Top Five Cryptocurrencies Along With Bitcoin Enjoying A Better Than A Year Ago
As you already know, 2018 has not been a good year for cryptocurrencies. In fact, some have gone as far as to call it a bloodbath. While the constant bear market is definitely not good for the crypto industry, many have learned the hard way that making quick profits with cryptos is neither easy nor advisable.
Those who decided to make long-term investments are now taking the center stage. Still, while the year has been pretty bad, and a lot of coins have lost a lot of their value (some as much as 90%), there are still several coins that are better off today than they were a year ago. Let's list them up, and check which cryptos have been the most resilient to this prolonged bear attack.
6 Cryptocurrencies Doing Better Than A Year Ago
Of course, we will start off with Bitcoin. Bitcoin has lost a lot of its value since January 2018. At the beginning of the year, the coin was valued at $20,000 per piece. These days, it's struggling to reach $6,500 again. However, if we look further back, this time last year, BTC was much lower than it is today. Even after 9 months of a bear market, BTC is still as much as 40% higher than it was 365 days ago. While the coin remains subjected to high volatility, this should still give you hope for its future.
Dogecoin has surprised a lot of people in the last few weeks, as it remains one of the rare few coins that have started growing, and just continued doing so. Currently, the coin is 210% higher than it was a year ago, which would be amazing even if we weren't talking about the meme-coin.
WaltconChain's native currency has expressed some interesting behavior over the course of 2018. While it is not looking too hot at the moment, it is still almost 200% higher than it was a year ago. Like Dogecoin, Walton is proof that crypto is not dead until it's dead, and that anything is possible given proper conditions.
Bytom has somehow managed to remain strangely discreet and unnoticeable. A lot of investors aren't even aware of its position as per market cap. However, this doesn't mean that Bytom has given up. Instead, the coin has been working hard to make a name for itself, and it is currently 220% stronger than it was a year ago. While there is no certainty regarding the longevity of its success, the coin seems to be doing fine for now.
While a lot of coins have lost their value throughout the year. EOS seems to have lost even more. Despite some pretty significant feats, including a MainNet launch, EOS still has a lot of people giving it suspicious looks. However, even with all that has happened to it, EOS is currently over 430% stronger than it was last September. While the coin is currently having a tough time, its community and supporters should remember that EOS has made a big difference in the last 365 days.
Finally, we have our sixth coin, which is Stellar Lumens. While Stellar is quite different from regular cryptos in numerous aspects, today we are only interested in one — its 920% growth in the previous 365 days. While this may change at any time, it is still a very impressive achievement.