Steem (STEEM) drops -8.64% for a day

May 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

It was bad day for Steem (STEEM), as it declined by $-0.25861185 or -8.64%, touching $2.73553868. Crypto Experts believe that Steem (STEEM) is looking for the $3.009092548 goal. According to 8 analysts could reach $6.12891582175508. The highest price was $3.04997785 and lowest of $2.71090898 for May 15-16. The open was $2.99415053. It last traded at HitBTC exchange.

For a month, Steem (STEEM) tokens went up 3.23% from $2.65 for coin. For 100 days STEEM is down -13.16% from $3.15. It traded at $0.9443 200 days ago. Steem (STEEM) has 99.69 million coins mined with the market cap $272.71 million. It has 99.69M coins in circulation. It was founded on 04/07/2015. The Crypto STEEM has PoW proof type and operates under algorithm. is a blockchain-based social media platform where anyone can earn rewards by posting relevant content, curating quality content by upvoting and by holding Steem based currencies in a vest fund, which generates interest.

There are three main currencies in Steemit: Steem, Steem Power (SP) and Steem Backed Dollars (SBD).

Steem is liquid and can be bought in an exchange and converted into steem dollars or steem power.

Steem Power is basically Steem that is locked in a vesting fund for 3 months. Users can use steem power to upvote content and get curating rewards.

When a user upvotes content his steem power gets depleted and then slowly regenerated. Steem Power holders recieve interest from their holdings. The more Steem Power a voter has the more revenue he’ll generate for himself (in form of SP) and for the content creator  (In SBD).

There is also an incentive to upvote content early, as the rewards are distributed according to time. The earliest votes gets the biggest share of the reward.

Steem Backed Dollars are there to protect content creators from volatitlity and can be traded for roughly 1 usd worth of steem, in order to cash out from steem. Converting Steem backed dollars into STEEM takes 5 days. Users also recieve interest from holding SBD. T

Steem is a proof of work currency with a scheduled blocktime of 3 seconds. Steem PoW mining is done in rounds of 63 seconds by 21 miners (witnesses). 19 of the miners are pre voted, one is the other with the most computational power, and the last one is selected from a queue of witnesses that did not get on the top 19 voted witnesses.

90% of the block reward is allocated to a vest fund to reward curators and PoW miners, the other 10% are made liquid in the form of steem and are used to reward content creators. Steem gets converted to Steem Backed Dollars and sent to the content creator.


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