Bitcoin is the world’s number one cryptocurrency by market cap. At the time of writing, it is trading for well over $8,700 and has been on a bull run since early January.
Why Will Bitcoin Always Be at the Top?
There is widespread speculation, however, that the currency may have reached its peak technology-wise. While the asset may be the top cryptocurrency in terms of size and age, there are several new altcoins that have entered the space allegedly capable of outperforming their “daddy.”
Ethereum, for example, is the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency and the primary competitor to bitcoin. While ETH is not necessarily as large as its predecessor or as widely used or traded, it’s blockchain is considered faster and more diverse. Ethereum, given its capabilities with smart contracts, is also the most popular blockchain for building new decentralized apps (Dapps) and tokens. Read More...