Most of the largest cryptocurrencies were down during morning trading on Friday, with Litecoin
seeing the biggest change, declining 1.35% to $84.12.
On the other hand, Bitcoin
posted the only increase among the largest cryptos, rising 0.97% to $19,004.81.
In crypto-related company news, shares of Coinbase Global Inc.
climbed 2.72% to $48.85, while MicroStrategy Inc.
climbed 1.30% to $212.90. Riot Platforms Inc.
shares rose 0.66% to $6.19, and shares of Marathon Digital Holdings Inc.
rose 3.98% to $7.31.
PayPal Holdings Inc.
declined 1.72% to $78.41, and Ebang International Holdings Inc.
shares rallied 2.33% to $7.86. NVIDIA Corp.
climbed 0.08% to $165.25, and Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
slid 1.72% to $70.21.
In the fund space, the Bitwise Crypto Industry Innovators ETF
which is focused on pure-play crypto companies, rallied 1.01% to $5.00. Blockchain-focused Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF
climbed 0.68% to $17.67. Grayscale Bitcoin Trust
which tracks the Bitcoin market price, was flat at $10.49.