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.

Why is XRP Running?

XRP is outperforming the market, as far as I can tell this is excitement overĀ XrapidĀ (Rippleā€™s answer toĀ the SWIFT network) paired with Bitcoin and Ethereum drama.

A Recap of October 2018 So Far

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.

xRapid Explained

XRapid is a liquidity solution for banks that uses Ripple’s XRP as a bridge currency and is being developed by the company Ripple. According to Ripple, XRapid eliminates delays in global payments while also dramatically lowering their cost, thus making cross-boarder payments instant and inexpensive.