STABLECOIN

 

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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US Treasury Department Warns Regulators of Potential Risks of Digital Assets
The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) of the US Treasury Department has released its annual report with a crucial warning of digital assets disruption.
US Lawmakers Want STABLE Act to Force Stablecoin Issuers to Secure Bank Charters
US lawmakers have introduced a new bill to Congress seeking to impose federal control over the entire stablecoin industry and would mandate issuers to secure bank charters.
Facebook Digital Currency Libra Rebrands Name to Diem Ahead of Its Dollar-Backed Stablecoin Launch
Facebook-backed Libra Association has rebranded its name to the Diem Association ahead of the proposed launch of its dollar-backed stablecoin.
Stablecoins Could Threaten Monetary Sovereignty and Financial Stability, Says ECB’s Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has highlighted that stablecoins could pose a serious threat to monetary sovereignty and financial stability.
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.

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