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A physical representation of doge and shiba inu token. (Kevin_Y/Pixabay)
Sticky Liquidity in DOGE and SHIB Suggests Meme Tokens Have Staying Power
Increases in trading volume, coupled with market depth, for DOGE and SHIB suggests meme tokens, often criticized for lacking utility, are here to stay, according to FalconX.
A physical representation of doge and shiba inu token. (Kevin_Y/Pixabay)

Caution Taxes Ahead (Yunha Lee/CoinDesk)
Memes to Millions: The Tax Implications of Sudden Crypto Wealth
Don't let meme coin season become a tax planning nightmare, TokenTax CEO Zac McClure writes.
Caution Taxes Ahead (Yunha Lee/CoinDesk)

A standing Austin Federa talks on stage at BUIDL Asia 2024
Solana Foundation Says It Can Filter Through the Offensive Meme Coin Problem
Panelists at a BUIDL Asia summit argue racist meme coins can be handled with a filter.
A standing Austin Federa talks on stage at BUIDL Asia 2024

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The Protocol: Meme Coins (and Pepe's Best Friend) Swarm Coinbase Layer 2 Chain
The meme coin frenzy that drove up activity – and failed transactions – on Solana appears to have quickly migrated to Base, Coinbase's six-month-old layer-2 blockchain. Who is...
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Jesse Pollak, head of protocols at Coinbase (CoinDesk TV)
Coinbase's Base Chain Warns of 'Stuck' Transactions Amid Traffic Surge
Coinbase is warning users of high fees and slowdowns as traders flock to new Base meme coins.
Jesse Pollak, head of protocols at Coinbase (CoinDesk TV)

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The Protocol: Bitcoin Halving in 3 Weeks, Solana's Yakovenko on Meme Coins
There's no slowdown in blockchain news, with Ethereum's Dencun upgrade in the rear view mirror and Bitcoin's halving now just over three weeks away. We spoke with Solana's Ana...
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Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko (CoinDesk, modified with PhotoMosh)
Solana Strained by Meme Coin Mania, But Co-Founder Yakovenko Welcomes the Test
In an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko weighs in on the meme coin frenzy that has brought attention and activity to the blockchain – alon...
Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko (CoinDesk, modified with PhotoMosh)

image of a crypto trader aka degen (Anjo Clacino/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Lure of Quick Money Sees $100M Flow to Solana Meme Coin 'Presales'
The trend was fueled by the success of Book of Meme (BOME), which turned a few hundred dollars into hundreds of thousands in paper gains for early investors.
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Bitcoin's price. (CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Back Above $67K as Meme Coins Push up SOL and AVAX
Meme coins soared past $55 billion in market cap, up 11% as traders doubled down on SHIB, WIF, BONK, and newcomer CORGIAI.
Bitcoin's price. (CoinDesk)

The shiba inu dog behind the DOGE meme. (Atsuko Sato)
Meme Coins Going Legit Is the Worst Thing for Meme Coins
Institutions like Franklin Templeton are taking meme coins increasingly seriously this cycle. But will these joke-y projects run afoul of regulators?
The shiba inu dog behind the DOGE meme. (Atsuko Sato)