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XRP/USD Price Prediction — Facing the Road to $0.5: Can Bulls Keep It Up?

  • Denys Serhiichuk
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    Almost all attention has been paid to 💰Bitcoin. But what about Ripple: Is it still an attractive 🔍investment?

XRP/USD Price Prediction — Facing the Road to $0.5: Can Bulls Keep It Up?
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Although almost the whole cryptocurrency market is green today, Ripple is not showing its best, as its rate has gone up only by 3%, while the prices of BTC or ETH have increased much more.

However, there is a relatively positive news background for XRP holders. Thailand’s oldest bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCM), made it clear that it would use Ripple technology for cross-border transfers.

Ripple chart

Ripple is one of those coins that has grown from the bottom, although it is quietly discussed in the news. It’s not worth grabbing XRP in hopes of a fast pump; it’s a tough medium term that can make a profit of 20% or more in one moment.

The technical analysis confirms the news background.

XRP/USD 30-min chart

As we predicted today in our forecast, XRP keeps moving up slowly; however, one should expect a slight decline shortly. On the 30 minute graph, the coin has been under bearish dominance since the middle of May; the quotes have declined by around 20%. All this means that the bottom has not been touched yet, and XRP can still go down to the nearest support at $0.38.

XRP/USD 4-hour chart

On the 4-hour chart, the situation looks more promising, and Ripple has the potential to go up. There are a few reasons for such a scenario. The MACD is located near its bottom points, meaning that sellers are running out of steam. Thus, RSI is neutral, suggesting that bulls are about to come back soon.

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If the downtrend line formed on May 16 is broken, Ripple might reach $0.40 until the end of May. In this regard, the increasing trading volume serves as support for such a price movement.

The price of XRP is trading at $0.3884 at the time of writing.

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About the author

With more than 5 years of trading, Denys has a deep knowledge of both technical and fundamental market analysis. Mainly, he has started his blog on TradingView where publishes all relevant information and make predictions about top coins.
Thus, his experience is backed up by working in top blockchain related companies such as W12, Platinum Listing & ICO Advisory, ATB Coin, and others.

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Bitcoin in Danger as New Research Shows Google Has Achieved Breakthrough in Quantum Computing

  • Alex Dovbnya
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    Google's quantum computer is still too primitive to pose a threat for Bitcoin's cryptography, but things could escalate quickly

Bitcoin in Danger as New Research Shows Google Has Achieved Breakthrough in Quantum Computing
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According to a new research paper published in science journal Nature, Google's quantum computer is able to perform calculations in just three minutes. To put this into perspective, it would take the fastest supercomputer about 10,000 years to perform the same operation, which signifies a major tech milestone for the search behemoth. 

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Google achieves "quantum supremacy"

Back in September, the Financial Times reported that Google has managed to achieve "quantum supremacy," which means that its beast is able to perform calculations that would be impossible to pull off with any other computer. 

However, technology is still way too fragile for commercialization, which is unlikely to happen anytime soon. There is hardly any practical application for quantum computers, but they do have great potential for disrupting a lot of industries, such as finance and transportation.   

Considering that the Trump administration has funneled a whopping $1.2 bln into the development of quantum computing, it might stop being just a buzz word. 

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Will Google's quantum success affect Bitcoin

There is also one notable application for quantum computing -- hacking Bitcoin. The headlines about Google's super-powerful juggernaut has made many wonder whether Bitcoin, whose value derives from the immutability of its Blockchain, is in danger. 

However, ex-Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd reassured the confused crypto crowd that Google was nowhere near breaking the top coin's cryptography. On top of that, it's not even clear whether quantum computers could potentially be scalable enough for commercial use. 

Bitcoin evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos also opined that Google's quantum breakthrough would have no impact on the orange coin. 

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with an extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets.

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