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      Bitcoin Cash

      Bitcoin Cash

      Total Supply
      18244325
      Circulating Supply
      18244325
      Max Supply
      21000000

      Bitcoin Cash(BCH) price, charts, marketcap

      1 BCH = 348.58537 USDT 22.21%

      About Bitcoin Cash

      Bitcoin Cash is a cryptocurrency that is the result of hard fork from the Bitcoin protocol in August 2017. It boasts a larger block size than the original Bitcoin blockchain, meaning more transactions can be processed at the same time. Bitcoin Cash appeared at a time where the community was doubting the scalability of Bitcoin, which due to its popularity was starting to buckle under the amount of transactions running on the network , leading to high fees and long wait times for a transaction to be validated. Whether increased block size is the solution for Bitcoin’s scalability issues or not, Bitcoin Cash is by far the most successful fork of the Bitcoin protocol to date.

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      Total Supply
      18244325
      Circulating Supply
      18244325
      Max Supply
      21000000
      Total Marketcap
      6368911414
      Volume
      667,260.36
      Open
      292.10
      High
      371.99
      Close
      348.59
      Low
      276.76

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      History of Bitcoin Cash(BCH)

      Bitcoin Cash like all other cryptocurrencies is based on the model of the first actual cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. However, before Bitcoin’s and Bitcoin Cash’s time , cryptocurrencies were much more different, relying instead on a centralized power structure rather than the decentralized governance we see today. If it weren’t for the works of cryptographers such as David Chaum, Wei Dai, Nick Szabo and Hal Finney, who established some of the ground concepts for modern cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash would not exist today. However, the most important reason why Bitcoin Cash was made possible is thanks to a person or a group of people under the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. He took the concepts that cryptographers before him established and managed to create an actual peer-to-peer electronic money system that couldn’t be counterfeited. If Satoshi Nakamoto didn’t create Bitcoin, it is hard to say if Bitcoin Cash or most cryptocurrencies would exist today.

      Bitcoin Cash is a cryptocurrency with the symbol BCH and it’s price ticker on our website is 348.59. Its current price is 348.59 and the total change over the past 24 hours is 56.32. Bitcoin Cash boasts a volume of 667,260.36 in the past 24 across your selected exchanges.

      Bitcoin Cash Characteristics

      Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Cash use strong cryptographic protocols, or very complex computer code to secure transfers of information, in order to create a safe system that is notoriously difficult to crack. The programmer of digital currencies such as Bitcoin Cash base these protocols on complex mathematic and computer engineering fundamentals, creating a structure that makes it impossible to replicate funds for Bitcoin Cash and also hides the identities of the parties involved on any transaction on Bitcoin Cash network , unless the participants freely disclose their information.

      Bitcoin Cash Operates on a Blockchain

      Bitcoin Cash, like most cryptocurrencies operates on a blockchain, a new and disruptive technology that offers benefits for storing, securing and transferring information that was not otherwise possible before its inception. The idea of blockchain was first discovered in 1991 by Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta, however it was not until an anonymous person or group under the alias of Satoshi Nakamoto that created the first functional blockchain (Bitcoin’s blockchain) and improved on the ideas of Haber and Scornetta to create a truly functional distributed ledger.

      You can imagine the blockchain that Bitcoin Cash is based on as a giant, distributed database where every transaction’s information is recorded and then spread on a massive network of connected nodes or computers. The information for transaction of Bitcoin Cash is then multiplied and stored on each individual node, so in order to change it you would have to access he majority of the Bitcoin Cash’s nodes at the same time, which has so far proven to be impossible.

      The advantages that Bitcoin Cash runs on a blockchain are that it is very cost effective to run, compared to other centralized resources, due to the cost of operating being split amongst all the network participants.

      No one can alter the defining characteristics that govern Bitcoin Cash base, unless certain conditions are met and changes are implemented by the developer team or a network wide consensus is reached for the changes to be applied.

      One disadvantage of operating on a blockchain is that generally, transactions with Bitcoin Cash are final, meaning that is very unlikely that a transaction can be rolled back if a mistake occurs. Be careful when transacting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Cash and make sure you double check all the details of the transaction before submitting it.

      Bitcoin Cash also boasts a higher degree of safety, as the mechanisms of the blockchain are incredibly hard to crack

      Bitcoin Cash Advantages

      Decentralized Point of Control

      Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is defined by a decentralized governance system, which does not rely on a single point of control to manage transactions on the network in the same way a bank would. Because of this Bitcoin Cash’s network features a distinct advantage that makes it very difficult to counterfeit or imitate. Another advantage of being decentralized is that any attacks on Bitcoin Cash’s network will have to be in multiple places at the same, whereas a bank or any centralized system will have an host of servers in one place.

      Cost Efficient

      Generally speaking, auditing records is a time consuming and expensive process, whereas for Bitcoin Cash which stores all its records on the blockchain, this can be done with minimal effort and in a much shorter time.

