Breaking News
0

Here Comes Litecoin Cash

Cryptocurrency NewsFeb 16, 2018 07:31AM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This article has already been saved in your Saved Items
 

Investing.com - A major fork in the cryptocurrency world is coming and its generating some controversy, even though splits have become common in the past year.Sometime on February 19, Litecoin Cash will fork from Litecoin, currently the sixth largest digital currency by market capitalization.The situation is reminiscent of the famous Bitcoin Cash split from Bitcoin in August 2017, one of 19 Bitcoin forks last year.Like any hard fork, Litecoin Cash will have its own blockchain technology, separate to the existing one. Its founders say Litecoin Cash's block speed will be significantly faster than Litecoin and Bitcoin.Litecoin's creator, Charlie Lee, has reportedly warned that any fork could be a scam, because the new coin would be leveraging the Litecoin name to establish legitimacy. Litecoin Cash's creators told Business Insider that the coin is not a scam and offered significant improvement.Some market watchers are predicting that forks will become even more common after the recent launch of Forkgen, a site that enables people with sufficient programming skills to create spinoff currencies.

Here Comes Litecoin Cash
 

Add a Comment

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind: 

  • Enrich the conversation
  • Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
  • Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
  •  Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
  • Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
  • Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
Comments
Yaniv Sharon
Yaniv Sharon Feb 19, 2018 7:18AM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
Buy?
Reply
0 0
Feb 19, 2018 7:18AM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
Maybe.
Reply
0 0
Feb 19, 2018 7:18AM ET
Saved. See Saved Items.
This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
Or maybe not.
Reply
0 0
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email