When thinking about investing in Ripple (XRP), the digital coin that runs on the Ripple’s payment blockchain system, traders ought to consider what function Ripple might play over the progression of the next decade. In 2017, when Ripple was a relatively new and emerging (it still is) virtual currency, it managed to grow its value by more than 100x in under one year.
Early 2017, the value of Ripple (XRP) was 0.0064 US dollars per token, while at the end of the same year, Ripple (XRP) was fetching prices around 0.8 US dollars. At the time, many analysts predicted all sought of predictions arguing the price of Ripple might rise to the heights of $9 US dollars in 2018; there is still time for Ripple to clock this target, we should not rule it out as yet.
Most of cryptocurrency experts and analysts believe that Ripple has what it takes not only to reach similar peaks but to also grow further in creating new highs as well. Many still agree that Ripple (XRP) is still an excellent coin to invest. Ripple is the 3rd largest coin by market cap size with a market cap of around $18.5 billion. It is down 1.26% over the past 24 hours and is currently trading at $0.472346. It can be bought with fiat dollars, credit cards, or debit cards on cryptocurrency exchanges such as CEX.io and Changelly.