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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…
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 (Sep 6)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 6)

Bitcoin ripped up, +3.9% to $51.7k, ETH is just shy of $4k, +1.6%. Movers are OMG +23%, FTM +16%, LINK FIS +10%, ANKR +9%, POLY =18%, POWR -17%, STMX -14%. DeFi TVL has hit $100B according to defipulse.com, a first for the index. Art Blocks has done $120M in volume over the past 7d, while CryptoPunks and BAYC has seen $61M. DeFi insurance protocol Cover announced it will gracefully shut down after its core devs left the project, and after an infinite minting hack back in December 2020 which drow…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 3)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Sep 3)

Bitcoin is flat at $49.5k, ETH is +1.6% and comfortable at $3800. Movers are ANT +36%, HOT +20%, DENT +14%, SNM -17%, CND -9%. Fractional shares in Dogecoin NFT, called $DOG, are now collectively worth $300M, up from $4M back in June when originally minted. SOL is +15% to hit ATH of $131.96 as $3.6B in assets flow through the protocol, up from $2B just mid-August. Sotheby’s kicks off BAYC NFT auction, with one selling for $2.25M and the current top bid for another one at $4.5M. Ac…