Crypto prices rose marginally and most crypto-related stocks were lower shortly after the open.
Bitcoin was trading at around $16,800 at 9 a.m. EST, up 0.6% over the past 24 hours, according to TradingView data.
Ether was up more than 2.5% to move back above $1,200. Binance's BNB added 0.5%, Ripple's XRP gained 2.5%, and Polygon's MATIC was up 0.7%.
Dog-themed memecoins were trading lower, with dogecoin dropping 4%, and shiba inu down 3.7%.
Crypto stocks and structured product
U.S. stock indices fell with the S&P 500 shedding 0.15% and the Nasdaq 100 losing 0.66%.
Coinbase was down about 1.6%, while shares of Silvergate fell by 1.2% at 9:45 a.m., according to Nasdaq data. MicroStrategy shares were flat, and Block traded down by around 2%.
Grayscale's GBTC fund's discount to net asset value (NAV) narrowed to 46.4% from 48%, according to The Block's data.
Grayscale revealed yesterday it will explore how to return up to 20% of GBTC's capital to shareholders if it cannot turn the product into an exchange-traded fund (ETF).
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