STABLECOIN

 

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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".

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IMF Chief Warns of Terra Crash, Calls it as Pyramid Scheme
In response to the recent crash of the LUNA collapse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva questioned the risk of stablecoins, calling it a ‘Pyramid’ scheme.
The Luna Crash Might Have Been Intentional. Here Is Why
Despite the fact that there is no direct evidence of who was responsible for the crash or if it was in fact intentional, it is clear that someone made a killing when it happened, while ordinary traders and retail investors suffered losses that were extremely severe.
Bitcoin Whales Keep Buying the Dip in a Panicky Market
The price of Bitcoin fell below the psychological threshold of $30K, scaring investors. It was preceded by the loss of the dollar peg by UST's stablecoin and the Luna crash.
Do Kwon Suggests Terra Hard Fork to Revive Troubled Network
Do Kwon, the CEO of Terraform Labs, believes hard forking the Terra blockchain will play an instrumental role in saving the troubled network.
South Korea Launches “Emergency” Inspection of Crypto Exchanges Following Terra Crash
To boost investor protection following the recent collapse of LUNA and TerraUSD (UST) tokens, financial authorities in South Korea have beefed up crypto exchange inspections.
Is the Luna stablecoin crash a sign of the entire industry's death?
It is impossible to tell for sure whether the dump was a deliberate act, who stood behind it, or what its purpose was. Transparency in Terra's actions could shed light on these questions.
US and UK Regulators to Take Action on Stablecoins after Terra’s Collapse
Stablecoins plunged below $1 this week. Major regulators have become concerned about such cryptocurrencies.
Will Terra’s UST and LUNA Crash Cause a Shift to ‘Cryptos that have Stood the Test of Time’?
LUNA has left crypto enthusiasts' mouths agape because they could never imagine in their wildest dreams that one of the top ten cryptocurrencies could collapse to near-zero overnight.
Tether Regains $1 Peg
Tether (USDT) has regained its 1-to-1 peg with the dollar after briefly dropping to 94.55 cents, its lowest since December 2020.
Stablecoins Pose Risks to Financial Stability: Yellen
The instability of the UST stablecoin has pushed the United States Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, to advocate for introducing a tighter regulatory framework to govern the entire stablecoin offshoot of the crypto ecosystem.

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