XRP, Libra and Visa to Fight It Out for Cross-Border Remittance Crown

The increased penetration of cryptocurrency in the digital payment arena appears to be affecting the landscape of cross-border remittances. Financial institutions and other mainstream establishments are now jostling with blockchain startups for control over an industry that could possibly experience massive growth over the next few years. With more participants comes greater competition and an emphasis on creating the most robust operating technology. To achieve this aim, some players are leveraging their status as giants of their respective mainstream fields while others are pursuing partnerships and collaborations. For historically unbanked and underbanked areas…

Bitcoin Trimming Gains While Ripple Price (XRP) Extending Losses

Ripple price failed to hold the key $0.4500 support and declined heavily against the US dollar. The price even broke the key $0.4220 support level and it is now trading below $0.4150. There is a short term contracting triangle forming with resistance near $0.4120 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). Ethereum price also declined heavily and it even broke the key $300 support area. Ripple price is facing a strong selling interest against the US Dollar, while bitcoin is trimming gains. XRP price could…

Bitcoin Correcting Gains While Ripple Price (XRP) Struggles To Hold Support

Ripple price failed to climb above the key $0.4950 resistance level and declined against the US dollar. The price broke the $0.4700 support and it is currently struggling to hold the $0.4500 support. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $0.4690 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). Ethereum price corrected gains, but it is holding the key $320 support very well. Ripple price is struggling to hold a few important supports against the US Dollar, while bitcoin is…

The GateHub Hack | More Than 100 XRP Ledger Wallets Affected

In the crypto space, it’s not uncommon to see a crypto wallet get hacked. It’s unfortunate, of course, but not unusual. And the latest crypto wallet hack came this week. On Thursday, GateHub said more than 100 customers have had their ledger wallets hacked, resulting in their funds being stolen. Here’s everything we know. GateHub Hack: What We Know On Thursday, June 6, GateHub published a “preliminary statement” on its blog. In the post, the crypto wallet said more than 100 customers have had funds on their XRP Ledger wallets…

Ripple’s Intervention, Will Reduce XRP Sales Even As Price Falls 4.9%

XRP falls 4.9 percent in 24 hours Ripple to reduce XRP sales in Q2 2019 Thanks to a Bitwise report to the US SEC, this quarter’s XRP sales shall drop to less than 10 bps. That will be Ripple’s contribution towards improving transparency and reliability of the market structure. Meanwhile, XRP is under pressure and down 4.9 percent in 24 hours. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals The crypto scene is still regarded by many as the Wild West: Rugged, unregulated-and in the case of cryptocurrencies, manipulated. A Bitwise report addressed to…

SEC’s New Decision A Reprieve, Ripple (XRP) Falter

XRP slides 9.1 percent Ripple overly successful despite few banks adopting xRapid The SEC is bending for innovation’s sake. Crypto and blockchain are complex. They are a blend of different fields and all of a sudden, disrupting. Ripple may benefit, but clarification on the status of XRP will propel prices higher. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamental Blockchain and crypto, in general, is an innovation competition. It’s all about who will devise the best solution, an option that will take on existing legacy system(s). Thus far, there are thousands of projects that…

Ripple (XRP) add 21.7 Percent, Resistance at 40-43 cents Zone

Ripple (XRP) ranging but the uptrend is firm XRP classification will either trigger a rally or a large-scale dump Like most liquid assets, Ripple (XRP) is consolidating, trading inside May 14th and 15th high low in a bullish breakout pattern. All the same, bulls are in pole position. As fundamentals and candlestick arrangement diverge, it is only a matter of time before prices breach 50 cents as buyers aim at 60 cents. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals At 39 cents, Ripple (XRP) market dominance is 6.75 percent, trailing Bitcoin and Ethereum…

Coinbase Opens Up XRP Trading for New York Residents

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched trading support for XRP for New York state residents. The San Francisco-based firm tweeted the news Monday, saying that New Yorkers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive or store XRP on Coinbase.com or via its iOS and Android mobile apps. After the announcement, the price of XRP jumped over 20 percent to reach a high of $0.39, according to data from CoinMarketCap. However, the surge also coincides with bullish moves from bitcoin in the last 24 hours. Coinbase initially added XRP support for its…

Is Ripple (XRP) the Liquid alternative of Tether or USDC?

Ripple (XRP) prices slide 1.7 percent The rollout of xCurrent 4.0 is an opportunity for banks to upgrade and even adopt xRapid That the World Bank and the IMF have Ripple Inc in their reports is bullish. At the core, Ripple Inc is introducing speed, efficiency and cost savings in the fund remittance sector searching for alternatives. Even so, the unregulated nature of XRP is slowing down adoption as prices range within a 4 cents zone. Ripple (XRP) Price Analysis Fundamentals For the extended consolidation, Ripple (XRP) is said to…

Ripple (XRP) Trading as Designed—Stable, Will 30 Cents Hold?

Ripple (XRP) prices flat Banks and payment processors sign agreements with Ripple Inc Prices are stable but not consummate with fundamental factors. With Ripple Inc striking deals and signing partnerships, Ripple (XRP) demand should be higher reflecting demand. However, that is not the case as XRP/USD range inside a 4 cents zone. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Because of the nature of crypto and expectation of project supporters, an influential position within the project’s hierarchy is akin to a political role. Perhaps that’s why Satoshi Nakamoto, the founding father of blockchain…