Binance has added perpetual futures contracts for XRP (otherwise known as Ripple). Traders can use up to 75x leverage on these contracts.
Ripple (XRP) is the “cryptocurrency token” native to “the Ripple Network.” The Ripple network (also called “Ripple”) is an open source, peer-to-peer, real-time payment system (like Bitcoin’s blockchain or Ethereum’s network) that can be used to transfer both fiat currencies and the Ripple cryptocurrency XRP.
The Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund (GDLCF) is a trust you can buy shares of that contains BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, and LTC. Watch out for premiums though!
According to a recent press release, MoneyGram and Ripple will partner to allow MoneyGram to utilize Ripple’s xRapid product for cross-border payments.
Coinbase is considering listing many different assets. Here is a list of all cryptocurrencies Coinbase is considering.
Coinbase will now list Ripple (XRP). Finally, it is really happening. XRP fans rejoice. XRP will start trading on Coinbase Pro first.
TRX, ADA, BCH, XRP, and LTC have all had impressive runs recently, as did ETH in its own right. Meanwhile BTC is holding its ground.
XRP is outperforming the market, as far as I can tell this is excitement over Xrapid (Ripple’s answer to the SWIFT network) paired with Bitcoin and Ethereum drama.
A lot has happened in crypto in October 2018 despite the price of Bitcoin staying rather stagnant. Let’s do a quick review of October 2018 so far.
XRP took off running over news of XRapid and almost every other crypto followed suit this week.
CryptoVest.com did a study that showed international transfers of Bitcoin were 1,000s of times cheaper than international wire transfers of USD.