With BTC pushing past $55K, dogecoin reaching record highs and a look at the coming era of consolidation, CoinDesk’s Market Daily is back with the latest news roundup.

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Today's stories:

Stock Futures Slide Ahead of Earnings Flurry 

Markets Haven’t Priced in Biden’s Tax Hikes Yet

A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived

Dogecoin ($DOGE) Cryptocurrency at $50 Billion Is Bigger Than Ford, Kraft

Binance.US Hires Former Bank Regulator Brian Brooks as CEO

Silvergate’s Exchange Network Handled $166.5B in Crypto-Related Transactions in Q1

PayPal Expands Its Crypto Offerings to Its Venmo Payments App

Diem Could Become White-Label CBDC Provider: Citi Report

Facebook-Backed Diem Aims to Launch Stablecoin Pilot in 2021: Report

OKEx Exchange Adds Bitcoin Lightning Network Support

Online Retailer Newegg Accepts Dogecoin as Payment Option