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3 Cryptocurrencies to Avoid Like the Plague in December

·6 min read
3 Cryptocurrencies to Avoid Like the Plague in December

If you think the stock market has been on fire since the coronavirus crash bottomed out in March 2020, you should take a closer look at cryptocurrencies. The 14,883 digital currencies listed by CoinMarketCap.com have skyrocketed in aggregate value over the past 20 months from $141 billion to $2.58 trillion. While there are a small handful of cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects that look intriguing from a real-world perspective, the reality is that most of the crypto space is filled with hyped projects that won't lead to meaningful adoption.