Litecoin Creator Calls Bitcoin Bull Run, Tron and BTT Rally, and Ripple and XRP Debate Heats Up: Crypto Update
Charlie Lee on Bitcoin
Litecoin creator Charlie Lee says he believes a Bitcoin bull run will push the price of BTC to $20,000 – but it could take a while. Lee posted his prediction on Telegram, saying the rally “should happen within the next 3 years.” Lee famously sold all of his LTC in December of 2017, near the height of the last Bitcoin bull run.
Tron and BitTorrent Token (BTT) Rally
Tron’s BitTorrent Token (BTT) is up more than 33% on CoinMarketCap at time of publishing. The coin, which is designed to reward users who share files on BitTorrent, is up more than 58% in the past 32 hours.
Meanwhile, Tron (TRX) is also on the rise, up more than 4% in the past 24 hours. Overall, the crypto market is starting the week with mixed price action. The top three coins, Bitcoin, XRP and Ethereum are down while EOS, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin are slightly up.
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Ripple and XRP Debate
A debate on Ripple and XRP lit up crypto Reddit today.
A post on whether XRP is actually a cryptocurrency surged to the top of the cryptocurrency subreddit. Here’s a look at the top responses to the post, titled “Change my mind: Ripple (xrp) is NOT a cryptocurrency. It’s a token issued by a company that pretends it is a crypto.”