Stellar Lumens (XLM) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Stellar Lumens (XLM)

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Stellar Lumens (XLM) is a cryptocurrency made by Jed McCaleb and the Stellar Foundation in 2014. Stellar is often described as an open-source, distributed and community owned network used to facilitate cross-asset transfer. Its goal is to create universal access and participation in the global economy. The Stellar exchange has created functions that allow users to transfer crypto into fiat and vice-versa through the help of stablecoins

The inception of Stellar comes after McCaleb left Ripple, a company he founded, due to disagreements in the direction the network should head toward. After leaving Ripple, McCaleb went on to create the Stellar Foundation, which in turn created the Stellar network. 

XLM is the token behind the Stellar network and is often referred to as Lumens. It is often said that Ripple is a fork of Stellar but this is not entirely true Although Stellar may have started its groundwork from the Ripple code, the two codebases are now completely different. For example, Stellar uses a completely different consensus mechanism to Ripple. The key difference between the two is that Stellar is targeted towards helping individuals whereas Ripple intends to help banks. 

XLM operates on the Stellar Consensus Protocol which is basically a network of peers that are capable of running the Stellar Consensus Protocol independently. This method of operation, although not as decentralized as traditional Proof-Of-Work protocols, allows for a high degree of efficiency as it allows transactions to occur through a consensus process among accounts in a quorum slice (meaning only a slice of the network needs consensus for the transaction to occur).

In this tag you can discover Stellar Lumens (XLM) news, price prediction, opinion and analysis created by users.


A Stellar Lumen (XLM) Price Forecast - 2020 to 2025

1 day ago 2 minute read Cryptonator´s Airdrop Hunt

In this price forecast, I will present my own and the opinion of the market (both of popular algorithms and experts) about the future of Stellar Lumens and at the same time discuss the Stellar forecast for 2020 and beyond. Stellar can be traded on Co...

XLM USD Are You Ready? Get Ready to Rock

5 days ago 1 minute read Betsy Malone

"Are you ready? Are you ready? You better get ready, Once we start we never stop, get ready to rock,  Ready to rock,  Get ready to rock,  Ready to rock." - Airbourne Ready to Rock    TradingView chart Support lines range between blue .0583 and green....

COSS Exchange exit/drama keeps going.

1 week ago 2 minute read kingscrown

I was reporting this in previous posts, i hope despite few people trying to shadow them at least one person got to the site on time and withdrew money. 1 saved wallet means it was worth making the post. I actually removed COSS from exchanges list lon...

What is Ripple (XRP)? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding XRP]

23 Oct 2019 9 minute read Mr.CryptoWiki

Ripple and its token XRP, like Bitcoin and Ethereum and a few other tokens in the top 20, stand out in a market where every 3rd token appears to be a pale imitation of some token or other - whether it is a cross-border banking-focused token, a means...

Stellar: An Open Network For Storing And Moving Money

1 Dec 2019 4 minute read fycee

Founded by Jed McCaleb in 2014, who is also the founder of Mt. Gox and the co-founder of Ripple XRP. He collaborated with Atty. Joyce Kim to develop the network system called Stellar. The Stellar Platform Stellar is a platform that connects banks, p...

Why cryptocurrencies will change the travel industry?

14 Jan 2020 1 minute read utaini

While cryptocurrencies (with Bitcoin at first place) become mainstream, I tell you how things will change in the tourism industry. In this case, we have not to consider cryptos like a way to invest, but mostly a way of payment. If you work in the tra...

Stellar in 250 words or less.

2 weeks ago 1 minute read MadMaxx

This is going to be quick. Stellar aims to fix the problems with sending money over long distances. Sending money over long distances brings about large fees and long waiting times. Stellar and the Stellar Consensus Protocol are out to fix this. Here...

The Basics of Crypto

1 week ago 5 minute read Dpl

The basics One of the first things I like to do when looking at the workings of a cryptocurrency coin is checking, not just the price but also the marker cap and circulation supply. We find our value in the price and we tend to stare ourselves blind...

Ripple: Jed McCaleb is selling all its XRP, is that a problem?

1 week ago 1 minute read Roberto D.

Jed McCaleb, the co-founder of Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM), has sold $ 1.05 billion of XRP since 2014. The dailyhodl.com website tells us that the tokens in McCaleb's possession are compensation for his previous role in Ripple. Here's how McCaleb...

Over $186 to be EARNED for basic token lessons - EXCLUSIVE COINBASE (USA)

1 week ago 1 minute read CryptoTapas.com

If you live in the US (and some other locations) - you could be able to earn $186 in Crypto by simply learning about various cryptos listed on Coinbase.                           While it is fairly easy to complete the 2-3 minute video lessons and ea...