Ripple (XRP) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Ripple (XRP)

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Ripple Labs created the Ripple network and the XRP token in 2012 with the purpose of making cheaper, faster cross-border payments. Ripple was thought of by Jed McCaleb (founder of the Stellar Foundation), Arthur Britto and David Schwartz, and developed from an earlier idea called OpenCoin. 

Ripple’s specific purpose as a settlement system has seen it form multiple partnerships with banks, forming a network that has since been termed as “RippleNet”. Ripple’s extensive collaboration with banks - including cross-border pilot programs - has won favor with financial institutions in several continents, and executives from the company have been known to discuss the implementation of decentralized financial systems with high-level financial industry insiders, like the IMF’s Christine Lagarde. 

Ripple also has close ties to SBI Financial Holdings, a Japanese financial giant that is keen on leveraging the token to improve financial services in Asia. President Yoshitaka Kitao has joined the Ripple Board of Directors. This, along with the extensive efforts to help banks test cross-border payments using Ripple’s technology, has emboldened investors, who believe that Ripple will act as something of a bridge between traditional banking systems and new technologically-empowered systems. 

Ripple’s quicker settlement times compared to Bitcoin (transactions take a few seconds to get validated) and its lack of energy-intensive mining has led some people to say that it is a better means of exchange than Bitcoin itself. Having said this, Ripple is still primarily focused on becoming a new form of SWIFT, one that can assist existing banks and its customers speed up international payments.

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1 day ago 7 minute read Cryptolohy

Okay, let me explain.   This post is not a pro-xrp/ripple post. I have already stated that I don't like how Ripple (the company) handles its project and how dumps mercilessly on unsuspecting retail investors, to the point of having successfully train...

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3 days ago 2 minute read Changelly

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2 days ago 5 minute read Foxhunter

In this Ripple (XRP) description for beginners, you'll be able to find all essential information about this cryptocurrency, which will allow you to get to know it from its simpler and more understandable side. Without all the technical details regard...

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1 hour ago 2 minute read ChrissCrypto

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12 hours ago 1 minute read JP Buntinx

It is not uncommon for financial experts to transition to the cryptocurrency industry. In the case of Kahina van Dyke, she is making the opposite career switch. From Ripple to Standard Chartered Some people may recall the name Kahina van Dyke, as the...

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1 day ago 2 minute read moon333

Taking Bounce From The Support Of Wedge: As we have seen earlier in previous post that on week chart the Ripple is moving in a falling wedge. The formation of this chart pattern was started in Aug 2018 and now after Aug 2018 the price action has hit...

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1 day ago 2 minute read JP Buntinx

Today is proving to be a very interesting day for most of the cryptocurrency markets. Especially the XRP price seems to be mounting a strong push, as $0.3 is well within reach.  XRP Price Momentum Picks up Again This past week has been rather neutral...

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1 day ago 1 minute read CryptoDenno

After a brutal -50% performance against the US dollar in 2019, Ripple's XRP has seen a strong recovery at the start of the new year. Since the low of $ 0.17 in December, the price of the third largest cryptocurrency has risen to $ 0.33 - an increase...

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1 day ago 1 minute read Franklinlee

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