Did the top Cryptocurrency prices go up or down during the first 6 months of 2018?

First half of 2018

  1. Bitcoin (BTC)
    • Jan 1st  = 14112 USD
    • June 30th = 6214 USD
    • Drop = 56%
  2. Ethereum (ETH)
    • Jan 1st  = 755 USD
    • June 30th = 436 USD
    • Drop = 42%
  3. Ripple (XRP)
    • Jan 1st  = 2.30USD
    • June 30th = 0.45 USD
    • Drop = 80%
  4. Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
    • Jan 1st  = 2534 USD
    • June 30th = 717 USD
    • Drop = 72%
  5. EOS (EOS)
    • Jan 1st  = 8.77 USD
    • June 30th = 7.74 USD
    • Drop = 12%
  6. Stellar (XLM)
    • Jan 1st  = 0.36 USD
    • June 30th = 0.19 USD
    • Drop = 47%
  7. Litecoin (LTC)
    • Jan 1st  = 231 USD
    • June 30th = 79 USD
    • Drop = 66%
  8. Cardano (ADA)
    • Jan 1st  = 0.72 USD
    • June 30th = 0.13 USD
    • Drop = 82%
  9. IOTA (MIOTA)
    • Jan 1st  = 3.56 USD
    • June 30th = 0.96 USD
    • Drop = 73%
  10. Tether (USDT)
    • Jan 1st  = 1.01 USD
    • June 30th = 1.00 USD
    • Drop = 1%

Conclusion

Every single one of the top 10 crypocurrencies experienced a drop in value during the first six months of 2018. Tether was the best performing with just a 1% drop. The worst performing was Cardano, which experienced a 82% drop in value.