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Here Is How An XRP Bull Run Could Begin This August

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The crypto-markets are experiencing some sideways movement at the moment of writing this. The total crypto market capitalization is stagnant at levels of above $250 Billion and currently at $252 Billion. The King of Crypto is having a hard time maintaining levels above $7,000 and is currently trading at $6,996 and down 1.14% in 24 hours. With regards to our favorite remittance coin of XRP, it has dropped by 1.8% in the last 24 hours and currently trading at $0.42.

Looking at how when BTC drops, XRP drops by a similar amount (1.14% and 1.8% respectively), it can be concluded that XRP is tied to the hip with BTC when it comes to market stability. As a matter of fact, the team at Ripple highlighted this fact in their 2nd quarterly report of 2018. They stated the following:

“XRP was notably less volatile in Q2 and XRP’s 9.0 percent price decline was in line with bitcoin’s 8.2 percent decline.” 

This means that once BTC is huffing and puffing in the markets during its highly anticipated Bull run, XRP will also not be left behind. Speculation is high that the CBOE Bitcoin ETF that is pending at the SEC will be approved sometime this year. Some had believed it will be postponed for another year or so, but the recent development of the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) launching a Bitcoin market, has rekindled the hopes of an August Bitcoin ETF approval.

Switching our attention to the country of Japan, the SBI Holdings company through its VCTRADE platform is aiming at becoming the number one cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume as well as superior customer experience. VCTRADE is very much XRP friendly. The future plans of the SBI Holdings company can be seen in their recent financial reports that highlight the following plans:

  • Acquiring new customers and retaining them through the provision of superior customer services at a low cost as compared to their competitors
  • Provide the narrowest spreads and high-level security for VCTRADE clients/customers
  • Implement a future services expansion policy that might include commission-free trading of BTC, BCH, and XRP on VCTRADE
  • Provide superior deposit and withdrawal services
  • Support of Ethereum (ETH) on the platform
  • Boost crypto fund businesses with the CoVenture Holding Company: an Asset Management Company based in the US and Co-founded by SBI
  • Start offering cryptocurrency financial derivatives through the Clear Markets Firm in the US. SBI owns a 12% stake and aims at acquiring up to 20%. The Clear Markets Firm provides an over-the-counter derivatives electronic trading service in the US, UK, and Japan

There is also news of Coinbase finally warming up to XRP through its Custody service. This service stores digital assets for institutional investors as well as high net individuals. Coinbase has not confirmed it will be supporting XRP in its storage service, but it announced it was considering it.

In conclusion, the future does indeed look bright for our favorite remittance coin of XRP in terms of market performance and investment products through SBI Holdings. This means that its current price might be the lowest it might be for the foreseeable future. Yes, it is a bear market, but the future looks too good not to buy or HODL some XRP.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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The Bitcoin Revolution: Everything You Need To Know To Take Profits

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Bitcoin is soaring high in the cryptomarket once again, and experts are expecting a return of the bullish trend of 2017. The current Bitcoin price is $7,615 as of 23 May 6:56 AM UTC. This significant jump comes just six months after the Bitcoin price plummeted to a low of $3150 in December 2018. Since then, Bitcoin has experienced steady growth and gain in the market. However, in the last 30 days, the Bitcoin price peaked to $8,320.82, its highest price ever. This phenomenal jump occurred in a span of only 10 days breaking the Bitcoin record so far of significant gains made in short time frames. This positive growth has led to experts forecasting the Bitcoin price to hit the $20,000 mark by the end of this year.

Since entering the market almost 11 years ago, Bitcoin is still at the top of the global cryptocurrencies list. The current circulating supply of Bitcoin is at unbelievable 17,708,875 BTC. The market trend of the Bitcoin price has remained positive even when the currency did not maintain an uptrend. Cryptocurrency researchers believe that Bitcoin has the potential to grow up to a high of USD 50,000 within the next two years.

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3 Altcoins That Are Outperforming Bitcoin and Will Likely Face Consequences

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The crypto market is going through a period of massive recovery in the past few months, which has caused the investors’ optimism to return. While all eyes are on Bitcoin (BTC), as usual, the largest coin seems to be struggling with a major resistance level at $8,000 at the moment. While this level was breached a few times now, every breach resulted in a correction.

At the time of writing, BTC is approaching this level yet again, with its current price being at $7,985,79, and rising further. The price managed to grow by 1.06% in the last 24 hours, and will undoubtedly hit $8,000 in a matter of hours, if not sooner.

However, while Bitcoin continues to remain volatile and struggles with waves of growth and decline, there are some altcoins that are not following its path. Of course, most of them are performing in pretty much the same manner as BTC, as they always had. But, a few coins have actually managed to outperform Bitcoin in recent months.

While optimists believe that this might lead to decoupling from Bitcoin — something that only Binance Coin (BNB) managed to pull off up to this point — it is likely that there will be consequences for these cryptos. This likely means that a price drop for these specific coins awaits somewhere in the near future, as outperforming BTC…

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3 Cryptocurrencies Most Likely to Follow Bitcoin’s Performance

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For more than a year, the cryptocurrency market has been dominated by bearish influence, with most coins seeing constant drops, or stagnation, at best. This all changed in the past few months, starting with Bitcoin which once again started leading the market up, bringing one minor rally after another.

BTC itself experienced massive losses in 2018, with its price going down by around 84%. Most other coins among the top 10 mirrored its performance, and some of them experienced even greater losses. However, now that Bitcoin sees gains again, these cryptocurrencies are still following its example, and many of them have seen massive breakouts. Some of the more notable altcoins that followed Bitcoin’s recent example are Ethereum (ETH), Stellar (XLM), and Cardano (ADA).

Ethereum performance mirroring Bitcoin’s price

As mentioned, Bitcoin led every rally so far, but before it did, its price first went through what is known as an ascending triangle pattern. The pattern held for around five months, which is exceptionally long for the crypto world. However, once the pattern was finally broken — the coin’s price skyrocketed, more than doubling itself within only two months.

One thing to note is that Ethereum performed in pretty much the same fashion. After five months of struggle and confusion for investors, the second largest cryptocurrency also managed to break the pattern and skyrocket as well. It…

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