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Bitcoin and Dogecoin Surge Amid Meme Stock Rally

In a vibrant day for cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin’s price is soaring, reaching its highest level in three weeks at $65,872, as reported by CoinGecko. The leading cryptocurrency by market cap has experienced a notable 7% increase over the last 24 hours, and a steady 4% rise over the past month.

This surge in Bitcoin’s value aligns with recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicating a slight easing in April’s inflation rates, which has injected renewed optimism among investors. Additionally, significant capital inflows were observed as over $100 million was directed into Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) yesterday, according to Farside Investors. These inflows are largely attributed to the approval of new investment vehicles, which have significantly contributed to the price escalation this year.

Not trailing far behind, Dogecoin, another popular cryptocurrency, has also seen a surge, climbing 7% in the past day to a trading price of $0.1556. The original meme coin, often endorsed by tech mogul Elon Musk, benefited from the broader meme stock rally this week.

The resurgence of interest in meme stocks and related assets has been sparked by the reactivation of the Roaring Kitty Twitter account, which had been dormant for nearly three years. Roaring Kitty, also known as Keith Gill, is a well-known investor and YouTuber who played a pivotal role in the 2021 meme stock rally involving companies like GameStop (GME) and AMC. This week, both stocks saw a dramatic increase, surging over 200%, though they have faced declines today.

Meme stocks typically gain popularity through discussions on web forums like Reddit and have a history of dramatic price fluctuations, often driven by retail investors. Their volatility made headlines in 2021, as amateur traders garnered substantial returns, disrupting traditional market dynamics and catching Wall Street and regulators off-guard.

Despite the current uptrend, Bitcoin still has considerable ground to regain to reach its all-time high of nearly $74,000 set in March, and remains below its peak of $69,044 from 2021.

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