Monero (CURRENCY:XMR) traded down 2.9% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 17:00 PM E.T. on July 14th. One Monero coin can now be bought for approximately $87.96 or 0.00825535 BTC on exchanges including OKEx, Nanex, Ovis and Trade Satoshi. Over the last seven days, Monero has traded down 15.6% against the dollar. Monero has a total market capitalization of $1.50 billion and approximately $120.46 million worth of Monero was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.
Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours:
- Bytecoin (BCN) traded down 6.7% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0008 or 0.00000007 BTC.
- Aeon (AEON) traded 1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.65 or 0.00006106 BTC.
- DigitalNote (XDN) traded down 3.8% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0012 or 0.00000011 BTC.
- BitNewChain (BTN) traded down 6.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0356 or 0.00000334 BTC.
- Boolberry (BBR) traded 7.5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.44 or 0.00004116 BTC.
- BitTube (TUBE) traded down 4.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0217 or 0.00000204 BTC.
- Stellite (XTL) traded up 3.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0002 or 0.00000004 BTC.
- Digital Insurance Token (DIT) traded 10.8% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0035 or 0.00000033 BTC.
- Karbo (KRB) traded 3.8% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0890 or 0.00000834 BTC.
- Sumokoin (SUMO) traded 0.9% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0320 or 0.00000300 BTC.
Monero Coin Profile
Monero is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the CryptoNight hashing algorithm. Its launch date was June 2nd, 2014. Monero’s total supply is 17,098,337 coins. The official website for Monero is www.monero.cc. Monero’s official Twitter account is @monerocurrency and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official message board for Monero is forum.getmonero.org. The Reddit community for Monero is /r/monero and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.
According to CryptoCompare, “Ring Signature The Basics In cryptography, a ring signature is a type of digital signature that can be performed by any member of a group of users that each have keys. Therefore, a message signed with a ring signature is endorsed by someone in a particular group of people. One of the security properties of a ring signature is that it should be computationally infeasible to determine which of the group members’ keys was used to produce the signature. For instance, a ring signature could be used to provide an anonymous signature from “a high-ranking White House official”, without revealing which official signed the message. Ring signatures are right for this application because the anonymity of a ring signature cannot be revoked, and because the group for a ring signature can be improvised (requires no prior setup). Application to Monero A ring signature makes use of your account keys and a number of public keys (also known as outputs) pulled from the blockchain using a triangular distribution method. Over the course of time, past outputs could be used multiple times to form possible signer participants. In a “ring” of possible signers, all ring members are equal and valid. There is no way an outside observer can tell which of the possible signers in a signature group belongs to your account. So, ring signatures ensure that transaction outputs are untraceable. Moreover, there are no fungibility issues with Monero given that every transaction output has plausible deniability (e.g. the network can not tell which outputs are spent or unspent). To read how Monero gives you privacy by default (unlinkability), see stealth addresses. “
Buying and Selling Monero
Monero can be bought or sold on these cryptocurrency exchanges: Ovis, Livecoin, Cryptomate, LiteBit.eu, OpenLedger DEX, Trade Satoshi, TradeOgre, Graviex, SouthXchange, CoinEx, B2BX, Huobi, Mercatox, Gate.io, Coinut, Coinbe, Coindeal, BTC Trade UA, Tux Exchange, Stocks.Exchange, DragonEX, HitBTC, Kraken, Exmo, Coinroom, Nanex, Liquid, Poloniex, BitBay, Binance, Bittrex, Upbit, Braziliex, Cryptopia, Waves Decentralized Exchange, Bitfinex, Bithumb, Instant Bitex, Exrates, Bitlish, BTC-Alpha, Crex24, Bitbns, Bisq and OKEx. It is usually not presently possible to purchase alternative cryptocurrencies such as Monero directly using U.S. dollars. Investors seeking to trade Monero should first purchase Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that deals in U.S. dollars such as Gemini, GDAX or Coinbase. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to purchase Monero using one of the exchanges listed above.
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