gm - August 18th, 2022

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Crypto markets are eerily quiet, with the majors barely moving. Bitcoin is flat, sitting at $23,490 on $22B volume, while Ethereum is up +1% on $1858 on $15B. Regulatooors continue to dominate the news, this time with South Korea’s money laundering watchdog flags 16 crypto companies for operating without registration, among them KuCoin, Poloniex, and

NFT volumes were at $20M on the day, with EVM-based NFTs at $16M and Solana-based NFTs stuck at $1M. BAYC turnover was $2.6M as #5383 sold for $1.4M, and CryptoPunks was in 2nd place with $1.2M. Sorare at $1M, same turnover as MAYC. Moonbirds + Oddities are seeing good attention, with a combined volume of $1.4M, though floor prices are not budging upward.

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NFT headlines on the day:

Fractional Rebrands, Raises $20M to Expand Collective NFT Ownership

Anthony Hopkins’ First NFT Collection Reaches for Eternity

Blue chip NFT performance fails recovery, but investors HODL even harder

BAYC NFT sells for 777 Eth, worth US$1.4 million, amid crypto downturn

New NFT Utility Platform Launches to Compete for 60M Twitch, YouTube Creators

NFT Startup Boss Beauties Signs With WME

Why Fox Is Investing Millions in NFTs and Blockchain Technology


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