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Monero (XMR)

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Monero (XMR) Price Statistics

  • price
    price

    Price (USD)

    $158.49
  • supply
    supply

    Circulating Supply

    $18.4453M
  • volume
    volume

    Volume (24h)

    $81.837M
  • marketcap
    marketcap

    Market Cap

    $2.9271B
  • dry
    dry

    Low/High 24h

    $156.73 - $161.41
  • change
    change

    Change (24h)

    $1.76

Monero (XMR): The Ultimate Privacy Coin

Monero has been one of the most prominent cryptocurrencies on the market. What makes Monero fundamentally different is that it ensures the anonymity of users via privacy-enhancing technologies like ring signatures, stealth addresses and ring confidential transactions (RingCT). Let’s take a closer look at XMR crypto and the project’s characteristics.

Monero (XMR) Overview

The inception of Bytecoin, the first virtual currency to utilize CryptoNote technology, in 2012, served as the model for Monero. Despite its eventual failure, Bytecoin opened the door for the creation of numerous well-known ‘privacy coins,’ such as Monero. In essence, Monero is a coin with the following features: 

  1. Ring transactions. Transactions are combined with several other transactions in a ‘ring,’ making determining the exact amount being sent difficult.

  2. Ring signatures. This obscures the sender’s identity, who would be rendered as a part of a group (or ‘ring’) of possible senders, making it impossible to determine which one sent the transaction.

  3. Stealth addresses. This helps to protect the privacy of both senders and recipients. A one-time address is generated for each transaction, making it difficult to link multiple transactions to the same recipient. 

  4. Bulletproofs. This is a form of zero-knowledge proof used by Monero transactions to reduce the size of confidential transactions. Bulletproofs helps to improve scalability and reduce transaction fees.

  5. P2Pool. P2Pool is a decentralized mining pool allows miners to pool their resources and mine XMR together. This helps to promote decentralization and prevent the concentration of Monero mining power.

  6. RandomX. This is a central processing unit (CPU)-optimized Proof-of-Work algorithm to enhance the network’s security and prevent ASIC mining, which makes mining Monero within reach of CPUs and general processing units. It prevents mining centralization via behemoth mining rigs, which is a challenge facing Bitcoin

  7. Smart mining. A less invasive and more energy-efficient method of mining the cryptocurrency Monero is called ‘smart mining.’ The goal is to enable as many users as possible to mine Monero with their computer's idle processing power without running the risk of damaging the device or overheating it.

  8. Limited supply. Unlike traditional currency, Monero will have a set coin supply and programmed inflation rate. This ensures that the value of Monero cannot be diluted by endless money creation.

Monero was never intended to be just another cryptocurrency. Instead, it was created to assist in resolving issues that various users run into when completing financial transactions. By preserving anonymity throughout transactions, it helps the crypto industry's privacy issues be resolved. In the realm of cryptocurrencies, it provides users with smooth, private, and totally secure digital transactions – exactly what many are looking for.

How Stable Is XMR Crypto?

XMR is quite stable for a cryptocurrency. The community has even humorously dubbed Monero a ‘stablecoin’ due to its relatively stable price amidst the crypto market's volatility.

Is Monero 100% Private?

Monero transactions are private by default. 

Can Monero Be Mined?

Yes, Monero is a popular mining choice for miners. Monero is based on a Proof-of-Work algorithm called RandomX, which is designed to be resistant to specialized hardware such as ASICs and FPGAs. This means that anyone can mine Monero using their CPU or GPU, without needing expensive or dedicated equipment. Mining Monero is a way of supporting the network, securing the transactions, and earning rewards in the form of new coins.

Can I Mine Monero at Home?

Yes, you can. Solo mining with a CPU can be done via Monero’s command line interface or through graphical user interface wallets. For those who prefer to mine via a pool or solo mine via a GPU or dedicated hardware, software such as lXMRig and CSminer are required. 

Is Monero Mining CPU or GPU?

Monero mining requires a lot fewer resources than Bitcoin mining equipment because it is done using both GPUs and CPUs rather than ASIC miners.

Is Monero Legal?

Monero is not an illegal cryptocurrency. However, unlike others, it is a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency that provides users with anonymity, so it is banned in some countries.

Does Monero Have a Future?

Monero remains a popular cryptocurrency. In 2018, Monero became the first major cryptocurrency to deploy what is known as ‘bulletproofs,’ a technology that greatly improved the efficiency of XMR transactions and led to at least an 80% drop in the size of the average transaction and dramatically reduced fees for the end-user. The project continues to improve its characteristics and, being one of the leading private coins on the crypto market, it can make a difference in the crypto world. Generally, crypto analysts seem relatively optimistic regarding Monero’s future performance.

Will Monero Reach $10,000?

In theory, however, the chances of that are very low. Nonetheless, XMR can reach $1000 and more. For instance, PricePrediction crypto analysts believe that by 2040, XMR can go as high as $1,843.

Is XMR Coin a Good Investment?

XMR may be a good investment. It hit an all-time high of $517.62 in May 2021 and although the price has not climbed that high at the time of writing, the volume of daily transactions is constantly increasing. However, Monero may be heavily scrutinized by regulators as its privacy can be of a huge concern to them. It’s best to carefully follow the news and updates on the regulations in various countries and crypto exchanges to make wise investment choices.

Monero Exchange: How to Buy XMR Instantly?

StealthEX is here to help you buy Monero (XMR). You can do this privately and without the need to sign up for the service. Our crypto collection has more than 1500 different coins and you can do wallet-to-wallet transfers instantly and problem-free.

Just go to StealthEX and follow these easy steps:

  1. Choose the pair and the amount you want to exchange — for instance, XMR to BTC

  2. Press the “Start exchange” button.

  3. Provide the recipient address to transfer your crypto to.

  4. Process the transaction.

  5. Receive your crypto coins.

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