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The Delicate Psychology of Stablecoins

The Delicate Psychology of Stablecoins Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. There’s an early scene in …

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Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Lets Users Swap Between 4 Different Stablecoins

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Lets Users Swap Between 4 Different Stablecoins Huobi, the Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has just launched a new solution that enables users to switch between different types of fiat currency-pegged cryptocurrencies, or stablecoins, in event of market fluctuations. Announcing the solution, called HUSD, at a press conference …

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Decred Is Turning Its Entire $21 Million Crypto Treasury Over to Investors

Decred Is Turning Its Entire $21 Million Crypto Treasury Over to Investors If 2017 was a year when fundraising for decentralized protocols dominated headlines, 2018’s emerging narrative is about empowering investors. From fits and starts on ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake to Tezos’ launch, governance has been one of the persistent …

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The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book

The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book Imagine the liquidity of every crypto exchange, but in one giant pool – one all-seeing order book that listed every conceivable bid and ask for any asset. That’s the promise of a new startup announcing its equity seed round Tuesday …

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Fidelity Is Launching a Crypto Trading Platform

Fidelity Is Launching a Crypto Trading Platform Financial services provider Fidelity Investments is launching a cryptocurrency trading and storage platform. Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC will provide cryptocurrency custody and trading services for enterprise clients, the company announced Monday. Tom Jessup, who is heading up the new division, announced the …

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Binance Pauses Tether Withdrawals After Denying Delist Rumor

Binance Pauses Tether Withdrawals After Denying Delist Rumor Crypto exchange Binance, the world’s largest by volume, suspended withdrawals of the tether (USDT) stablecoin Monday morning during what it called a period of heightened activity. Withdrawal functionality has since been returned, according to Binance’s website, which previously stated “wallet maintenance, withdrawal suspended” …

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