These are the top 10 Cryptocurrencies from 2010 to 2021 based on market capitalization. The market cap is calculated by multiplying their current price by how many units are in circulation. Here it is shown in millions of dollars.
Although Bitcoin was launched in 2008, it didn’t receive much attention until it faced other competing cryptocurrencies in 2011.
Crypto also received plenty of attention in 2013 when a few black markets were taken down by the FBI.
Bitcoin is back in the news because it’s about to hit 50,000 dollars per coin, and Dogecoin because it’s being mentioned by celebrities.
In the US you can buy and trade Cryptocurrency for free on Robinhood. There’s also Coinbase, but they charge a small fee when trading.
Have you ever looked into cryptocurrencies?