Crypto Exchange Coinbase ‘Exploring’ Support for Ripple (XRP)

After months of waiting, the hopes and dreams of ripple (XRP) investors may finally be realized — at some point in the near future, anyway. Yes, XRP fans, crypto exchange Coinbase has confirmed that it is exploring adding support for the second-largest cryptocurrency to its platform. The San Francisco-based Coinbase announced the move on Friday …

Nearly Every Major Cryptocurrency is Down at Least 90% from its Peak

Earlier this year, in February, Tom Lee — co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, the first Wall Street strategy firm to embrace bitcoin — opined that the crypto market had turned a corner and would see new highs in July. Nine months and several year-end price target reductions later, cryptocurrency assets remain firmly in the red. …

Bitcoin Price Drops 7% Again as Crypto Market Struggles to Retain Momentum

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Throughout the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped from $4,065 to $3,600, reversing a short-term corrective rally. The dominant cryptocurrency has been on a steep downtrend for several …

Just a Ripple? XRP Price Hits One-Month High But Eyes Correction

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Ripple (XRP) on Tuesday established a bullish setup after rising more than 10 percent against the US dollar. The pair broke above the October peak to set a new one-month high at 0.569-fiat. It was previously stuck in a narrow trading range for multiple weeks amidst lower volatility. While the lack of bias-defining …

Middle East Hub? Ripple to Set up an Office in Dubai by Year-End

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Ripple has announced that it will be setting up an office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates before the close of 2018. Speaking during this year’s Global Islamic Economic Summit that was held in Dubai, Ripple’s global infrastructure innovation head, Dilip Rao, indicated that the focus of the fintech firm would be on …

Bitcoin Price Drops $380; Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Plunge 9%

Cryptocurrency analysts had predicted that the bitcoin price was about to break away from its $6,550 peg, and those predictions came true early Thursday morning. Unfortunately for investors, though, this movement did not occur to the upside. After briefly making a push toward $6,700 earlier in the week, the bitcoin price was holding steady between …

Institutions More Bullish on Bitcoin than Retail Investors: Fundstrat

There’s a general perception that retail investors are susceptible to rosy-eyed forecasts about the future of bitcoin, while institutions are more clear-headed about the prospects of this nascent asset class. However, a new survey conducted by Wall Street strategy firm Fundstrat suggests that once institutional investors are interested in bitcoin, they become even more bullish …

Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank will Pioneer ‘Multi-Hop’ on Ripple Blockchain

According to a September 28thblog from Ripple, the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will be the first to use RippleNet’s “multi-hop” feature. This will allow the bank to settle frictionless payments on behalf of other financial entities in Ripple’s enterprise blockchain network. Ripple says the multi-hop feature gives the SCB the ability to: “Receive and forward on …