U.S. Lawyer on SEC’s Lawsuit Against Ripple Over Sale of XRP: ‘This Is a War’

Late last week, American attorney James K. Filan, who has been following the SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple, explained to XRP HODLers and other interested parities why they should not be expecting some kind of settlement any time soon. Filan is the founder of Filan LLC. He “represents individual and corporate clients in federal white collar […]

XRP’s Average Daily Trading Volume Doubled to $4 Billion in Q2 Amid Heightened Volatility

The average daily trading volume of the XRP token has surged in the second quarter of the year, despite the ongoing legal dispute involving its largest player Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an XRP market report published by Ripple, the daily trading volume of the cryptocurrency doubled to $4.49 […]

XRP Price Surges 40% Over Past Week Thanks Mostly to Futures Platforms, Says Analyst

The price of XRP has surged over 40% in the past week partly thanks to upward pressure that appears to be coming from cryptocurrency futures trading platforms, as speculators have been betting on the cryptocurrency’s future. According to data shared by technical analyst Ali Martinez, the price of the cryptocurrency has been moving up over […]

XRP Is Now Powering the First Ever ODL Service Implementation in Japan

Ripple is set to tap into the nearly $2 billion a year remittance market between Japan and the Philippines through the use of its on-demand liquidity (ODL) services, which leverages the XRP token. In a blog post, the company noted that the traditional system of international payments is “often slow and expensive” and can siphon […]

Ripple Handed a ‘Gift’ That Could Help Them Win Against the SEC, Says American Attorney

Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the American law firm Hogan & Hogan, says a recent public statement by two “brave” members of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could help Ripple win the lawsuit filed against them by the SEC in December 2020. On 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action […]

XRP HODLers Will Soon Be Getting Another Airdrop ($SGB) From Flare Networks

Flare Network has revealed it’s set to airdrop another token to XRP token holders who participate in the Spark (FLR) airdrop snapshot in December of last year. The new airdrop comes as Flare plans to launch an experimental network as well. According to a new announcement, Flare Networks will also airdrop the native token of […]

XRP’s Use Cases Are ‘Basically the Same as Bitcoin’, Says Ripple Exec

Ripple’s Director of Developer Relations, Matt Hamilton, has claimed on social media that XRP was created by Bitcoin developers as a “better” version of the cryptocurrency once they realized “bitcoin’s energy usage was not scalable,” and that XRP’s use cases are “basically the same as Bitcoin. Hamilton’s words came as he discussed the cryptocurrency with […]

Flare Details Plan to Airdrop 100 Billion Spark ($FLR) Tokens to $XRP Holders

Flare Networks has detailed its plan to airdrop Spark (FLR) tokens to XRP holders after months of planning the airdrop. Once the network goes live, each eligible holder will immediately receive 15% of their claimable FLR tokens, while being able to claim an average of 3% per month thereafter. According to Flare, the airdrop will […]

Crypto Influencer Says $XRP ‘Is Going To Blast Off Toward the End of This Year’

Crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong, who is the host of YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto”, talked about about XRP (which is currently the seventh most valuable cryptoasset by market cap) in a video (titled “Bitcoin & XRP: 2 BEST Opportunities in Crypto”) for his super popular YouTube channel. Here is what Armstrong said about Ripple and XRP: Ripple […]

‘Don’t Count It out’ – Prominent Crypto Analyst Suggests XRP Price Could Surge This Cycle

Prominent cryptocurrency analyst and well-known XRP bull Credible Crypto has predicted that the price of the seventh-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization could still surge this cycle to make a new all-time high, as it did back in 2017. Credible Crypto’s words came as he was replying to another cryptocurrency analyst who said he was bearish […]

Ripple Hires Former Mastercard Exec to Expand Its XRP-Powered Solution RippleNet

Fintech giant Ripple has hired former Mastercard executive Sendi Young as Managing Director of its European operations in a bid to expand Ripple’s global financial network technology RippleNet, which uses the XRP token for its On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) solution. In a blog post, Ripple detailed that Sendi has over fifteen years of experience in fintech, […]

Prominent Crypto Analyst Says XRP Price could Soon Outperform Bitcoin

Prominent cryptocurrency analyst Credible Crypto has predicted that the price of XRP is likely near a bottom when trading against the flagship cryptocurrency bitcoin and sees it reverse to outperform the cryptocurrency. In a tweet, Credible Crypto shared a chart illustrating his thoughts and added that it’s worth considering XRP is “on a major historical […]

Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb Sold Nearly 240 Million XRP so Far This Month

Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb has sold little over 240 million XRP tokens so far this month, and still has a balance of over 431 million XRP in his “~tacostand” wallet, according to data from XRPScan. McCaleb is said to have started working on Ripple back in 2011, and was part of its founding team when […]

Israel Using Ethereum for CBDC Pilot Instead of Ripple’s Private Version of XRP Ledger

The Bank of Israel is reportedly using Ethereum’s technology to trial a digital version of its fiat currency, the shekel. The central bank is using Ethereum instead of Ripple’s private version of the XRP ledger. According to Bloomberg, in May the central bank issued a report that concluded a digital shekel payment system could have […]

SEC vs Ripple: Key Upcoming Deadlines in the XRP-Related Lawsuit

Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the law firm Hogan & Hogan, says that lawsuit brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Ripple Labs over the sale of XRP tokens could continue into early 2022. On 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives, […]

Crypto Trading Platform SwissBorg Adds Support for XRP, ‘The Most Scalable Digital Asset’

On Thursday (June 17), Switzerland-headquartered crypto startup SwissBorg announced its support for XRP. Here is an overview of SwissBorg’s history: SwissBorg’s mobile app (which is available for iOS and Android) lets you buy, sell, and exchange cryptocurrencies (sixteen including XRP), with support for 15 fiat currencies (CHF, EUR, GBP, CAD, BGN, SEK, HKD, RON, CZK, […]

Social Sentiment for $XRP, Cardano’s $ADA, and Other Large-Cap Altcoins Flashes Buy Signal

Social sentiment data for XRP, Cardano’s ADA, Ethereum, and Polkadot (DOT) has started flashing a buy signal, according to cryptocurrency insights firm Santiment. In a tweet, the firm revealed that cryptocurrency traders have, on social media, started taking a bearish stance on these four altcoins, at a time in which the price of bitcoin started […]

$ETH, $XRP, and $ADA Investment Products Saw Highest Inflows for Week Ending June 4

The most recent report (released on June 7) from CoinShares, Europe’s largest digital asset investment firm, although there has been a turn in investment sentiment since May, investment products for Ethereum, XRP, and Cardano are still seeing net inflows. The report said: “Digital asset investment products saw outflows totalling US$94m last week. Sentiment last week […]

Ripple Proposes Federated Sidechains to ‘Unlock DeFi Capabilities’

Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz has proposed the introduction of federation sidechains to allow developers to implement smart contracts and decentralized finance (DeFi) capabilities adjacent to the XRP Ledger. In a blog post, Schwartz noted that Ripple has been resisting adding smart contracts capabilities to the XRP Ledger because of the risk of compromising […]

Ripple Settling SEC Lawsuit Could Lead to XRP Supply Shock, Crypto Legal Expert Says

Ripple settling its lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could lead to an XRP supply shock, which presumably would lead to a price surge as demand would remain the same, while supply plunged. As first reported by Daily Hodl, in a new video cryptocurrency legal expert and XRP supporter Jeremy Hogan has […]

453 million XRP: Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb Kept Cashing Out in May

Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb cashed out an estimated 453 million XRP in the month of May, and still has a total of 617.3 million tokens on his “~tacostand” wallet, according to XRP blockchain data provider XRPSCan. McCaleb is said to have started working on Ripple back in 2011, and was part of its founding team […]

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse: “I’m Doing My Happy Dance Today”

On Tuesday (June 1), Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse found an interesting way to express his happiness regarding at something CNBC did that the XRP community had long been waiting for. It all started on May 25, when CNBC included Californian FinTech startup Ripple in the 2021 edition of its Disruptor 50 list, the goal of […]

U.S. Lawyer Explains Significance of Judge Netburn’s Latest Ruling for Ripple

On Sunday (May 30), Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the law firm Hogan & Hogan, talked about Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn’s latest ruling in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Ripple Labs. On 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its […]

Ripple Reiterates Its Intention To Be Carbon-Neutral by 2030

Ripple has reiterated its commitment to become carbon net-zero by 2030 as part of an effort to avert worst-case climate change scenarios in a move similar to one made by most countries throughout the world, which have committed to the same goal but by 2050. On Thursday (May 27), Ripple tweeted: Ripple’s tweet linked to […]

Ripple Likely to Go Public Once SEC Lawsuit Is Resolved, Says CEO Brad Garlinghouse

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has revealed the fintech firm is highly like to go public after it settles the lawsuit the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed against it alleging the firm and two of its executives “raised over $1.3 billion through an unregistered, ongoing digital asset securities offering.”  Speaking at Consensus 2021, Garlinghouse […]

