Stablecoin

 


Category
Monetary System

Description
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".

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USDT Libra


Tether’s Market Cap Surges By $1 Billion in Just 9 Days to Hit $19 Billion
The market capitalization of leading stablecoin Tether (USDT) has been on a roller coaster ride after surging by $1 billion in a record 9 days to hit $19 billion.
Yearn.finance Takes Pickle Finance Protocol Onboard to Enhance DeFi Rewards
Leading DeFi protocol Yearn.finance has absorbed Pickle Finance to create a structure that will leverage shared expertise, boost specialization, and minimize work duplication.
New BIS Report Advocates Using Embedded Monitoring Trackers For Stablecoins
A new report from the Bank for International Settlements has advocated the deployment of ‘Embedded Systems’ in the monitoring of global stablecoin projects.
Pickle Finance DeFi Protocol Loses $19.7 Million In DAI Stablecoin in “Massive” Hack
Pickle Finance becomes the latest DeFi Protocol to suffer from hacking, losing almost $20 million in DAI stablecoin.
US Government Plans to Use USDC Stablecoin to Offer Foreign Aid in Venezuela
U.S government has tapped Circle’s USDC stablecoin to offer foreign aid in Venezuela through President-elect Juan Guaidó exiled government.
Democrats Critical of OCC's "Excessive Focus" on Crypto and Stablecoin Financial Services
Democrat members of the United States Congress led by Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) have criticized the OCC's focus on crypto and stablecoins.
OCC Head Brian Brooks Testifies Before Senate On Cryptocurrency and Stablecoins
The OCC Boss, Brian Brooks has testified before the US Senate Banking Committee about the growing use of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins in the country
UK Treasury Drafting Private Stablecoin Regulations and Researching CBDC with BoE
The United Kingdom’s Treasury Department has announced it is drafting private stablecoin regulation while it continues central bank digital currency (CBDC) research.
$100 Million of Tether Swapped from Tron Network to Ethereum Blockchain
$100 million worth of Tether (USDT) has been transferred from the Tron network, a blockchain-based decentralized operating system, to the Ethereum blockchain.
Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot
Equilibrium has chosen Chainlink, a tokenized oracle network, to power synthetic assets, lending, and stablecoins using its smart contracts.

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