Tether Cuts 17% Of Its Commercial Paper Holdings Over Q1 2022

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As per the official report published on May 18, Tether, the issuer of the world’s most used stablecoin, USDT, has cut 17% of its commercial paper holdings and increased United States Treasury bills with this reserve amount to back its stablecoin, USDT. Tether made the reduction over Q1 2022 and continues for a further 20% … Read more

Tether CTO: Terra wasn’t a rug pull, it was a poorly designed ‘castle of cards’

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“It was clear to me, it was clear to many that I know that it was a bad idea,” said Tether and Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino. Tether and Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino said that the Terra (LUNA) project was not intended to be a rug pull, but was simply “poorly designed.” Speaking on the Terra … Read more

An Overview Of The Stablecoin Market

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The U.S. dollar accounts for nearly 100% of stablecoin value and a window of opportunity for policymakers has emerged with the collapse of UST. In this excerpt from Bitcoin Magazine Pro, we will take a more in-depth look at the redemption mechanism of USDT, and cover why the concerns about the stablecoin and the apparent … Read more

How The Tether Peg Could Predict Raging Bitcoin Volatility

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The whole UST debacle has seen traders emboldened in the market against stablecoins. The result of this had been more investors going after the pegs of other stablecoins such as USDT and trying to see if they can destabilize the coin. Most prominent of this had been Tether USD, whose peg saw the most opposition … Read more

Stablecoin supplies and cash reserves in question amid crypto exodus

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The fallout from Terra’s collapse continues as outflows from Tether (USDT) hit an average of $1.1 billion a day over the past week. Cryptocurrency investors and traders have cashed out $7.7 billion from the stablecoin Tether (USDT) resulting in its market capitalization falling by 7.8% over the past seven days to $76 billion. The amount … Read more

$1.9T wipeout in crypto risks spilling over to stocks, bonds — stablecoin Tether in focus

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The dangers posed by stablecoins to the traditional market cannot be dismissed due to Tether’s exposure to the U.S. credit system. The cryptocurrency market has lost $1.9 trillion six months after it soared to a record high. Interestingly, these losses are bigger than those witnessed during the 2007’s subprime mortgage market crisis — around $1.3 … Read more

Investors Make For Stablecoin Hills As USDT Volume Touches All-Time High

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With the market in turmoil, crypto investors are beginning to turn to stablecoins such as USDT and USDC to provide cover from losses. These stablecoins which are pegged to the U.S. dollar have been the obvious winners from the recent crash but it seems that investors are taking it one step further this time around. … Read more

Bitcoin price sees ‘hell of a reversal candle’ as 168,000 BTC leaves exchanges

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Nothing keeps a Bitcoin bull down for long, and now, BTC price action is back above $30,000 after 24-hour gains of 30%. Bitcoin (BTC) came back with a vengeance on May 13 as bulls stepped in to take the market to near $31,000. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin RSI stays firmly oversold … Read more