Ethereum surges on, hits highest price in over two years – Decrypt

Ethereum is having itself a hot summer.
ETH started the day as the best-performing crypto in the top 10 by market cap. Yesterday, it jumped by 10%. Today, we can add another 10% on top of that.
The cryptocurrency is currently trading at a two-year high of $442 per coin.

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Dave Portnoy pumps Bitcoin, would have made more money in Ethereum – Decrypt

Indulge us in this Friday Afternoon Moment of Conjecture. The “Baron of Bitcoin,” Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports, claimed on Twitter yesterday that he had bought at least $1 million worth of Bitcoin. 
“I’m 7 figures deep now in this stuff,” he tweeted.

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Ethereum fees reach peak levels, Tether is to blame: report – Decrypt

It’s never been more expensive to get in on the Ethereum action.
That’s according to new analysis from blockchain intelligence firm Glassnode, who explored the source of skyrocketing fees that have resulted in nearly $7 million being paid in gas in a single day on Thursday.

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A new way to earn interest on Bitcoin, Ethereum from crypto apps – Decrypt

Wyre creates the payment APIs that make many a crypto app tick, with partners such as MetaMask, MakerDAO, Compound, Coinlist, and OpenSea on its extensive list of allies. And soon, you may see those apps offer savings sub-accounts to earn you interest on your cryptocurrency holdings.

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DEXs see more volume in past 7 days than all of 2019 – Decrypt

Decentralized exchanges (DEXs) enjoyed more trading volume in the past week, than in the whole of last year, according to data from Dune Analytics.
Record-beating DEX trading volumes are becoming a daily occurrence, thanks to the booming Decentralized Finance (DeFi) space.

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Ethereum futures open interest reaches $1.5 billion – Decrypt

The total value of outstanding Ethereum (ETH) futures contracts has reached an all-time high of $1.5 billion today, according to crypto analytics platform Skew.
Also known as open interest, this figure reflects the current total value of Ethereum futures that have not been settled yet.

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