BofA: Crypto Buying Momentum Fades as Investors Weigh Bear-Market Bounce, Recession Risk

The Merge, the first of five planned upgrades for the Ethereum blockchain, planned for later this month, will be a major milestone for the digital assets sector, Shah said, as it removes one of the “major adoption barriers” for applications built on the network, such as non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) and stablecoins, by reducing energy usage by over 99%.