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Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple (XRP) worth in both Bitcoin and USD fell yesterday afternoon after word spread of Coinbase's non-commit to the currency - along with all others. Again this morning traders woke to find the most popular cryptocurrency of the week in significant decline. This comes after an abnormal amount of hype by investors in the cryptocurrency created a fog of FOMO - that is, Fear Of Missing Out.

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Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Coinbase made a significant announcement this afternoon regarding, but not mentioning specifically, Ripple (AKA $XRP.) As the announcement was made, the price of Ripple ($XRP) fell, there was a dead cat bounce, and the coin's worth continued to tank in a downward direction. If there's one single reason why an investor's worth in USD or BTC today is halved, it's because they put a whole lot of faith in the future of XRP.

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Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

This morning the price of Bitcoin VS USD is lower than it's likely set to be over the next few days. As such, it's a good time to trade your dollars for all the satoshi* you can hold. The big problem with what you're about to do isn't the cash exchange, it's the taxation of said investments that might end up being applied retroactively in the near future.

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Coinbase Disabled and Down: BTC reacts by tanking [Update: it’s back]

Coinbase Disabled and Down: BTC reacts by tanking [Update: it’s back]

Coinbase was down for some users starting early this morning, and as of 8:35 AM PST, the Bitcoin sales site made an official announcement. As a result of Bitcoin prices falling this morning, Coinbase went down. As a result of Coinbase going down, Bitcoin prices fell further. It's a vicious cycle, a vicious cycle indeed!

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Bitcoin price down today: Here’s why

Bitcoin price down today: Here’s why

Several factors played into today's fall in the most popular cryptocurrency pair: Bitcoin to USD. The headlines this morning were just about the opposite of what they were at the start of December, when several all-time-high prices for BTC/USD were achieved. Back on December 1st, Bitcoin "soared" to over $11,000, while today the price "plummeted" to below $12,000 - crazy!

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