#Ripple NEWS: #XRP is 'not a cryptocurrency' - expert warns on 'big dip' in value
RIPPLE returned to the all-important $0.50 mark following bitcoin’s remarkable rise to $7,500 this week. However, one expert has warned that ripple is “not a cryptocurrency” and could miss out on the regulation that catapults bitcoin and ethereum on to bigger and better things. Ripple’s remarkable journey from obscurity to $3.40. back down to today’s price of $0.49 could soon see it ring-fenced from other competing cryptocurrencies, with concern over its centralization potentially excluding XRP from entry into a price boosting regulatory framework. Ripple is the 3rd largest cryptocurrency by market cap size. It is down 1.70% over the past 24 hours and is currently trading at $0.460446. It can be bought with fiat dollars, credit cards, or debit cards on cryptocurrency exchanges such as CEX.io and Changelly.