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📈Markets Bounce Back On Weak U.S. Jobs Data

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  • Markets Rally As Weak U.S Jobs Data Spurs Rate Cut Hopes
  • Pump.Fun Surpasses Uniswap in Weekly Revenue
  • Blast Community Split Over Latest Jackpot Distribution

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Ethereum$3,039 -0.84 %
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📈Markets Rally As Weak U.S Jobs Data Spurs Rate Cut Hopes

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Crypto markets turned higher on Thursday after the latest U.S. unemployment figures continued to signal that the world’s largest economy might be slowing down, boosting investors’ hopes for rate cuts from the Federal Reserve.

Weekly jobless claims hit an 8-month high of 231,000, well above the consensus estimate of 212,000. The report comes a week after monthly payroll data showed the U.S. economy added the fewest jobs in six months in April.

Total crypto market capitalization rose 2% to $2.44 trillion.

⛽Pump.Fun Surpasses Uniswap in Weekly Revenue

Pump.Fun, a memecoin launchpad platform, has become the second-largest revenue-generating platform in DeFi over the last week, surpassed only by the Ethereum network.

The platform has raked in $3.3 million over the past seven days, putting it ahead of Uniswap.

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💰Blast Community Split Over Latest Jackpot Distribution

Ethereum Layer 2 Blast held its fourth jackpot drawing on May 8, with a total of 965,589 Gold allocated to the PacMoon community in the largest distribution yet.

However, some Blast participants are frustrated after PacMoon holders earned more Gold in a week than dApps have earned in two months.

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