolutionVR and Nework.

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:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  127
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Litecoin (LTC) News Headlines

DateHeadline
A Leading Philippines Bank RCBC Opts For Stellar, Shuns Ripple: Litecoin, EOS, Tron, Stellar Lumens and IOTA Technical Analysis (June 22, 2018)A Leading Philippines Bank RCBC Opts For Stellar, Shuns Ripple: Litecoin, EOS, Tron, Stellar Lumens and IOTA Technical Analysis (June 22, 2018)
www.newsbtc.com - June 22 at 6:02 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – June 21Litecoin Price Analysis – June 21
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 21 at 10:05 PM
Interview: UK Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Litecoin Futures TradingInterview: UK Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Litecoin Futures Trading
www.ccn.com - June 21 at 6:04 PM
A Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet SA Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet S
news.bitcoin.com - June 21 at 2:10 PM
Litecoin Futures are a Go on UK Crypto ExchangeLitecoin Futures are a Go on UK Crypto Exchange
www.newsbtc.com - June 21 at 10:03 AM
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Bithumb Hack Doesn’t Change Bitcoin’s FundamentalsLitecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Bithumb Hack Doesn’t Change Bitcoin’s Fundamentals
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 21 at 10:03 AM
Bithumb Hack Does Not Change Bitcoin Fundamentals, Says Litecoin Founder Charlie LeeBithumb Hack Does Not Change Bitcoin Fundamentals, Says Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee
cointelegraph.com - June 21 at 7:15 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – June 20Litecoin Price Analysis – June 20
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 20 at 5:11 PM
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Litecoin FuturesUK Crypto Exchange to Launch Litecoin Futures
cointelegraph.com - June 20 at 12:10 PM
Crypto Facilites Announces Litecoin Futures TradingCrypto Facilites Announces Litecoin Futures Trading
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 20 at 12:10 PM
Crypto Facilities Set to Launch Litecoin Futures TradingCrypto Facilities Set to Launch Litecoin Futures Trading
www.financemagnates.com - June 20 at 11:13 AM
A British Crypto Exchange Is Launching Litecoin Futures TradingA British Crypto Exchange Is Launching Litecoin Futures Trading
www.coindesk.com - June 20 at 10:08 AM
To TRX Coin Holders: “Mainnet Launches Often Clip Price”: Tron, IOTA, Stellar Lumens, Litecoin and EOS Technical Analysis (June 20, 2018)To TRX Coin Holders: “Mainnet Launches Often Clip Price”: Tron, IOTA, Stellar Lumens, Litecoin and EOS Technical Analysis (June 20, 2018)
www.newsbtc.com - June 20 at 4:07 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – June 19Litecoin Price Analysis – June 19
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 20 at 12:11 AM
Crypto Analysis: Price Bounce Incoming for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash?Crypto Analysis: Price Bounce Incoming for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash?
www.financemagnates.com - June 19 at 2:10 PM
Russia Change Tact, Now Backs Litecoin and 5 Other Cryptos Via SberBank: IOTA, Stellar Lumens, EOS, Litecoin and Tron Technical Analysis (June 19, 2018)Russia Change Tact, Now Backs Litecoin and 5 Other Cryptos Via SberBank: IOTA, Stellar Lumens, EOS, Litecoin and Tron Technical Analysis (June 19, 2018)
www.newsbtc.com - June 19 at 5:09 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – June 18Litecoin Price Analysis – June 18
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 18 at 5:09 PM
Two Major Russian Banks to Offer Crypto-Based Fund for Retail InvestorsTwo Major Russian Banks to Offer Crypto-Based Fund for Retail Investors
cointelegraph.com - June 18 at 12:06 PM
Another Bug Wipes $200 Million Off EOS: IOTA, EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens and Tron Technical Analysis (June 18, 2018)Another Bug Wipes $200 Million Off EOS: IOTA, EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens and Tron Technical Analysis (June 18, 2018)
www.newsbtc.com - June 18 at 7:18 AM
Litecoin Long-term Price AnalysisLitecoin Long-term Price Analysis
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 16 at 4:09 PM
If Bitcoin isn’t a Security According to SEC, Which Coins are? : IOTA, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Litecoin and Tron Technical Analysis (June 16, 2018)If Bitcoin isn’t a Security According to SEC, Which Coins are? : IOTA, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Litecoin and Tron Technical Analysis (June 16, 2018)
www.newsbtc.com - June 16 at 10:03 AM
Litecoin Price Analysis – June 15Litecoin Price Analysis – June 15
www.cryptoglobe.com - June 15 at 5:08 PM
5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds
cointelegraph.com - June 13 at 10:08 PM
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
(IBM Through Stellar Blockchain Has A Grand Plan For Indonesian Rain Forests) IOTA, Stellar Lumens, Tron, Litecoin, EOS Technical Analysis for May 17, 2018(IBM Through Stellar Blockchain Has A Grand Plan For Indonesian Rain Forests) IOTA, Stellar Lumens, Tron, Litecoin, EOS Technical Analysis for May 17, 2018
www.newsbtc.com - May 16 at 8:24 PM
TapJets Announces Plans to Accept Crypto CoinsTapJets Announces Plans to Accept Crypto Coins
cryptovest.com - May 16 at 11:21 AM
Infinito Wallet: Universal Cryptocurrency Wallet for Multiple CurrenciesInfinito Wallet: Universal Cryptocurrency Wallet for Multiple Currencies
blockonomi.com - May 16 at 3:19 AM
Forex Platform Serving Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Adds Crypto TradingForex Platform Serving Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Adds Crypto Trading
cointelegraph.com - May 14 at 7:36 PM
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
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 04Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 04
cointelegraph.com - May 5 at 12:25 AM
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www.crypto-news.net - May 3 at 4:28 PM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, TRON, EOS: Price Analysis, April 30Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, TRON, EOS: Price Analysis, April 30
cointelegraph.com - May 1 at 12:48 AM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, April 28Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, April 28
cointelegraph.com - April 28 at 12:08 PM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 25Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 25
cointelegraph.com - April 25 at 11:06 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
DMG Blockchain Welcomes Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee to its Advisory Board, as the Company Prepares to Add Litecoin Mining to Its MaaS OfferingDMG Blockchain Welcomes Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee to its Advisory Board, as the Company Prepares to Add Litecoin Mining to Its MaaS Offering
feeds.benzinga.com - April 24 at 4:48 AM
WikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service ViolationWikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service Violation
cointelegraph.com - April 21 at 8:09 AM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21
cointelegraph.com - April 21 at 4:09 AM
Bitcoin Set For First Biweekly Gain This Year, Buying Strongest Since March 2017Bitcoin Set For First Biweekly Gain This Year, Buying Strongest Since March 2017
cointelegraph.com - April 20 at 2:43 PM

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