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Here Is How Tron (TRX) Will Rally Like Ripple (XRP) Did in 2017

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The token (or should we say coin) of Tron (TRX) is currently valued at $0.038 at the moment of writing this. Looking at the price chart of Ripple (XRP) in 2017 before it exploded in value in December and later in January 2018, we find that the current level of TRX was the level of XRP in late April 28th, 2017. On this date, XRP was valued at $0.040 as seen in the price chart below.

XRP value in late April 2017. Source, coinmarketcap.com

What then proceeded, was that XRP was valued at $3.82 by January 4th. This is a time period of a little over 8 months. The reasons for the propulsion of XRP to new levels was mostly attributed to the Holiday season in December as well as more media coverage of the coin. This coverage reached its peak when XRP was rumored to be added to Coinbase in January.

So how will TRX follow in the footsteps of XRP?

Firstly, there is a working product in the form of the MainNet. Token migration is slowly but surely commencing with Binance and Game.io offering permanent token migration till the last TRX is converted to the MainNet. There is also the additional exchange of Bitmex that will start offering TRX Futures contracts.

Secondly, and as noted in the first observation, the current value of TRX is similar to that of XRP back in mid last year. We are soon to reach the Holiday season in less than 5 months as Thanksgiving is in November. This means once again, the talk about cryptocurrency will most likely be rife around this time as was the case last year. This will also be because the crypto-markets have also predicted to bounce back anytime from now with Tron expected to lead the pack with the recent announcement by Pornhub to start accepting TRX.

Thirdly, there has been talk of institutional investors buying into cryptocurrency once Bitcoin bottoms out at around $5,800. In the last two weeks, Bitcoin has touched these levels twice. This means that it is highly possible that BTC has bottomed out completely and it is time for another price rally.

That said, it is hard to forget the Tron community of over 1.2 Million HODLers who love the project dearly. This means that whenever a new DApp is launched on the MainNet, they will surely go ahead and try it out. Currently, there are 100 Million users being migrated from the DApps in the old Ethereum platform to the new Tron Mainnet. There are a large number of users who will utilize TRX for their daily activities.

In conclusion, the future looks bright for TRX. The uncanny similarity of its price chart to that of XRP makes it probable for there to be a price rally as we head into the third quarter of 2018. What then might happen, is that TRX will claim a spot in the top 5 coins.

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Understanding the Uses of Different Types Of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies – a term which has become incredibly prominent in the mainstream media during recent years due to the proliferation of Bitcoin millionaires. As a result, the new form of currency has earned an almost infamous status. However, as with any major step forward, there is still much confusion regarding the use of cryptocurrencies, what different types of innovative electronic cash exist and what they might mean for the future.

We’re putting all of this to rest as we explain what each of the leading cryptocurrencies can do.

Bitcoin

The most popular form of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was first thought up in 2008 by the elusive and still unknown creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the whitepaper online.

It took almost a decade for the cryptocurrency to reach its peak, but in December 2017 a single Bitcoin roughly exchanged for the price of $17,000, meaning anyone who held a substantial amount of the electronic cash became significantly wealthy.

In its early years, the cryptocurrency was strictly used as an alternative for cash transactions, and predominantly for trading goods and services. However as it has increased in popularity, its range of uses has also widened, now deployed for a variety of purposes including acting as collateral for investments at merchant banks, a direct debit for subscriptions services and most notably for sports betting.

Ripple

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New DoJ Ruling May Cripple Gambling dApps

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A new decision made by the US Justice Department has expanded restrictions regarding online gambling in the US affecting gambling dApps. While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibited online gambling regarding sports since 2011, the new decision expanded on this, and it now includes all forms of internet gambling. Unfortunately for many, this now also includes cryptocurrencies.

The new decision came due to considerable difficulties when it comes to guaranteeing that only interstate betting will take place and that payments will not be routed via different states.

The new announcement was explained in a 23-page-long opinion issued by the Department of Justice’s legal team, which pointed out that the 2011 decision misinterpreted the law. According to that decision, transferring funds was to be considered a violation, but data transfers were not included. By exploiting this oversight, it was possible for gamblers to turn to internet gambling. Unsurprisingly, many have realized this early on, including startups, as well as large, established firms. This, of course, also included cryptocurrency companies as well.

The new decision changes what is allowed online

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7 Steps to Recovery from a Crypto Trading Loss

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Whether you are a newcomer to the crypto market who mistakenly invested a large amount into the wrong coin, or a professional that made a well-researched decision and something still went wrong, the result it the same — you lost your money to the crypto market. This is a big problem, but also a problem that every crypto trader faces at some point.

The reason may be anything, from simple bad luck to the lack of research. Add to that the fact that the crypto market continues to be extremely volatile, and it is clear that not all of your trades are going to end up successfully.

Whatever the reason is, the fact remains that you experienced a loss and that this is a problem which can affect more than your funds. It can also affect your mind and feelings. Since every successful trade that you have the potential to make in the future depends on you, you have to recover first, and only then should you worry about the funds.

The road to recovery is different for everyone, and it will take a different amount of time and effort. However, there are a few general steps that you can take to recover from a crypto trading loss.

Step 1: Stop and calm down

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