The pair consists of the US dollar and Litecoin, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies throughout the globe. Created by a Google employee in 2011, Litecoin is often referred to as a faster alternative to Bitcoin. Its transaction are two times faster. The cryptocurrency is based on a decentrilised open-source network. Initially, Litecoin was designed to generate coins at a fast rate. It is believed that Litecoins are easier to obtain than Bitcoins. To catch up on the latest LTC/USD rates, follow LTC/USD charts at Capital.com.