      Establishing a Digital Identity

      You can create your own identity on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain, which can be though of as an account of sorts. Whenever you open an “account” on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain, you will be given a private key, which lets you interact with the blockchain, and a public key, which let others identify and interact with you.

      Immutable

      Since all information that is transmitted on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain is stored and secured on a wide network of computers or nodes, you can always be sure that the information presented is valid and has not been tampered with.

      Bitcoin Cash Supply Details

      Bitcoin Cash is distinguished from traditional fiat currencies due to way the supply works for most cryptocurrencies. It cannot be printed like governments do with fiat, due to the maximum supply being 21000000 and this dictated by the base code that the Bitcoin Cash network runs on. No more than 21000000 will ever exist unless major changes to the code are applied. Another interesting fact about Bitcoin Cash’s supply is there can be two other types of supply aside from the maximum supply. One is the total supply which indicates the amount of coins there are currently in existence. For Bitcoin Cash the total supply is 18244325. This is the sum of all Bitcoin Cash units that have been mined or created since the network’s creation. . The other one is the circulating supply which for Bitcoin Cash is 18244325. This can be different that the total supply due factors such as funds being locked in escrow, coins being locked in masternodes.

      How to Store Bitcoin Cash

      There are a few way to store your Bitcoin Cashs , and they all involve a certain types of both physical and electronic wallets. Regardless of what kind of wallet you will use, in order to access your Bitcoin Cash funds you will need to have a private key and a public key. With the private key, you can access your funds and send them to whoever you like, just as long as it is an address that Bitcoin Cash is compatible with. Never ever disclose your Bitcoin Cash private key or also called private address, as this will give anyone who has it full control over your wallet. The other type of key is the public key or address, which is used for other people to send Bitcoin Cash to your wallet, and this one can be freely disclosed but it can be used to identify you if a name is ever associated with your public address.

      Bitcoin Cash Paper Wallet

      The only physical and non-electronic way to store your Bitcoin Cash is through a paper wallet, and this is possibly the safest way to protect your Bitcoin Cashs. Simply write the private and public keys of your Bitcoin Cash wallet on a sheet of paper, however you will need access to an electronic device should you choose to send or move your Bitcoin Cash funds to another address. The risk here is losing or damaging the sheet of paper with your Bitcoin Cash public key.

      Bitcoin Cash Hardware Wallet

      You can store Bitcoin Cash on a device like a Trezor or USB drive. You are able to make online transactions by plugging them into any any net enabled device to send Bitcoin Cash to another address. Usually the hardware device that you store your Bitcoin Cash on is offline which is a great security advantage. Please conduct proper research before purchasing any hardware wallet to store Bitcoin Cash funds on as many are outdated or of poor quality.

      Bitcoin Cash Desktop Wallet

      Desktop wallets are a convenient and easy way to store your Bitcoin Cash coins. Find a reliable wallet software that support Bitcoin Cash install it on your PC and that’s pretty much it. It can be dangerous if any virus infects your PC or if any physical damage comes to it, which can result in the loss of all your Bitcoin Cash funds.

      Bitcoin Cash Online Wallet

      For online wallets, they operate in the cloud and your private and public keys for your Bitcoin Cash funds are stored in the cloud as well. Very handy if you plan to access it from multiple devices but they also put your Bitcoin Cash at great risk due to security breaches in the cloud storage which is not that unheard of.

      Bitcoin Cash Mobile Wallet

      The most easy-to-use method of storing Bitcoin Cash is on a mobile wallet. It is a simple smartphone application where you set up an account and you can use it to send Bitcoin Cash by scanning a QR code or even use it to pay in any shops that accept Bitcoin Cash. However, your Bitcoin Cash funds can be lost if your phone is damaged or if its security is breached.

      Bitcoin Cash Summary

      Bitcoin Cash’s network can be defined as a payment system, with accounts, transactions and balances. You can store Bitcoin Cash on one of the wallet types mentioned above and it will act as your own personal bank account that you are responsible of maintaining and keeping your private keys secure. Bitcoin Cash as a cryptocurrency allows you to make secure transactions and you can always check the transaction details by checking the Bitcoin Cash public ledger, if applicable. This revolutionary method of being your own bank assured that Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies will play a vital role in the way we conduct transactions and how we define currencies in the future.

      What you can do with Bitcoin Cash on CoinExchangeData.

      You can add Bitcoin Cash to your watchlist on our platform, in order to keep better track of its price movements. Another handy way to always be up-to-date with any prices changes is to add alerts for Bitcoin Cash and you can do so by set up your personalized alerts by creating an account and going to the alerts tab. Charts and price metrics for Bitcoin Cash are readily available and we guarantee that the information supplied by CoinExchangeData is as accurate as possible. All the volume and price information regarding Bitcoin Cash reflects the same information you can find on exchanges, so it is very easy to find the best exchange to purchase or sell Bitcoin Cash on. Our converter lets you find accurate conversion quotes for Bitcoin Cash against other cryptocurrencies and most traditional fiat currencies. You can use it to see if exchanging Bitcoin Cash for another digital currency can be a more profitable investment or just to check the value of your portfolio.

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