RIPPLE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS (XRP US DOLLAR)


XRP price sees bulls getting squashed against lower support


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SPECIAL YEARLY FORECAST

Interested in yearly XRP/USD forecast? Our experts make yearly updates forecasting the next possible moves of the ripple-dollar pair. Here you can find the most recent forecast by our market experts:

XRP to see double-digit price and reduced regulatory uncertainty

XRP to see double-digit price and reduced regulatory uncertainty

Ripple ends 2021 on a strong note by establishing itself in the East despite the ongoing lawsuit in the US against the SEC. XRP price burned brightly in the first half of 2021 but its momentum appears to have vanished in the second half. Regardless of the lackluster performance, Ripple and its native token XRP have a bright future ahead of them in 2022.

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Tezos Price Prediction: XTZ to provide bulls a generous exit before a 15% nosedive

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AVAX price exhaustion could lead to sizeable retracement, but for the better

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Why Terra’s LUNA is bound to face a technical punishment

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Why Solana price action is going nowhere

Why Solana price action is going nowhere

Solana's (SOL) price, from a first glance at the sheet, looks bullish and set forth to continue its rally and winning streak. However, a closer look under the hood reveals that on a weekly chart, price action is going nowhere and could soon collapse once a tail risk gets inflated again.

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Bitcoin: If bulls lose control here, BTC could revisit $21,000

Bitcoin: If bulls lose control here, BTC could revisit $21,000

Bitcoin price shows an interesting setup that could reveal its next move. On closer inspection,  its technicals support a bearish outlook for the leading crypto.  

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Characteristics of Ripple

Ripple is the third largest market capitalization strength in terms of cryptocurrencies. It was launched in 2012 as a decentralized free software payment system and under this name we find both the financial protocol for transfers and the cryptocurrency better known as XRP.

However, until 2016 Ripple did not obtain the necessary accreditation to operate as a cryptocurrency, ending up being fined the previous year with a sum of 700,000 dollars. Just one year after obtaining its license, its capital had amounted to 55 million dollars in part due to its acceptance and subsequent collaboration with banks such as Santander, Siam Commercial Bank, Royal Bank of Canada or UniCredit, among others.

Differences between Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum

Among the most outstanding features, the speed of transfer stands out because for every second a total of 1,500 transactions can be carried out while other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum only allow 6 and 15 respectively. Likewise, completing a transaction takes around 4 - 5 seconds while with Ethereum it takes 2 minutes and with Bitcoin, it goes up to almost an hour.

Due to the importance of Bitcoin today, Ripple has a payment gateway that facilitates payment between its users with these two cryptocurrencies without the need to have their own wallet with that currency. Despite using a similar operation that allows the connection with other cryptocurrencies, it does not work under the blockchain technology.

Another main difference with respect to other cryptocurrencies is the absence of mining. It’s not possible to generate new Ripple units this way. Right from its launch, it was agreed that the maximum number of Ripple would be at 100 billion units, although not all of them are in circulation at this time. Ripple units are being released by their creators periodically. In addition, it’s worth underlining that nearly 20% of the market cap is owned by its creators.


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