Hey ninjas, how’s the trading going? According to a press release published on the 16th of August, Elliot Gunton a 19-year-old was sentenced to 20 months in jail for supplying online personal data and hacking services for cryptocurrency.
The largest and most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin is trading above $10,000 dollars once again. BTC is currently trading around $10,325 and is up 4% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin achieved its highest point yesterday trading at $10,500. According to readings from Crypto Fear and Greed Index (CFGI), crypto investors are not as optimistic about Bitcoin as they appeared to0 be a few months ago.
The largest altcoin by market cap Ethereum is holding on to its position with a market cap of $19 billion. Ether, like most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies is reporting gains on the day, ether is up 0.82% in the last 24 hours and is currently trading around $185. Ether achieved its highest point yesterday trading at $187.77, and its lowest point trading at $181.22.
The second-largest altcoin by market cap Ripples XRP remains the second-largest altcoin with a market cap of $11 billion. XRP is reporting gains of over 1.8% and is currently trading around $0.26. XRP achieved its highest point yesterday trading at $0.26.
Litecoin and EOS are also reporting moderate gains on the day. Litecoin is currently trading around $73 at press time and is up 0.25%. EOS is up 0.76% and is trading around $3.58.