POKKET in the Media

POKKET in the Media

Third-party Reviews: Pokket Review: Making High-Interest Crypto Savings More Accessible (Chainbits)POKKET Review: A Savings Account for Your Crypto Assets (Blockonomi)Make Your Money Work! Top Crypto Lending Tools (Blockgeeks) News article mentions: COVID-19 Is the Risk You Didn’t See Coming; Rethinking Safe-Haven Assets in a Post-COVID-19 World (Yahoo Finance)Here’s How the Crypto Sector Is Navigating the Pandemic’s Challenges (Cointelegraph)2020’s crypto shakeup is creating some big winners an…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 12)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 12)

Bitcoin price is -4.5% to trade $35k, ETH is lower -7.5% to $2290. Movers are DEGO +11%, GTO -26%, DOCK -22%, ADX -18%, MITH STMX -17%, PUNDIX -16%, and rest mostly follow lower. Jack Dorsey has gotten vocal yesterday and sent a kind tweet to senator Warren asking her to reconsider her position, emphasizing her opinion of the mining mechanism in Bitcoin is deeply flawed. DOGE is down -20% since Coinbase listed the meme coin, now at 31 pennies. Block.one, entity behind EOS, has settled a class-ac…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 11)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 11)

Bitcoin price is softer -2.3% to $36250 while ETH is lower -6.5% to $2420. Movers are DOCK +17%, CHZ +15%, POLY +12%, TRU -12%, OGN FIS DENT -11%, NMR LINA -10%. According to cryptwit, Silvergate Bank will stop processing USD deposits and withdrawals for Binance, although BinanceUS "remains in good standing" the bank tweeted. Michael Saylor announced the opening of the Bitcoin Mining Council, an open forum dedicated to promote transparency, share best practices and educate the public, which Elon…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 10)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 10)

Bitcoin price is +13% to trade $37.4k while ETH is lagging behind +5% to $2600. Movers are MITH +38%, FIS +16%, DOCK +14%, INJ POND +12%, OST -21%, POLY -11%. El Salvador's Bitcoin bill passed yesterday, with supermajority votes. The country now embraces BTC as legal tender - starting with their Development Bank holding $150M worth in BTC, eventually moving towards holding it as reserve currency in the Central Bank while adding to this position. Yesterday 22k people listened in on Twitter Spaces…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 9)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 9)

Bitcoin price is -2.5% to $33000 after recovering from a 10% drop yesterday, while ETH is -5.4% to $2465. Movers are GTO +40%, OST +15%, CRV +10%, and rest are mixed between +/-7%. More Latin American countries are joining the movement created by El Salvador in embracing Bitcoin, with many politicians and influencers from the region changing profiles to laser eyes. Paris Hilton joins an Ethereum NFT project, Origin, as their advisor. Data from Chainalysis shows investors from the US made $4B in …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 8)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 8)

Bitcoin is -7.2% to $33.7k after Trump goes on TV to say he feels crypto is "a scam". ETH is down -6% to $2600. Movers are GTO +21%, POND BZRX FET TRB OAX -13%, KNC TRU KNC -12%, and rest follow. The US feds have recovered some of the Bitcoin paid by Colonial Pipeline in the ransomeware attack that shut down the east coast oil pipeline for nearly a week last month. SKorea's crypto exchanges are facing further restrictions, as the FSC is considering banning cross trading (executing buy/sell order…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 7)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 7)

Bitcoin price is +2% to $36300 while ETH is +4.8% to hang at $2750. Movers are POND +41%, DOCK +38%, OST MTH +23%, GTO +20%, KNC +15%, and rest are trending up with no standouts on the downside. It has become clear Ruffer sold out of their $600M position in Bitcoin back in April, netting a $1.1B profit. Square is going to invest $5M to build solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility with Blockstream. Weibo blocks crypto chat groups and advertising, sparking more China FUD again. Slower news cycle vs…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 6)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 6)

Bitcoin is -4.5% to trade $35.5k, still looking like a 'rangey' market. ETH is close behind -3.8% to $2600. Movers are GTO +21%, EVX +13%, ANT +11%, RSR FET -9%, rest are mixed. News cycle is slower this weekend given the concentrated attention in Miami and lack of real moves. Biggest headline is El Salvador adding Bitcoin to its reserves, the first of any country, and will submit a bill to recognize it as legal tender. A section of the bill reads: "...in order to mitigate the negative impa…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 5)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 5)

Bitcoin is recovering +2.6% to $37700 from a 10% drop after another space Karen tweet yesterday. ETH is +4.5% to $2790 although alts are softer. Movers are CRV UMA +11%, DODO -13%, GRT -12%, ALICE AKRO -11%, POND LINA -10%. FTX is getting into the Esports arena with a $210M sponsor Team SoloMid (TSM) which plays LoL and VALORANT. Floyd Mayweather, who is sponsored by EthereumMax, was booed at the Bitcoin Conference after saying "I believe there's gonna be another cryptocurrency just as large as …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 4)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 4)

Bitcoin is +1% to $37700, flirting for a while to touch $40k but not quite there yet, while ETH is +1.7% to $2730, eyeing $3k handle in US time but Asia said no. Movers are GRT +23%, FET +19%, DODO +14%, OCEAN +13%, ALPHA SAND AKRO SAND +11%, and rest are mostly up. Blockchain.com felt the heat and is moving its headquarters to Miami away from NYC. The IOC (Olympic Committee) is going to launch official NFT pins for the upcoming Tokyo summer games. Japan's Bitflyer, highest volume by far in…