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XRP Prices: Patience Is Warranted 2017 was a great year for investors, where the market environment was characterized by a constant barrage of new all-time highs, low volatility, and a number of high-flying sectors taking center stage. 2018 is turning out to be a whole different beast; a…

Ripple News Update Although XRP prices are flashing red this morning, Ripple is actually net positive for the weekend. From its Friday lows to the time of this writing, the XRP to USD exchange rate advanced 5.55%. But that’s not the biggest story in today’s Ripple news update.…

Ethereum News Update Investors tend to panic when international organizations talk about cryptocurrency regulation, but is that really the nightmare scenario? What we have at the moment seems worse. With each country or state striking its own path on crypto regulation, investors are left without a clear sense of…

Ripple News Update The myth of Ripple controlling the XRP Ledger has haunted XRP prices for years, but an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) might shift those perceptions. What am I talking about? Well, a small Brazilian company called Allvor is launching its own token on the XRP…

Ethereum News Update The first quarter of 2018 was historically bad for ETH prices, according to a recent CoinDesk report, but there’s a silver lining embedded in the data: namely, that ETH recovered from these types of slumps in the past. For instance, Ethereum prices lost 40% in…

Ripple News Update Hopes for an XRP recovery were dashed on Thursday morning as the third-largest cryptocurrency recorded its second consecutive day of losses. On a more positive note, Ripple was hardly alone. The top 25 cryptocurrencies by market cap plunged as well, with the notable exceptions of…

Ethereum News Update As Ethereum prices trended lower on Wednesday morning, my attention was drawn to a Bloomberg report claiming that cryptocurrency hedge funds are facing a “reckoning” in 2018. Are they really? The article says that nine hedge funds have already exited the market, while the rest…

Ripple News Update At a recent conference in South Korea, leaders of the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges—which account for more than 47% of XRP trading activity—said they were considering self-regulating before government officials can take a more aggressive approach. This development is incredibly important for Ripple. Earlier in the…

Ripple News Update Last week, falling XRP prices drowned out what we consider a pretty important announcement: namely, that Uphold, Inc. added XRP functionality to its online platform. For the uninitiated, this means that U.S. investors can buy XRP straight from U.S. dollars. No more waiting for a…

Daily Litecoin News Update "Abra" lets you store, transfer, and invest in Litecoin securely, is compatible with a major credit card company, and allows you to buy and sell 20 other cryptocurrencies and 50 other fiat currencies, all of it with the ease of one simple smartphone application.…

Ethereum News Update Have we reached a bottom? That’s the question on most people’s minds today, as cryptocurrency markets flashed green for the second consecutive trading session. Personally, I’m not convinced. ETH prices face a long winding road to their pre-crisis levels, which means it won’t be a…

Ripple News Update In the last 24 hours, Ripple prices gained four percent while the cryptocurrency market cap added $15.2 billion, demonstrating that investors are feeling particularly generous this Easter Monday. However, the broad trends are still active. One day’s reprieve does not change the fact that cryptocurrencies…

Daily Litecoin News Update The ongoing cryptocurrency armageddon has killed a few and wounded plenty. Yet, one crypto is fighting off the bears with much resilience and strength. Litecoin has proven its worth, becoming the best-performing cryptocurrency, beating the four crypto top guns sitting on top of it…

Ethereum News Analysis Two seemingly contradictory things are happening in cryptocurrency markets: 1) Valuations are shrinking, and 2) Blockchain adoption is growing. These trends appear to be in conflict. What exactly is going on? Well, the first thing to remember is you’re not in a nightmare. Ethereum prices…

Ripple News Update Earlier this week, Ripple (the company) joined the Hyperledger Consortium—a Linux Foundation-backed collection of enterprise blockchain companies—in a bid to expand its appeal. It wasn’t alone, either. 13 other companies joined Hyperledger as well, swelling the consortium’s already impressive group of stakeholders. (Source: "Hyperledger Extends…

Ethereum News Update As Ethereum prices shed another 10% on Thursday morning, it seems appropriate to ask big questions: Were Ethereum prices in a bubble? Is that why ETH prices are crashing? Or is there a different explanation? My initial reaction is that, no, Ethereum prices were not…