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Stablecoin Swapping Heats Up with Coinbase Following DeFi

Stablecoin Swapping Heats Up with Coinbase Following DeFi

On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock When Curve launched back in February 2020, many might have thought a DEX for stablecoins was a niche segment. Fast forward to today and Curve is averaging over $300 million in daily volumes, and has recently seen competing moves from the likes of Uniswap and Coinbase as the…
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Terra's UST Dip Raises Questions on Algo Stablecoins

Terra's UST Dip Raises Questions on Algo Stablecoins

Crypto markets went haywire last week and while extreme volatility is expected from most tokens, stablecoins are the one category designed to peacefully weather the storm. The stablecoin issued by the Terra network, UST, got mixed marks as it dipped well below its peg. UST dropped to as low as $0.89 on May 19, or…
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Cypherpunk Stablecoin RAI is Live on Ethereum

Cypherpunk Stablecoin RAI is Live on Ethereum

Rai, a stablecoin for decentralization purists, is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. It’s not pegged to fiat, it’s not backed by fiat, and it’s designed to run completely by computer programs. If it had a physical bill it would carry the inscription, “in code we trust.” RAI is an asset backed only by ETH…
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BadgerDAO Airdrops Bitcoin-Pegged Token Digg

BadgerDAO Airdrops Bitcoin-Pegged Token Digg

“Wen Digg,” another day another meme in DeFi, though this one appears to be headed for the graveyard as Digg, the rebasing crypto asset pegged to Bitcoin, is now live on the Ethereum blockchain. Last Friday, BadgerDAO, the DeFi protocol which aims to build “products and infrastructure necessary to accelerate Bitcoin as collateral across blockchains,”…
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We Need to Talk About #TETHER

We Need to Talk About #TETHER

Tether has faced accusations from many in the digital asset industry that it is a form of privately-issued fiat currency, backed not by “real” dollars in any meaningful way but minted in ever-increasing quantities to buy (and inflate the price of) assets like BTC.
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Algorithmic Stablecoins: Sexy AF or A Load of Pants?

Algorithmic Stablecoins: Sexy AF or A Load of Pants?

While your regular crypto asset will fling you around like a ragdoll and reduce your life expectancy by double digits at least twice a month, stablecoins wrap us in a warm embrace and whisper in our ears that maybe, just maybe, things will be okay. They’re an anchor, a refuge and they too come in…
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Fei Plans to Join Stablecoin Party With Key Difference

Fei Plans to Join Stablecoin Party With Key Difference

Fei released details of its planned decentralized stablecoin protocol yesterday afternoon. Fei seeks to offer a novel design to combat some of the whale games that favored the earliest participants of decentralized stablecoins. Fei’s stablecoin, FEI, is a “decentralized, fair, liquid, and scalable stablecoin that exhibits a high fidelity peg” said the announcement post. It…
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Basis Cash Revives Shuttered Stablecoin With 10,000% Yields

Basis Cash Revives Shuttered Stablecoin With 10,000% Yields

Basis Cash, a fork of shuttered algorithmic cryptocurrency Basis, is touting DeFi-summer like APYs as the newly launched stablecoin – BAC – trades at $64 despite targeting a $1 peg. With ~10,000% APYs on the BAC stablecoin liquidity pools, DeFi traders rushed to provide liquidity to the project which seeks to revive Basis without the…
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US Regulators Propose Stablecoin Crack Down With STABLE Act

US Regulators Propose Stablecoin Crack Down With STABLE Act

A new bill by US lawmakers has DeFi up in arms after proposing that all stablecoin issuers need to obtain a bank charter, which would potentially make much of DeFi trading and even running an Ethereum node, illegal.  “It shall be unlawful for any person to issue a stablecoin or stablecoin-related product, to provide any…
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Maker Stability Fee Increase May Boost MKR Price

Maker Stability Fee Increase May Boost MKR Price

MakerDAO has casually reintroduced stability fees for the ~$900M worth of DAI now in circulation. Maker’s MKR holders voted to raise the protocol’s stability fee – similar to interest rates for Dai borrowers –  to 2% for ETH collateral from 0%, the highest since January. The reintroduction of stability fees sets Maker on track to…