Tag: stablecoins

Jan 15 2021

MahaDAO’s Algorithmic ‘Valuecoin’ Goes Live on Ethereum

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi india stablecoins tech

ARTH tries to maintain its value over time compared to other stablecoins that lose value as the dollar is inflated.

Jan 14 2021

What does the January 15 deadline hold for Tether, the world’s biggest stablecoin

Jan 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd legal regulation stablecoins

Tomorrow is an important date for the issuers of Tether, a USD-pegged stablecoin. But what does it mean? Tether, the crypto heartbeat Tether Limited, the company behind the widely-used Tether (USDT) stablecoin, will submit several documents explaining its legality to the New York Prosecutor’s Office tomorrow, Jan....

Jan 13 2021

1inch Exchange Drops Costs of Swapping DAI, USDC Stablecoins

1inch Exchange, a leading DEX aggregator, has added support for MakerDAO's Peg Stability Module (PSM). This feature allows users to swap DAI:USDC at a 1:1 ratio while charging a...

Jan 12 2021

UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

The U.K. government is focusing on stablecoins for the next phase of its development of crypto regulations.

Jan 11 2021

Tether Mints Record 2B USDT in One Week

The previous record of 1.5 billion USDT was set the week before last.

Jan 10 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Traditional and Crypto Markets are Starting to Converge

The latest OCC statement, which opens the door for banks to use blockchains to validate payments, hints at more than just better services.

Jan 07 2021

Bitcoin Goes Institutional, Ethereum Spreads Its Wings: CoinDesk Q4 2020 Review

The latest research report looks at data and timelines and what they mean for asset prices.

Jan 06 2021

Here’s why stablecoins like USDC going ‘legal’ is bullish for DeFi

Jan 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd regulation stablecoins

A landmark announcement for USDC. Unending social euphoria. Observers calling it bullish for DeFi. But what’s the whole deal really about The day the US government supported crypto Monday saw one of the biggest ever announcements to be made by...

Origin Brings Back Interest-Earning OUSD Stablecoin Following $7M Hack

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi origin stablecoins yield farming

Origin is relaunching its yield-generating stablecoin following a November attack that drained OUSD holders of $7 million.

Jan 05 2021

Most Important Crypto Regulation Yet? Banks Can Treat Public Blockchains Like SWIFT and ACH

A new interpretive letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency paves the way for stablecoins and public blockchains to be fully integrated in the financial infrastructure.

Central Bank Digital Currencies: How Should Privacy Be Built In?

Jan 05 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 banks blockchain cbdc crypto

This panel, from a panel for the fifth anniversary of Hyperledger, features Rob Palatnick, managing director of global head of technology research and innovation at the DTCC and chairman of the Hyperledger board, Matthieu Saint Olive, Codefi payments product manager and CBDC advisor at ConsenSys, and Robert Bench, assistant vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In this discussion on the...

US Treasury Announces Support for Stablecoins, Bitcoin drops below $30,000

The OCC allowed banks to use stablecoins for payment activities, Bitcoin dropped below $30,000.

Jan 04 2021

US Federal Regulator Says Banks Can Conduct Payments Using Stablecoins

Jan 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banks brian brooks news occ policy & regulation

Banks can act as nodes on a blockchain or conduct payments using stablecoins, the OCC said Monday.

Dec 31 2020

Crypto Dollars and CBDCs: The Battle to Come

The future of money will be a tussle between algorythmic and fiat-pegged stablecoins and central bank digital currency experiments.

Dec 29 2020

What Are Stablecoins?

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dai diem evergreen explainers learn

A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price.

Japanese Internet Giant Licensed to Issue First JPY-Pegged Stablecoin in New York

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  gmo nydfs policy & regulation stablecoins

The charter makes GMO one of only 27 companies licensed in New York to engage in virtual currency activities.

This stablecoin project just moved from Ethereum to Tezos; here’s why

Dec 29 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethusd stablecoins technology xtzusd

Stably announced its collaboration with the Tezos ecosystem in a release this week. The move will bring the USD-backed stablecoin, USDS, to the latter. From Ethereum to Tezos Stablecoin development project Stably...

2020 Highlights: The Biggest New Stories of the Year in Crypto

Dec 29 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks bitcoin blockchain cbdc

Host Laura Shin recaps the biggest stories of the year in crypto, with clips from shows throughout the year. In this episode, we cover how the pandemic drove Bitcoin to new all-time highs, how regulation began to come for the crypto space in a big way, plus new trends in DeFi, corporate structures, and how ETH will change as an asset....

Dec 24 2020

This Ethereum-based stablecoin is up 122% in the past 24 hours

Dec 24 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi ethusd stablecoins

Yes, you read that right: an Ethereum-based stablecoin meant to trade around one U.S. dollar is up approximately 100 percent in the past 24 hours alone. That stablecoin is Dynamic Set Dollar (DSD), which is an algorithmic stablecoin that is meant to trade around $1.00 through a system of price oracles, dynamic supply adjusting, yield farming, and financial vehicles called coupons. 24 hours...

Dec 17 2020

Nationalizing Stablecoins Won’t Improve Financial Access

Proposals forcing stablecoin issuers to get banking licenses won't increase financial inclusion, as their proponents claim.

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