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Weekly Crypto News: Altcoins on the Rise
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What has happened this week in crypto news? In addition to retail and institutional investors, public agencies and figures show their support for Bitcoin. Altcoins seem to be following suit in the growth of the first cryptocurrency. In our crypto and Bitcoin digest, find the most impactful crypto events of this week.

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Latest Crypto News

Bitcoin Digest

BTC Price Update

Bitcoin price chart first week of February
Source: TradingView

Bitcoin News

And now, to other crypto news!

Altcoin News

Ethereum futures open interest exceeds $6 billion
Source: Bybt

Business Crypto News

Crypto News on Adoption

Regulation & Politics Crypto News

Crypto News on Twitter

Jack Dorsey, who has been frequently featured in our digests for his pro-Bitcoin tweets, announced he is running a full node. You’d think that such an outspoken supporter would be doing it by default. The text of the tweet refers to the same post made more than eleven years ago by Hal Finney.

Dogecoin news and price action this week were fueled by now clearly pro-Dogecoin tweets from Elon Musk. The eccentric entrepreneur took a break from Twitter but it did not last for longer than a couple days. One of the theories suggests he was hunting down fresh memes like this one in the wild.

Parabolic price action is all fun until it takes the fees with it. The other side of Ethereum breaking records is, unfortunately, skyrocketing gas fees. The price is moving up so fast that users on Twitter are genuinely puzzled. Is almost $5k in gas a bug or a feature?

Influencer of the Week

Josh Rager is a trader and technical analyst, mostly focused on altcoins. Now that they are blowing up, it is high time to follow him! Nothing superficial, just the necessary info and ideas.

Top Crypto Digest

BTC dominance keeps declining as alts rally. At the moment of writing the crypto digest, the general market stats are:

7d Top Coin Digest

7d price change (first week of February)
Source: Coin360

At the moment of writing the crypto digest, the 7-day change of the top currencies is as follows:

ChangeHero Gainers of the Week

Which cryptocurrency will rise today? There’s a good chance that some DeFi tokens will continue to grow. Here are the top-three that are blowing up at the time of writing the crypto digest:

Key Takeaways


While this week was not quite as thrilling as the last one, as a result crypto is flourishing anyway. Both altcoins and Bitcoin digest proves that the whole market is on the rise. We can’t wait to see what crypto news the next week brings!

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