As the U.S. inflation report release approaches, investors anticipate its impact on the crypto market. The focus lies on Binance and cold wallet storage while observing the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decisions and their effects on cryptocurrencies. Cautious optimism remains among blockchain enthusiasts.
Day: May 9, 2023
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