First quarter 2019 crypto roundup: How did Litecoin perform?

Litecoin (LTC) was created back in 2011 as one of the earliest forks of the cryptocurrency OG, Bitcoin. Like many other blockchain and cryptocurrency projects promise, Litecoin was developed with the intention of improving on Bitcoin by offering a cryptocurrency better suited to high volume, low value, everyday transactions. This supposed “lite” cryptocurrency has a block time that’s about 25-percent less than Bitcoin’s. In theory, it should process and validate transactions quicker than Bitcoin. Despite sounding like it solves many of the issues that plague Bitcoin, Litecoin has not reached the same market cap as its parent coin. That said,…

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