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Why Ripple’s predicted victory could be SEC’s regulatory undoing?

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Why Ripple’s predicted victory could be SEC’s regulatory undoing?

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  • Full crypto regulation was not bound to happen soon according to Ripple’s lawyer.
  • The XRP technical outlook showed that the token’s movement could end in consolidation.

It is no longer a new development that the Ripple [XRP] issue with the United States SEC could get a resolution in the first or second quarter of 2023. As time draws near, the blockchain-payment firm has growing support concerning its projected triumph. 

How much are 1,10,100 XRPs worth today?

Regulation in the mud?

In a related development, John E. Deaton commented that the action of the SEC meant the U.S. could be left behind in crypto innovation.

Furthermore, the blockchain enthusiast and XRP lawyer mentioned that the regulator’s hopes of full regulation might not happen anytime soon, as he resounded a “CRYPTO REGULATION IS NOT COMING!” statement. He also conceived that the earliest notable enforcement in the sector could be around 2025.

While maintaining his opinion, Deaton said he cared less if people thought that he was fighting a lost battle. He tweeted,

“People have told me that I’m likely fighting a losing battle. Maybe I am. But what else do we do? We have to fight all of these Court battles because clarity through legislation is NOT coming.”

In response to the growing support Ripple received, John Reed Stark said the firm was exaggerating the regulator’s policies. In his LinkedIn post on the same day, the former SEC official said that crypto lobbyists were making deflective efforts to gain sympathy. Describing it as utter nonsense and referring to the SEC as a principled-based organization, Stark wrote,

“Not a day passes without a crypto-promoter or shill disdaining the SEC’s perilous practice of RBE”

XRP on the consolidation radar

Meanwhile, XRP has merely put up a great performance after the first two-week 2023 rally. In the last seven days, the token increased its value by 3.03%, CoinMarketCap data revealed.

Read Ripple’s [XRP] Price Prediction for 2023-2024

However, the daily chart indicated that XRP was close to reaching an overbought region. At press time, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 65.32. Since this RSI trended toward an overbought zone, XRP might reverse from the greens.

Concerning the Directional Movement Index (DMI), neither the positive (green) nor negative (red) was in complete control of the market. The Average Directional Index (ADX) moved in a similar direction. Hence, XRP could later end in short-term consolidation.

XRP price action

Source: TradingView


Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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