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A stablecoin (or stable coin), as its name indicates, is a stable cryptocurrency designed to be resistant to the type of price volatility synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether.
The key is to understand "stable": what is "stable"? which references are pegged to make its value "stable"? In terms of what we measure the "stability".

Circle Rolls Out Native USDC on the Celo Blockchain, Expanding Stablecoin Access
Circle has integrated USDC directly onto the Celo blockchain, enabling faster and cheaper transactions with its native stablecoin. This aligns with Circle and Celo's shared mission of increasing financial access.
The Resilience of the US Dollar in Global Finance: Insights from Fed Governor Waller
Federal Reserve Governor Christopher J. Waller defended the US dollar's global economic dominance, emphasizing its role as a physical currency, financial asset, and preferred unit of account.
UK Extends Stablecoin Regulation Consultation Period, Seeks Inclusive Feedback
The Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority have extended the feedback deadline for stablecoin regulation to February 12, aiming for a comprehensive, inclusive regulatory framework.
FSB 2024 Agenda: Strengthening Crypto Regulation and Embracing AI"
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has announced its 2024 Work Programme, focusing on crypto regulation, AI, and digital innovation, aiming to enhance global cooperation and stability in finance.
CoinGecko Report: 2023 Crypto Industry Rebounds with Resilience and Transformation
2023 saw a resilient crypto industry with a 108.1% increase in market cap to $1.72T and a total trading volume of $36.6T. NFT trading reached $11.8B, while stablecoins like Tether maintained a strong presence. Bitcoin's value rose significantly, contributing to the year's positive momentum.
Multicoin Capital's Vision for 2024: Embracing AI, Crypto, and Web3 Innovations
Multicoin Capital's 2024 outlook highlights the transformative role of AI, stablecoins, and innovative token distribution in the crypto and blockchain landscape. The firm foresees significant advancements in remittances, social applications, and various sectors integrating crypto as a foundational element.
TrueUSD Depegging Linked to Binance Launchpool Activities
TrueUSD (TUSD) depegged below its $1 parity, dropping to $0.97, amid significant selling on Binance and issues with real-time reserve attestations. The depegging was linked to activities on Binance Launchpool and raises questions about stablecoin stability and transparency.
Ripple CEO Garlinghouse Foresees Ether ETF Approval, Critiques SEC's Approach
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse predicts the approval of an Ether ETF by the SEC, critiquing the commission's approach under Gary Gensler as a political liability and detrimental to the U.S. economy's growth.
Tether Criticizes UN Report for Overlooking USDT Traceability and Law Enforcement Collaboration
Tether rebuts a UN report accusing USDT of facilitating illicit activities, underscoring its traceability and law enforcement collaboration, and highlighting USDT's positive impact on developing economies.
Circle's 2024 USDC Economy Report Reveals Significant Growth in Stablecoin Adoption
Circle's 2024 report on the USDC economy highlights significant growth in stablecoin adoption and usage, with a 59% increase in USDC wallets and over $12 trillion settled in blockchain transactions since its inception.

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