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10 Top Cryptocurrencies 2018: Bitcoin’s Biggest Competitors

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Bitcoin may still be going strong in 2018, but that doesn't mean it's without rivals. We're looking at the 10 top cryptocurrencies 2018 list.

10 Top Cryptocurrencies 2018: Bitcoin's Biggest Competitors

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Our 10 top cryptocurrencies 2018 list is made with data taken from coinmarketcap.com . The cryptocurrencies on this list are being ranked based on their market capitalization, not by how much a single coin is worth.

Here is the 10 top cryptocurrencies 2018 list.

  1. Bitcoin - It's no surprise that bitcoin tops this list with a market cap of $288 billion.
  2. Ripple - This cyrptocurrency isn't based on bitcoin and is designed for peer to peer debt transfer.
  3. Ethereum - This virtual currency got its start in 2015 and some are predicting that it will one day catch bitcoin.
  4. Bitcoin Cash - This is a split off of bitcoin that increased the block size from 1MB to 8MB.
  5. Cardano - What we have here is an open source cyrptocurrency with a market cap of $23 billion.
  6. NEM - This one was designed with the goal of being simple and flexible to develop.
  7. Litecoin - The claim to fame here is that this is the first virtual currency to use Scrypt for its hashing algorithm.
  8. TRON - The focus of this one is to create a free content entertainment system with blockchain that spans the world.
  9. IOTA - This one uses the tangle instead of blockchain and is the first to do so.
  10. Stellar - We finish off the list with another open source cyprtocurrency that has a market cap of $10 billion.

You can follow this link to learn more about the members of our 10 top cryptocurrencies 2018 list.

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As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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