Coin: Ethereum (ETH)

Ethereum is a system on the Internet where people can make self-executing contracts (called Smart Contracts). Such contracts will run without any downtime, fraud, control or interference from a third party. Ether is the currency used to facilitate these contracts, as well as to pay people (miners) who provide computation power to run them

As an example, assume a smart contract for earthquake insurance. The blockchain can contain measurable parameters such as earthquake magnitude. When there's an insured event, the input conditions of a smart contract will be changed accordingly. As a result, the claims process will be triggered immediately, and the financial payout can be delivered to a customer without any delays.

Ethereum was proposed in late 2013 by Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer. A large number of people donated money to support the development of the system. The system came online in mid 2015.

Latest Info

Price: $225.6804 8th
All-time-high Price: $1,397.4800 10th
Market Cap: $24,137,475,471 2nd
24h Volume: $9,275,806,771 3rd
Circulating Supply: 106,954,251 362nd
Total Supply: 109,959,796 411th

Returns and Volatility

24-hour Change in Price: +4.93% 353rd
24-hour Change in Volume: -3.89% 638th

Portfolio Stats

Currently, 41% of our users include Ethereum in their portfolios. Such users also picked:
Bitcoin (BTC) 67%
Ripple (XRP) 51%
Stellar (XLM) 47%
NEO (NEO) 43%
Cardano (ADA) 41%
Litecoin (LTC) 39%
EOS (EOS) 37%


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