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In what has had an enormous ripple effect across the crypto industry, the SEC has filed a lawsuit that deems the XRP cryptocurrency token to be an unregistered security. Those on the defensive look to past instances of EOS and KIN as examples of tokens launched that barely got a slap on the wrist, paid…
Depending on your view, a devastating blow has been dealt to crypto, or a much-needed purge is in progress due to the SEC suing Ripple and two of its top executives for selling XRP tokens which the regulator claims were unregistered securities. XRP dropped dove over 30% on the news, but the carnage might only…
It finally happened. After years of uncertainty on the matter, the SEC is taking decisive action against Ripple. The point in question is whether Ripple’s native XRP token is a security or not. Late yesterday, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said the SEC has made a determination, and they plan to bring action accordingly. Under U.S…
Ripple was among the major losers this week as its native cryptocurrency, XRP, fell by roughly 13 percent. XRP/USD dropped to $0.44 during the early European session. Its move downhill took cues from two fundamentals. The first one was a wider correction trend across the cryptocurrency market that saw other top coins, including Bitcoin and…
Because investors had been scrambling to buy XRP in order to lay claim to a corresponding amount of Spark tokens, the altcoin had its most significant bullish breakout in years. Ripple network activity post-Flare airdrop suggests that the asset has fundamentally lost its spark, but technicals might on the flipside suggest that the spark was…
The highly anticipated Spark token snapshot takes place on December 12, at 0:00 GMT. Ripple XRP holders eagerly await this date, but Head of Tax Strategy at CoinTracker, Shehan Chandrasekera, warns that airdrops are a taxable event. As such, individuals who register for and receive Spark tokens must include this as ordinary income when filing…
XRP has a major bullish breakout recently, resulting in an over 200% rally. And while bullish technicals had been building, it was the Flare airdrop and promise of free Spark tokens that helped propel Ripple to current levels. The Flare airdrop “snapshot” of the XRP ledger takes place at the end of this week, leaving…
After spending three years of the crypto bear market as the butt of all jokes, being compared to sheep manure, and much more, XRP has shocked the entire industry with a 225% single-month explosion. But the powerful breakout could only be just beginning, according to a variety of technical indicators that measure the strength of…
In a surprising turn of events, Ripple’s XRP is up 140% this week, making it the biggest top ten gainer of the past seven days. There’s no denying that XRP is a divisive token that draws criticism on multiple fronts. Recent blasts include the uncertainty bought about by the SEC’s indecision over XRP as a…
XRP continues to be one of the most disappointing and dormant altcoins in the cryptocurrency market, three years running. The recent Bitcoin rally has caused the altcoin to fall to new lows on the XRPBTC pair, which analysts claimed could cause its army of supporters to “admit defeat.” Instead, Ripple themselves have decided to buy…