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POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 5)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 5)

Uptober continues with Bitcoin anxious to crawl back to $50k, now at $49.4k +2.6%, and ETH flat at $3390. Movers are EVX +20%, OGN LINA +10%, POLY +8%, ADX -18%, APPC -10%, BRD AST -8%. Dapper Labs has acquired influencer platform Brud to launch a new business called ‘Dapper Collective’ which focuses on helping DAOs. Warsaw-based crypto startup Ramp, which calls itself the ‘PayPal for crypto’, reached a $300M valuation in a series-A funding round closing with $30M led by Balderton Capital. The H…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 26)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 26)

Bitcoin is -1% at $42.5k, ETH is pretty much the same at $2910. Movers are RLC +9%, DENT +8%, DODO -8%, and rest are pretty quiet. Michael Burry has been subpeonaed over GameStop trading by the SEC. Messari CEO Ryan Selkis seemed to hint someone at Messari’s Mainnet conference this week also received a subpoena from the SEC. WSB is creating a sub reddit called WallStreetBetsCrypto, which already has 14,000 members — this comes after much hesitation from the mods over the past year. President Buk…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 15)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 15)

Bitcoin is +4.4% to $47k, ETH is +3.5% to $3415. Movers are TRU +26%, CRV +24%, CELR +22%, REN +21%, AAVE +18%, SUSHI COMP +16%, UNI +13%, PNT +12%, LINK +11%, ALPHA POND YFII +10%, FTM SRM -10%, AST -9%. Bitcoin Core devs have announced the release of the 22nd version of the client, the first major release to support the upcoming Taproot protocol upgrade, expected to activate in November. Taproot expands Bitcoin’s smart contract flexibility while enhancing its scalability and privacy. Solana de…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 8)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 8)

Crypto is correcting as a whole, BTC is -10% to $47k, ETH is -12% to $3440. Movers are SXP -29%, DODO -28%, AKRO BZRX OGN ALICE -25%, LIT ALICE POND GTO DENT LINA REEF TRU CHR -24%, and rest of the list continues much the same, only ones up are AST +30%, FET +15%. The week looks to have played out with ‘buy the rumor, sell the news’ as the much anticipated El Salvador launch of Bitcoin as legal tender started over night. Tether minted $1B USDT two days ago which helped the pamp but sadly the gai…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 7)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 7)

Bitcoin is inching up +1% to $52.4k, ETH is still trying to break the $4k barrier looking flat overnight. Movers are CND +21%, FET +18%, INJ FTM +15%, MTH +12%, APPC -8%. A twitter campaign, from the likes of Michael Saylor and r/Bitcoin, urges believers in Bitcoin to buy ahead of the launch of El Salvador’s official use of BTC as currency starting today. Citizens of El Salvador who signed up for the state sponsored crypto wallet Chivo will be eligible for an airdrop of $30 worth in Bitcoin. Ple…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (July 18)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (July 18)

Bitcoin is up 2% at $32100, while ETH is higher +5% to trade at $1975. Movers are PUNDIX +31%, SUSHI +17%, YFII +10%, AXS -9%, and rest are in between. In a 'wtf?' headline, El Salvador is looking to potentially launch a national stablecoin; this follows after their decision to make vaccines mandatory in the country, which many in the cryptosphere criticised. Dolce & Gabbana has partnered with the digital marketplace UNXD to launch a collection of NFT wearables called 'Collezione Genesi'. Ot…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 29)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 29)

Bitcoin is flat at $34250, while ETH is ripping up +7% to $2080. Movers are COMP +21%, INH STMX +19%, BAL +16%, with the rest mostly following in positive territory. Cathie Wood's ARK Invest joins the Bitcoin ETF race as they file with the SEC and join the waiting list behind WisdomTree, Fidelity and VanEck. Jack Dorsey is hinting at a potential crypto tie-in for Tidal with Jay-Z, after Square's acquisition of the company back in March. The most boomer news this morning comes from the UK, as the…
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…