This episode is sponsored by Kava, and Celo.

Today’s Stories:

Bitcoin Holding Support; Stuck Below $50K Resistance

Stocks, Futures Steady After Fed’s Cautious Stance: Markets Wrap

Stock Futures Pause After S&P 500, Nasdaq Hit Records

SOL Hits Record High, Climbs Above $100 as Total Value Locked on Solana Crosses $3B

Housing Affordability to Worsen Near Term, Even as Prices Cool Off

Confidence in Euro-Area Economy Drops on Supply Squeeze, Virus

China to Build Global Clearing Network for Mobile Payments, Using Digital Yuan: State Media

China Sees Skilled Labor Shortages Worsening Amid Tech Push

From Dried Fruit to Bike Repair, Cuban Entrepreneurs Prepare for a More Open Economy

Frothy NFT Market Remains ‘Healthy’ as Developers Hold ETH or Reinvest

DeFi Protocol Cream Finance Hacked for Second Time This Year

Microsoft Is Awarded US Patent for Crypto Token-Creation Service

Square’s Jack Dorsey Plans to Build Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

Inside Alien Worlds, the Biggest Game in the Metaverse

Featured Story: Why Avatars Dominate the NFT Market

This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust.

By robert