Category: XRP

Market Update: Crypto Capitulation

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Andrew Elliott

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Relax:   1) Fidelity, NYSE, Microsoft, Starbucks, and Nasdaq aren’t getting into crypto because they think it’s a “bubble”. That would be ridiculous. The asset class is here to stay, we are just in the capitulatory phase of a bear market. The question is, where do we bottom?   2) See the charts (scroll down) to get a feel […]

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Is this the 2018 Bear Market Capitulatory Flush?

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Andrew Elliott

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The crypto market is selling off. We are now searching for a new bottom in Bitcoin and by extension the entire Crypto market.   We think this low volatility is signaling a bottom, but if the key $5800 level is breached on Bitcoin (the market leader) then there will be more pain ahead. Luckily for […]

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Bear Market Musings

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D.M. Brooks

The Bear market can be brutal Remember how exuberant we all were at the end of 2017 about crypto?  Remember the general sentiment about how 2018 was going to melt everyone’s face off? We all dreamed of rocketing to the moon in our crypto-powered Lambos. Oops. Yeah, 2018 has been that kind of year.  Rough, […]

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Blockchain & Crypto Asset Opportunities for Islamic Finance

Blockchain technology and Islamic Finance are presently two of the most exciting financial trends to read-up on. Though it might not get as much press as crypto, Islamic Finance has similarly enjoyed a recent period of enormous growth.

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The Web3 Stack

This article was originally published by Kyle Samani at Multicoin Capital. Multicoin Capital’s mission is to accelerate the transition from the centralized institutions of the Industrial Age to the decentralized institutions of the Internet Age.   I have yet to see an actual illustration of the Web3 stack. So this is an attempt. Given how […]

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Which Coin will Coinbase List Next?

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Andrew Elliott

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Recently Coinbase announced it is “exploring” the addition of several new coins to its platform: Cardano (ADA) Zcash (ZEC) Basic Attention (BAT) 0x (ZRX) Stellar Lumens (XLM) The keyword in the announcement is “exploring”. None of these tokens are guaranteed to be added to the platform. The announcement states explicitly: In March we took a […]

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Is Ripple (XRP) a Security?

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Andrew Elliott

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Is Ripple (XRP) a security? That’s a big question right now in the crypto community. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently provided guidance on how the SEC will approach cryptocurrency regulation. The Ethereum Community was relieved to hear that Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency on the Ethereum network, would NOT be considered a security. A […]

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XRP and Bitcoin: Tradeoffs in Blockchain Structure and Implications for Future Market Value

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Doug Grant

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Introduction The debate on the future of XRP is the third rail of crypto politics. Other than Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash, no other topic elicits such polarizing perspectives. From an ideological standpoint true to Bitcoin’s genesis, this is understandable. The community that created Bitcoin values a decentralized, anonymous currency. Between forks and new entrants, there […]

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Ripple (XRP) Fundamental Analysis

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Andrew Elliott

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Since the emerging crypto asset class is much like venture capital with liquidity, performing a quick market size analysis can provide insights into potential fundamental asset value. What is Ripple (XRP)? A quick distinction: Ripple is a company while XRP is a digital asset used on the Ripple network. Ripple (the company) is attempting to bring […]

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What if Cryptocurrencies are Classified as Securities by Regulators?

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Andrew Elliott

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It’s every crypto asset investors nightmare. We wake up one morning to read that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulators are seeking to immediately shutdown crypto exchanges and projects for operating outside of existing legal frameworks. Given zero time to adjust the entire market dumps, taking a generation of tech innovation and […]

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