Category: Terra

Prepare for Recession: Musk and Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Weigh In; Galaxy Digital’s CEO Talks on Terra Collapse — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Prepare for Recession: Musk and Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Weigh In; Galaxy Digital’s CEO Talks on Terra Collapse — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

This week, both Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein and Tesla boss Elon Musk weighed in on the issue of an impending recession in the U.S., issuing sobering estimations. In the wake of Terra’s epic implosion, the topic is all the more critical, but LUNA-tattooed Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz still thinks the “crypto revolution is here […]

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Do Kwon Dissolved Terraform Labs Korea Days Before Collapse of Terra LUNA, UST

Do Kwon Dissolved Terraform Labs Korea Days Before Collapse of Terra LUNA, UST

Official records show Do Kwon dissolved Terraform Labs Korea, closing down its headquarters and sole branch just days before the collapse of terra crypto (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). Do Kwon Shut Down Terraform Labs Korea Before UST and LUNA Fallout Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon reportedly closed down his company in Korea days before […]

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UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

The British Treasury Department has affirmed its commitment to regulate stablecoins after the collapse of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). “This will create the conditions for issuers and service providers to operate and grow in the U.K., whilst ensuring financial stability and high regulatory standards,” said an HM Treasury spokesperson. Regulation of Stablecoins in the […]

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Onchain Analysis Report Says Terra’s Bitcoin Reserves Were Sent to Binance and Gemini

Onchain Analysis Report Says Terra’s Bitcoin Reserves Were Sent to Binance and Gemini

After the collapse of Terra’s once-stable coin terrausd (UST), a number of people wondered where the Luna Foundation Guard’s (LFG) bitcoin went, as the funds were supposed to be used to defend the UST’s $1 parity. On Friday, the blockchain intelligence and analytics firm, Elliptic, published a blog post that summarizes where the bitcoin was […]

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Terra’s Big Backers, Shanghai Court Declares Bitcoin Property, BTC Obituaries, and Triple Top Hopes — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Terra’s Big Backers, Shanghai Court Declares Bitcoin Property, BTC Obituaries, and Triple Top Hopes — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

With the nightmare nosedive of Terra’s LUNA and UST, the Shanghai High People’s Court declaring that bitcoin is virtual property protected by Chinese law, a surge in Bitcoin Obituaries, and some hoping for a rare triple top to appear for BCT, the past week has been full of shock, questions, speculation, and broader market resilience […]

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Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

At 12: 14 p.m. (ET), the Twitter account operated by the Terra team announced that the Terra blockchain network had been halted. According to the Terra developers’ tweet, Terra validators needed to apply a patch to further disable delegations. This post was updated at 3: 00 p.m. (ET) to reflect the fact that the Terra […]

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Blackrock, Citadel, Gemini Deny Involvement in Terra Collapse

Blackrock, Citadel, Gemini Deny Involvement in Terra Collapse

The world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, and hedge fund giant Citadel Securities have denied claims that they had a role in the fall of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). In addition, crypto exchange Gemini has denied making a bitcoin loan that resulted in the terra collapse. Blackrock, Citadel Securities, Gemini Deny Rumors Following the collapse […]

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Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Decentralized finance (defi) protocols are having a hard time weathering the storm, as the total value locked in defi today is down 39.26% since April 3, from $230.18 billion to the current $139.81 billion. The sudden value drop stemming from Terra’s native assets, LUNA and UST, has pushed Lido down to the third-largest TVL position […]

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Value Locked in Decentralized Finance Slides 17% Lower Over the Last 30 Days

Value Locked in Decentralized Finance Slides 17% Lower Over the Last 30 Days

The value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost 17.77% over the last 30 days, falling from $221.67 billion to today’s $182.27 billion. Moreover, statistics show the total value locked (TVL) across a broad range of defi protocols shed significant value during the last seven days. Defi Protocols Shed Considerable Value Decentralized finance (defi) […]

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Anchor Protocol’s Earn Rate Adjusts for the First Time, From 19.4 to 18% APY

Anchor Protocol’s Earn Rate Adjusts for the First Time, From 19.4 to 18% APY

Following the governance vote that aimed to implement a semi-dynamic earn rate for the Anchor Protocol, the decentralized finance (defi) platform’s earn rate adjusted downward for the first time this month. After holding steady with a 19.4% annual percentage yield (APY) since the project started, Anchor Protocol’s earn rate is now roughly 18% APY for […]

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