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The number of new cryptocurrencies is of course rising, and you do have plenty of them to choose from. With that in mind below I have compiled a listing of some of the most used and traded ones and I will also give you an idea of their current market capitalizations.
What I would also urge you to do is to factor into your decision the trading fees associated with buying and selling them too, and also find out how many digital currency exchanges will allow you to buy and sell them too.
One thing you will not want to experience is to having very little choice in regards to which exchanges do allow you to buy certain cryptocurrencies using a payment method you wish to use, for that could see you having to pay more to use the services of an exchange.
As long as you are fully aware of the very volatile nature of all digital currencies, and ensure you have a safe and secure way of storing them too, you could end up making some excellent returns if you are using Bitcoin or for that matter any digital currency for investment purposes.
It will not surprise you to learn that Bitcoin is of course the most used and most valuable cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin currently, at the time of compiling this guide, has a market capitalization $248,000,230,248.
In regards to the average daily volume traded of Bitcoin that figure is $17,786,000,000, and the current circulating supply is a huge 16,790,012 BTC. The symbol for Bitcoin is BTC.
You are also probably already aware of the second most used digital currency, that of course being Ethereum, which currently has a market capitalization of a huge $105,894,071,815, and the average daily volume traded is equally as high at $7,847,790,000.
If you are interested in knowing just what the circulating supply of Ethereum is, that figure is 96,852,858 ETH. If you wish to buy that cryptocurrency you will need to know that the symbol for Ethereum is ETH.
Moving onto the third most popular cryptocurrency, that is Ripple, and it is one that has proven to be popular with first time investors as its price isn’t as ridiculously high as other cryptocurrencies, at the moment.
The market capitalization of Ripple is $96,221,450,145 and the average daily volume traded is $3,062,310,000. A couple of other facts and figures about people are that its circulating supply is 38,739,144,847 XRP and the symbol for Ripple is XRP.
If you are looking for a very convenient to use and readily available cryptocurrency then you may be interested in Bitcoin Cash. That digital currency has a market capitalization of $39,811,148,143 and its average daily volume traded figure is $1,347,910,000.
It does have a huge circulating supply which for reference is 16,900,425 BCH and to be able to buy it you will need to know the symbol for Bitcoin Cash and that is BCH.
One of the newer up and coming cryptocurrencies is Cardano and already is has a market capitalization $23,199,957,551 which is very impressive.
The average daily volume traded amount of Cardano is $264,558,000 and it current circulating supply is huge at 25,927,070,538 ADA. The symbol for Cardano is ADA, and you will find more than enough digital currency exchanges that have it on offer.
Quite a number of digital currency investors have chosen to make NEM their cryptocurrency of choice and it boasts a market capitalization of some $14,498,909,998. It does also have a large average daily volume traded figure which for reference is $82,209,000.
If you are interesting in knowing the circulating supply that is some 8,999,999,999 XEM. The only other thing you will need to be aware of is that the symbol for NEM is XEM.
The ease of use that is offered by Litecoin and the fact it is a readily available cryptocurrency has enabled it to become one of the more used cryptocurrencies.
The current Litecoin market capitalization is $13,687,103,535 and its average daily volume traded amount is $1,127,640,000. The circulating supply of Litecoin is 54,669,908 LTC, and the symbol for Litecoin is LTC.
More and more people are now choosing to use and invest in Stellar for it is looking likely it is going to remain one of the more popular cryptocurrencies, and its value could increase sooner rather than later.
A few facts and figures about it include the fact that Stellar has a current market capitalization of $11,366,938,798 and its average daily volume traded $261,648,000. The circulating supply of Stellar is 17,877,886,159 XLM and the symbol for Stellar is XLM.
You may not have heard or come across IOTA before, however it is one of the most used digital currencies and one that has been increasing in value quite steadily recently.
If it is a digital currency you are interested in using then be aware that the IOTA market capitalization is $10,495,145,010 and also that the average daily volume traded is $339,407,000, and also that it has a circulating supply of 2,779,530,283 MIOTA. The symbol for IOTA is MIOTA
I have noticed there are quite a lot f digital currency exchanges that offer TRON for sale and as such it is a cryptocurrency you will never have any problems being able to buy or sell.
The TRON market capitalization is quite large at some $9,795,625,952 and you may also be interested to learn that the average daily volume traded amount is $1,631,320,000, in regards to its circulating supply that is some 65,748,192,476 TRX and the symbol for TRON is TRX.
There has been and continues to be a great deal of interest in Dash and as such that may be a digital currency that you are interested in investing it.
Things you may be interested to learn about it include the Dash market capitalization is some $8,374,751,343 and the average daily volume traded amount is large at $202,786,000. Also be aware that the circulating supply is 7,806,079 DASH and the symbol for Dash is DASH.
If you have been interested in investing in or simply wish to use NEO then you will not be alone in doing so, for it is another digital currency that many people are using.
The NEO market capitalization is $6,475,040,000 and currently it has a average daily volume traded figure of some $222,585,000, other things that you may be interested in knowing are that its circulating supply is 65,000,000 NEO and also that the symbol for NEO is NEO
Knowing you are using a tried and tested and much more important trusted digital currency is of course important, and in regards to all three of those things you will find Monero does offer stability and reliability.
