• crypto top 10 rankings
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Ethereum,  Litecoin,  Tether,  XRP

    Crypto’s top 10: Rankings shake-up looms as Ethereum killers make presence felt

    Binance Coin, Polkadot and Cardano are in the ascendancy. Should Ethereum, buckling under the strain of congestion, be worried?

    Back in December 2017, when BTC hit $20,000 for the first time, altcoins such as Bitcoin Cash, XRP and Litecoin were firm favorites in the top five. Tether and Binance Coin were nowhere to be seen among the 20 biggest coins. Some, like Polkadot, didn’t even exist. Fast forward to 2021, and the rundown of the 10 biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap looks very different indeed.

  • MoneyGram suspends RippleNet
    Regulation,  Ripple,  XRP

    Citing SEC suit MoneyGram suspends use of Ripple ODL

    The money transfer company is a high-profile user of Ripple’s international payments network as well as its XRP-based On-Demand Liquidity product

    In it’s Q4 and full year financial results released today MoneyGram International revealed that it has suspended trading in XRP due to uncertainty over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit. The agency has said XRP is an unregistered security illegally sold by Ripple over the past eight years.

  • Ripple settle SEC lawsuit
    Regulation,  Ripple,  XRP

    Ripple angling to settle SEC lawsuit?

    Charged with selling XRP as an illegally unregistered security, the international payments firm has been pugnacious but said it was open to settling in a filing released Monday

    Previous discussions took place under former SEC chair Jay Cayton and his top lieutenants, whereas the new acting SEC chairman, Gary Gensler, has a more positive outlook, as well as a much deeper understanding of cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology. Gensler spent the last few years teaching cryptocurrency and blockchain at MIT, and has been a fixture at industry events.

  • Markets Report Bitcoin price Tesla
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report,  People,  XRP

    Markets Report: Bitcoin tipped for $50,000 next as Tesla upends expectations

    The shock $1.5 billion from Elon Musk’s company continues to ricochet among investors and mainstream consumers

    Bulls were already confident prior to Monday’s news, with Bitcoin passing $40,000 over the weekend. Elon Musk’s company then set the market alight with its filing with U.S. regulators and Bitcoin subsequently hit new record levels of $48,200.