Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies in Press Posted May 19, 2018 The whole crypto space lacks a basic understanding, what money is. Bitcoin Cash or Bitcoin would never work as money, because you have no underlying which it represents. Try to make a debt contract in Bitcoins and you would see, it can't work. Ripple is different here. It does not want to be money, but is a useful solution to faciliate money transfers. It's value comes from it's usefulness and not because it's "money".