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XRP Has Room to Move Higher
Analysts think the cryptocurrency could move even higher in the hours and days ahead.
Joe McCann, an engineer at Microsoft and a prominent crypto-asset analyst, recently shared to his Telegram channel that XRP just confirmed a bullish MACD crossover. The MACD, or Moving Average Convergence Divergence, is a popular technical indicator that attempts to show an asset’s trend.
He thinks this is a sign the Tyler Winklevoss: A “Tsunami” of Capital Is Coming For Bitcoin
DeFi and Bitcoin to Eventually Benefit?
Analysts think that DeFi and potentially Bitcoin will eventually benefit from the rallies in older cryptocurrencies that may not have the users that DeFi has.
Eric Conner, referencing XRP, Bitcoin Cash, amongst other older cryptocurrencies, recently commented on the discrepancy between DeFi and these “ghost chains”:
“Zombie chains and DeFi protocols still need a massive relative repricing. Combined MC of XRP, BCH, LTC, DOT, BNB, ADA: $33bn. Combined MC of UNI, AAVE, SNX, YFI, MKR, COMP: $4bn Right…”
When this transition from older cryptocurrencies to DeFi “blue chips” will happen remains to be seen.
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