Ripple (XRP) has been a true investors’ favorite for much of 2017 and early 2018. The hourly chart above for XRP/USD shows that Ripple (XRP) is on the verge of a major break out. Ripple (XRP) is known for its quick but aggressive rallies. What does this mean? It means that Ripple (XRP) makes its entire gains for the cycle in an extremely short timeframe. This is why so many Ripple (XRP) investors are strong believers in the concept of hodling. They have been buying Ripple (XRP) since before the correction. Most Ripple (XRP) believers are still holding their coins at a 70% loss but they have no intention of cutting their losses. In fact, they believe that the price is going to appreciate manifold by the end of the year.