Now in Coins: Bitcoin Hovers Around $70,000—But Meme Coins Steal the Show

This week in Coins
Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt.

Bitcoin expires within the week, getting risen over 10% yesteryear 7 days. Its cost now is $69,966, per CoinGecko—still underneath the nearly $74,000 all-time high it touched earlier this year.

But many of the week’s action continues to be focused elsewhere: in the realm of meme coins and tokens.

From the top cryptocurrencies by market cap, among the greatest winners each week is Dogecoin. The ninth greatest digital asset expires nearly 45% in 7 days and it is now costing $.208.

It’s only been beaten by Bitcoin Cash, the 15th greatest gold coin, that has increased in value within the week by over 30% by 50 plusPercent in thirty days.

Within the fast-moving meme gold coin world, other tokens have surged. Most particularly, Dogwifhat, that is this week’s best-performing cryptocurrency. The Solana-based token expires nearly 100% within the week and costs $4.52 by writing.

It’s been on the tear now following a rise of major coins and tokens. Usually, when the kind of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Solana rise, memes can ride on the rear of them.

Another major meme, Shiba Inu, has additionally had lots of luck now: the Dogecoin-competitor has leaped over 1o% in value yesteryear 7 days, sitting at $.00003 early Saturday.

Other memes comandeering the spotlight include Solana-based Bonk and Pepe, that are up 23% and 6%, correspondingly.

Major coins like Ethereum and Solana also have risen in cost in the last week—albeit slightly. Ethereum expires by slightly over 4% and it is now costing $3,494.

Solana expires over 12% and it is weighing $196.23.

Edited by Ryan Ozawa.

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