LRC Price Movement: Should you Buy LRC after the 61.3 million RLC Transaction and GameStop NFT Speculations?

By: Milko Trajcevski
Milko Trajcevski
Milko is a Financial Analyst covering the cryptocurrency markets. He started his career trading fiat currencies before immersing himself… read more.
on Nov 17, 2021
  • Loopring’s CEO moved 61.3 million RLC.
  • Loopring’s trading volume increased by 50% in the last 24 hours.
  • All of this triggered GameStop NFT Speculation.

Loopring LRC/USD is software that runs on Ethereum and incentivizes a global network of users to operate a platform that can allow the creation of new types of crypto-asset exchanges.

Loopring as a project was founded by Daniel Wang, who is currently the CEO.

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The 61.3 million LRC move as a catalyst for growth

On October 29, we discussed if Loopring was worth buying at $0.60.

Then, on November 16, we saw a transaction of 61.3 million being moved to Layer-2 on the Loopring network.

As a result of this, the crypto community has started speculation surrounding the move to support the upcoming GameStop NFT Marketplace. 

This deposit of 61.3 million LRC was at the time of the transaction worth $164.8 million.

According to a Reddit user at u/Prof_Dankmemes, the address that initiated the transfer is allegedly previously connected to the CEO and Founder of Loopring, Daniel Wang.

Furthermore, GameStop announced in October that it was hiring developers for an NFT platform, where the job opening required knowledge of NFT Marketplaces, Ethereum, and Ethereum Layer-2 solutions. 

Since Loopring provides a Layer-2 scaling solution, speculation started that this deposit could be towards efforts towards building the GameStop NFT marketplace.

All of this combined started raising the price of RLC, and the price could potentially go higher.

Should you buy Loopring (LRC)?

On November 17, Loopring (LRC) had a value of $2.688.

To get a better perspective as to what kind of value point this is for the token, we will be comparing it to it’s all-time high value as well as its performance in October.

Loopring achieved its latest all-time high point on November 10, when it reached a value of $3.75. At its ATH point, the token was $1.062 higher in value or by 39%.

In terms of the performance in October, Loopring had its lowest point on October 12, when the token fell to a value of $0.3542.

Its highest point of value of the month was on October 30, when the token reached a value of $0.6279.

Here, we can see that the token increased in value by $0.2737 or by 77%.

However, from October 30 to November 17, the token increased in value by $2.0601 or by 328%.

According to data from IntoTheBlock, Loopring (LRC) saw $2.61 billion in transactions greater than $100,000 in the last seven days.

Additionally, LRC saw $368.25 million in total exchanges inflows and $402.01 million in total exchanges outflows.

With this in mind, we can expect Loopring (LRC) to reach a value of $3 by the end of November, making it a solid buy.

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