• bitcoinBitcoin (BTC) $ 67,733.00
  • ethereumEthereum (ETH) $ 3,274.93
  • tetherTether (USDT) $ 1.00
  • bnbBNB (BNB) $ 594.23
  • solanaSolana (SOL) $ 150.61
  • usd-coinUSDC (USDC) $ 1.00
  • staked-etherLido Staked Ether (STETH) $ 3,268.15
  • xrpXRP (XRP) $ 0.544856
  • dogecoinDogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.171450
  • the-open-networkToncoin (TON) $ 6.74
  • cardanoCardano (ADA) $ 0.507359
  • shiba-inuShiba Inu (SHIB) $ 0.000025
  • avalanche-2Avalanche (AVAX) $ 38.67
  • wrapped-bitcoinWrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) $ 67,734.00
  • bitcoin-cashBitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 530.54
  • tronTRON (TRX) $ 0.113887
  • polkadotPolkadot (DOT) $ 7.16
  • chainlinkChainlink (LINK) $ 15.03
  • matic-networkPolygon (MATIC) $ 0.759538
  • litecoinLitecoin (LTC) $ 85.77
  • internet-computerInternet Computer (ICP) $ 13.57
  • nearNEAR Protocol (NEAR) $ 5.74
  • uniswapUniswap (UNI) $ 7.88
  • leo-tokenLEO Token (LEO) $ 5.77
  • daiDai (DAI) $ 1.00
  • aptosAptos (APT) $ 10.12
  • ethereum-classicEthereum Classic (ETC) $ 29.11
  • first-digital-usdFirst Digital USD (FDUSD) $ 1.00
  • mantleMantle (MNT) $ 1.21
  • blockstackStacks (STX) $ 2.69
  • crypto-com-chainCronos (CRO) $ 0.137652
  • filecoinFilecoin (FIL) $ 6.66
  • cosmosCosmos Hub (ATOM) $ 8.98
  • bittensorBittensor (TAO) $ 518.66
  • stellarStellar (XLM) $ 0.113432
  • vechainVeChain (VET) $ 0.044545
  • okbOKB (OKB) $ 55.82
  • arbitrumArbitrum (ARB) $ 1.16
  • render-tokenRender (RNDR) $ 8.10
  • hedera-hashgraphHedera (HBAR) $ 0.085729
  • immutable-xImmutable (IMX) $ 2.15
  • kaspaKaspa (KAS) $ 0.125918
  • dogwifcoindogwifhat (WIF) $ 2.80
  • makerMaker (MKR) $ 2,944.43
  • the-graphThe Graph (GRT) $ 0.267849
  • pepePepe (PEPE) $ 0.000006
  • optimismOptimism (OP) $ 2.42
  • injective-protocolInjective (INJ) $ 26.77
  • ethena-usdeEthena USDe (USDE) $ 1.00
  • theta-tokenTheta Network (THETA) $ 2.32
  • fetch-aiFetch.ai (FET) $ 2.22
  • wrapped-eethWrapped eETH (WEETH) $ 3,376.89
  • moneroMonero (XMR) $ 124.81
  • fantomFantom (FTM) $ 0.748505
  • rocket-pool-ethRocket Pool ETH (RETH) $ 3,609.29
  • thorchainTHORChain (RUNE) $ 5.59
  • galaGALA (GALA) $ 0.048580
  • lido-daoLido DAO (LDO) $ 2.02
  • arweaveArweave (AR) $ 27.32
  • bitget-tokenBitget Token (BGB) $ 1.27
  • celestiaCelestia (TIA) $ 9.73
  • ethenaEthena (ENA) $ 1.19
  • mantle-staked-etherMantle Staked Ether (METH) $ 3,335.17
  • suiSui (SUI) $ 1.23
  • flokiFLOKI (FLOKI) $ 0.000158
  • algorandAlgorand (ALGO) $ 0.188858
  • flowFlow (FLOW) $ 1.01
  • quant-networkQuant (QNT) $ 103.90
