8 Biggest Cryptocurrencies to Watch Right Now

The digital coin market is growing by leaps and bounds. Here's a list of some of the biggest cryptocurrencies to get you started.

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The past year-plus has seen a fresh explosion in cryptocurrencies. Companies are enabling payments via these digital assets or embracing the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and others, creating a boon for some of the biggest cryptocurrencies.

It's all part of what has become known as DeFi, or decentralized finance. Imagine peer-to-peer networks that offer financial transactions, rather than a single authority like a central bank.

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Data is as of June 29, and reflects prices at publication.

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Andrew Packer
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

A prolific financial writer, Andrew Packer has helmed newsletters on small-cap value investing, early-stage investments, special situations, short-selling, covered call writing, commodity investing, and insider trading, among others. He’s most proud of his 100% win rate on all trades in 2016.