Markets Update: Top Crypto Assets Open 2019 With Slow Month of Trading

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The leading cryptocurrency markets have seen a slow start to the year, with the top three markets by capitalization shedding between 10% and 37% since early January’s local highs. January has also seen volatility in market cap rankings, with XRP and ETH competing for the second largest crypto asset capitalization, and EOS, USDT, and BCH…

The Daily: Market Cap Metric Attracts Flak, Trust Wallet Does Desktop

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In Friday’s installment of The Daily, we round up the latest debate over whether market cap should be used to rank cryptocurrencies. Members of the Ripple community are up in arms over new data that suggests their token’s market cap should be billions of dollars lower than currently stated. We also detail the latest update…

Binance Announces New XRP Trading Pairs and Quote Currency

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Binance is adding new XRP trading pairs for the holidays, including TRX/XRP and XZV/XRP. Furthermore, the ETH Trading Market will be renamed to the ALTS Trading Market, allowing for the possibility of more trading pairs with different quote currencies in the future. Ripple has had a strong month of partnerships and has effectively weathered the…

Ripple’s Success: Why XRP Held Fast Amidst the Crypto Market Meltdown

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XRP has proven a safe harbor during this week’s market downturn. Ripple’s strategic partnerships, technological advancements, and community enthusiasm have allowed the cryptocurrency to gain footing in the market, resulting in a stellar 2018 performance. In the last seven days, the markets have plunged by 18 percent. Yet, XRP has fallen a modest 3.2 percent.…

Markets Update: Dump Drives Record BTC Volume on Binance, XRP Extends Lead Over ETH

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Cryptocurrency markets have continued to see significant losses, with BCH, BTC, and ETH posting new lows for 2018. Despite also losing fiat value, XRP’s gains when priced in BTC have extended its dominance over ETH. Also Read: ETH Mining Not Profitable, Miner Heats Home With ASIC Rigs  BCH Posts All-Time Lows BCH has continued to produce…

XRP Olympic Petition Tops 10K Signatures, Raises Goal to 15K

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Last week, CryptoSlate reported on Japan resident Ken Takahashi’s Change.org petition to make Ripple’s XRP the official cryptocurrency of the 2020 Olympic games. At the time the petition had reached over 5K signatures toward a goal of 7,500. It now stands at nearly 12K signatures and has raised the end goal to 15K. Bypassing the…

Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

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During Ripple’s annual Swell conference, CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced three firms that will use XRP in commercial cross-border payments.