Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) traded 3.5% higher at $0.12 over 24 hours leading up to early Thursday morning.
|Time-frame||% Change (+/-)|
|24-hour against Bitcoin||-0.2%|
|24-hour against Ethereum||-1.1%|
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Why Is It Moving? DOGE traded higher along with other major coins as the global cryptocurrency market cap rose 4% to $1.8 trillion at press time.
The meme cryptocurrency was not amongst the most discussed coins on Twitter, according to Cointrendz data.
DOGE rose higher after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the target fed funds rate by 0.25% to between 0.25% and 0.5% on Wednesday.
A scam targeting DOGE investors was noted by Benzinga on Thursday. A verified imposter account, masquerading as Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk, pushed a fraudulent giveaway on Twitter and gathered 134,057.40 DOGE ($15,811.49) in a wallet at the time it was reported.
Dogecoin Chatter: DOGE co-creator Billy Markus shared his own take on Musk’s “master plan” on Thursday.
working on master plan part 69
— Shibetoshi Nakamoto (@BillyM2k) March 17, 2022
YouTuber Matt Wallace pushed the idea that Musk’s master plan involved Dogecoin.
Elon Musk has a Master Plan for Dogecoin!
— Matt Wallace (@MattWallace888) March 17, 2022
Musk’s master plan also captured the attention of u/Lewandabski710 on r/Dogecoin discussion forum on Reddit.
Screenshot From r/Dogecoin — A Reddit Discussion Forum