Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
[NEWS BLOG]: Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
The start of 2020 is a great time to look at the path travelled by cryptocurrencies up and down the price charts and analyze how these coins have been performing throughout the previous year. The prices of most cryptocurrencies changed tremendously throughout 2019, as the year started off slow but then saw most cryptocurrencies jump in value over the first six months.
However, some like Luna Coin (LUNA) exhibiting a considerable growth of 48,900%. Others, such as Lumen (XLM), lost more than half their price value and tumbled from the pedestal of crypto glory. DogeCoin (DOGE) demonstrated the lowest volatility, which is entering 2020 at the same price as 12 months ago
The biggest move: -30% in November
XRP wraps up the list of disappointments with its 47% drop over a period of one year and a 30% drop in November. While still continuing to fall, XRP set a record for the number of transactions in early December. On Dec. 2, the total amount of transferred assets reached $1 billion, making some users believe that the team behind the cryptocurrency, Ripple, was intentionally crashing the XRP price.
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Crypto and Blockchain Jobs Have Increased By 26% Since 2018: Research
Those seeking employment in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry have reason to be positive, says employment search company Indeed.
The number of bitcoin, blockchain and crypto-related employment ads in shares per million on the popular job listing site rose by 26 percent from 2018–2019, following a four-year trend of 1,457 percent growth in the sector, according to a “Seen by Indeed” study released Thursday.
On the other hand, sector-specific job searches dropped 53 percent over the same period, following a longer downward trend, the firm found. Enthusiasm among job hunters peaked during the height of the crypto bull market in late 2017, - read more.
Rainforest Charity Launches Crypto Appeal to Help Protect Amazon
A veteran non-profit is embracing the crypto community to fight forest fires in the Amazon.
The Rain Forest Foundation, founded in 1987, announced today a campaign to fight the Brazilian forest fires with the help of the crypto community. Although the foundation has accepted crypto for years—and even developed their own, BitSeed, in 2014–the Brazilian fires has given the Foundation a new impetus for embracing the crypto community.
Deforestation is up 278% from a year ago last July with the number of forest fires doubling between January and August 2018 to 2019, according to the Rain Forest Foundation. The organization is seeking - read more.
OMG Network’s Token Climbs 252% This Week; What’s Pumping It?
OMG Network’s native token OMISEGO (OMG) logged a milestone price rally in the running week.
The 25th largest cryptocurrency surged by up to 252 percent in the days leading to its integration into the world’s leading stablecoin project, Tether. As of Friday, the OMG/USD exchange rate had established a year-to-date high at $9.86 before correcting lower on profit-taking sentiment
In retrospect, OMG serves as a utility token through which users interact with the OMG Network, a Layer-2 scaling protocol for Ethereum. Similar to Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, OMD Network aims to achieve a higher transaction throughput for Ethereum at a lower cost.- read more.