XRP Price Surges 10%, Crypto Influencer Says $XRP Is Going to $10

On Tuesday (May 25), on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached its intraday high of $1.06 at 00:40 UTC. Currently (as of 14:45 UTC), XRP is trading around $0.9452, up 10% in the past 24-hour period. As for the year-to-date period, XRP is up 330% vs USD. As you can see in the above […]

Ripple’s Director of Developer Relations on RippleNet, ODL, $XRP, and $XLM

On Monday (May 17), Matt Hamilton, Director of Developer Relations at FinTech firm Ripple, took the time to address some of the common misconceptions regarding the formation of Ripple, payment network RippleNet, On-Demand Liquidity (ODL), and digit asset XRP. He also explained the reason for the architectural similarities between XRP Ledger and the Stellar Network. […]

XRP Hits $1.76 for 1st Time Since April 16, Analyst Says Top Is in $20 – $30 Range

On Thursday (May 6), the $XRP price broke above the $1.76 level for the first time in nearly three weeks. Data by TradingView indicates that on crypto exchange Bitstamp the XRP price hit $1.7635, which is currently (as of 09:50 UTC on May 6) the intraday high, at 01:08 UTC. The highest price that XRP […]

Ripple CEO: U.S. Is ‘Only Country on the Planet That Has Viewed XRP as a Security’

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the ongoing lawsuit involving XRP is a threat to the innovation being generated by cryptocurrency. Last week, during an interview with Fox Business, the Ripple CEO talked about the lawsuit brought against his firm last December by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He said:  “It’s so important for […]

Crypto Analyst Says ‘$XRP Whales Have Gone Into a Buying Spree’, $XRP Hits $1.60

On Friday (April 30), the XRP price hit $1.60 for the first time since April 17. Data by TradingView indicates that at 06:47 UTC, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached $1.60. Currently (as of 08:20 UTC on April 30), XRP is trading around $1.5601, which means that XRP is up 12.78% in the […]

‘$XRP Is Breaking Out vs. $BTC’, ​Says Crypto Analyst, XRP Up 242% vs BTC in 2021

On Monday (April 26), popular pseudo-anonymous crypto analyst and trader “Kaleo” talked about $XRP’s latest breakout against Bitcoin. He said: He went on to add: Earlier today, highly respected macro-economist and crypto trader Alex Krüger also commented on $XRP’s recent price action since Bitcoin started rallying in the closing hours of last weekend after dropping […]

Ripple (XRP) Price Surge in April Pushed Daily Trading Volume at Crypto Exchange Bitrue Up 400%

As the entire cryptocurrency market soared higher in recent weeks to allow Bitcoin (BTC) to hit fresh record highs, cryptocurrency businesses are also reaping benefits from the high interest in trading digital assets recently. The California-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue is one of the platforms that has enjoyed strong growth in recent months amid the surge […]

How $XRP Is Facilitating Money Transfers Between Australia and Southeast Asia

Recently, one Australian FinTech firm said that it is using RippleNet, Ripple’s global payments network, to handle cross-border payments between Australia and countries in Southeast Asia, such as the Philippines. Although Ripple signed a deal with Novatti Group Limited (ASX:NOV) back in December 2020, it was not until April 9 that Novatti announced that the […]

How Is XRP Lawsuit Now And Where Can I Trade XRP?

XRP, a cryptocurrency that is primarily built for transactions, which can be purchased on crypto exchanges. XRP derives from Ripple, a payments platform designed for the rapid settlement of transactions and affordable cross-border remittances, which aims to supplement and redefine the current financial system. Why a suitcase between the SEC and Ripple? Ripple has been […]

$XRP Joins World of DeFi Thanks to Wanchain’s Cross-Chain Bridges, XRP Breaks $1.61

On Monday (April 12), the Wanchain team announced that now “XRP token holders can put their XRP to work and engage with the world’s many DeFi applications.” Wanchain is a blockchain interoperability platform. Since “Wan” means “ten thousand” in Chinese, the brand name “Wanchain” translates to “ten thousand blockchains”. This makes sense when you consider […]

Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Says XRP-USD Charts ‘Indicate Prices a Boat Load Higher’

Peter L. Brandt, who is one of the world’ most respected classical chartists, says that his technical analysis of the XRP-USD trading pair suggest that prices are headed much higher. In 1990, Brandt, who has been a commodity trader since 1976, published the book Trading Commodity Futures with Classical Chart Patterns. Then, in 2011, John […]

