DOGE Soars as Musk Twitter Deal Nears Completion
James Rubin - CoinDesk
Popular meme coin DOGE was up nearly 16% over the past 24 hours as billionaire entrepreneur and DOGE enthusiast Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter neared.
The Tesla founder's $44 million deal is supposed to close Friday.
Musk has been a major supporter of DOGE, which has become a proxy for sentiment about him. The entrepreneur's statements about the token have also consistently influenced its price.
DOGE was most recently trading at slightly over 7 cents. It had been languishing below 6 cents for much of the past six weeks. A year ago, DOGE was trading at 25 cents.
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