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Staked SOL Tokens Falter as Solana Traders, Stakers Rush for Exits
FTX’s surprise implosion has rattled the infrastructure of Solana staking.
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CDCROP: Water drop ripple (Claudia Wollesen/Pixabay)
Stablecoin Issuer Frax Finance Unveils Ether Staking Service With a Dual Token Model
The model will simplify DeFi integrations and supposedly allow users to earn above-average ether staking yields.
CDCROP: Water drop ripple (Claudia Wollesen/Pixabay)

CDCROP: Spinning mixer in water creating bubbles (Getty Images)
Lido’s stETH Token Expands to Layer 2 Networks Optimism and Arbitrum
Users of Ethereum’s quicker, cheaper layer 2 networks will have access to the wrapped staked ETH (wstETH) token.
CDCROP: Spinning mixer in water creating bubbles (Getty Images)

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Ethereum’s Merge May Boost Public's View of Crypto
Crypto podcaster Laura Shin told CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” that the software update may allay the concerns of those worried about the industry's impact on the environment.
CDCROP: Laura Shin from C22

Egg cracked yolk (Melani Sosa/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
What DAO Governance Has in Common With the ‘Eggheads’ Who Call a Recession
A whale on Ethereum staking protocol Lido rejected a plan to sell tokens to a VC firm, as an economic downturn looms.
Egg cracked yolk (Melani Sosa/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

BTC has rallied 15% in the last seven days, while ETH takes centre stage, up 5% on the day. (Gwen King/Unsplash)
First Mover Americas: BTC Holds $22K and ETH Takes Center Stage Again
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for July 19, 2022.
BTC has rallied 15% in the last seven days, while ETH takes centre stage, up 5% on the day. (Gwen King/Unsplash)

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Lido Finance Will Soon Offer Staked Ether on Layer 2 Networks, Proposes to Sell LDO for DAI
The expansion to layer 2 means lower fees and more yield-generating opportunities for investors staking ether.
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ETH outperformed BTC Monday morning, picking up momentum in advance of the network's upcoming "Merge." (Lance Grandahl/Unsplash)
First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Has Best Day in a Month, but Ether’s Getting Even More Love
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for July 18, 2022.
ETH outperformed BTC Monday morning, picking up momentum in advance of the network's upcoming "Merge." (Lance Grandahl/Unsplash)

Ether rallies as developers confirm tentative date for Ethereum's merge. (CoinDesk, Highcharts.com)
The 'Merge Trade' Has Begun, Experts Say, as Ether Surges and stETH Discount Narrows
"ETH has undergone a rapid change in narrative over the past week, with speculators purely focused on the upcoming 'merge' as a catalyst for appreciation," one observer said.
Ether rallies as developers confirm tentative date for Ethereum's merge. (CoinDesk, Highcharts.com)

A key market metric known as the "stETH discount" suggests market speculation that Celsius might dump a big stake. (Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)
Wobble in stETH's Price Shows Fear Celsius Might Dump $435M Stake
The discount on stETH, a derivative of ether, surged as the crypto lender reclaimed and then transferred almost 10% of the total supply of the token.
A key market metric known as the "stETH discount" suggests market speculation that Celsius might dump a big stake. (Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk)