XRP Long-term Price Analysis - – February 17

  • There has been no indication showing us a good buying position for XRP, as the pair needs to drop to $0.25 or less.
  • Some investors may consider entering the market now.

XRPUSD Long-term Trend – Ranging

  • Distribution territories: $0.40, $0.45, $0.50
  • Accumulation territories: $0.20, $0.15, $0.10

The price of XRP has been going through ranged movements as it hasn’t been able to build upward movement after the February 8 spike it saw. The cryptocurrency has been featuring lower lows and highs around the $0.30 mark.

Ripple, XRPUSDXRP Chart by TradingView

In the last few days, XRP’s 14-day SMA has been moving around its price. The 50-day SMA is located between the $0.35 and $0.30 marks, above the 14-day SMA. The Stochastic Oscillators have crossed around range 40 where they appear to be consolidating.

This means the cryptocurrency’s price is likely going to continue ranging. There has been no indication showing us a good buying position for XRP, as the pair needs to drop to $0.25 or less for the bulls to have a strong position. Some investors may consider entering the market now.

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Chainalysis Launches Real-Time Suspicious Transaction Alerts for 15 Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has introduced "suspicious cryptocurrency transaction alerts" in "Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT)", its "real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution".

Chainalysis, which was founded in 2014 by Dr. Michael Gronager (the current Chief Executive Officer), Jan Moller (the current Chief Technology Officer), Jonathan Levin (the current Chief Operating Officer), is a company with two main products:

  • Chainalysis Reactor -- its investigation software suite
  • Chainalysis Kknow Your Transaction (KYT) -- its compliance software suite

Chainalysis KYT supports "real-time transaction screening"; "case management capabilities"; "enhanced due diligence"; and "KYT for token issuers".

In a press release published on its blog on Thursday (August 22), Chainalysis says that Chainalysis KYT's alerts are "designed to help cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions mitigate exposure to regulatory and reputational risk by helping compliance teams focus on the most urgent activity and enforce compliance policies while better allocating resources."

John Dempsey, VP Product, Chainalysis, had this to say:

As lawmakers and regulators focus their attention on the industry, it is more critical than ever that cryptocurrency businesses demonstrate compliance best practices.

According to Chainalysis, this new feature results in alerts being generated "whenever a transfer involves a risky counterparty and crosses a value threshold." Alert levels (Severe, High, Medium, and Low) are "based on factors such as category, service, direct versus indirect exposure, direction of funds, and amount," and are available for all 15 cryptocurrencies that Chainalysis supports (including BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, USDT, and DAI).

Michael Breu, Gemini's Chief Compliance Officer, also chose to comment on this announcement:

As a New York Trust company we are required to monitor transactions on and off our platform. Tools like KYT alerts, which provide real time and ongoing blockchain analysis, coupled with Gemini's own compliance policies, help us meet our regulatory obligations.

 

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