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TikTok sends the price of Dogecoin to a maximum of 2 years but „you have to be smart“

Dogecoin (DOGE), a meme-based crypto-currency, warns traders against speculation after its price rose 50% in the last 24 hours.

In a July 8 tweet, the Twitter account manager @Dogecoin, called on buyers to „be aware of people’s intentions when they are directed to buy things.

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Dogecoin for traders: stay safe, be smart
DOGE has shot up in recent days thanks to an advertising campaign that includes some viral videos on the Chinese social network, TikTok.

Volume has increased by more than 2,000%, while Google Trends, confirms an avalanche of interest in how to buy the altcoin, which now ranks as number 27 in the world by market capitalization.

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As reported by Cointelegraph, the excitement seems to be focused on the trends called „#dogecointiktokchallange“ and „dogecointiktokchallenge“.

TikTok users are posting trade and performance videos, while inviting more users to join them. With hundreds of thousands of views, one video even calls on markets to bring the for DOGE/USD up to USD 1.

At the time of this publication, the pair was trading at a much more modest price of USD 0.042, its highest level since October 2018.

For @Dogecoin, however, the mood was definitely not one of celebration.

„Consider the intentions people have when they direct you to buy things. None of them are in place to give financial advice,“ said the Wednesday tweet.

„Make the right decisions for yourself, don’t join the FOMO or manipulate other people. Keep yourself safe. Be smart.“

TikTok surpasses Elon Musk as Dogecoin’s ambassador

TikTok has already managed to generate significant gains for DOGE headlines in a way that surpasses even the influence of people like Elon Musk, who earlier this year began to express curious support for the altcoin.

„Dogecoin could be my favourite cryptospeak. It’s really cool,“ he tweeted in April in response to the @Dogecoin Twitter account asking him to become the CEO of Dogecoin.

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Dogecoin is a hard bifurcation of Litecoin, which was launched at the end of 2013. Its creator, Jackson Palmer, has publicly confirmed that the cryptomoney is a „joke“, something that has not managed to calm down the episodic enthusiasm among buyers.

In January 2018, during a heightened boom that saw many reach new all-time highs, Palmer launched an article in the technology news magazine, Vice, titled: „My cryptomoney joke reached $2 billion and something is very wrong.

Coinbase Custody to Hold Assets Backing 21Shares‘ Bitcoin ETP

Crypto asset manager 21Shares zal Coinbase Custody gebruiken om de Bitcoin te beveiligen voor de ETP-lancering op donderdag.

21Shares, een vermogensbeheerder die gespecialiseerd is in cryptocurrencies, heeft gekozen voor de bewaarservice die crypto exchange Coinbase biedt voor zijn op de beurs verhandelde Bitcoin (BTC) product.

Volgens een aankondiging op woensdag van Coinbase zal 21Shares Coinbase Custody gebruiken om de Bitcoin te beveiligen die de ETP-lancering donderdag ondersteunt. Het derivaat zal worden gelanceerd op de Xetra van Deutsche Borse – de op één na grootste beurs van Duitsland.

Het product is naar verluidt het eerste fysiek ondersteunde Bitcoin ETP in Europa.

Cryptocurrency-derivaten zien explosieve groei

Cryptocurrency derivaten zien steeds vaker nieuwe ontwikkelingen. Eind februari lanceerde 21Shares ook een inverse Bitcoin Evolution ETP genaamd Short Bitcoin op Xetra. In januari begon dezelfde ETP ook te handelen op de toonaangevende Zwitserse beurs SIX.

Zoals Cointelegraph meldde, lanceerde de cryptocurrency exchange OKEx begin juni Ether (ETH) en EOS-opties.

Destijds zei OKEx CEO Jay Hao dat financiële derivaten „een onvervangbare rol spelen bij het afdekken van risico’s en het maximaliseren van de winst“.

Toch zag de ruimte onlangs zijn aandeel in de controverse toen Qiao Wang -een investeerder, analist en het hoofd van het product bij een crypto-marktgegevensfirma – bekritiseerde hoe de Grayscale Bitcoin Trust is opgezet. Volgens hem zou het systeem van Grayscale Bitcoin Trust het mogelijk maken om te handelen met een korting ten opzichte van de netto-inventariswaarde van de activa van het fonds.