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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House Stablecoin Bill to Seek Two-year Ban on Issuing New Algorithmic Stablecoins
U.S. House of Representatives is drafting a new bill to impose a two-year ban on issuing new algorithmic stablecoins similar to TerraUSD (UST), according to Bloomberg.
Robinhood Lists USDC as First Stablecoin on Trading Platform
Robinhood has adopted the second-largest stablecoin for trading transactions.
Binance-Backed WazirX Exchange to Delist USDC, USDP & TUSD
Indian crypto platform WazirX has announced it will be delisting USD Coin (USDC), USDP, and TUSD in a move that is similar to its so-called parent company, Binance Exchange.
Celsius Files for Permission to Sell Its Stablecoin Holdings
Celsius is seeking to generate liquidity through sales from its $23 million in stablecoin holdings.
Russian Crypto Startup InDeFi to Launch Ruble Stablecoin following DAI Model
The new stablecoin project has no connection with the Bank of Russia’s digital ruble. The stablecoin will be pegged to ruble fiat currency.
Tether Launches USDT Stablecoin on Near Network to Unlock New DeFi Products
Tether’s USDT, the world’s largest stablecoin by market cap, is now available on the Near Network proof-of-stake blockchain.
Bank of America Says Binance to Benefit from Increased Supply of Its Own Stablecoin
BAC has given more clarification on how Binance’s automatic conversion of other stablecoins could impact its business as well as its own BUSD stablecoin.
Circle CEO Allaire Supports Binance Stablecoin Decision
Circle CEO said the recent move by Binance to merge stablecoins could help make USDC the standard stablecoin rail between centralized exchanges and decentralized Exchanges.
Russia Collaborates With Other Countries to Setup Stablecoin Cross-border Clearing Platform
Russia is already working with several countries to establish clearing platforms for cross-border settlements of stablecoins, according to the state-backed TASS news agency.
Binance to Convert Users’ USDC Into Its Own Stablecoin
Binance said the move aims to improve liquidity and capital efficiency for customers.

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