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Weekly Crypto Digest: $2T Market Cap Reached
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What will you find in this our weekly crypto digest by ChangeHero? As always, our updates, top coins and Bitcoin digest and the most important crypto news. Sit back and enjoy the read!

Key Takeaways

ChangeHero Updates

New Currencies: LOOM

This week, we have enabled native support of the LOOM Network token, both the new and old contracts. Now users of ChangeHero can exchange it anywhere, on the website or in the partners’ applications. Whenever you do it, you can enjoy top-notch service, low fees and the most competitive rates.

Latest Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Digest

Bitcoin trading chart: April 9, 2021
Source: TradingView

Bitcoin News

Tech and Altcoin News

Business Cryptocurrency News

Crypto News on Adoption

Cryptocurrency News on Regulation & Politics

Social Media Crypto Digest

Video of the Week

Some more BTC-related politics for you to enjoy, now from YouTube! PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel went on record to state his concern that the major part of BTC hash rate comes from China-based miners. His opinion is not new, because pro-crypto American politicians and researchers have been voicing the same concern for a while now.

Crypto Twitter

Who would have thought to use the blockchain and NFTs to represent the marital bond? Apparently, Coinbase employees Rebecca Rose and Peter Kacherginsky did. Instead of rings, the couple exchanged NFT tokens with symbolic artwork named Tabaat after rings in Hebrew.

Delta Management social media shared some insights into the companies holding Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. The top corporate holder, MicroStrategy, has disclosed yet another BTC purchase this Monday of ~253 Bitcoins at an average price of ~$59,339. The business intelligence company holds around 91,579 Bitcoins.

In Stellar network, this time around it was not just another Tuesday. A few validators went offline, halting the network to a grind for several hours. Bitfinex, Bitstamp and Binance halted XLM trading, which caused some confusion, as the network did not stop completely.

Influencer of the Week

Pentoshi is an experienced and sociable trader popular on Twitter. Not only do they provide insights into Bitcoin markets but also find and follow DeFi gems.

Is Bitcoin a good investment right now? In Pentoshi’s opinion, this consolidation will resolve in an upward move. According to their expectations, in the short term BTC is a very solid way to earn.

Top Crypto Digest

Crypto in general seems to be diverging from the Bitcoin digest. The reason for that is growing capitalization of the market with decreasing BTC dominance.

At the moment of writing the crypto digest, the general market stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

7D crypto digest: April 9, 2021
Source: CryptoRank

At the moment of writing this crypto digest, the weekly change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

The altcoins that are rallying at the time of writing the crypto digest are:

What is the best altcoin to buy right now? These alts can keep rallying further, but more likely a pullback is coming quite soon. It is better to look for the alts which have just started to grow.


That is about it for the news from this week. Bitcoin is one of the few losers on the weekly, while alts are growing and blowing up. The most obvious example of this is XRP, which broke $1 for the first time in three years. And for the first time in a while, the Bitcoin digest was quite different from the rest of the market. Which means, see you in the alt season!

Don’t forget to drop by our blog next week for more news in crypto digest! Live updates and news can be found on our Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Telegram.