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XRP mainstream reach swells as it secures listing on new Turkey exchange

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Undoubtedly, Ripple is one of the widely-loved blockchain projects in the world today and this due to its numerous adoptions, listings, and utility. Continuing with its mainstream adoption rush, Ripple’s XRP has made it to the highly-awaited newly-launched crypto-exchange platform of Turkey, Coinzo.

The exchange went live just a couple of days ago and decided to add XRP to the list of digital assets available to be traded on its platform. The breaking news came through a tweet by a member of Ripple community, @LeoHadjiiloizou. Tweet reads:

Turkey is taking more interests in cryptocurrency, and with most of its exchanges indulging cryptocurrencies, we may see a big boom in the crypto sphere over there.

Coinzo is a new cryptocurrency exchange ready to grow in the crypto world. It currently has six digital assets available for trading including BTC, ETH, XRP, EOS, HOT, and GAS. The crypto-exchange itself said in a tweet:

The crypto currency exchange Coinzo is online, offering Global services as standard! #kriptopara #BTC #ETH #XRP #EOS #NEO #Holochain #CNZ $BTC $ETH $XRP $EOS $NEO $HOT $CNZ.” 

Coinzo also highlighted the available trading pairs on its official Twitter page, the platform notes,

Pairs that you can process in Coinzo/try/try/try/try/try/// #kriptopara $BTC $ETH $XRP $NEO $EOS $HOT #NEO #BTC #EOS #BTC #XRP #BTC #ETH #BTC #bitcoin #coinzo.”

Ripple’s XRP, on the other hand, is the third biggest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of about $20 billion (19.9 B at the time of press, to be more specific). The blockchain was created by its progenitors: Chris Larsen, Jed McCaleb and Arthur Britto in 2012. Its token, XRP, was also established at that time.

Subsequently, Ripple’s XRP ledger is an open-source technology that was created a year later. The XRP ledger supports faster payments and decentralized exchange of other cryptocurrencies. It is important to know that through this ledger, XRP payments can be settled within a few seconds with a less amount of energy, and it can handle up to 1,500 transactions per second due to its scalability capabilities.

Furthermore, Ripple’s XRP is not just any cryptocurrency, because it aims to solve real-life problems. The cryptocurrency is poised to change the way cross-border payments are done across the world today.

Coming back to XRP listing on newly-launched Turkish exchange Coinzo, Ripple community have expressed their happiness concerning the event as it would raise the interest of Turkish investors towards Ripple’s ecosystem.

XRP Price Analysis

At the time of writing, alongside all other significant coins, XRP is in the red and trading at $0.497. In the last 24 hours, the XRP/USD trading pair is faced with the $0.49 resistance level. It is however probable that if the bull momentum moves the price above the current resistance level, then the price of XRP hit $0.62 soon. At that price, gains can be achieved, because, at $0.62, a price rally upward is inevitable.

Also, XRP’s high SMA and RSI level clearly show overbought and this indicates a short-term bull trend. If the price of XRP goes below its current SMA level, then we may see a bearish trend against our predictions.

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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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STEEMIT Running Out Of STEAM?

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Has Steemit seen its glory days run dry? There have been many rumors that the CEO Ned Scott has pushed the company to the blockchain focus that he forgot about Steem being a social media platform. Now, these are just things some of the former employees have been heard saying, but it is a rather interesting take as to what is going on. Give the following video a watch where I break down what is happening with Steem. I also give my thoughts on what may happen to other large ICOs and how we may see this trend continue as we have seen with ConsenSys laying off 10% of their workforce.

If the big name projects are starting to do this will it also have a trickle-down effect on other ICO’s which have no products and are running out of cash? I definitely think so, and I also see this negatively affecting Ethereum for the mid-term. The question many have been asking is just how long can the bottom 1800 projects last with the current market conditions? How many ICOs did not liquidate their Ethereum and now are stuck with 1/10th the cash flow or more in some cases, how will they pay to continue operations? What about the growing number of projects laying off employees like…

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The Three Biggest Problems with Crypto

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In this bear market, everybody’s asking the same questions. Why is Bitcoin falling? When will the market turn around? Is this the end of the crypto boom?

However, before we can answer questions like these, we need to step back and do an honest appraisal of where our industry stands and what is really holding it back. Despite its growing popularity, cryptocurrency still struggles to gain mainstream appeal. While crypto has managed to distance itself from the early days, when it was used to buy illegal goods online, the currency still conjures up negative feelings for a lot of people unfamiliar with the technology — and all too often, for good reasons.

Cryptocurrency is still relatively new, which means that many casual users are still exploring different ways to use crypto in their day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, this lack of knowledge leaves a lot of users vulnerable to scammers seeking to take advantage of their ignorance and inexperience.

We’ve contacted various types of people within the crypto community, surveying newbies, traders, investors, and professionals, asking what the biggest problems in crypto are. We found there to be three major problems holding the industry back:

Scammers

Failed projects

Immature technology

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Is Crypto a Bubble?

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A lot of people are wondering if the whole crypto phenomenon is nothing else but a bubble. We’d say it would be a fair question except that these people asking it have been skeptics from the very beginning, so they’re not really assessing the market on its own right and performance but just singing the same old song.

We believe that the current market conditions do not justify the notion of crypto as a bubble and we’ll explain to you why.

First, we start by reviewing a bit of market dynamics. Every market, every asset, every currency develops in cycles that repeat over time. Each cycle is comprised of four different stages called “phases”:

  • Stealth
  • Awareness
  • Mania
  • Blowoff

It all starts at Stealth. A new stock, asset, or cryptocurrency hits the market. Nobody knows anything about it so nobody pays any attention to it or tries to buy it. The price is slow and it stays very much the same until the market becomes aware it’s there. Hence the name for the following phase.

As the market realizes this new thing exists it starts to pay attention to it and to buy it, so it takes off, the price rises steadily until it faces its first sell-off. The price drops a little. Then something else happens. The media pays, at last, attention to this hypothetical coin…

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