Ripple’s XRP Market Cap May Be 47% Lower Than Advertised

Ripple, the company behind XRP, may be overstating the digital token’s real market cap by as much as 47 percent, according to cryptocurrency data company Messari.  A Hole in the Plot According to a new Messari report, the total circulating supply of XRP 00 is 21.8 billion. This differs significantly from data provided to third-party […]

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This Bitcoin Price Indicator Adjusts For Lost and Unmoved Coins

Castle Island Venture’s Nic Carter, with the help of Blockchain.info’s Antoine Le Calvez, presented the concept of “Realized Value” for Bitcoin price at the Riga Baltic Honeybadger 2018 conference. The point was further elaborated upon in a Medium post by Murad Mahmudov and David Puell. Bitcoin’s Realized Value Ratio The Realized Value ratio is calculated by […]

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‘Market Cap is a Lie’ – Bitcoin Buy Support Dwarfs Ethereum, Altcoins

Bitcoin buy support is a superior metric to coin market capitalization for measuring the future of Bitcoin and altcoins, according to a new monitoring resource. ‘Market Cap Is A Lie’ CoinMarketBook, deliberately named to shadow the current ‘go-to’ directory for cryptocurrency statistics Coinmarketcap, launched in October – but its mission is markedly different. “Market cap […]

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