A Little Bit Higher Now

A little bit higher now. And a little bit higher now. The crypto market continued to show consistent growth this week, gaining over $2.5B in the overall market cap. Led by Litecoin (18.63%), Binance Coin (27.50%), and BAT (18.03%), the market grew a healthy two percent over the week. As for the top three coins:

Cryptocurrency Market Stats (3/8/19)

Bitcoin won the week with a 1.43% price increase. It continues to creep closer to the $4,000 mark.

Ethereum hardly moved, growing only 0.36%. The price remains just shy of $140.

XRP experienced a slight pullback of 2.57% inching toward $0.30.

Domestic Cryptocurrency News

Bye-bye, Visa. Hello, Bitcoin: Last week, Kroger, a prominent U.S. grocery store chain announced a store-wide ban on Visa payments starting in April. The move comes in response to Visa’s exorbitant processing fees, which are apparently making it difficult for the chain to maintain low prices for customers.

Bitcoin advocates were, of course, quick to swoop in. Anthony “Virus is spreading”Pompliano put in a…

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Source: https://thebitcoinnews.com/this-week-in-cryptocurrency-march-8-2019/