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Today, Circle, a US-based finance firm, has revealed that it is “spinning out” crypto trading platform Poloniex into its own independent company, in “an effort to create a competitive internationally-focused cryptocurrency exchange.” Circle first acquired the crypto exchange back in February 2018, around peak interest in the crypto market. Does the company switching gears signal…
Once up a time there was crypto and fiat. If you wanted to trade in altcoins you had to first buy Bitcoin. Tether changed all that when it came onto the scene on Bitfinex in 2015, today there are a slew of stablecoins all competing for supremacy. USDC Listed on Binance The controversy surrounding Tether…
In recent weeks two new cryptocurrencies have been listed on Coinbase, 0x and BAT. Both resulted in predictable pump and dumps immediately before and a few hours after the announcements. This is no surprise, but the fact that one of these two new listings is only available to trade in USDC could raise a few…
Tether Limited, the issuer of stablecoin Tether (USDT) wholly-owned by Bitfinex, has opened a bank account with Bahamas-based Deltec Bank. The move follows a long process of due diligence review of the company, including the ability to maintain the USD peg at any moment in time, the announcement says. Deltec Accepts Tether as Client After Long Due…
In their recent blog post, Tether, the parent company of a USDT stablecoin, announced a token burn that will permanently eliminate 500 million units. Yesterday, the company announced that the burning process had been completed. Tether has just destroyed 500M USDt from the Tether treasury wallet with the following tx: https://t.co/HTG52LaRVh For more information see…