  • bitcoin-svBitcoin SV (BSV) $ 76.83
  • sei-networkSei (SEI) $ 0.554688
  • jupiter-exchange-solanaJupiter (JUP) $ 1.07
  • aaveAave (AAVE) $ 96.03
  • coredaoorgCore (CORE) $ 1.61
  • beam-2Beam (BEAM) $ 0.026518
  • neoNEO (NEO) $ 19.31
  • bittorrentBitTorrent (BTT) $ 0.000001
  • whitebitWhiteBIT Coin (WBT) $ 9.18
  • ribbon-financeRibbon Finance (RBN) $ 1.37
  • ether-fi-staked-ethether.fi Staked ETH (EETH) $ 3,255.61
  • flare-networksFlare (FLR) $ 0.033520
  • ordinalsORDI (ORDI) $ 60.31
  • nervos-networkNervos Network (CKB) $ 0.027885
  • ecasheCash (XEC) $ 0.000061
  • zebec-protocolZebec Network (ZBCN) $ 0.023235
  • tokenize-xchangeTokenize Xchange (TKX) $ 14.71
  • ondo-financeOndo (ONDO) $ 0.802071
  • bonkBonk (BONK) $ 0.000017
  • elrond-erd-2MultiversX (EGLD) $ 42.76
  • wormholeWormhole (W) $ 0.628106
  • axie-infinityAxie Infinity (AXS) $ 7.90
  • singularitynetSingularityNET (AGIX) $ 0.871865
  • jasmycoinJasmyCoin (JASMY) $ 0.023083
  • the-sandboxThe Sandbox (SAND) $ 0.492334
  • dydx-chaindYdX (DYDX) $ 2.34
  • tezosTezos (XTZ) $ 1.09
  • starknetStarknet (STRK) $ 1.46
  • conflux-tokenConflux (CFX) $ 0.269692
  • havvenSynthetix Network (SNX) $ 3.16
  • chilizChiliz (CHZ) $ 0.116094
  • eosEOS (EOS) $ 0.883867
  • gatechain-tokenGate (GT) $ 7.52
  • roninRonin (RON) $ 3.21
  • worldcoin-wldWorldcoin (WLD) $ 5.39
  • kucoin-sharesKuCoin (KCS) $ 10.00
  • msolMarinade staked SOL (MSOL) $ 177.53
  • pyth-networkPyth Network (PYTH) $ 0.632130
  • cheeleeCheelee (CHEEL) $ 16.44
  • decentralandDecentraland (MANA) $ 0.495978
  • gnosisGnosis (GNO) $ 351.49
  • mina-protocolMina Protocol (MINA) $ 0.830722
  • heliumHelium (HNT) $ 5.30
  • aerodrome-financeAerodrome Finance (AERO) $ 2.11
  • akash-networkAkash Network (AKT) $ 3.63
  • pancakeswap-tokenPancakeSwap (CAKE) $ 3.23
  • iotaIOTA (IOTA) $ 0.253814
  • apecoinApeCoin (APE) $ 1.30
  • kavaKava (KAVA) $ 0.753550
  • dexeDeXe (DEXE) $ 13.76
  • kelp-dao-restaked-ethKelp DAO Restaked ETH (RSETH) $ 3,297.91
  • echelon-primeEchelon Prime (PRIME) $ 20.71
  • frax-etherFrax Ether (FRXETH) $ 3,250.99
  • nexoNEXO (NEXO) $ 1.32
  • klay-tokenKlaytn (KLAY) $ 0.202336
  • sats-ordinalsSATS (Ordinals) (SATS) $ 0.00000035
  • usddUSDD (USDD) $ 0.997620
  • dydxdYdX (ETHDYDX) $ 2.33
  • aioz-networkAIOZ Network (AIOZ) $ 0.660166
  • axelarAxelar (AXL) $ 1.14
  • swethSwell Ethereum (SWETH) $ 3,431.22
  • pups-ordinalsPUPS (Ordinals) (PUPS) $ 88.62
  • mantra-daoMANTRA (OM) $ 0.868518
  • bitcoin-goldBitcoin Gold (BTG) $ 39.94
  • corgiaiCorgiAI (CORGIAI) $ 0.002025
  • lido-staked-solLido Staked SOL (STSOL) $ 176.98
