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Bitcoin Holds Above $4,000, Tron About to Take Tether’s #8 Spot on CMC

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:47
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Yuri Molchan
Bitcoin manages to stay above the $4,000 point with the overall green top-10 list, Tron is holding 9th spot, eager to keep moving forward until the end
Bitcoin Holds Above $4,000, Tron About to Take Tether’s #8 Spot on CMC
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On Wednesday, January 9, the upper ten coins on Coinmarketcap look pretty well. Nearly all of them are in the green.

BCHSV is the only loser

With Tron (TRX) on Monday pushing out Bitcoin Cash SV from its 9th spot on the top-10 list, BCHSV is now the only crypto asset in the red. Over the last 24 hours, it has dropped a little, whereas the other top ten coins are rising.

The top gainer today is Tron, having added 5.34 percent at the time of writing this article.

The other eight virtual assets have risen within 2 percent, more or less. The top three gainers here are Litecoin (+1.75 percent), Ethereum (+1.72 percent) and EOS (+1.67 percent).

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Tron aims at surpassing Tether

As U.Today reported earlier, Tron swapped places with BCHSV, exceeding the latter by the market cap value. Now, one of the major Tronix, a co-founder of,  has announced on Twitter that Tether (USDT) stablecoin will be the next for Tron to move out of the way.

Curiously, Tron has almost caught up with the stablecoin by the market cap figure. The similar situation was with Bitcoin Cash SV and TRX got over that gap within one day.

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More good news for Tron

Tron Arcade fund has reported in Twitter that the first dApp ever made on Tron, Tronbet, is among the top-five dApps on the website. It holds spot #5.

Top-20 best-performer

As for the list of top coins from #20 to #10, the worst performers here today are Dash (-0.01 percent) and the Maker stablecoin (-3.08 percent). Curiously, Maker has recently managed to enter the top-20 ‘club’ whereas before it had been hanging just outside it for quite a while.

The best-performing assets on this list so far are Neo (+11.15 percent) and Binance Coin (+5.99 percent). It is closely followed by Cardano (+3.39 percent). The other virtual assets on this list have not grown higher than + 2 percent.

Among the other top gainers on January 9, beyond the top-20 list, are Holo (+18.07 percent), Pundi X (+17.62 percent), Aurora (+11.26 percent).

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About the author

Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at