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OP token's price chart (CoinDesk/Highcharts.com)
OP Token Surges 25% as Optimism Foundation Proposes 'Bedrock' Upgrade
Layer 2 scaling system Optimism's governance token, OP, has chalked up a 200% rally in four weeks, outperforming market leaders bitcoin and ether by a big margin.
OP token's price chart (CoinDesk/Highcharts.com)

Bitcoin returns broken down to regional trading hours (Matrixport Technologies)
Bitcoin on Track for Best January Since 2013, Led by Bullish Trading During US Hours
Bitcoin has rallied almost 40% since Jan. 1, on track for its best opening to a year since 2013 when it surged 51%.
Bitcoin returns broken down to regional trading hours (Matrixport Technologies)

The Charging Bull on Oct. 19, 2021.
Bitcoin's Upswing Is Reminiscent of 2019 Bull Revival
The action four years ago coincided with the Fed taking its foot off the tightening pedal. Bitcoin has rallied almost 40% in January, and the Fed plans slower rate increases in coming months.
The Charging Bull on Oct. 19, 2021.

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Bad Vibes from the Word 'Crypto' Have Some Calling for a Rebrand
Money-making associations with cryptocurrencies misrepresent them as just currencies and fail to acknowledge the diverse applications of the technology.
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Crypto scammer (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
6 Kinds of Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them
Crypto hacks and exploits have cost people billions of dollars each year. Here’s how to make sure you’re not among them.
Crypto scammer (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

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Crypto Observers Maintain Risk-On Bias as US Debt Ceiling Nears
Observers said the "extraordinary measures" the U.S. Treasury Dept. has promised to implement after the limit is reached will likely ease financial conditions and keep risk assets steady. The government is set to hit the debt limit on Thursday.
Abbey, Arches, Architecture, Building (Source: Pexels/Pixabay)

Structure (Alain Pham/Unsplash)
Marex Issues Coinbase-Linked Structured Product Offering a 40% Coupon
Many investors see the crypto exchange gaining market share in the wake of rival FTX's collapse and prefer to express their view via structured products, Marex Solutions' Ilan Solot said.
Structure (Alain Pham/Unsplash)

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Ether-Bitcoin Ratio on Bullish Path After Triangle Breakout, Trader Says
We could see a bears in disbelief rally in ether in coming weeks, Decentral Park's Lewis Harland said.
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OKX reserve ratios (Source: OKX)
OKX Unveils 2nd Proof-of-Reserves Report, Promises Monthly Publication
Users can now view and download the old and new reserve ratios and self-assess the exchange's health and safety of their assets, OKX said.
OKX reserve ratios (Source: OKX)

CDCROP: Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao Warns Staff of Turbulent Times
"While we expect the next several months to be bumpy, we will get past this challenging period," CZ said while assuring the organization is built to last.
CDCROP: Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)