Bitcoin (BTC) price and the general crypto markets have been highly correlated with the stock markets since the COVID-19 crash in March 2020. Since then, macroeconomic news have been affecting Bitcoin, Ethereum and other altcoins, and the Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) monthly release is one such significant event, with the December version to be published on January 6 at 13:30 GMT.
Ethereum (ETH) price is traversing a bearish pattern and is close to invalidating it. However, due to the current market conditions combined with the release of Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) on Friday at 13.30 GMT, there is a possibility that ETH could correct and retest a stable support level before establishing its direction.
Shiba Inu ecosystem’s developers have warned the community against other projects that lay claim to the layer-2 scaling solution Shibarium. Developers assured the SHIB army that the scaling protocol will use Bone (BONE) from the Shiba Inu ecosystem and will scale the dog-themed cryptocurrency, no other projects included.