Tag: tether

What is the USDC

What is the USDC? Complete Beginners Guide to the USD Stablecoin

There has been quite a bit of press recently around the launch of the USD Coin which is a stablecoin that is a collaberation between Circle and Coinbase. The stablecoin market is one of the most interesting ecosystems in the...

/ December 13, 2018
What is Gemini Dollar

What is Gemini Dollar GUSD? World’s First Regulated Stablecoin

In the search for a more trustworthy and transparent stablecoin, a number of companies and issuers have entered the fold. One of the most prominent is that of the Gemini Dollar (GUSD). Issued by the same exchange that bears the...

/ November 19, 2018
Paxos Standard

Paxos Standard (PAX) Stablecoin – Secure & USD Collateralized

Just over a month ago on September 10, 2018 the New York based blockchain company Paxos announced the release of a new stablecoin called Paxos Standard, with the ticker symbol PAX. This is a fully USD-collateralized stablecoin that is being...

/ October 18, 2018
Trusttoken Review

Trusttoken & TrueUSD Review – Everything You Need to Know

TrustToken is a relatively new platform that was created with the vision of making tokenized assets available. These are cryptocurrencies that are also known as “stablecoins” because their price tends to remain more stable since they are pegged to real-world...

/ August 15, 2018
Cryptocurrency Spoofing

Cryptocurrency Spoofing: How Bitcoin Whales Fool Markets

Cryptocurrency spoofing has now come into the spotlight. What was once an underground tactic that was used by large whales and algorithms to manipulate the market has now gained the attention of the CFTC and US regulators. It has also...

/ June 23, 2018
Kraken Exchange Updates

Kraken Updates Platform & Introduces New Pairs: Turning the Corner?

Kraken Exchange used to be one of the foremost cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. However, this image has taken quite a knock recently as the platform has struggled to meet demand and user experience suffered. There was also the fallout earlier...

/ February 28, 2018

Major Exchange Bittrex Considers Allowing US Dollar Deposits

Popular US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex may be offering deposits in US dollars sometime in the not too distant future. This comes after a relative torrent of allegations and suspicion have been aimed at Tether, which for many exchanges have been...

/ February 2, 2018
Tether Auditors Pull Out

The Tether and Bitfinex Drama Continues: Auditor Pulls Out?

Throughout 2017, there were three potentially massive concerns facing the cryptoverse: 1) government crackdowns on cryptocurrency users, 2) the fallout of Bitconnect collapsing, and the popping of Tether if the project really is fraudulent. Image via Currency Echo For those...

/ January 25, 2018
DDOS Attacks hit Bitfinex

Bitfinex Suffers from “Massive” DDOS Attacks

It has been quite a tough past few weeks for Bitfinex. The exchange has suffered a lot of negative press around its involvement with Tether. This came on the heels of Bitfinex officially exiting the US market because of the...

/ December 14, 2017
Bitfinex Responds Criticism

Bitfinex and Tether Respond to Allegations

Bitfinex has suffered quite a bit of bad press recently. Firstly there was the hack of Tether where a hacker was able to extract up to $30m worth of the cryptocurrency. This of course ignited all of the same concerns...

/ December 1, 2017