Crypto Enthusiasts Resources, Ep. 1: Altcoins Ups And Downs

in steemit •  9 months ago

Since many of my followers are interested in cryptocurrencies, I decided to create a 30 days challenge related to crypto resources. For the next 30 days I will post - each day - a resource (a website, a Telegram channel, a Slack room, etc) with a little bit of its usefulness and how you should consume it.

Altcoins Racing

Let's start with an interesting price tracker, dedicated to the minnows of the token ring: altcoins. You can find it at and you get an interesting picture of the winners and losers of the last hour, day, or week.

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You can see the gains and losses in BTC or USD (the $ switch is a bit hard to find in the beginning, but you'll get used to it). If you are into altcoins, or if you play the investment game with only a few bucks, and put it mainly in altcoins, then you should really watch this site.

Many of the losers are just jokes, with volumes of a few hundreds dollars, but all the altcoins are there and with the volatility these days, this price tracker gives some focus.

The project is part of a bigger family of websites, Will present more of their projects in future posts.

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Interesting ! Looking for a Tool like this, excited for more Post like this. Coinmarketcap is not good enough and I don't feel it's real-time


You do realize the infomration on coinmarketcap and from the 3 or 4 coins I compared was exactly the same correct?

Now that's a great site to keep track !!

Thanks for this. It will come in really useful soon when I delve a bit deeper into the crypto world. ;-)


You're welcome. How's the training going? Your ultra is this weekend, right?


The training is going ok. I'm dialing back the distance now and focusing more on stretching and getting loose. My biggest issue is tendonitis in my ankle, so if I can sort that out I'll be fine.

The race is in three weeks, so still some time left ;-)

What I really need is for the weather to sort itself out so it is not so miserable.
It's either raining or really windy (like this morning) which is not much fun to be out in.

But I'll get there. I'm running faster than I was before my first ultra and I've put in more distance in training. I've also upgraded my running kit and thanks to my wife, I have gourmet gels for nutrition during the race.

So this is going to be a bunch of fun I think. ;-)

Hows things with you?

I will have a look, seems to be a good alternative to coinmarketcap


It's a mashup on top of cmp, they use their API, but it's focused only on altcoins.

Super cool idea! You must have a ton of free time to post every single day... but a 30 days challange is something that i will try as well as soon as i will have my vacation!
I am using for the moment the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Bitshares, Status, Humaniq and of course Steem. What do you think about them?
O zii frumoasa iti doresc Dragos!😉


It's not about free time, as I really don't have it. I have a day job and other obligations too. But I've been writing for 10 years so now it comes a bit easier. I also did 3-4 30 days challenges on Steemit alone since I joined.

From the cryptos you listed, I only see Bitshares and Steem as being a worthy, medium/long time investment. Bitcoin / Litecoin, too popular. Dogecoin too close of a community, and Status, Humaniq, sorry but I know nothing about them.. I'll have a look when I get some free time ;)

Zi faina si tie! :)

I am happy to see Greencoin +819 %

hey @dragosroua,
This is good information, you always update the data to facilitate and analyze. This is a good job

Why does Steem price goes down ? Ideally it has now its own value, so it should increase. But as the BTC price goes up, steem price goes down.

I didn't see famous ALT Coins here! Anyway it's a nice tool!


What should I buy?

I'll stick with coinmarketcap. I like how if I want to see the biggest gainers or losers I can just got to that site, but I wish they had a filter so I could get rid of all the coins with a few $100 in volume.

To busy with all those crapcoins.

Most of the high gainers are anonymous coins but I can see how it could be useful tracking your favorite coins