Tether Intentionally Obliterates 500 Million USDT

Yesterday Tether quietly took 500 million USDT out of circulation, then promptly destroyed them. Tether Supply Shrinks By $500 USDT Yesterday the stablecoin saga took a new twist as Tether Limited, the company responsible for minting and distributing the USD-pegged ‘stablecoin’ Tether (USDT) 00, removed 500 million USDT from circulation and destroyed them. Blockchain data […]

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‘It’s a Dark Market,’ Howls the Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ About Bitcoin

Jordan Belfort, the penny-shares scammer portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s film, has been weighing in on bitcoin recently. After featuring in the CNBC documentary, Bitcoin: Boom or Bust, he has been hitting the interview circuit. But should we pay any attention to a proven con-artist? Greater Fools Theory Belfort has previously said that […]

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FDIC-rypto? IBM, Stronghold to Launch First Insured Stablecoin

IBM has partnered with fintech startup Stronghold to launch a stablecoin pegged to the US Dollar. The cryptocurrency will be tied to government-backed fiat deposited at banks covered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC). Another Stablecoin in the Making A fintech startup called Stronghold is launching a new cryptocurrency pegged to the US Dollar, […]

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Abnormal Tether Price Moves on Kraken Leave Analysts Puzzled

Massive trade orders on Kraken fail to sway the price of Tether any further than modest ones, leaving researchers and analysts puzzled. Unlikely Coincidences “USD-backed” Tether (USDT) is making headlines yet again for the dubious activity surrounding the token. A report from Bloomberg today details evidence that Tether markets on the US-based Kraken exchange are […]

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‘Precursor of Price Going Up’: Tether Grants Another $250M in USDT Tokens

Controversial stablecoin Tether (USDT) has issued $250 million dollars worth of tokens — which Litecoin creator Charlie Lee sees as a bullish sign.   ‘Precursor of Price Going Up’ Tether has issued 250 million tokens (worth US$250) on June 25, according to Omni explorer. This follows its previous grant issued on May 18 of another $250 […]

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‘Really Un-Tethered?’ Bitcoin Price Manipulation Returns With New Research

Wilma Woo · June 13, 2018 · 1:00 pm Days after Tether (USDT) gained a higher market cap than Monero and Dash, new research has reignited suspicions that the altcoin “manipulated” Bitcoin prices.  Cryptocurrency Highs Fuelled By Tether The product of two researchers at the University of Texas, the paper — titled Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered? […]

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