Cryptocurrency Markets

Axie Infinity reached a record-high of $2.5 billion in trading volume in September. (AxieInfinity.com)
Number of 'Active' Blockchain Games Doubled in Past Year to Almost 400
The prices of tokens for gaming projects like Axie Infinity have fallen recently, but user metrics in this subsector of cryptocurrencies are soaring.
Axie Infinity reached a record-high of $2.5 billion in trading volume in September. (AxieInfinity.com)

The Terra network is powered by its LUNA token, though the project's UST stablecoin is also rising fast. (Malith Karunarathne/Unsplash)
DeFi Traders Push Terra’s UST Stablecoin to $10B Market Cap
The coin has surpassed Binance Smart Chain in total value locked amid rapid DeFi growth.
The Terra network is powered by its LUNA token, though the project's UST stablecoin is also rising fast. (Malith Karunarathne/Unsplash)

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Bitcoin Slides Toward $46K, Dropping Alongside US Stock Market
Bitcoin’s hopes for a powerful year-end rally toward $100,000 are fading.
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Tezos ‘Exchange-Traded Cryptocurrency’ Launches on German Exchange
Altcoin institutional products are on the rise as investors look beyond Bitcoin and Ethereum.
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U.S. Constitution (Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
ConstitutionDAO Tokens (Yes They’re Still Trading) See Wild Session With $9M Liquidations
Market movements got the better of both long and short traders betting on PEOPLE, the native token of Ethereum-based ConstitutionDAO.
U.S. Constitution (Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)

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Bitcoin Drops 5%, Slipping Below $50K on Leverage Washouts
Some $187 million of crypto trading positions were liquidated over the past 24 hours.
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Goldman Sachs Sees Crypto Options Markets as ‘Next Big Step’ for Institutional Adoption
While CME Group’s bitcoin futures contracts initially lured in Wall Street firms, Goldman’s head of crypto trading says options are “more versatile.”
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Latest rally for Polygon's MATIC token can be seen as the tall green candle on the right, on the daily price chart. (TradingView)
Polygon’s MATIC Token Jumps After 21Shares ETP Listing
At press time, the token was up 16% in 24 hours. Are cryptocurrency markets repricing “layer 2″ tokens?
Latest rally for Polygon's MATIC token can be seen as the tall green candle on the right, on the daily price chart. (TradingView)

Bitcoin four-hour price chart shows short-term price levels with oversold RSI in second panel. (Damanick Dantes/CoinDesk, TradingView)
Bitcoin Holds Support at $56K, Resistance at $60K-$63K
Momentum is improving as oversold readings appear on the chart.
Bitcoin four-hour price chart shows short-term price levels with oversold RSI in second panel. (Damanick Dantes/CoinDesk, TradingView)

Bolívar Avenue in Maturín, the city in Venezuela where Axie player Juan Tirado lives. (Cesar Pérez via Wikipedia)
Axie Infinity Finds Ready Players in Hyperinflation-Racked Venezuela
As they have in the Philippines, some players are making enough money to feed their families.
Bolívar Avenue in Maturín, the city in Venezuela where Axie player Juan Tirado lives. (Cesar Pérez via Wikipedia)