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This Is Why Altcoin Investors Struggle Despite Bitcoin, Ether Sitting Near Yearly Highs
Constantly diluting supply with token unlocks, selling pressure from venture funds, lack of fresh inflows to crypto and seasonal trends all contributed to the brutal drawdown...
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Bitcoin Slumps Under $64K Amid Historic ‘Negative’ Sentiment
Lame price action has apparently caused crowd sentiment to be in negative territory for four straight weeks, a sign that may spell relief for bulls in the near term.
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Higher liquidity in meme coins isn't being reflected in risk assessments. (ataribravo99/Pixabay)
Meme Coin Liquidity Hits Record High Even as Bid-Ask Spread Spotlights Risk
Generally, increased liquidity leads to a tighter bid-ask spread, but that's not the case with meme coins.
Higher liquidity in meme coins isn't being reflected in risk assessments. (ataribravo99/Pixabay)

Stock market chart. (sergeitokmakov/Pixabay)
Bitcoin Options Market Isn't Buying BTC Price Weakness, Shows Bias for $100K Calls
Demand for BTC calls at $100K suggests traders preparing for a renewed rally into 2025, according to one trading firm.
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Coin jar (Josh Appel/Unsplash)
LayerZero Says Users Must Pay 10 Cents per ZRO to Claim Token
The donations appear to be mandatory and the LayerZero Foundation will match proceeds upto $10 million.
Coin jar (Josh Appel/Unsplash)

AI generating trading. (TheDigitalArtist/Pixabay)
Stablecoin Issuers Now 18th Largest Holder of U.S. Debt
Stablecoin issuers are fast emerging as a significant source of demand for the U.S. Treasury notes as concerns about Washington's debt management grow.
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Dogecoin Traders Appear to Short Token as Meme Coin Frenzy Eases
DOGE funding rates are starting to flip negative, data shows, as traders move away from riskier assets amid low volatility in the broader crypto market.
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Solana-Ether Ratio Hits 3-Month Low, Analyst Anticipates Further Losses
The ratio has declined 35% in one month, reaching the lowest since March 13.
Water slide. (Mariakray/Pixabay)

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AI Tokens Led by FET, AGIX Surge as Nvidia Zooms to Become World’s Most Valuable Company
The AI-linked token sector has risen 15% in the past 24 hours, data shows, outperforming other sectors.
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German Government Agency Moves $425M Bitcoin, Some to Crypto Exchanges
Arkham previously identified the address as belonging to the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), which had seized almost 50,000 BTC from a piracy site.
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