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Tether Price Forecast 2019 - Overcoming the Gap Between $1 and $5 Is Still Possible
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Tether, one of the top-10 world cryptocurrencies, seems to be gaining traction – a lot of experts put hopes in this asset believing that it can triple its current $1 cost. However, $3 is a very humble forecast. Prepare for Tether to reach $5, but keep in mind that it may fall to $0.14 as well. What are the chances? Let’s read USDT price predictions 2019.

Tether all-time price chart
Tether price chart: USDT’s recent price has been around $1

The most popular Tether price predictions 2019

Forecasts differ by numbers, though the vast majority of websites and experts are sure that USDT will gain in value.

TheNextTechs.com

One of TheNextTechs.com website authors published an article where he tried to predict Tether’s price. He believed that USDT is to reach the price of $1.50 by the end of 2019. Here’s what he said:

“Tether forecast shows that price shows a corrective wave. After every corrective wave, there will (be) a(n) impulse wave. Inverters should wait for that impulse wave, and after that, they will gain a 50% profit.”

Thus, if you invest $100 right now, you can enjoy 50% gains by the end of the year. Seems to be too positive? Wait a bit.

Coinfan.net

According to this website that focuses on technical analysis, Tether should reach $1.9 by the end of February. By the end of this year, it should grow to as much as $7! That sounds unrealistic considering the fact that Tether is backed up by the US dollar, so the gap would be too huge.

Uslifted.com

Combining the predictions of all other websites, Uslifted.com states that 2019 will be a year of opportunities for traders. In 2019, prices of cryptocurrencies are expected to rise, and Tether will reach $1.75. Right now, it’s better to hold USDT and wait some time.

The reverse side of the coin

While the growth of cool altcoins like Ripple and Stellar is conditioned by their technological superiority, Tether hasn’t much to offer. That’s why some experts and websites aren’t so sure about its success.

According to Fortune.com, Tether is not interesting for investors, so there’s a chance it will follow the way of Basis, which was shut down in 2018. This stablecoin project won’t survive through the battle and won’t be able to preserve a monopoly.

Tradingbeasts.com predicts that USDT will be stale all year round: it will be stuck at the $0.60 point. In 2020, it will fall to $0.53 and stay at this level.

The InvestingPr.com website, which focuses on traditional stocks as well as a cryptocurrency, has a neutral opinion. Here’s what one of the authors said:

“Tether is a great idea that is crucial to the healthy functioning of the cryptocurrency markets, but its execution has been far from perfect. The concerns over its finances and recent market moves have spooked experienced and casual investors alike. Barring major new revelations, however, Tether is unlikely to deviate far from its $1 benchmark.”

Considering the fact that Tether relies heavily on the US dollar, this prediction can turn out to be true.

What can drive Tether growth?

There are several factors that can promote Tether development:

  1. Wide availability, which will attract major investors.

  2. The volatility of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

  3. Investors are very likely to avoid price drops after such a long bearish period.

  4. Increasing supply.

At the same time, Tether has a lot of issues to deal with. For example, the crypto community and government have to decide whether the audit is required. Besides, there’s a threat of lack of reserves, but the Tether team promised that it has sufficient fiat backup reserves.

Every USDT coin is supposed to be backed up by a fiat $1
USDT relies on USD total supply

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The Ripple-invested Mexican Bitso exchange is a partner of Ripple and MoneyGram in the Mexican On-Demand Liquidity corridor launched this year. Bitso is the largest Mexican exchange and its participation in the Ripple and MoneyGram’s project has been successful.

The Liquidity Index for XRP in Mexico adds another million

The Liquidity Index for the XRP/MXN pair is growing fast, leaving behind one all-time high after another.

Today, on December 14, this index has taken a new level and got over the 9-mln mark with the daily progress being 92 percent.

The highest liquidity mark achieved previously was slightly under 8,568,000.

Another active ODL corridor leads to the Philippines through the local Coin.Ph exchange and its liquidity index has also risen for the first time recently.

XRP gets mentioned by the US government

As reported by U.Today, the US governmental agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has for the first time mentioned XRP in its document, describing the asset as a reliable remittance method which makes the process much faster and cheaper for companies that have a limit on conducting money wires each year.

The document called Ripple and XRP a safe harbor. It also called Ripple one of disruptors of the remittance industry, as well as the new SWIFT’s GPI system, a rival of Ripple.

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Large XRP transactions keep pestering the community

Recently, a large XRP transaction was spotted by the Whale Alert Twitter account when a whopping 150 mln XRP was sent from one anonymous account to another.

Many in the XRP community often criticize those who do them, with Ripple getting the largest portion of criticism, when every month it releases 1 bln XRP from its escrow account. The community believes that these dumps keep the coin’s price low.

There may be a grain of truth in this, since the XRP price has been unable to cross the $0.30 threshold for a long time and recently, after dropping below $0.22, it has been floating in the $0,21 area.

Even the much-expected SWELL conference, annually conducted by Ripple, did not push the XRP price to the North, breaking expectations of many investors.

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