Former Ripple Exec to Lead Binance’s US Expansion as New Exchange CEO

The operator of Binance’s upcoming U.S. crypto exchange, BAM Trading Services, has hired a former Ripple executive as its CEO. BAM announced on Tuesday it had appointed Catherine Coley as CEO, who will be responsible for rolling out Binance U.S., as well as expanding the exchange’s marketplace in North America. Prior to joining the firm, Coley was the head of  XRP Institutional Liquidity at San Francisco-based distributed ledger tech startup Ripple, BAM said in the announcement. Before entering the blockchain and crypto space, Coley worked for banking giant Morgan Stanley…

Bitcoin Down 7% While Ripple Price (XRP) Struggling To Hold Support

Ripple price remains in a bearish zone and it recently retested the $0.3840 support against the US dollar. The price is struggling to stay above the $0.3840 support and it could slide further. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.4050 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). Ethereum price settled below $300 and it could decline further below the $275 support area. Ripple price is struggling to hold a couple of important supports against the US Dollar, while bitcoin declined…

Ripple (XRP) Price Showing Bullish Signs: Look For Break Above $0.44

Ripple price started a decent recovery from the $0.3840 support area against the US dollar. The price traded above the $0.4000 resistance and it is currently showing positive signs. There was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance at $0.4010 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is currently trading above the $0.4150 resistance and it could continue higher in the near term. Ripple price is showing positive signs against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP could continue to climb…

SEC’s New Decision A Reprieve, Ripple (XRP) Falter

XRP slides 9.1 percent Ripple overly successful despite few banks adopting xRapid The SEC is bending for innovation’s sake. Crypto and blockchain are complex. They are a blend of different fields and all of a sudden, disrupting. Ripple may benefit, but clarification on the status of XRP will propel prices higher. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamental Blockchain and crypto, in general, is an innovation competition. It’s all about who will devise the best solution, an option that will take on existing legacy system(s). Thus far, there are thousands of projects that…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 27

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin is back at doing what it does best, break out and rally on weekends. It again made a decisive move during the weekend and is pulling the crypto markets higher. The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies has topped $278 billion and is on…

Ripple Prices Ranging, Will Siam Commercial Bank Leverage XRP?

XRP up 3.2 percent.  Thailand’s oldest bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), to pioneer Ripple’s Multi-hop. Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will pioneer Ripple’s Multi-hop feature, although the public will wait for further announcement on whether the bank will utilize XRP in their future transactions. Meanwhile, XRP is ranging, adding 3.2 percent from May 23rd close. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals For any cryptocurrency project to be successful, it must partner with companies, finding use cases in the process. That is what many have disclosed in their white papers, and Ripple is no…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 17

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin witnessed a flash crash on Bitstamp exchange when it plunged to a low of $6,178. The fall was triggered by a sell order of about 5,000 bitcoins at $6,200. Some people speculate that the order might have been mistyped $6,200 instead of $8,200.…

Ripple (XRP) Price Skyrockets: More Gains Above $0.50, $0.52 Likely

Ripple price extended its rally above the $0.4500 and $0.4700 resistances against the US dollar. The price tested the $0.4800 area and it looks set to extend gains above $0.5000. Yesterday’s highlighted important ascending channel is intact with support near $0.4390 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). There were sharp gains in Ethereum above $250 and $260, opening the doors for $300. Ripple price started a significant upward move against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP broke $0.4750 and it looks set to surpass…

CEO’s Delight, Ripple (XRP) Has Low Correlation With Bitcoin (BTC)

Ripple (XRP) down 6.4 percent Low correlation with Bitcoin prices means XRP is the best diversifier Brad Garlinghouse must be happy, Ripple (XRP), a Binance research report reveals, has a low correlation with Bitcoin (BTC). Because of that, it is a good diversifier for investors willing to spread out their risks. Nonetheless, Ripple (XRP) prices are down, shedding 6.4 percent in the last week. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Based on historical cryptocurrency market performance, diversification may, after all, not be ideal for investors. That’s what the last Binance report shows.…

Ripple to Save Millions for a Oil Company, XRP Reacts at Historical Support

Ripple (XRP) technically bullish PPTEP partnership bullish By collaborating with PPTEP of Thailand with Siam bank as a facilitator, investors can see firsthand why the platform can help industries across the board. Even so, Ripple (XRP) is ranging with strong support at 30 cents. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Good news, for the general investor, is the rate at which Ripple Inc is securing partnerships. By the close of 2018, 200 banks were using RippleNet. Of those 200 financial institutions, xRapid had 13 clients. That’s a massive milestone for a service…