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Hurry up. Golden Ripple (XRP) investment opportunity window closes shortly

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The month of July is a significant one, and it might also be the month when the window of opportunity (in terms of huge returns) in the crypto market closes. Taking a look at the crypto market, the market has been bearish with lots of dips. However, three basic factors have been holding the crypto market back for the past few months. Here I’ll discuss why the month of July would be a crucial month for cryptocurrencies, especially Ripple’s XRP.

Custody issue

Coinbase has finally solved one of the biggest issues that institutional investors face. The problem of custody – which means where and how big institutions can store their cryptos without the fear of their funds being stolen by hackers such as instances with exchanges that have been hacked by cyber thieves.

Coinbase has found a solution termed Coinbase Custody: a service that helps to store Institutional funds. On June 2, 2018, Coinbase said this on its official Twitter page:

It is important to know that the exchange platform aims to be the most trusted crypto exchange in the world. Additionally, another aim of Coinbase Custody is to make sure that the storage of funds and investments are readily available for every financial institution out there. The exchange’s new service will have a storage mechanism for its clients’ digital assets (cryptos).

The problem of custody has been on for quite some time in the crypto market. Lots of institutional investors are bothered on where their cryptos can be stored. However, the Coinbase’s CEO, Brian Armstrong stated the most crucial problem that eligible institutions face with cryptos is security. With this problem solved, the window of opportunity (concerning huge returns) of major cryptos (including XRP) will close this month, July 2018.

The regulatory environment

We do know the debate on whether XRP is a security or not. Well, lots of investors are scared if they will call XRP a security. It is important to know that Thailand skipped the big debate on whether cryptocurrencies are securities or not.

The country skipped this debate due to the fact they want cryptocurrencies in the country to boom. One fantastic thing that Thailand did was placing Ripple (XRP) with other major cryptos such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Stellar, and Ethereum classic, as standards for ICOs and trades to pair with.

Thailand’s move indicates that most governments are preparing to back away from holding cryptocurrencies.

If you look at the top 5 cryptocurrencies today, most of them are based in the US. One crypto that is working closing with the US government is Ripple, and they are making sure that the US government check their activities to make sure that nothing goes wrong.

Regulatory policies by the US government may not harm Ripple due to the close check and updates Ripple has been offering to make sure the US government remains at the top to other governments like China. It is safe to say that Ripple (XRP) is a cryptocurrency that can make the US government stay on ‘top of its game’ to other countries.

Why is that so, China banned cryptocurrency, but recently, they are set to lift the ban. The country knows that the use of cryptos is worldwide and modern technologies are being used in the crypto market. With that in mind, the Chinese government won’t want to be left behind in remaining competitive with the US government and other governments.

Utility issues on the edge to get resolved

The crypto market is also faced with utility issues, and they are lots of questions concerning if digital currencies are going to be used by banks or financial institutions. In fact, this is the biggest of all the issues stated here. What’s the essence of a digital asset if it can’t be used?

A crypto coin like Ripple (XRP) has excellent potential, and one day, just because of this single reason (let other Ripple blockchain pros be on the side), its price will be way more than what it is today. Ripple (XRP) has lots of exciting plans for their products and xRapid – a product that uses XRP will go into production very shortly, according to Brad Galinghouse. It is also important to know that xRapid and xCurrent are Ripple’s software and these software use XRP for liquidity.

Utility issues not only applies to Ripple (XRP) alone, but to other digital currencies. This is due to the fact if digital currencies are used continually, lots of good things will occur and the transactions of funds will be much easier for banks, Amazon, and similar platforms because of the blockchain technology. Ripple has the potential to be the first company to be used by the Financial industry for cross-border transactions.

Final Words

Ripple (XRP) is a futuristic blockchain that sets its aim on long-term goals. The cryptocurrency is almost on the cusp for a breakout, and as a result, the window of golden opportunities (mega returns) might close very soon. As it stands now, it is an excellent time to invest your money in Ripple (XRP). Not just for Ripple, the month of July could be the turning point for all major cryptocurrencies. Let’s wait and hope for the best.

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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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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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