Crypto Price Check: Celsius Network, Tether Under Scrutiny

Cryptocurrency prices were essentially flat on Aug. 22 as the sector contended with inflation and Russia’s grim prediction about the invasion of Ukraine.

‘Symbolic Threshold’

Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, was off slightly to $21,237 at last check, according to CoinGecko, while ether, the native currency of the Ethereum platform, was essentially flat at $1,570 and dogecoin was little changed at $0.066857.

Bitcoin had reached the symbolic threshold of $25,000 on Aug. 15 but has since dropped nearly 13%.