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Bitcoin Settles New Territory ($)

gm Bankless Citizen, BTC is getting comfortable in the $70k+ range; where to next?
Mar 11, 2024 โ€ข 3 min read
Bitcoin Settles New Territory
Published on Mar 11, 2024
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BTC Overtakes Silver
  1. ๐ŸŸ  Bitcoin passes silver. BTC just surpassed silver to become the 8th-most valuable asset by market cap. Next up? Google parent company, Alphabet, with a market cap of $1.6 trillion.
  2. ๐Ÿ’œ Solana hits ATH in daily added addresses. Solana is adding new users at a faster clip than ever as memecoin season sets in.
  3. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ MicroStrategy buys more BTC. Saylor is staying at it, announcing today the firm has bought 12,000 bitcoins in the past two weeks.
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BTC Settles New Territory

๐Ÿ“Š BTC or Bust? Bitcoin's new all-time high this morning shows that the asset is ready to explore new heights after a week of timidly pushing up against its past achievements. Will it leave ETH in its dust?

Prices as of 5pm ET 24hr 7d
Crypto $2.71T โ†— 3.4% โ†— 8.8%
BTC $72,109 โ†— 3.9% โ†— 7.1%
ETH $4,034 โ†— 3.3% โ†— 12.7%
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Base's Hot New DeFi App
Bankless Author: William M. Peaster

Base continues to be a growing DeFi hot spot, and Astaria v1, which launched earlier this year, is a rising star on the network.

Astaria is a lending protocol that eliminates the need for oracles and introduces an intent-based, fixed-rate lending system with unlimited loan durations. This innovative setup has caught crypto's attention thanks to the dapp's simplicity and overall user experience.

Today, we dig into how Astaria works, how you can use it, and why people are excited ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡


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TRON's Justin Sun

Justin Sun, the controversial founder of Tron, has finally entered the chat.

We press the combative billionaire on what he's building, why he's still here, and what comes next. Click in for his views on Bankless, Vitalik, and Ethereum.

Bankless Citizens get an exclusive Debrief conversation where Ryan and David unpack the episode ๐Ÿ‘‡

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What We're Doing

Each week, Citizens get a curated list of market opportunities that the Bankless team is watching ๐Ÿ‘‡

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