Quick take on the cryptocurrency price on December 6: The worldwide market capitalization increased to $1.58 trillion.

Despite small losses for top coins, Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s oldest and most valuable cryptocurrency, remained above the $42,000 mark early Monday. Popular altcoins suffered slight drops across the board, including Ethereum (ETH), Solana (SOL), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE). According to CoinMarketCap statistics, the market fear and greed index was at 80 (extreme greed), indicating a positive attitude towards crypto coins as everyone seemed to be cashing in on the festive season surge. Helium (HNT) was the biggest winner, while Flow (FLOW) was the biggest loser.

At the time of writing, the worldwide crypto market cap was $1.58 trillion, representing a 3.40 percent drop in a 24-hour period.

Bitcoin Price Today
According to CoinMarketCap, the price of bitcoin was $42,444.70 after a 3.14 percent drop in the previous 24 hours.

Ethereum Price Today
At the time of writing, the price of ETH was $2,253.64, representing a 4.13 percent 24-hour loss.

Dogecoin Price Today
DOGE fell 1.10 percent in a 24-hour period, according to CoinMarketCap data, and is now worth $0.09886.

Litecoin Price Today
Litecoin fell 4% in a 24-hour period. It was trading at $74.07 at the time of writing.

Ripple Price Today
The price of XRP was $0.6297 after a 5.32 percent decline in 24 hours.

Solana Price Today
The price of solana was $71.82, a 1.40 percent drop in a 24-hour period.