Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Monero Crash as Bitcoin Surges

Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Monero Crash as Bitcoin Surges

As Bitcoin price continues to enjoy an upward thrust, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Monero continue to struggle. Bitcoin is heading towards clear blue skies. A 12.5 percent appreciation of the digital asset over a period of one week is no joke. While it is good news for Bitcoin, the same can’t be said for other promising cryptocurrencies. Ethereum. Ethereum has been having its fair share of problems even before the increase of Bitcoin price. Under sustained attack, transactions on the Ethereum network almost came to a standstill, with each transaction taking hours if not days for....


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