As you’ve read by now, It’s officially alt season but Dogecoin is stealing the show and defying gravity as the mega-billionaire Elon Musk has unleashed a new wave of excitement throughout the market.
Aside from the hype, this leaves many of us wondering if the Dogecoin stunning surge to the uncharted territory then will huge corrective fall actually hurt the industry? Well, since the past 7 days were favorable for altcoins, analysts expect it might get a bit crazier. And I personally think it is enthralling to watch the crypto market right now!
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Without further ado, read on to get a week of crypto news in a link.
After a week full of sudden sell-offs, Bitcoin has rebounded only 1.46% and trading now at $58,971; a price it first saw 75 days ago.
However, according to Nasdaq, the good news is that long-term HODLers are accumulating, and "This shows that the conviction of bitcoiners is not the least bit shaken in regards to the choppy price action, and they are viewing the period of consolidation as a buying opportunity". So stay bullish traders!
Dogecoin Tumbles After Elon Musk’s Mention it in SNL
Dogecoin (DOGE), the popular legendary meme coin created as a joke and inspired by a viral image of a Shiba Inu dog, has gone through a severe dump action despite the one and only Technoking of Tesla's shoutout during his appearance as a guest on SNL.
Lloyd Ostertag stopped by the desk to talk cryptocurrency. pic.twitter.com/cuILxOBJlj— Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) May 9, 2021
In his monologue, Musk’s mother joked asking if her Mother's Day gift would be Dogecoin; Musk replied with a yes LOL:
As Albawaba mentioned last week, the unconventional CEO and crypto advocate has taunted his followers and crypto enthusiasts by calling himself “The Dogefather”, sending DOGE to new all time highs:
The Dogefather— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 28, 2021
SNL May 8
Later on yesterday, Musk’s SpaceX announced that they will accept Dogecoin as payment to launch ‘DOGE-1 mission to the Moon’ next year. The announcement actually came on April’s fool day with this tweet from the self-proclaimed “Dogefather” pumping the prices even further:
SpaceX is going to put a literal Dogecoin on the literal moon— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 1, 2021
Moreover, multi-asset brokerage platform eToro and crypto exchange Gemini announced the support of the meme-themed cryptocurrency on its platform calling it a “statement as it is a currency”. Adding “Yes, it’s a meme coin, but all money is a meme”. Now, Dogecoin is recovering fast:
However, analysts warns of a sudden impending crash of the meme coin:
Each of Doge's major rallies this year has been smaller and less aggressive. What took 18 hours at first has been ongoing for 2 days now.— lowstrife (@lowstrife) May 5, 2021
I suspect this is the final push before it's all over for good. May 8th is the day to watch. pic.twitter.com/MqQpzDJlIQ
Dogecoin (currently trading $0.5284) DOGE has climbed to become fourth most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin, ethereum and binance coin. Its current market value of $68,788 billion, makes it worth more than Nintendo, Mitsubishi.
New York proposes bill to ban crypto mining for 3 years over carbon concerns
A new proposed bill aiming to ban bitcoin mining across New York has been submitted to the state's Environmental Conservation Committee for three years.
The bill points out: “cryptocurrency mining threatens not only New York’s climate goals, under the CLCPA, but also global energy policy, such as the Paris Agreement.”
This comes a bit surprising as months ago the Kentucky legislature has approved 2 proposed bills that aim to attract crypto mining companies to the state by introducing energy and tax breaks mining operations.
Crypto mining has always faced scrutiny from legislators reinvigorating the debate and criticism about mining energy consumption again.
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