  • oasis-networkOasis Network (ROSE) $ 0.101783
  • osmosisOsmosis (OSMO) $ 1.02
  • illuviumIlluvium (ILV) $ 103.54
  • fraxFrax (FRAX) $ 0.999097
  • radixRadix (XRD) $ 0.061022
  • blurBlur (BLUR) $ 0.414283
  • terra-lunaTerra Luna Classic (LUNC) $ 0.000107
  • based-brettBrett (BRETT) $ 0.072634
  • coinbase-wrapped-staked-ethCoinbase Wrapped Staked ETH (CBETH) $ 3,482.37
  • dymensionDymension (DYM) $ 3.80
  • astarAstar (ASTR) $ 0.108502
  • pendlePendle (PENDLE) $ 6.29
  • altlayerAltLayer (ALT) $ 0.485051
  • woo-networkWOO (WOO) $ 0.317923
  • theta-fuelTheta Fuel (TFUEL) $ 0.090087
  • tether-goldTether Gold (XAUT) $ 2,345.13
  • iotexIoTeX (IOTX) $ 0.061165
  • curve-dao-tokenCurve DAO (CRV) $ 0.481990
  • wemix-tokenWEMIX (WEMIX) $ 1.59
  • book-of-memeBOOK OF MEME (BOME) $ 0.010167
  • fasttokenFasttoken (FTN) $ 1.79
  • xdce-crowd-saleXDC Network (XDC) $ 0.039768
  • manta-networkManta Network (MANTA) $ 2.21
  • staked-frax-etherStaked Frax Ether (SFRXETH) $ 3,519.10
  • 1inch1inch (1INCH) $ 0.463758
  • ocean-protocolOcean Protocol (OCEAN) $ 0.883733
  • mx-tokenMX (MX) $ 5.35
  • skaleSKALE (SKL) $ 0.100710
  • stepnGMT (GMT) $ 0.265769
  • true-usdTrueUSD (TUSD) $ 1.00
  • enjincoinEnjin Coin (ENJ) $ 0.354835
  • ether-fiEther.fi (ETHFI) $ 4.43
  • memecoin-2Memecoin (MEME) $ 0.032053
  • zilliqaZilliqa (ZIL) $ 0.027362
  • project-galaxyGalxe (GAL) $ 4.74
  • apenftAPENFT (NFT) $ 0.00000049
  • ankrAnkr Network (ANKR) $ 0.047724
  • ravencoinRavencoin (RVN) $ 0.034661
  • terra-luna-2Terra (LUNA) $ 0.683282
  • trust-wallet-tokenTrust Wallet (TWT) $ 1.12
  • siacoinSiacoin (SC) $ 0.008197
  • qtumQtum (QTUM) $ 4.42
  • celoCelo (CELO) $ 0.871087
  • ethereum-name-serviceEthereum Name Service (ENS) $ 14.69
  • rocket-poolRocket Pool (RPL) $ 22.45
  • 0x0x Protocol (ZRX) $ 0.540155
  • polymeshPolymesh (POLYX) $ 0.437246
  • holotokenHolo (HOT) $ 0.002551
  • compound-wrapped-btccWBTC (CWBTC) $ 1,359.37
  • ethereum-pow-iouEthereumPoW (ETHW) $ 4.19
  • biconomyBiconomy (BICO) $ 0.591307
  • raydiumRaydium (RAY) $ 1.67
  • pax-goldPAX Gold (PAXG) $ 2,384.02
  • amp-tokenAmp (AMP) $ 0.007732
  • frax-shareFrax Share (FXS) $ 5.46
  • superfarmSuperVerse (SUPER) $ 0.935261
  • aelfaelf (ELF) $ 0.573968
  • stader-ethxStader ETHx (ETHX) $ 3,344.37
  • jeo-bodenJeo Boden (BODEN) $ 0.597765
  • basic-attention-tokenBasic Attention (BAT) $ 0.276051
  • golemGolem (GLM) $ 0.409527
  • origintrailOriginTrail (TRAC) $ 1.00
  • jito-governance-tokenJito (JTO) $ 3.46
  • livepeerLivepeer (LPT) $ 12.51
  • casper-networkCasper Network (CSPR) $ 0.032537
  • safepalSafePal (SFP) $ 0.838126

