Top 10 Cryptocurrencies In 2022


Bitcoin (BTC)

Created in 2009 by someone under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin (BTC) is the original cryptocurrency


Market cap: Over $846 billion

Ethereum (ETH)

Both a cryptocurrency and a blockchain platform, Ethereum is a favorite of program developers because of its potential application


Market cap: Over $361 billion

Tether (USDT)

Tether is a stablecoin, meaning it’s backed by fiat currencies like U.S. dollars and the Euro and hypothetically keeps a value equal to one of those denomination


Market cap: Over $79 billion

Binance Coin (BNB)

The Binance Coin is a form of cryptocurrency that you can use to trade and pay fees on Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world.


Market cap: Over $68 billion

U.S. Dollar Coin (USDC)

Like Tether, USD Coin (USDC) is a stablecoin, meaning it’s backed by U.S. dollars and aims for a 1 USD to 1 USDC ratio.


Market cap: Over $53 billion


Created by some of the same founders as Ripple, a digital technology and payment processing company, XRP can be used on that network to facilitate exchange


Market cap: Over $37 billion

Terra (LUNA)

Terra is a blockchain payment platform for stablecoins that relies on keeping a balance between two types of cryptocurrencies.


Market cap: Over $34 billion

Cardano (ADA)

Cardano is notable for its early embrace of proof-of-stake validation. This method expedites transaction time and decreases energy usage and environmental


Market cap: Over $33 billion

Solana (SOL)

Developed to help power decentralized finance (DeFi) uses, decentralized apps (DApps) and smart contracts


Market cap: Over $33 billion

Avalanche (AVAX)

Similar to Ethereum and Cardano, Avalanche provides blockchain software that can create and execute smart contracts powered by a native token (in this case, AVAX)


Market cap: Over $22 billion

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