⧉infominer 25-Aug-18 10:07 PM
Perpetually amazed that major crypto firms don't question how Tether and the other stablecoins hold their pegs and never deviate more than 0.01% from par, when the ERM II/Danish kroner peg experiences a fluctuation band of 2.25% and is in theory allowed to swing up to 15%.
⧉infominer 08-Sep-18 08:14 PM
A “stablecoin” is an attempt to create a synthetic asset that is “more stable” than its underlying constituents. In this article we prove…
⧉infominer 10-Sep-18 09:04 PM
Winklevoss twins just announced a stablecoin backed by USD. The Ethereum-based token is: - Approved by NY Department of Financial Services - Dollars held in FDIC-insured State Street account - Audited by multiple third-parties at various times The market continues to mat...
⧉infominer 23-Sep-18 12:48 AM
Today @GeminiDotCom and @itBit @PaxosGlobal independently announced their own launch of a NYDFS approved stable coin. Interesting development and timing! Article via @coindesk Gemini -… Paxos -…
⧉infominer 23-Sep-18 05:41 AM
Some stability models briefly explained.
⧉infominer 23-Sep-18 05:54 AM
New cryptocurrencies such as Tether may be pegged to the dollar, but they have big flaws
⧉infominer 29-Sep-18 01:02 AM
The impact of Tether grants on Bitcoin
⧉infominer 30-Sep-18 08:56 PM
Noble may be looking for funding while Tether traders unsuccessfully try to unload large amounts of the coin A Puerto Rico-based startup bank is said to be struggling to survive and that could have repercussions in the cryptocurrency markets. Noble Bank is trying to keep aflo...
⧉infominer 30-Sep-18 09:42 PM
A study examining the popularly suspected correlation between Tether issuance and BTC price movement, undertaken by Wang Chun Wei and published by the University of Queensland, has found that USDT grants do not have a “statistically significant” effect on price fluctuatio...
⧉infominer 04-Nov-18 11:57 AM
As the crypto universe expands, the need for stable assets increases. Simple transactions can become incredibly challenging if the…
⧉infominer 25-Nov-18 08:38 PM
Issuers of fiatcoins stand to become aggregators amidst a technological and societal revolution focused on disintermediating aggregators.
⧉infominer 22-Dec-18 02:01 PM
with Andy Milenius (@realzandy), Jesse Walden (@j
⧉infominer 22-Jan-19 09:56 PM
Tether dominance, or Tether’s percentage of total stablecoin supply in circulation, dropped to a 3-year low this week as it fell to less than 73%. Just three months ago, Tether’s dominance was still hovering around 96%. The decline in dominance can be explained by 2 facto...
⧉infominer 21-Feb-19 01:39 AM
Whether it’s the infamous Tether, a newer fiat-backed stablecoin, or innovative projects like Maker, almost everyone in the blockchain…
⧉infominer 21-May-19 10:51 PM
BREAKING: Tether admitted in court that it used some of its reserves to buy Bitcoin. The judge said: "Tether sounded to me like sort of the calm in the storm of cryptocurrency trading. And so if Tether is backed by bitcoin, how is that consistent"