This Week in Crypto: Bitcoin FUD, ADA, MATIC & More!

May 17, 2021

🏎Tesla crypto crash 🏎

The suspected cause of the recent crypto market drop was Tesla’s announcement that it would no longer be accepting Bitcoin as a payment method for its electric vehicles.

🎈 Inflation crypto crash?🎈

The CPI was updated shortly before Tesla made its announcement, and both the crypto market and stock market had already begun crashing in anticipation of the CPI update.

🐶Dogecoin insanity🐶

Elon Musk has apparently been in the talks with Dogecoin developers since 2019 when he was voted honorary CEO of Dogecoin.

😂Facebook fumbles crypto ball😂

The Diem Association has now given up on getting this license and will be moving their headquarters from Geneva to Washington D.C. There they will work with Silvergate, a Californian bank, to launch the Diem USD stablecoin, which will be pegged to the US dollar and collateralized by US dollar reserves held with Silvergate.

👀Tether USDT reserves👀

Not surprisingly, not all these assets are cash, and when you cut out the financial jargon, less than 4% of all USDT in circulation is backed by actual US dollars in the form of cash.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦The Rise Of DAOs👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

The reason why DAOs are significant is that they prove that it is possible to organize and allocate funds without the need of a centralized party, i.e. a government.

💸Coinbase & crypto adoption💸

Coinbase currently has over 56 million registered users around the world. Around 43 million Americans hold Bitcoin, along with 100 million people around the world.

👨‍💻Institutions dabble in DeFi👨‍💻

Aave founder Stani Kulechov was forced to reveal that they are working on a permissioned lending and borrowing pool for institutional investors after a regular Aave user was shown a message requesting KYC

. 📈Weekly crypto market analysis📈

Despite this bloody week numerous other cryptocurrencies have also seen serious gains and new all-time highs. This week’s winners are Polygon, Revain, Cardano, Harmony, and


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