Litecoin’s record week keeps going

Markets Insider

  • Litecoin reached another record high on Wednesday morning, trading up about 15% at $345.47 a coin.
  • The cryptocurrency has been on a hot streak this week, up 122%, after creator Charlie Lee appeared on CNBC Monday morning.
  • Lee also tweeted a stern warning to those excited by the coin’s gains: “Buying LTC is extremely risky,” he said. “If you can’t handle LTC dropping to $20, don’t buy!”
  • Many smaller cryptocurrencies have seen similar gains this week, including Ripple passing litecoin to take the number four spot by market cap in the crypto universe.
  • Track Litecoin’s price in real-time here>>