$XRP Price Going Parabolic, Breaks $1 for First Time Since 5 March 2018

At 08:55 UTC on Tuesday (April 6), on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached an intraday high of $1.01307. This is the highest price XRP has seen in 1,128 days. According to data by TradingView, currently (as of 09:20 UTC on April 6), XRP is trading around $0.98114, which means that in the past […]

$XRP Price Hits $0.874, Its Highest Level Since 6 May 2018

At 16:35 UTC on Monday (April 5), on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached an intraday high of $0.87400. This is the highest price XRP has seen in 1,065 days. According to data by TradingView, currently (as of 19:00 UTC on April 5), XRP is trading around $0.82452, which means that in the past […]

XRP Price Goes Over $0.72 for First Time in 2 Months, Now Up 212% in 2021

On Monday (April 5), on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached an intraday high of $0.72557 at 04:50 UTC. This is the highest price XRP has seen since February 1. According to data by TradingView, currently (as of 08:15 UTC on April 5), XRP is trading around $0.68584, which means that in the past […]

Ripple CEO Talks About U.S. SEC’s Lawsuit Over XRP, Says Bitcoin Is ‘Here To Stay’

On Friday (April 1), Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse talked about the U.S. SEC’s lawsuit against his firm (over the sale of XRP tokens), the lack of regulatory clarity in the U.S., and Bitcoin. The Ripple CEO made his comments during an interview with CNN anchor Julia Chatterley. In this article, we look at the main […]

Ripple CTO Explains Why XRP Does Not Use Proof-of-Work Consensus Like Bitcoin

In a recent interview, Ripple CTO David Schwartz talked about the advantages of XRP Ledger’s consensus mechanism over Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanisms. The Ripple CTO’s comments about Bitcoin and XRP came during a Zoom call with TechRadar Pro a few days ago. Schwartz said that miners’ involvement in Bitcoin’s PoW consensus process means that […]

Crypto Analyst: $XRP ‘Could Provide an Opportunity for Investors To Profit’

On Thursday (March 25), on-chain analyst Ali Martinez explained how XRP “could provide an opportunity for investors to profit.” On Tuesday (March 23), Santiment, which is “a behavior analytics platform for cryptocurrencies”, pointed out that XRP has been getting more attention on social media platforms: Martinez says that according to the 30-day Market Value to […]

Ripple Should Be ‘Feeling Pretty Good’ After Comments From Judge Netburn

New comments made from a magistrate judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York bode well for Ripple in its ongoing lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to American lawyer Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the law firm Hogan & Hogan.  According to the transcript of a […]

Why Popular Crypto Analyst and Trader ‘Kaleo’ Is Bullish on $XRP and $TRX

Recently, popular pseudo-anonymous crypto analyst and trader “Kaleo” said that he’s bullish on the outlook for TRON (TRX) and XRP.  First, with regard to XRP, he said that XRP was in a position to revisit its all-time high of $3.84. The trader predicted the possibility of another breakout that would take the coin to its […]

Ripple CTO David Schwartz on NFTs

In a recent interview, Ripple CTO David Scwhartz explained what he finds interesting about non-fungible tokens (NFTs). His comments came during an interview that was released on YouTube channel “Thinking Crypto” on March 16. According to a report on this interview published by The Daily HODL on March 18, Schwartz finds two ideas related to […]

Attorney Kevin Chen: SEC Does Not Fully Understand Ripple’s ‘Fair Notice’ Defense

Earlier this week, Kevin Chen, an attorney at Homiak Law LLC, took a closer look at the “fair notice” defense used by Ripple Labs in the lawsuit (over the sale of XRP tokens) brought against it by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Homiak Law is “a full-service boutique law firm that specializes in […]

XRP Prices Surges Over 11%, Now Up 120% in 2021

According to data by TradingView, on Tuesday (March 16), around 06:30 UTC, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached its intraday high of $0.5200, which is the highest it has been since February 23. Currently (as of 07:52 UTC on March 16), per data by CryptoCompare, XRP-USD is trading around $0.4844, which means that […]

XRP Price Surges More Than 5%, Now Up 110% in 2021

According to data by TradingView, on Saturday (March 13), around 14:57 UTC, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the XRP price reached its intraday high of $0.46653. Currently (as of 22:20 UTC on March 13), XRP-USD is trading around $0.46124, which means that XRP-USD is up 5.32% in the past 24-hour period and up 110% in 2021. […]

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