gm - January 14th, 2023

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Bitcoin rips up above $20k, a whopping +11% in 24 hours to trade $20.9k. Ethereum follows close behind, +10% to $1550. Lots of shorts getting liquidated to drive spot higher. The rest of the market gets pulled up as well, with the total crypto market cap finally back to $1T. MetaMask has added an ETH staking feature for users to directly stake into Lido (stETH) and Rocket Pool (rETH). US banks reported earnings on Friday, leaving markets with a grim outlook for 2023 and reminding shareholders of fear of a mild recession due to inflation + household debt.

Ruh Roh — Congress drama starts next week

NFT volumes are a touch shy of $30M, with ETH-NFTs at $21.5M and Solana-NFTs at $7M. BAYC, MAYC, and Otherdeed are in the top five with a total of $6M in volume. Azuki hangs on in fourth place with $1.2M in turnover across 54 trades. Crypto Twitter influencer NFT_GOD’s pc has been hacked, losing his famous MAYC NFT he’s been using as his avatar in the process.

Snapshot of Blue-Chip NFTs

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NFT headlines:

Decentraland Leads Metaverse Token Rally After Optimistic CPI Report

Why a ‘Tiny’ NFT Game Is Ditching Solana for Ethereum’s Immutable X

What is regenerative finance (ReFi), and how does it impact NFTs and Web3?

Logan Paul unveils $1.5M CryptoZoo recovery plan

Whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg Drop a Collaborative NFT to Benefit Press Freedom

Citi Says Solana Blockchain Activity Remains High

Yuga Labs Reveals Details for Upcoming BAYC Project Mint