⚔️Markets Crater On Rising Geopolitical Tensions

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Geopolitical concerns continue to spook investors, sending global markets lower and wreaking havoc on altcoins.

Meanwhile, USDT issuer Tether is working on a platform for tokenizing real-world assets, and Parcl, a real estate trading protocol, has launched its highly anticipated token amid challenging market conditions.

✍️ In today’s newsletter:

  • Most altcoins plummet 30% or more as selloff deepens
  • Tether CEO teases tokenization platform
  • Solana-based Parcl launches token and airdrop


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Bitcoin$65,3801.51 %
Ethereum$3,165 4.74 %
Gold 1st Future$2,356 0.06 %
S&P 5005123.41 -1.46 %
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⚔️Crypto Markets Crater On Rising Geopolitical Tensions


It’s been a rough week for global markets as rising tensions between Israel and Iran dominate the headlines.

Bitcoin is down 2% today and more than 10% in the last 7 days, currently changing hands for $62,000. Meanwhile, most altcoins have been obliterated by 30% or more as Bitcoin’s dominance rose above 57% on Saturday.

However, some traders believe that the selloff represents a buying opportunity for sidelined investors.

🌐Tether CEO Teases Sweeping Tokenization Platform

Tether's CEO, Paolo Ardoino, recently teased a new tokenization platform, describing it as a "masterpiece" that is fully non-custodial, multi-chain, and supports multiple asset types.

Although specific details remain scarce, Ardoino highlighted that the platform would enable the tokenization of a wide range of assets, from financial instruments like bonds and stocks to everyday items like coffee shop rewards.

Currently, Tether's USDT, which is pegged to the US dollar, dominates the stablecoin market with a 77% share.



LightLink Will Start a Fair $LL Token Distribution this week.

LightLink, a hidden gem EVM L2 with gasless transactions, is set to distribute its native token $LL through Fjord Foundry's Liquidity Bootstrapping Pool (LBP) this week!

  • Gasless Layer 2.
  • Celestia underneath.
  • 115,000 daily transactions on Mainnet.
  • Partnered with Animoca Brands and 25+ other ecosystem projects.
  • $6.2M in seed round from both Web2 and Web3 investors.

Among common token utilities, $LL holders will be able to acquire NFT nodes to become LightLink validators and earn rewards.

LightLink will distribute $LL through Fjord Foundry's LBP. Its price decay mechanisms deter whales, while users purchase tokens at a fair price. Currently, Fjord is one of the most popular IDO platforms, with $131M raised in Q1 2024.

READ MORE: LightLink Will Start a Fair $LL Token Distribution this week


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🏘️Solana Real Estate Protocol Parcl to Airdrop Token

Solana-based real estate trading protocol Parcl is set to airdrop 800 million PRCL tokens. The token's pre-sale floor price was $1.23, valuing the project at over $1 billion.

Parcl enables trading of perpetual futures on real estate, offering exposure to various global locations. The total value locked in the project is $121 million, with several exchanges set to list the PRCL token.


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