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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 24)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 24)

Bitcoin is +0.5% to $44.4k, ETH is -1% to $3.1k. Movers are CELR +39%, RSR +16%, FET +15%, CRV +14%, AXS +11%, DIA +10%, EVX +9%, no standouts on the downside. Dapper Labs raises $250M at a $7.6B valuation, led by Coatue and a16z, GV and Version One Ventures re-upping this round. Twitter is rolling out Bitcoin tipping for iOS users through Lightening and is exploring NFTs for the future. Bitcoin.org site appears to have been hacked, and is promoting Bitcoin giveaways on its behalf. The Canadian …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 20)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 20)

Bitcoin is softer -2.3% to $47.2k, ETH is -3.2% to $3320. Movers are AUDIO +11%, CRV +9%, CELR -13%, SRM -11%, AST FET PNT -9%, and rest of the Pokket names follow lower. A Bitcoin wallet which lay dormant for 9yrs has come alive today, moving 616 BTC, worth $30M, to a different wallet. NFT project Emblem Vault, a tokenized multi-asset wallet, has exploded in volume over the last month and is the second largest NFT project with $5M in sales over the past-24hrs. This is old news by now, but Sushi…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 19)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 19)

Bitcoin is +2.3% to $48.3k, ETH is +1.4% to $3430. Movers are SRM +16%, YFII +11%, DEGO +9%, POLY -7%. Coinbase has signed a $1.4M contract with the US Homeland Security to provide the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement branch with blockchain analytics software. An overlooked provision for digital assets in the latest US Infrastructure Bill may force receivers of crypto to report to the IRS who sent it to them, for every transaction over $10k and not doing so within 15 days would be a felony. …
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 14)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 14)

Bitcoin is softer -1.7% to $45.3k, ETH is -2.1% to $3320. Movers are POLY +19%, SNX +13%, LIT +12%, POND -15%, CELR -13%, INJ -12%, OCEAN LINA -10%, GRT -9%. Coinbase is going to sell $1.5B of 7yr and 10yr debt in a private offering, with rates and covenants yet to be determined. The legal advisor to President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has said the country will exempt foreign investors from tax on profits on Bitcoin investments. MicroStrategy has acquired an additional 5,050 BTC, about $250M, …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 13)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 13)

Bitcoin price is volatile today, moving between $46.9k and $44k within an hour's span, ETH is also trading between $3390 and $3150. Movers are CELR +40%, AST +35%, OCEAN +14%, LINA +12%, TRB +9%, FTM -9%. Knock-offs in NFTs run rampant, and many are unhappy about the latest culprits, called Solanapes, a Solana-based NFT collection inspired by BAYC and SolPenguins, which look similar to Pudgy Penguins. PunksOnSolana also look like copies of CryptoPunks, which some are comparing to buying a ‘fake …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 12)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 12)

Bitcoin is flat at $45.3k, ETH is +2.0% at $3325. Movers are DIA +25%, FET +24%, CELR +18%, OMG +9%, POND NMR -12%. Ethereum is getting less expensive to use as the NFT boom takes a slight breather — transaction fees have dropped to end of August levels of ~$12, compared to $59 just days ago. OpenSea’s NFT volumes are 50% lower after its monumental surge last month. Technology from the British Post Office is being used to sell vouchers that can be redeemed on decentralised exchange Swarm Markets…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 10)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 10)

Bitcoin is flat at $46.5k, ETH is softer -1.7% to $3450. Movers are POND +325, SRM +24%, CRV +20%, AUDIO +16%, CELR +13%, STMX +12%, AST +11%, LINA REN OMG +10%. The SEC has delayed the ruling on VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF yet again, this time extending the decision to November 14th which is almost an entire year since VanEck’s initial application back in December 2020. Cardano is set to launch its smart contracts this weekend as part of its Alonzo network upgrade. Ukrainian Parliament passed a law ye…