Exchanges Still Listing XRP Despite Ripple Lawsuit

U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges had to consider removing XRP amid a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The lawsuit is based on SEC’s claims that the crypto is unlisted fundraising security issued by Ripple Labs. Among these exchanges, Coinbase deserves a special mention. Apart from the usual considerations about XRP listing, it also wants SEC approval to issue its shares and trade with private investors. If the commission wins the case, XRP could be classified as a security,…

5 Cryptocurrency Exchanges You Can Trade in Without KYC Verification

These days, it's taken as a given that Know Your Customer (KYC) practices must be endured to trade crypto on centralized exchanges, as stringent legislation in most countries requires crypto businesses to verify individuals' identity using their service. However, it is not mandatory to use a KYC exchange (also referred to as "surveillance exchanges" by their critics) to trade. Several exchanges still lawfully operate in jurisdictions that do not dictate the use of KYC laws or have no official headquarters,…

The Importance of Swap Services in the Crypto Space

Crypto Swap services present an efficient and cumbersome free way of swapping crypto based on different blockchain networks. Without these services, crypto traders would have to create an exchange, sign in and place an order every time they would want to switch cryptos. This would have been an incredibly inept process, let alone the time consumed in swapping crypto. Traders would be required to create multiple accounts and go through the verification and security procedures before being granted the go-ahead…

Instant Crypto Swap Comparison! Changelly vs. Shapeshift vs. SWFT Blockchain

Supported Currencies Changelly supports over 100 cryptocurrencies, as well as USD and Euros. SWFT Blockchain, although newer to space, has grown from 18 tokens supported in January 2018 to over 90 different cryptocurrencies as of mid-December 2018. Meanwhile, Shapeshift has a more limited offering with only 35 cryptocurrencies. While Shapeshift and SWFT Blockchain does not yet provide fiat buy-ins, Changelly provides the ability to use USD and Euros at a surcharge. All three exchanges support top currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Stellar Lumens,…