Ethereum (ETH) Continues to Hold Distance from Ripple’s XRP by Market Cap

January 5th, 2018 – Ethereum (ETH), the second largest digital coin by market capitalization continues to showcase strong community support for the upcoming hard fork as its value presents staying in the green for a longer period of time comparing to the other leading cryptocurrencies.

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Source: coinmarketcap

The being tested $160.00 level has not been touched by the pair ETH/USD since mid-November when the violent market sell-off took place during the infamous hashwars.

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Together with Litecoin’s LTC/USD  10.15% gain, TRON TRX/USD  4.94% – ETH/USD 3.58% is leading the recovery momentum which failed two-three days ago when Bitcoin BTC could not make it above $4000.00.

Its two billion market cap difference with the speedy and 2018 rival XRP stays put as the third largest cryptocoin battles sellers to not drop below $0.3500.

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The Constantinople hard fork is a blockchain upgrade that will implement five improvement protocols into Ethereum’s blockchain. Four are focusing on short-term scaling, while the other is centered around reducing Ether issuance from three ETH to two ETH a block. [Read]

According to a video posted online by the Ethereum foundation, the ETH dev team has seemingly come to a consensus in regards to the implementation of its new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm.

Martin Holst Swende – top of Security:

“Our Current PoW algorithm, Ethash, has flaws which are currently being targeted, that’s why I would like to switch as soon as possible to give us time to move to proof-of-stake.”

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CryptoCurrencyUSDChange 1hChange 24hChange 7d
Bitcoin39,885 0.08 % 1.80 % 23.16 %
Ethereum2,291.8 0.15 % 0.07 % 14.37 %
Tether1.000 0.39 % 0.44 % 0.11 %
Binance Coin311.74 0.50 % 0.48 % 6.09 %
Cardano1.280 0.08 % 0.69 % 8.76 %
XRP0.7157 1.01 % 11.67 % 24.75 %
USD Coin0.9991 0.15 % 0.37 % 0.85 %
Dogecoin0.2074 0.54 % 1.78 % 8.25 %
Polkadot14.46 0.13 % 1.63 % 16.62 %
Binance USD0.9990 0.12 % 0.39 % 0.83 %

bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 39,866.00
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 2,289.37
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
binance-coin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 313.53
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 1.27
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 0.706214
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 0.998195
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.207708
polkadot
Polkadot (DOT) $ 14.73
binance-usd
Binance USD (BUSD) $ 0.997682