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  • XRP pushed above critical resistance levels, triggers unclear
  • Ripple company has invited Bill Clinton to speak at their conference in October.

XRP catapulted to $0.4535, gaining nearly $0.02 in just 20 minutes. Currently the coin is changing hands at    $0.4478, retreating after a strong rally. There is no clear explanation, what might have casues the spike, though, most likely it’s a XRP-specific one-off event caused by a large order. Bitcoin and other altcoins also recovered but not so strongly.

Meanwhile, California-based Ripple Company announced that the 24nd president of the United States Bill Clintom was going to speak at Swell conference in October.

“We’re thrilled to announce @BillClinton as keynote speaker for this year’s #SwellbyRipple. For more details:” the company wrote in the official Twitter account.

The company believes that Bill Clinton created a balance between internet-technologies and regulation as he serves as the president at the time of Internet revolution.

Ripple’s technical picture

From the technical point of view, as lomg as XRP/USD stays above 100-SMA (1-hour chart) at $0.4464, the momentum remains positive. The ultimate bullish goal is created by $0.4500. A sustainable move higher will trigger more extended recovery towards the next important handle at $0.4700.

XRP/USD, 1-hour chart