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Verge (XVG) sets the tone for mass adoption with FLOGmall

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Verge (XVG) has become one of the best-known cryptocurrencies over the last sixty days, especially when their mystery partnership  (on April 17th) became public. It was a MindGeek‘s partnership that allowed XVG to become a payment method for Pornhub. While this was very misunderstood, it left no doubts that it was profitable for both parties, especially Verge, as it can only increase XVG’s exposure and demand.

The current market trend is bringing XVG down against the dollar, as it went down by 19% in last seven days. But Verge is focusing on making sure its coin and technology are adopted massively. Let’s have a look at how they are going about that.

Verge’s listing announcement on BiteBTC

The XVG team announced a couple of days ago, via their official Twitter account that the XVG cryptocurrency will be listed on BiteBTC, an influential exchange market.

The team also announced that XVG would be ready for live trading and investing starting from May 10th as it becomes part of the BiteBTC market listing.

Any coin listed in a new exchange will always bring trading volume and exposure, which is why this is an exciting development for Verge. It’s expected that XVG will grow in value soon.

All the previously mentioned reasons strongly suggest that XVG’s value will rise soon as the market’s current trend gets worn out and most of the crypto coins start to trade in the green once again (that’s already started, in fact).

Verge XVG Debit Cards

A little over two weeks ago, TokenPay proclaimed they would be buying 9.9% fo shares of a Bavarian German bank. The point in this is to issue debit cards on cryptocurrencies. Then TokenPay announced that their first choice for that would be XVG.

This is no surprise at all. TokenPay supported XVG during their first crowdfunding campaign. They endorsed XVG on their first crowdfunding campaign and the keep the support going until the MindGeek partnership became a reality.

It’s no surprise at all for TPAY to choose Verge as the first alt-coin to become available through a debit card issued by the bank. Token pay gave XVG a lot of support during their initial crowdfunding effort. Their continued support also allowed Verge to get the Pornhub partnership that made them the talk of the town.

The deal is done as confirmed by a Verge’s official tweet a couple of days ago. The German bank was mentioned so those debit cards will be available quite soon.

Verge on FLOGmall

Verge (XVG) had further good news for fans when they announced on Twitter they will be a payment method for Flogmail from May 10th.

Flogmail is a quite new player in the e-commerce world that takes in all kinds of currencies, Verge’s XVG being the most recent one. It provides electronic trade services that connect buyers and sellers painlessly enabling both of them to complete each transaction in a variety of options.

This move is maybe not as bit as Pornhub, but every move Verge makes to make it a real and practical payment method for average users is a smart move. At the very least it gives them exposure.

Verge and the market now

The market had a bit of a break on May 9th. Most currencies dropped a bit, and Verge went with the trend. As of today, Verge lost 19.72% against the dollar in last seven days, which is a bit steep. It also lost about 12% against Bitcoin.

Green bars are starting to build in the market, Verge’s XVG also increased in value by 4% in last twenty hours. This all means that right now Verge’s XVG currency is available at $0.06 per unit, which is very low if you take into account it’s been as high as $0.22. Still, that’s actually good news for the investors – this is the time to get it in bulk.

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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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