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Is The Tron Coin An Overhyped Cryptocurrency?

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Is The Tron Coin An Overhyped Cryptocurrency?

Tron (TRX) could be overhyped going by the recent loss in its market ranking, not minding the continuous developments within its blockchain.

This is after its founder, Justin Sun gave his target for the year which was for it to attain the 4th position in the market ranking. The end of the first quarter had shown that the coin could actually be overhyped.

Some of the reasons why this position could be correct are:
1) It is occupying a lower position at the end of the first quarter
2) Its partnerships with Binance could not be justified
3) The number of updates did not improve its price
4) Its increase in user base could not justify its present performance

It is occupying a lower position at the end of the first quarter

At the beginning of the year after Tron Foundation CEO, Justin Sun gave his vision for TRX for the year 2019, many fans of the token were glad and hoped that this year will be a year of recovery of lost fortune due to the crypto winter of 2018. At the beginning of the year, the coin was at the 10th position but is present at the 11th spot irrespective of the high expectations for the coin reboun.

Its partnership with Binance could not be justified

When the Tron team announced in January that they will be launching the BitTorrent token (BTT) with one of the support arm of Binance, The Binance Launchpad and that the holders of the BTT would be rewarded with the TRX token. This led to a high demand for TRX. Between then and now, one could agree that the price of the coin is lower even though the BTT token is traded in various exchanges.

The number of updates did not improve its price

One of the top coins with continuous updates is TRX. However, these updates had not translated to improved price for the cryptocurrency. Which shows that all the recent data around the coin due to these updates are irrelevant and that the crypto could be overhyped.

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Tron (TRX) Finds its Way Back to the Top Ten List

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Tron CEO Justin Sun, known for his flair for publicity and announcement of any achievement on his network announced in a tweet that Tron has made its way back to the list of top ten performing cryptos. TRX’s performance has been outstanding since the second quarter of 2019 both in its level of development and features.

According to the Coinmarketcap.com index at the time of writing, the trend curve shows Tron is moving higher than most other coins including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). It currently trades at $0.039 increasing at 6.18% in 24 hours at a market cap of $2.6 billion.

A few days ago, Tron (TRX) had a new surge in price which saw it to the $0.04 trading price. This new rate has been retained seeing the digital asset performing higher than most other cryptos.

Looking at the recent happenings that have created a boost in Tron (TRX) performance; it can be easily seen that though the network has recorded few partnerships with other companies, more of what pushes up its performance is the volume of activities on the platform.

A report from Dapp.com states that Tron is the most ambitious project in the Dapp field. In the second quarter of the year, it has been able to launch $2 million projects more than other blockchain protocols in upgrading its Dapp ecosystem.

A review of TRX performance reveals that in a space of four months, the transaction volume increased from less than 130,000 transactions to  2 million transactions.

Investors may still not be so willing to stake much on this digital asset even with every sign of high returns, because the trend in activity can change any time.

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World’s Largest Interdealer Broker to Offer Crypto Derivatives

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Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Cryptocurrencies

TP ICAP has entered the crypto market where it is to offer crypto derivatives, hoping to boost its dwindling core business which is in commodity, financial and energy markets. Last year, TP ICAP lost 36% of its market value in the wake of the financial crisis.

It has since salvaged about 10%. TP ICAP is set to be the intermediary between customers wanting to buy and sell Bitcoin futures, Bloomberg reports.

The firm’s new venture will be based in London and will be led by Simon Foster and Duncan Trenholme. This move is however not sudden as it might seem. Roughly a year ago, TP launched a working group tasked with examining the firm’s best approach to cryptocurrency.

Notably, a year later, they announce their approach to crypto to be trading of Bitcoin futures and they envision adding non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) tied to Bitcoin.

This is a sweet spot for the firm as it joins other big players such as Fidelity Investments, JP Morgan, and Intercontinental Exchange to engage in crypto derivatives trade. These firms’ decision to engage in Bitcoin, derivatives trade is unlike their clients’ who prefer to not trade in cryptocurrencies that are still recovering from the infamous yearlong slump.

Bakkt, a much-anticipated crypto trading platform known for its multiple delayed times is set to launch its own physically settled Bitcoin futures trading testing on July 22. Additionally, Nasdaq is set to launch its own crypto futures platform during the course of this year.

“Every institution is on an educational journey,” said Trenholme, who is co-leading TP ICAP’s new venture. “Many are exploring how tokens can legitimately be traded or stored and I’d expect more projects to hit the market over the next year or two.”

TP ICAP is also exploring other digital asset offerings. The firm is thinking about participating in the actual cryptocurrency market. “We want to be close to what’s happening within this nascent asset class because we believe it’s important to invest in the early stages of a growing market,” said Simon Foster.

“TP ICAP also understands that this technology could disrupt or impact other asset classes where we currently operate, so we feel it’s important to be informed.”

This venture will entail cash-settled futures contracts trading on a regulated market which will be managed by CME Group to avoid potential risks of fraud and market manipulation. Their clients will also have to undergo rigorous anti-money laundering and identity checks.

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