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The market cap of Tether’s dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT has been steadily increasing this year and could soon reach $10 billion. According to the company’s CTO Paolo Ardoino, Tether has minted $5 billion in the past six months alone.The Market Cap of USDT On Its Way to $10 BillionThe third-largest cryptocurrency and the largest stablecoin in…
Things just keep getting worse for the crypto asset known as XRP. After an extremely poor performance over the last two years, the latest crash across crypto has caused the stablecoin Tether market cap to “flipped” the previously third-ranked cryptocurrency, Ripple.Tether Unseats XRP As The Third-Ranked Cryptocurrency, Flippening Is OfficialXRP has earned itself a negative…
Ahead of the approved and now distributed stimulus package that provided individual US taxpayers with up to $1,200 in relief, the proposal included the introduction of a cryptocurrency like the digital version of the dollar. However, if failed to gain traction and was pulled.Because the US Treasury failed to launch a cryptocurrency to distribute stimulus…
Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. Bitcoin has performed extremely well over the past week, managing to rally as high as $7,800, which is a pre-crash level, just the other day in a move that liquidated $70 million worth of short positions. Altcoins have been posting equally as impressive performances, with some actually managing to…
Aside from Bitcoin, the most talked-about cryptocurrency over the past few weeks has seemingly been Tether.The fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, the stablecoin, which trades on markets as USDT, has become increasingly important to the crypto market. So much so that just the other day, data shared by Unfolded suggested that Tether’s market capitalization hit…
The market capitalization of Tether (USDT) surpassed that of XRP this week.The dollar-pegged stablecoin is now the third-largest cryptocurrency. Macro factors led the demand for USDT higher, including traders’ flight-to-cash amidst the fast-spreading novel Coronavirus pandemic.Tether has replaced XRP, the native token of the San Francisco-based blockchain payment firm Ripple Labs, to become the third-largest cryptocurrency…
Crypto stablecoins continue to grow since Bitcoin‘s recent bottom, with the companies and consortiums behind each asset printing more supply almost as fast as the Fed prints more US dollars in an effort to save the economy.But what exactly does this mean for the overall cryptocurrency market, stablecoins, and Bitcoin?The Fed Fiat Printing Press is…
Even after the recent correction, the broad crypto market remains far above it did at the absolute lows of March. Data from CoinMarketCap, in fact, suggests that the aggregate of all cryptocurrencies is up to $196 billion as of the time of this article’s writing, 50% higher than the $129 billion low.This has been largely…
The cryptocurrency market has been in shambles ever since the coronavirus outbreak reached critical levels, however, the panic has been positive for the growth of stablecoins, which have grown by billions in market cap since the selloff first began a month ago.Stablecoins Provide the Only Flight to Safety Amidst Coronavirus CrisisThe cryptocurrency market, like the…
Tether’s USDT money printer is up and running again, and it could be a sign of what’s to come next for Bitcoin and the aggregated cryptocurrency market.It now appears that Tether has issued a whopping $161 million worth of USDT over the past 24-hours, putting the total number of new USDT issued over the past…