Monday, December 2, 2013

Insider News and Predictions: Eyes on Quarkcoin & Zetacoin - The Future of Crytpo Currency?

Since I mentioned a resistance/support of $50/$25 for LTC in my post from 2 days ago, LTC prices have found it's support at $23.51, and has risen over the last 4 hours to it's current BTC-e price of about $32. Hold on tight to your Litecoins because I think prices are going to continue going up and break the $50 resistance by Friday, probably earlier. I wasn't thinking of writing a post today, and I still owe you a post about Panic selling/buying & Bull/Bear traps, but I found some interesting topics to write about that will interest you altcoin and crypto junkies.

What really triggered this blog post was a tweet I saw by Keiser, featuring Quarkcoin (QRK) alongside Bitcoin and Litecoin as the cryptocurrenies of choice. I first saw the word Quarkcoin when it broke into the top 10 market cap with over 300% increase in market capaitalization value overnight.

I overlooked it even after seeing it rise from 6th to 5th, until I saw what Keiser tweeted:

If Keiser said it, it has to be worth something. With his reach and influence within the Bitcoin community, we could see a huge jump in Quark prices soon, even if it doesn't have much value. From my research so far, I found out that Quark uses nine rounds of secure hashing from six different algorithms to make Quark transactions super secure. Many programmers have been worried about whether or not the Bitcoin protocol is hackable, but Quark has just made it even closer to impossible by using a mix of algorithms. On the other hand, what intrigues me is that 98.9% of the Quarks have already been mined (see the Reddit discussion here), which makes me wonder how this is a good thing. If you know how this is beneficial to the community, please drop a comment down below! Greatly appreciated!

Apparently the prices surged after a video of Bill Still, a legendary Economics cult figure went viral among the Bitcoin community. What's notable is that Bill will be appearing on a Keiser Report interview, which airs on the 19th of December, so keep your eyes peeled.

And lastly, we could see Quark on a Chinese exchange over the next few days. If this is true, you better get your Quarks as soon as you can!

During my research into Quark, I found out about Zetacoin (ZET). The prices of Zetacoin have increased 550% against the bitcoin, with ZET/BTC prices skyrocketing from 0.0065 at the beginning of 30th November to a peak of 0.055 and is currently hovering around 0.036 at the time of posting (Source: Looking into Zetacoin, I found that it actually has an inflationary characteristic. There are a total of 160 million Zetacoins, and upon the depletion of this initial supply, 1 million additional Zetacoins will be added to the supply every year. This is quite a different take from the limited supply of all other cryptocurrencies, and could be an interesting tweak that can potentially solve some of Bitcoin's existing limitations.

I'm still not entirely sure about the benefit and utility of Zetacoin, but I'm going to jump on the bandwagon and bet on the hype of the Zetacoin, while I do more research over the next few days.

To buy either of these 2 cryptocurrencies, along with almost any other alt coin out there, set up an account at to get started! I only started my account today, and I've had a pretty decent experience so far. Still some problems with the site such as:

  1. Deposits take way longer than they should. Bitcoin deposits take about 45mins to 2 hours.
  2. Cancellation of open orders will result in your funds being "stuck" in limbo for up to an hour.
  3. It took 45 mins for my account verification email to arrive. 
  4. Interface is less responsive (laggier) than I would prefer.

I think its just a problem with them being unable to handle the surge in traffic over the last 5 days, and I hope that fix it soon. But apart from these problems, looks really good, and I'm definitely using this over BTC-e from now on.

I hope this post was useful for you. These are my own views and thoughts, which like the Bitcoin market, is largely driven by speculation. Follow my recommendations at your own risk. With that said, to all of you guys holding Quarks and Zetacoins, I'll see you on the moon and give lets China's Chang'e-3 a surprise! ;)


  1. Great analysis ! Ztc will skyrocket soon ;)

  2. Why do you think Zetacoin is going to explode soon? I'm really curious about this coin now..

  3. Btc will implode very soon ...many in a year because already 12.5 million of 21million have been mined vandal ready its impossible for ordinary ppm like me to get in as the riches go to asic users obviously...btc should have had a yearly incremental of 10million and 1% inflation ...would have been better with only CPU procession and many a slowdown depending on the more coins one b fair to others. Anyway luckily that's where quark and zeta coin step in....its true they will rise.

    Anyway...great article.

  4. Ordinary people can buy asic
    Rich people can buy a lot of CPU power

    I don't see how this change anything?

  5. Strong rumors and talks of many stores accepting ZET in 2014. And possibly a ZET/USD exchange site, Zetorg.