Following Crypto Mining Crash, GPU Producer Nvidia Worst Performer in S&P 500

The drastic decrease in crypto mining profitability has hit graphics processing unit (GPU) producers like Taiwan-based Nvidia hard. In Q4 2018, the firm experienced a massive sell-off of its shares, cutting the stock price by 54 percent and making it the worst performer in the S&P 500, CNBC reports on Dec. 21. From 2016 to September 2018, Nvidia’s market value markedly increased from $14 billion to $175 billion as demand for its GPUs in artificial intelligence (AI) and cryptocurrency mining grew. In May, the firm reported its profits from crypto…

Bitcoin, Altcoins Begin Recovery While Bitcoin Cash Becomes Top 20’s Worst Performer

  Cryptocurrency markets are recovering from their recent mini crash today, Nov. 16, with only Bitcoin Cash (BCH) going against a trend which saw assets gain as much as 4.3 percent in 24 hours. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 The fallout from turbulence over BCH’s controversial hard fork, which occurred Thursday, Nov. 15, appeared not to last, with Bitcoin (BTC) recovering a modest 1.35 percent Friday to trade around $5,590 by press time. The largest cryptocurrency had fallen hard in the hours leading up to the hard fork, at one point…

LTC/USD Top Performer as XLM Inch Higher

The altcoin market is back to green with LTC/USD adding six percent in the last 24 hours. At the same time, Stellar trade volumes are quite high as the market remain expectant of a probable listing at CoinBase after BAT expected support. All in all, we expect gains to continue throughout this week. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS Price Analysis It seems like the events around Bitcoin Cash software upgrade is lifting prices across the board. From the charts, EOS is up roughly three percent in the…