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The battle between Ripple and Tron: Who will emerge victoriously?

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Taking a deep look at Tron (TRX) and Ripple (XRP), you will realize that both of them are rivals in the crypto-market today. Recently, Tron (TRX) launched its own MainNet and it got listed in Indonesia’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange platform and as a result of the launch of MainNet, the cryptocurrency is increasingly becoming a threat to other digital currencies including Ethereum.

This is just the icing on the cake, but comparing and taking a bite at each other instead of moving forward might be not in the best interest for the both of them. Nevertheless, if you look at both cryptocurrencies you would discover that they both work to achieve the same goal and that is to get more users to adopt their blockchain technology. For this reason, we are safe to compare these two cryptos and know which of them will attract more investors to their blockchain technology.

Does Ripple (XRP) Have an Edge Over Tron (TRX) Now?

As it stands, Ripple is doing quite well in the market today but it is very difficult to ascertain which of them is better than the other. There haven’t been any public broadcast saying one is better than the other; this is another reason why the comparison of both cryptos need more facts to be added in the study in order to determine which of them, Ripple (XRP) or Tron (TRX) has more hegemony than the other.

To begin with, we are safe to say that Ripple (XRP) is doing very great, due to the fact that it is attaining the goal that has been set by the Ripple Foundation in order to improve the future of their blockchain technology as a well as the main goal of acquiring many users to adopt its blockchain technology.

Furthermore, the Ripple Foundation is more poised in becoming forefront among big financial banks around the world today and this is also the same as Tron. Its major stride this year (so far) is its partnership with Santander, Western Union, and MoneyGram and it is surely a major boost when considering the analysis between these two major cryptos. Indeed, we should not forget that Ripple is the third largest cryptocurrency in the market, too.

Its partnership with Santander paved way for the creation of OpenPay FX which is the first mobile app for cross-border payments. The creation of OpenFX by Santander couldn’t be achieved without the use of Ripple’s blockchain technology. Right now, Santander users in Europe and every part of the world can be able to make cross-border payments to any part of the world much easier. It is essential to know that this application, OpenFX, is secure, fast, and efficient.

And of course, Ripple’s recent alliances with SBI Virtual Currencies exchange and the potential adoption by the Bank of America are worth noting as well.

With these strides, we can easily conclude that Ripple is moving at a faster pace than its counterpart; meanwhile, it constantly surprises the media with exciting news. At the same time, its Ripple Foundation is keeping track in ensuring that it constantly has more user to adopt its technology on a daily basis. Just recently, Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple CEO, hinted many banks would adopt Ripple (XRP) as 2018 ends.

Although there are certain faults on Ripple’s end and that its decentralized system as this is creating more fears among its investors. Besides, there have also been some complaints on Ripple on controlling its currency, XRP, judiciously and the currency is usually being omitted in its protocols such as xCurrent and xVia.

Nevertheless, Ripple Foundation is shrewdly taking care of both Ripple and XRP but it does it in an unusual way employing a different strategy. All in all, we can say Ripple (XRP) stills leads Tron here.

Is Tron Advancing Quicker Than Ripple?

Although Ripple has an edge over Tron in the sense that it was launched much earlier than Tron; but Tron is keeping up with the pace and it is emerging as one of the best digital coins in the world today. Earlier this year, Justin Sun stated his plans (or we can say his dream) to make TRX one of the biggest cryptos in the market, this plan is being actualized daily.

However, the evidence of the plans becoming actualized is in the launch of MainNet, which means that Tron (TRX) doesn’t need the technology of Ethereum to operate anymore. Although, Justin Sun has never come out publically to challenge Ripple or other cryptocurrencies as it seems both Ripple and Tron are working on the goal of introducing as many people as possible to embrace their individual blockchain technology.

Even though Ripple has achieved many strides with major financial institutions all over the world, Tron, on the other hand, has taken much interest In the entertainment industry in making sure that the industry makes use of its blockchain technology for its operations.

Additionally, with the latest achievement in launching its MainNet and a careful thought of designing its cryptocurrency before its initial coin offering has enabled Tron to look like some of Ripple’s features. More than 70 crypto exchanges listing the Tron already is yet another thing that entitles Tron (Tron) for all the fondness.

Nevertheless, with Tron’s strides, it may outdo Ripple in the cryptocurrency market, whereas Coinbase might decide who the leading cryptocurrency is, but they have been many predictions and stakes on who will win. For now, we just need to keep our fingers crossed and see what happens at the end since both cryptocurrencies are achieving great feats every day.

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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