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Shiba Inu Now Valued Higher Than Nissan and LG Electronics as Price Hits Fresh Record Highs

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Shiba Inu is now halfway to removing another zero from its price tag, and it has just surpassed Nissan in valuation

The price of Shiba Inu (SHIB) has hit yet another record high of $0.00005364 earlier today, according to CoinGecko data.  

With the cryptocurrency’s market cap hitting $21 billion, Shiba Inu is now bigger than Japanese car manufacturer Nissan ( $19.9 billion) and South Korean tech company LG Electronics ($19.88 billion).

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The meme coin is up 87% this week alone, extending its streak of eye-popping gains.  

Robinhood keeps kicking the can down the road 

As reported by U.Today, the question about the Shiba Inu listing was the top-voted one ahead of Robinhood’s Q3 earnings call. 

Yet, the company failed to set the record straight on the matter despite investors’ expectations. 

CEO Vlad Tenev said that the trading app was “carefully” evaluating new coins: 

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We feel very very good about the coins that we’re currently listing on our platform and any new coins that we add we want to feel equally, if not more good. 

Robinhood’s shares plunged more than 8% in after-hours trading after the company revealed that its cryptocurrency-based revenue had tanked by a higher-than-expected 78%.

The online brokerage app made only $51 million with cryptocurrency transactions compared to $233 million during the previous quarter. 

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Healthcare Company Adds Shiba Inu to Its Balance Sheet

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A Toronto-based healthcare company now holds Shiba Inu on its balance sheet.

Ask The Doctor, a Canadian online healthcare company, has added $1.5 million worth of Shiba Inu to its balance sheet, according to an announcement posted on its Twitter account.

Kraken facilitated the seven-figure buy. As reported by U.Today, Shiba Inu started trading on the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange on Tuesday.

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The medical information website will also begin accepting the meme cryptocurrency with its healthcare partners within the next three days.

It already allows clients to pay with Dogecoin for certain services in the U.S. and Canada.   

The Toronto-based company was launched in 2010, allowing its clients to connect with medical professionals via text messages or video streaming. Notably, its list of co-founders includes former NBA player Israel Idonije and former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo.

In 2016, Ask The Doctor started accepting Bitcoin payments, becoming the first healthcare company around the globe to embrace crypto.

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The reason for adding the new payment option was to offer customers who share sensitive medical data more privacy.

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Shiba Inu Coming to Brazil’s Largest Crypto Exchange

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BBrazil’s Mercado Bitcoin is set to add support for Shiba Inu on the first day of December.

Mercado Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil, has announced that Shiba Inu will become available for trading starting from Dec. 1.

The token is yet to be added to the trading platform at the time of writing.

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The announcement was accompanied by a video of a Shiba Inu dog in military gear.

After listing SHIB, Mercado Bitcoin will also add support for Cosmos (ATOM), Polkadot (DOT) and Loopring (LRC) later this week.

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 2TM, the parent company of the number one exchange in Latin America, raised another $50.3 million in late November. This occurred just months after raking in $200 million in July during a Series B investment round spearheaded by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.

Last month, Korbit became the first cryptocurrency exchange to list Shiba Inu in South Korea.

Kraken, one of the world’s top exchanges, also added support for the top token earlier this week.

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New Shiba Whale Buys $38 Million Worth of Tokens

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Another whale appears on Shiba Network after token drops from local high and consolidates

New Shiba Inu whale appears on the network after purchasing $38 million worth of tokens. The whale newcomer has bought 850 billion tokens while it was losing 5% of its previously gained value.

The transaction was made 15 hours ago, while the token had just begun its correction and was trading at $0.000048. Such strong buying power, unfortunately, could not push SHIB further up and fuel the local uptrend.

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With more whales entering the market, Shib’s fundamental background is continuously developing while the price on the market seems to struggle to break through the $0.000046 area.

Other whales also remain in the Shiba Inu sea by holding more than $2.3 billion worth of tokens while previously owning only about $1.8 billion. The change in the trend appeared shortly after the global cryptocurrency market correction.

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Most whales have entered Shib with a large discount of 15% compared to the previous trading range. Whales have also become an absolute majority on the chain by buying up 72% of the circulating supply, which puts Shiba mostly in the hands of large wallets.

At press time, Shiba is trading at $0.000046 with 3% of the daily loss. Additionally, the token is losing 15% from its previous high of $0.000054. The token failed to continue its rally and is trading at the local support, while on-chain data suggest a rapid drop of trading volume, which indicates that traders have not yet decided the future direction of the asset’s price.

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