POKKET: Today’s Market Commentary (February 5)
Bitcoin & ETH slightly softer yet stable, $37300 & $1625. Movers are AKRO +73%, ZRX +38%, ADX +29%, MKR AAVE +25%, and rest mostly up in Pokket universe.
Its another DeFi-ing day as TVL reaches a new high of $32B, as FOMO into the space continues. Ethereum gas fees make another record high, with median transaction fees up to ~$12 (avg. is $23). MyEtherWallet (MEW) has added a Dapp browser in partnership with DappRadar, in preparation for explosion of interest in NFTs. UMA doubled after announcing a meme-stock index with a basket of r/WSB names, a DeFi token called uSTONKS. Some bad news for DeFi, Yearn’s DAI lending pools were drained for $14M in another flashloan attack.
In a move to meld the gap between crypto and gaming, ZEBEDEE will launch servers on CS:GO allowing winners to earn BTC, powered by the Lightning Network; the first 10 servers are all full.
In traditional markets SPX & FAANGs +1.1%, DXY at 91.5, USDJPY 105.53(!), Gold $1800.
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