Category: USDT

Stablecoin News: After Tether, Circle’s $5 Billion USDC Issuance Comes Under scrutiny

Tether’s $1 Billion USDT print this week raised many eyebrows amid US federal agencies’ plan to tighten their scrutiny around stablecoin issuers. The major concern for authorities lies with the issuance backings that have been found misleading in the past. After Tether, now Circle’s latest $5 billion USDC has come under scrutiny. Circle has issued […]

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Stablecoin Economy Surges Past $150B, Stablecoins Command Over 50% of Global Crypto Trade Volume

Stablecoin Economy Surges Past $150B, Stablecoins Command Over 50% of Global Crypto Trade Volume

A great number of digital currencies have swelled in value this year and as the end of 2021 approaches, the market capitalization of all 11,000+ crypto assets in existence is roughly $2.6 trillion. These days, it’s safe to say that dollar-pegged tokens, otherwise known as stablecoins, have a strong presence in the crypto market. Today […]

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US Senator Asks Coinbase, Gemini, Binance, Tether How They’re Protecting Consumers

US Senator Asks Coinbase, Gemini, Binance, Tether How They’re Protecting Consumers

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has sent letters to cryptocurrency exchanges and stablecoin issuers, including Coinbase, Gemini, Binance, and Tether, asking how they are protecting consumers and investors. “I have significant concerns with the non-standardized terms applicable to redemption of particular stablecoins,” the senator said. US Senator Raises Concerns Regarding Stablecoins U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), […]

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Bitcoin Dominance Slides Below 40% for First Time in 6 Months

Bitcoin Dominance Slides Below 40% for First Time in 6 Months

During the last week, the price of bitcoin has been hovering below the $60K range and digital currency advocates are wondering which way the market is headed next. At the time of writing, the crypto economy is valued at $2.81 trillion and bitcoin’s market dominance has sunk below the 40% region for several days now. […]

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Ethereum Has Burned More Than a Million ETH Over the Last 3 Months

Ethereum Has Burned More Than a Million ETH Over the Last 3 Months

111 days ago, the Ethereum network implemented the London hard fork upgrade which added a mechanism (EIP-1559) that changed Ethereum’s fee rate to a new scheme that makes the crypto asset ether deflationary. Since then 1 million ether has been burned or the equivalent of around $3.8 billion worth of ethereum using today’s exchange rates. […]

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Largest Stablecoin by Market Cap Tether Launches on the Avalanche Network

Largest Stablecoin by Market Cap Tether Launches on the Avalanche Network

The largest stablecoin by market capitalization, tether has announced the launch of tethers on the Avalanche blockchain protocol. The stablecoin tether has launched a myriad of blockchain networks and today there’s more than 74.8 billion tethers in circulation today. Tether Launches on Avalanche On Wednesday, Tether Operations Limited, the firm that issues the stablecoin asset […]

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Tether launches USDT stablecoin on the Avalanche blockchain

Tether launches USDT stablecoin on the Avalanche blockchain

Tether has launched its USDT stablecoin on the Avalanche blockchain after first announcing its support in May. The launch comes as Avalanche’s ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace. The total value locked (TVL) in Avalanche-based DeFi protocols has increased dramatically over the past three months — from around $300 million in August to over […]

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Stablecoin Valuations Continue to Swell, MIM and MUSD Market Caps Increase by Triple-Digits in 30 Days

Stablecoin Valuations Continue to Swell, MIM and MUSD Market Caps Increase by Triple-Digits in 30 Days

In mid-October, the market capitalization of all the stablecoins in existence was $134 billion and during the last three weeks, the valuation has increased by 5.59% to $141.5 billion. While terrausd’s market cap jumped by 6.7% over the last month, the stablecoin DAI saw an increase of 27.3% in 30 days. The largest stablecoin by […]

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An In-Depth Look at Olympus DAO Protocol and the Not-So-Stable Stablecoin OHM

An In-Depth Look at Olympus DAO Protocol and the Not-So-Stable Stablecoin OHM

In mid-October, Bitcoin.com News reported on how decentralized finance (defi) or algorithmic stablecoins have seen significant demand in 2021. One particular stablecoin called OHM is quite different from the traditional reserve currency defi protocols today, as OHM is a free-floating currency backed only by what’s held in the Olympus DAO treasury. OHM may not be […]

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