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EOS Progress Put Ethereum (ETH) in Trouble

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The crypto technology continues to develop, and with each passing day, we see new improvements in the younger cryptos. Despite the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are still dominating the market, Ethereum, at least, might soon be replaced by none other than EOS itself.

Will EOS knock down Ethereum?

Ever since Bitcoin first came to be, back in 2009, a lot of cryptocurrencies have emerged, wishing to challenge its dominance. Ethereum was one of them, and it managed to become great in its own way. Considering that BTC was the first crypto, it is easy to see how this coin would make a lot of mistakes while trying to figure everything out.

Ethereum was the one who worked hard to improve itself, and not makes those same mistakes, which allowed it to be the second representative of the crypto world. However, that also made it a target for the new coins, who wanted to become even better than ETH. A lot of them started walking down this path, and EOS has become one of the most successful projects that wish to slay Ethereum, and take its place.

EOS makes significant progress.

EOS has done well for itself this year, and despite some big missteps, the crypto is still here and still fighting. Many coins have suffered from the price drops that occurred at the beginning of the year, including EOS. However, it still managed to spike hard in mid-May. Soon after that, the coin launched its MainNet, after months of testing on the previously launched TestNet.

This is where it encountered some issues, and the MainNet’s start was rough. However, the team responded and fixed the issue within a few hours. However, the situation with its price has not been doing so well lately, and EOS’ value has been dropping continuously for several days now. It currently holds the rank of 5 on CoinMarketCap, with a price of $7.04 per coin.

This is still a significant improvement over NEO, which is EOS’ main rival in taking down ETH and is ranked as 12th, despite the higher price.

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The real progress that EOS has managed to make so far is not the launch of the MainNet itself, but what the EOSIO platform can offer. EOS has recognized the needs of its users and has included all kinds of different services. Those include various things like databases, authentication, hosting, accounts, cloud storage, and more.

Additionally, the platform allows the creation of dApps that are as versatile as anything that can come from a centralized server. And not only that, but the number of transactions is also enormous, while the fees are almost non-existent. Through these subtle improvements, EOS has come to the point where most of its competition cannot even hope to keep up with it.

This is why many believe that EOS is the future and that Ethereum’s time is almost at its end.

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Ripple XRP Mega Breakout: What’s Next?

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The Ripple XRP mega breakout that we were calling for happened and happened much quicker than anyone expected. As we said yesterday:

Nonetheless, IF, Ripple is capable of going ‘topside’ of the .38 figure at any point in the days/weeks ahead, such development, should it occur, would likely trigger its next advance into the .42 – .47 zone, representing a 30-40% move from present levels. On the flip-side, the .25 – .26 area should offer short-term potential support.

XRP is now sitting at .51704  as we write this article this morning, representing gains of 61% since we alerted our readers and our Global Elite email newsletter members.

Ripple XRP Mega Breakout

The Ripple XRP mega breakout is significant because it’s the first time XRP has been above its 50-day moving average since May. Right now, the RSI is approaching 80, so we are in overbought territory and we expect the price to consolidate around the .42 to .47 level before resuming its uptrend.

While some are looking at this as an opportunity to short XRP, we are not of that camp. While some can book some profits and use a trailing stop, any integration of XRP with xRapid has the ability to create a tremendous move in XRP. As Travis Kling said this week on the Off the Chain podcast with Anthony Pompliano, XRP could be the quickest five-bagger investors…

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Litecoin Cash (LCC): The potential mover?

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Litecoin underwent a hard fork in the past, and that is what led to the creation of Litecoin Cash. Bitcoin has also experienced a hard fork, which has led to the creation of Bitcoin Cash, so this trend is not necessarily brand new.

Forks have occurred pretty often now in the cryptocurrency community, and the perception is that it probably will continue to, as long as the need (forks are often created to overcome issues faced by the originals) remains there.

While the market has been bearish for most of the year, it has been showing some definite signs of life, especially when we look at the kind of price action that has been happening with Ripple recently. Litecoin is also rising in anticipating of its hard fork, which is to be expected.

For those who are unaware, Litecoin Cash was created earlier this year. 10 Litecoin Cash was given to every investor who had 1 Litecoin – and that one move, it’s easy to see, was very massive concerning value.

Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, has come out against LiteCoin Cash, calling it a scam. Many cryptocurrency influencers have come out against Litecoin cash, although there are still others that believe that this is only because the project threatens them.

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The Stage is Set for Stellar XLM vs XRP

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The digital asset of XRP, did something spectacular on the 18th of September when it shocked the crypto-markets by rising in value by 21%. In a time period that was less than 5 hours, XRP spiked from levels of $0.273 to those of $0.332 and has continued rising. The digital asset is currently valued at $0.36.

xRapid Factor

The reason for the sharp increment in value of XRP was news that the Ripple company was going to launch xRapid in the next month or so. This was after the firm’s head of Regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, Sagar Sarabhai, made the following comments during a CNBC interview on the 17th of September:

“I am very confident that in the next one month or so you will see some good news coming in where we launch the product live in production.”

Stellar’s Cross-Border Payments

The news of Ripple launching xRapid has come 2 weeks after the Stellar project and IBM, announced that they were entering the industry of cross-border payments through their new service known as IBM Blockchain World-Wire. The new payment settlement service has been quoted as being ‘near instant’ meaning that it will probably rival the transactions time seen in the xRapid pilot tests of 2 – 3 minutes earlier on in the year.

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