XRP Price Predictions For 2018

The San Francisco-based fintech giant Ripple ended 2017 with a bang. The company’s cryptocurrency, XRP, surged in late December then started 2018 by eclipsing Ethereum’s global market cap. According to CoinMarketCap, XRP’s cap was more than $93.4 billion by Tuesday morning. XRP, which cost less than a fraction of penny at the same time last year,… Please follow and like us:

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Korea’s economy to deal with ‘gray rhino’

Calls are growing that Korea should prepare itself against a drop in its potential economic growth rate, with a warning that a “gray rhino” could be haunting Asia’s No. 4 economy. Lee Keun, the director of the Center for Economic Catch-up, said Monday Korea is facing a slowing potential growth rate due to such problems as… Please follow and like us:

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Google, Citi And Goldman Sachs Invest In Blockchain

The buzz around blockchain technology is all about its potential to disrupt the status quo. But the truth is Silicon Valley and traditional finance giants are funding much of the white collar blockchain industry. The market research firm CB Insights recently released an investments report showing the past 12 months marked a record-breaking peak in corporate… Please follow and like us:

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Bank of America Has Dozens Of Blockchain Patents

American banks are in a bind. It’s hard for them to innovate with new technologies, because banks are already labyrinthine institutions and the United States is home to a heavily regulated industry. Talk to fintech experts abroad and they’ll usually comment in amazement about just how hard it is to play ball in the complex U.S.… Please follow and like us:

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Bitcoin Could Be Australia’s New National Currency

Imagine a sunny beach full of fintech entrepreneurs and bitcoin enthusiasts. Visiting colleagues from Singapore, India and China sit sprawled across the soft sand, commenting on how this coastal city became one of the world’s leading startup hubs. No, this scene isn’t happening in California. It’s actually Sydney, Australia. According to the KPMG report Scaling the… Please follow and like us:

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FinTech Firms Aim to Put Finances in Consumers’ Hands

Matthew Cooper travels to Washington D.C. once a month so regulators at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP) can help him understand how to better serve and protect customers through EarnUp, an application that helps customers make micropayments (a portion of each paycheck) to pay off their loans all in one place. EarnUp and fintech companies… Please follow and like us:

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