Dogecoin (DOGE) Trading 2.4% Lower Over Last Week

Dogecoin (DOGE) traded 10.2% lower against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 19:00 PM ET on April 12th. One Dogecoin coin can currently be bought for about $0.17 or 0.00000259 BTC on exchanges. In the last week, Dogecoin has traded 2.4% lower against the dollar. Dogecoin has a total market cap of $24.98 billion and approximately $3.58 billion worth of Dogecoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

Here’s how other cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours:

  • Litecoin (LTC) traded down 12.4% against the dollar and now trades at $86.18 or 0.00128656 BTC.
  • UNUS SED LEO (LEO) traded down 0.3% against the dollar and now trades at $5.79 or 0.00008649 BTC.
  • NyanCoin (NYAN) traded down 2.2% against the dollar and now trades at $2.40 or 0.00008809 BTC.
  • MegaCoin (MEC) traded 2.2% lower against the dollar and now trades at $4.30 or 0.00015776 BTC.
  • DEI (DEI) traded 14.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0171 or 0.00000026 BTC.
  • Polymath (POLY) traded 7.4% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0930 or 0.00000139 BTC.
  • Lotto (LOTTO) traded down 2.1% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0005 or 0.00000002 BTC.
  • EAC (EAC) traded flat against the dollar and now trades at $0.0011 or 0.00000004 BTC.

About Dogecoin

Dogecoin (DOGE) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was December 6th, 2013. Dogecoin’s total supply is 143,860,456,384 coins. The official website for Dogecoin is Dogecoin’s official Twitter account is @dogecoin and its Facebook page is accessible here. The Reddit community for Dogecoin is and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.

According to CryptoCompare, “Dogecoin (DOGE) is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2013 inspired by the Shiba Inu dog meme. It uses underlying technology from Litecoin and has a large circulating supply of 132 billion DOGE. It was initially created as a joke but has gained value due to supply and demand, and has been accepted by large retailers such as Tesla as a payment method. It was created by Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus and uses Litecoin’s Scrypt mining algorithm and is a Proof-of-Work cryptocurrency that can be merged mined with Litecoin. The value of DOGE has increased due to speculation about its potential adoption by products and services from companies owned by Elon Musk, such as Tesla and Twitter.”

Buying and Selling Dogecoin

It is usually not presently possible to purchase alternative cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin directly using US dollars. Investors seeking to trade Dogecoin should first purchase Ethereum or Bitcoin using an exchange that deals in US dollars such as Changelly, Gemini or Coinbase. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Ethereum or Bitcoin to purchase Dogecoin using one of the aforementioned exchanges.

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