Monero has a market capitalization of $6,776,621,146, and the average daily volume of Monero that is traded is $352,519,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 15,580,015 XMR. The symbol for Monero is XMR.
It is of course up to you just which digital currency you do decide to use either to buy goods or services with or simply invest in, and another one to add to your list of them to check out is EOS.
EOS has a market capitalization of $5,491,952,372, and the average daily volume of EOS that is traded is $660,170,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 591,037,755 EOS. The symbol for EOS is EOS.
If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive digital currency to make use of them one that is just that currently is ICON, however as is always the case it price could sky rocket at any point in time, so do always keep that in mind.
ICON has a market capitalization of $4,529,858,802, and the average daily volume of ICON that is traded is $259,895,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 378,545,005 ICX. The symbol for ICON is ICX.
Always spend some time looking at the range of different cryptocurrencies that you can make use of for there are plenty of them to pick and choose from, and you may be interested in using a fairly new one then consider using Qtum.
Qtum has a market capitalization of $4,126,088,423, and the average daily volume of Qtum that is traded is $1,004,200,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 73,794,136 QTUM. The symbol for Qtum is QTUM.
Bitcoin Gold has been getting some mixed reviews, however if you do not want to spend a small fortune getting a foot on the digital currency ladder then it is of course one to seriously consider looking into.
Bitcoin Gold has a market capitalization of $4,034,438,393, and the average daily volume of Bitcoin Gold that is traded is $159,954,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 16,753,686 BTG. The symbol for Bitcoin Gold is BTG.
It always amazes people just how quickly some digital currencies take off, and take off is certainly something that Lisk as done recently, so maybe a small investment whilst the price is still low is something you should consider!
Lisk has a market capitalization of $3,623,974,777, and the average daily volume of Lisk that is traded is $123,415,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 116,808,212 LSK. The symbol for Lisk is LSK.
If you are looking for what I would call one of the more speculative investments in digital currencies then do take a look at what RaiBlocks has to offer you for it is certainly a unique cryptocurrency.
RaiBlocks has a market capitalization of $3,426,399,808, and the average daily volume of Monero that is traded is $40,477,800, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 133,248,289 XRB. The symbol for RaiBlocks is XRB.
I do know quite a number of people who currently do have holdings of Ethereum Classic, and that is usually one key most people take for looking at digital currencies they should invest in too.
Ethereum Classic has a market capitalization of $3,304,455,065, and the average daily volume of Monero that is traded is 684,515,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 98,982,901 ETC. The symbol for Ethereum Classic is ETC.
Verge is certainly a digital currency for you to keep your eye on, for it has been showing some rather interesting increases in value recently and may just be the one to consider investing in soon.
Verge has a market capitalization of $3,113,319,271, and the average daily volume of Verge that is traded is $899,353,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 14,517,016,093 XVG. The symbol for Verge is XVG.
Much like all other digital currencies when Siacoin was launched its value was by no means expensive, but over time it has been showing some very impressive growth rates which does of course make it yet another digital currency you may or even should consider buying.
Siacoin has a market capitalization of $2,535,700,327, and the average daily volume of Siacoin that is traded is $170,929,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 31,396,146,174 SC. The symbol for Siacoin is SC.
I often look at some of the more unique digital currencies when picking out ones to buy and then hold onto, and if that is something that you tend to do I do not think you will go far wrong with OmiseGO.
OmiseGO has a market capitalization of $2,468,123,608, and the average daily volume of OmiseGO that is traded is $286,496,000, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 102,042,552 OMG. The symbol for OmiseGO is OMG.
You will not have any problems finding a digital currency exchange that is going to offer you the option of buying or selling Bytecoin, for quite a lot of exchanges do have this digital currency available.
Bytecoin has a market capitalization of $2,337,508,786, and the average daily volume of Monero that is traded is $22,023,800, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 183,253,534,612 BCN. The symbol for Bytecoin is BCN.
One final digital currency that has been showing some remarkable increase in regards to its value recently is BitConnect, it is the type of digital currency I would consider making a small purchase of for it is likely to be on that will see some impressive increases in its value over time, how long it will take to increase in value however no one knows.
BitConnect has a market capitalization of $2,258,755,278, and the average daily volume of Monero that is traded is $17,736,900, and the circulating supply of this digital currency is 6,178,570 BCC. The symbol for BitConnect is BCC.
It s of course very important that you first understand the very real risks if you intend to buy any digital currencies as investment, for no matter which ones you do decide to make use of and purchase any quantity of there are never any guarantees the value of it will increase.
However, buying digital currencies is of course something that a lot of people are doing these days, not only for investment purposes but as a way of being able to buy goods and pay for services online or even as a way to send money to friends or family members in a low cost way.
What you will need to ensure you have access to when you wish to buy a digital currency of any type of a payment method to buy them with, and also then select a digital currency exchange that both accepts that payment method and also one that sells the digital currency you wish to buy of course.
You will also need to ensure that you have a digital wallet you can get them for free and they simply download onto your computer or onto your mobile device. Once you have all of the above you are then good and ready to buy any digital currency you wish to buy.
One aspect of storing your digital currencies that you should never overlook is the fact that storing them on any device that is connected to the internet could put those digital currencies at risk.
One of the very best ways that you can store digital currencies is on a device that is not connected to the internet in any way, so make sure that is something you look into and try and do for completely peace of mind and to always ensure the security of your digital currency holdings.