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XRP is a native digital asset created in 2012 by Ripple Labs and is designed for global payments. XRP is a faster, less expensive, and greener alternative to Bitcoin


Pro-XRP Lawyer Warns of More Regulatory ‘Aggressiveness’ Against Crypto Industry if SEC Wins in Ripple Lawsuit

Attorney and XRP supporter John Deaton is warning of a harsher regulatory environment for the crypto industry if the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) emerges victorious in its lawsuit against Ripple. Deaton says in a new Real Vision Crypto interview that in the event that the court rules that Ripple sold XRP as an […]

Ripple Signs Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Deal With Montenegro – Is XRP Involved?

Payments firm Ripple has penned a deal with Montengero to launch a CBDC pilot program, according to the country’s central bank. In a press release, The Central Bank of Montenegro (CBCG) says it has agreed to work with Ripple in developing a “strategy and pilot program” for launching the country’s first CBDC or “national stablecoin.” […]

US Congressman Tom Emmer Says ‘Control Freak’ Senators and ‘Bad-Faith’ Regulators Want To Control Crypto

US Congressman Tom Emmer (R-Minnesota) thinks crypto-critical lawmakers and regulators just want to maintain their control over the country’s financial system. Emmer, the House Majority Whip and a crypto supporter, says in a new interview with Laura Shin that crypto shouldn’t be a partisan issue. He calls crypto-skeptical Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) a “control-freak senator.” […]

SEC vs. Ripple Lawsuit: Pro-XRP Lawyer Outlines One Possible Outcome if Judge Decides To ‘Split the Baby’

Crypto legal expert Jeremy Hogan is predicting one possible outcome in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple. The pro-XRP attorney tells his 262,800 Twitter followers that a judge may rule the sale of the payment token only violated US securities law for a certain time period. Hogan is reacting to a […]

Pro-XRP Lawyer Updates Investors on When Ripple Lawsuit May End, Says Insiders Won’t Have Prior Knowledge

Crypto lawyer and XRP supporter John Deaton is giving his take on when Ripple’s legal tussle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could end. The SEC sued Ripple in late 2020 under allegations that the company sold XRP as an unregistered security. Deaton tells his 257,000 Twitter followers that he believes Judge Analisa […]

Crypto Whales Move Over $600,000,000 in Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and The Sandbox – Here’s Where It’s Going

Crypto whales moved more than $600 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), XRP and The Sandbox (SAND) in a two-day period this week as crypto markets traded sideways. The largest transaction involved one unknown wallet sending 409,350,982 SAND worth more than $247.3 million to another unknown wallet, according to the blockchain tracker Whale Alert. […]

Analytics Firm Santiment Tracks Cardano Accumulation, XRP Profit-Taking and Flashing Ethereum Indicators

Top smart contract platform Ethereum (ETH) is flashing a handful of bearish indicators, according to the crypto analytics firm Santiment. Santiment notes in a new analysis that Ethereum’s active addresses, active deposits, and transaction volume are all showing bearish divergences compared to ETH’s price. ETH is trading at $1,806 at time of writing. The second-ranked […]

Ethereum (ETH) Being Held in Self Custody at Highest Level in History, According to Analytics Firm Santiment

A leading crypto analytics firm is finding that traders are HODLing Ethereum (ETH) in self-custody at record rates. Santiment reports that traders are holding ETH in self-custody away from exchanges at the highest level since the token launched eight months ago, which the firm says “indicates confidence from HODLers.” “Ethereum is now being held in […]

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