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CoinMarketCap Daily, July 19: Bitcoin Dodges a Bullet

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July 19, 2021

Bitcoin has kicked off the week with even more stagnation, as DOGE's painful slump continues.

CoinMarketCap Daily, July 19: Bitcoin Dodges a Bullet

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Bitcoin Narrowly Avoids Grim Weekly Close 🥺

BTC finished Sunday at $31,785 — and *almost* recorded its worst weekly close of 2021 so far. The current year-to-date low stands at $31,518… and was seen on July 11. Nerves ran high over the weekend after the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust embarked on one of its biggest unlockings to date. But so far — at least — it seems this hasn't driven prices down. The latest.


Elon Musk Gives Himself 'DOGE Eyes' 🤩

Forget laser eyes… Tesla CEO and Dogecoin enthusiast Elon Musk is starting a new trend. The billionaire has changed his profile picture on Twitter, showing him wearing sunglasses with the world's most famous shiba inu appearing in the reflection. Unfortunately, the endorsement hasn't been enough to stem the joke coin's dramatic losses. What's happening.


John McAfee 'Was Broke' When He Died 😔

A new report suggests John McAfee was worth nothing when he died — and had spent most of his $100 million fortune on "bizarre" properties. The Daily Mail has spoken to Mark Eglinton, an author who is releasing a biography about the antivirus software pioneer John's wife Janice says he was upfront about being broke and had "never felt more free." Read more.


Binance Burns BNB Tokens Worth $390M 🔥

Binance's CEO Changpeng Zhao has confirmed that the exchange has burned BNB tokens worth $390 million. This means that 1,296,726 tokens have now been taken out of circulation. Token burns take place once every quarter, and this is the second-biggest amount to be destroyed in the company's history. See CZ's tweet.

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