This Week on Crypto Twitter: Another One Bites the Dust

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Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt

It was yet another historic week for the crypto industry, with Tuesday’s shocker—Binance CEO Chengpeng Zhao stepping down and pleading guilty to violating U.S. money laundering laws, and his exchange agreeing to pay a massive $4.3 billion fine—sending Crypto Twitter into a frenzy.

Many Twitter users quickly seized on the irony that Zhao had, prior to this week, routinely used the symbol “4” to dismiss rumors of Binance’s legal troubles as baseless misinformation—now, not only were the rumors proven to be true, but the number four was back with a vengeance.

CZ always knew.

He has been telling us this whole time. 🤯

DOJ Seeks $4 Billion From Binance For Settlement pic.twitter.com/N4dbCwvphG

— Altcoin Daily (@AltcoinDailyio) November 20, 2023

With the real possibility that Zhao might be headed to prison hanging in the air, Twitter users processed the surreal reality that, in just over a year, two of crypto’s biggest names have ended up guilty of criminal charges. Some poked fun at the fact that Zhao and his one-time rival, disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, might be on track for a prison yard reunion.

#BTC Sam & CZ in prison pic.twitter.com/QAM8tVnu8r

— naiive (@naiivememe) November 22, 2023

here we go again.@cz_binance jail aint so bad, ill put in a good word with flacco and dem https://t.co/yx0wpeIWx7

— Martin Shkreli (e/acc) (@wagieeacc) November 21, 2023

Even this week’s historic Binance settlement, though, could only keep people’s attention so long: several other industry developments came to dominate discourse on the back half of Thanksgiving week.

Blast, a new layer-2 blockchain from the creators of controversial NFT marketplace Blur, saw an astonishing level of deposits this week, with degens locking over $400 million onto the network in hopes of accumulating lucrative rewards.

Some Blast users, though, soon began complaining about the network’s lack of transparency, and accused its makers of orchestrating an elaborate Ponzi scheme.

In just 2 days, $400M+ has been deposited into @Blast_L2.

I personally invested more than 10 #ETH.

But, I realized late, it’s one of the biggest PONZI of 2023.

Open this thread to save your hard-earned money: pic.twitter.com/SVP2WZUBkA

— EvanLuthra.eth (@EvanLuthra) November 24, 2023

I physically can not believe this industry put in 300 million dollars into this thing without even thinking twice

and I can not believe the «top VC» in crypto promotes this

this is an industry of — and I’m being generous here — clowns

everyone should be deeply embarrassed pic.twitter.com/q8wCvmTltV

— mert | helius.dev (d/acc) (@0xMert_) November 23, 2023

The negative commentary surrounding Blast reached enough of a fever pitch that Blur’s pseudonymous creator, Pacman, took to Twitter Friday afternoon to quell the community’s concerns.

I’ve seen a number of misunderstandings about Blast spreading around. While many of these are humorous memes, it’s important to set the record straight on a few points:

— Pacman | Blur + Blast (@PacmanBlur) November 24, 2023

Meanwhile, on Solana, the emergence of a booming market for SPL20 tokens—digital assets that are inscribed on denominations of Solana in the same way Bitcoin Ordinals are generated—stirred up excitement among the blockchain’s dedicated community.

Volume is insane on these SPL20

We are so back pic.twitter.com/Y7V0VXeLmj

— D ᴜ ɴ ɴ ᴏ ᴏ (@dunnooworld) November 24, 2023

Some, though, scratched their heads at the development, given the fact that NFTs already exist in large numbers on Solana, thanks to the network’s support of smart contracts. Bitcoin didn’t have that same capability, which is why Ordinals were born out of necessity.

spl20 more like

why are you doing this

— KEMOSABE (@KEMOS4BE) November 24, 2023

SPL20 inscriptions on solana are incredibly stupid and all my bitcoin and ordinals friends hate them

bullish

— Udi Wertheimer (@udiWertheimer) November 23, 2023

Edited by Ryan Ozawa.

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