Litecoin price has been going up about a dollar a day now. See here: https://bitcoinwisdom.com/markets/btce/ltcusd Has over twice the trade volume that of Bitcoin. See here: http://cryptocoincharts.info/coins/graphicalComparison The Litecoin halving will occur in 47 days. Seen here: http://www.litecoinblockhalf.com/ Not only that, it just surpassed Ripple as now 2nd largest coin. People are seriously getting worried about the Bitcoin core vs Bitcoin XT debate and the dust spam that is backlogging the BTC network. Interesting times ahead.