- Bitcoin Has Found an Economic Proving Ground in Venezuelaby cryptocoingrowth on November 11, 2019 at 8:02 am
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Christmas may be coming early for holders of XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. As of the time of writing this, the popular altcoin has found itself trading just under 3% up on the day, trading at just under $0.31. This move has seen XRP largely outperform Bitcoin’s rela..
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Some crypto assets have had a worse 2019 that others and XRP is one of them. At the moment the Ripple token is still down 15% this year but that could be about to change as XRP finally starts to move in the lead up to the company Swell event next month. XRP Surges 20% October has been revival month..
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