Stablecoins

Coinbase Opens DAI Stablecoin Trading to Retail Customers

Coinbase will now let its retail customers buy or trade the DAI stablecoin, so long as they don't live in New York.

Switzerland’s SIX Stock Exchange Is Working on a Swiss Franc Stablecoin

SIX, the Swiss national stock exchange group, is working on creating its own stablecoin pegged to the Swiss franc.

MakerDAO Fee Decrease Stalls Amid Decline in Token Holder Voting Turnout

A decrease to fees on stablecoin DAI failed to activate over the weekend due to a lack of voter turnout.

Top 7 Cryptocurrency Lending Platforms in 2019

TheMerkle Genesis Capital Bitcoin LendingMost cryptocurrency users are not in this industry for the technology, but rather to make money. Achieving that last part may prove somewhat challenging, especially if one doesn’t like to trade cryptocurrencies back and forth. Cryptocurrency lending platforms have always been rather interesting to keep an eye on in this regard. The following platforms all provide this service, albeit it is advised users conduct their own research first and foremost. dYdX Exchange (A Multi-tool Platform) Whereas most people may not necessarily be familiar with the name dYdX Exchange as of yet, the platform seems to offer all of the tools

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MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months

Dollar-backed stablecoin DAI is trading above a dollar for the first time in a long-time. MakerDAO token holders have voted to decrease fees on the stablecoin in order to address high market demand for DAI.

Coinbase Rolls Out Trading in USDC Stablecoin to 85 Countries

Coinbase is expanding crypto-to-crypto trading in USD Coin, a dollar-pegged stablecoin, to a host of nations.

PAX Streamlines Redemptions in Battle for Stablecoin Market Share

Paxos is doubling down on a traditional approach to crypto custody and enabling instant stablecoin redemptions.

Binance, Bitfinex and Tether: What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

Recent events involving Binance, Bitfinex and Tether suggest there's potential for "catastrophic, systemic risk in crypto," Dan Cawrey argues.

‘A Loan Shark Situation’: MakerDAO Is Leaving Crypto Borrowers With Rising Bills

With the DAI stability fee rising nearly 40-fold in three months, early borrowers are feeling the pinch.

MIT’s Christian Catalini Said to Be Working on Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Prominent crypto researcher Christian Catalini is helping Facebook with its stablecoin efforts, two sources with knowledge of the situation tell CoinDesk.

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