XRP Skyrockets 8%, Bitcoin Stopped Ahead of $17K (Market Watch)

XRP Skyrockets 8%, Bitcoin Stopped Ahead of $17K (Market Watch)

Bitcoin tried its hand at taking down $17,000 but was stopped in its tracks as with most of its previous attempts. Most altcoins are with slight losses today, with ETH sliding below $1,200. XRP, on the other hand, has stolen the show with a notable 8% daily increase. Bitcoin Fails Ahead of $17K After the untypically calm weekend in which bitcoin stood mostly around $16,500, the asset headed straight south on Monday and Tuesday, firstly dropping to $16,000 before plummeting …