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There’s Never Been A Better Time To Be A Ripple (XRP) Holder

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This could be a big week for Ripple (XRP). The third-place cryptocurrency, which currently sits at the price of $0.78 giving it a market cap of $30.46 billion. This, of course, is still far below the close to $4 a piece that XRP reached at the start of last month but the $30 billion cap break is a strong threshold to break and it’s one that’s going to (with any luck, for XRP holders) draw a substantial amount of speculative volume towards the XRP market.

That aside, however, why is this going to be a big week?

Well, a couple of fundamental elements (one more impactful than the other) have hit press and each has the potential to shore up what we see as an already solid fundamental case for a Ripple speculative position right now.

Here’s what we are looking at.

The major event took place over the last couple of days and was put on by internet giant Yahoo in the form of the Yahoo All Markets Summit (AMS). For anybody not familiar with the Yahoo AMS, it’s a major annual event held by the company designed to, as its name suggests, put the spotlight on some of the potentially game changing entities currently active in major markets globally.

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Of course, this time around, the blockchain and cryptocurrency space had a substantial presence at the event but no other coin was as well represented as was XRP. Brad Garlinghouse, the company’s CEO and one of the most well-known cryptocurrency billionaires (primarily derived from his XRP holdings), was a keynote speaker for the cryptocurrency side of the event and – as might be expected – he spent pretty much the whole time talking about how Ripple has the potential to change the world.

The impact of this sort of event on global speculative participation in a currency like XRP cannot be understated.

This is a roomful of tech entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, many of whom will likely already be exposed to the cryptocurrency space but, at the same time, many of whom will be looking for a way to pick up some sort of exposure near-term.

At the Yahoo AMS, Garlinghouse essentially stood in front of this crowd and told them why Ripple should be their exposure of choice.

And that’s not all. A company called Crypto Emporium just added XRP as a payment method for its customers, with the addition representing the fourth such cryptocurrency behind bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin to be accepted by the entity.

Sure, this isn’t a major demand boost given the size of Crypto Emporium (for anybody not familiar with the company, it’s a seller of luxury goods that only accepts cryptocurrency) but it does serve to offer up a degree of insight into the community and support that this coin has surrounding it – the addition of Ripple was the result of a vote by supporters, with XRP beating out on Verge and others to take the listing.

So what are the key levels to keep an eye on from here on out?

First up, we are watching one dollar as a near-term threshold. A break above this level would validate previous highs (at $3.80) as an immediate upside target. Beyond that, we are looking at $10 has a solid mid-2018 valuation.

Put simply, especially at current prices, there has never been a better time to hold 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.


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Cryptocurrency Fraud is Evolving; Bitcoin ATMs Mitigate Risk 

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In one of the more overlooked aspects of the crypto ecosystem, it appears that the bulk of illicit activities are shifting from hacks and thefts to cryptocurrency fraud and scams.

CipherTrace, the crypto-surveillance, and analysis firm released a report at the end of Q4 2019 that revealed hacks and thefts had decreased by 66 percent in 2019 while fraud and misappropriation of funds surged by 533 percent. And beneath the COVID-19 hysteria of 2020, hacks in the crypto sector have been eerily isolated. 

Outside of a few exploited flaws in P2P exchanges and DeFi flash loan vulnerabilities, the headline-grabbing hacks of exchanges for hundreds of millions of dollars have been absent so far this year. Is the industry due for another massive hack, or are stringent KYC/AML processes, regulatory crackdowns, better security practices, and blockchain surveillance working? 

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IE Option – 91% Profit on BTC Fluctuations in Every 60s

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On Thursday, Bitcoin price broke below $6,700 and hit the weekly low to $6,480. Then, it rebounded back above $7,000 again with an increasing rate of 5%. At press time, based on the incomplete statistics, more than $720 million worth cryptocurrency futures contracts have been liquidated in this week. During the strong market fluctuation, investors are learning a hard lesson about the downside of cryptocurrency futures trading with leverage. 

Since we know that we cannot make money by investing in BTC spot trade during the bear market, and we notice the high risks of liquidation by trading leveraged bitcoin futures contracts, how can we hedge the loss in spot trade and profit from the BTC market volatility? 

BTC Option is a profitable trading product that you can turn to!

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For example, if you predict that BTC price may surge, you can buy a call option. Suppose that you buy a call option at $7,000. As long as price exceeds $7,000, you can make profit. 

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4 things you should know about bitcoin casinos

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Bitcoin Casinos are the ideas of innovation, firmly moving towards the goal of disrupting the whole Gambling Industry. Best Bitcoin Casinos are the true trailblazers of the new era of gambling. Their creators quickly recognized all the immense potential that blockchain and cryptocurrencies contained within themselves. Most of the top Crypto Casinos started operating in the first half of the past decade and are quickly moving towards being the dominant force, when it comes to online gambling. There are a couple of key characteristics and advantages that elevate BTC Casinos above the rest of the competition on the market.  

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Only the Best Bitcoin Casinos offer players the benefits that come with using cryptocurrencies as the main source of finance. One of the biggest advantages that BTC Casinos have over the rest of the competition is speed. When using cryptocurrencies, players can deposit and most importantly withdraw their money with blistering speeds. Thanks to blockchain technology, all the financial transactions are completed within the minutes of request. Alternatively, standard online casinos operating under the guidance of classical banking intuitions, need several days to complete the same procedures.

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Another amazing benefit of Bitcoin Casinos is the ability to stay completely anonymous during the transactions and gameplay. Thanks to the…

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