Cryptocurrency has been one of the buzziest areas of the market over the past few years, due in part to the astronomical gains that some coins have achieved. Over the past year, for example, Dogecoin has jumped over 8,000%, while Content Value Network has soared an astonishing 63,000%.
On the other hand, this doesn’t mean that you can just dive into any cryptocurrency and expect to become an overnight millionaire. Many cryptocurrencies have actually lost a significant amount of value over the past year, with some losing nearly all of their value. In this look at some of the worst-performing cryptocurrencies, the ranking only includes the top 100 largest cryptos, as many minor cryptos have traded down to nearly zero. Stablecoins have also been removed from the ranking, as they’re designed to trade in lockstep with the U.S. dollar. Here’s a look at the worst-performing cryptocurrencies over the past year.
Last updated: Sept. 14, 2021