Crypto markets perked up yesterday, with a sharp jump late in the day at one point pushing the bitcoin price above $35,700. It has since settled back some, but seems to be holding on to the gains. At 9 a.m. Eastern time today, bitcoin was trading at $35,400 dollars, up 1.8% over the past 24 hours. Ether was trading up 1%, at $1,890. Elsewhere, Chainlink, Polygon and Toncoin up 8%, and Solana, Cardano and Polkadot up 3%.