Business

Strike App Won’t Support Bitcoin in Argentina
The company trumpeted its expansion into Argentina earlier this week, but the Lightning Network-powered app is only supporting Tether’s stablecoin in the country.
Jan 14, 2022

Markets

Tether Freezes $160M of USDT Stablecoin on Ethereum Blockchain
The last time Tether froze an account was in late December.
Jan 13, 2022

Layer 2

The Urgent Need for Regulatory Clarity on Stablecoins
Regulatory attitudes around stablecoins center around three main points of debate, explains former U.S. Ambassador to China and U.S. Senator Max Baucus.
Jan 13, 2022

Business

Why Brazilians Are Turning to Stablecoins Like Tether
Amid high inflation and a steady devaluation of the Brazilian real, locals tripled the traded volume of stablecoins in 2021.
Jan 12, 2022

Podcasts

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 6, 2022
With crypto markets dipping after news that the Fed will begin tapering or winding back its asset-buying program, and a look at the future of stablecoins, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
Jan 6, 2022

Policy

CoinDesk Joins Court Case Seeking Access to NYAG Tether Documents
Tether wants the state Supreme Court to stop the attorney general’s office from sharing documents requested by CoinDesk. CoinDesk is now a party to the proceedings.
Jan 4, 2022

Layer 2

Behind the Scenes of El Salvador’s Bitcoin Bond With the Man Who Designed It
Samson Mow reveals the fast-moving process behind a radical financial experiment.
Dec 16, 2021

Tech

How Stablecoins Merge Traditional and Decentralized Finance
Stablecoins create a bridge between traditional financial markets and cryptocurrency markets, providing a unique opportunity for investors and advisors.
Dec 16, 2021

Policy

Myanmar’s Shadow Government Adopts Tether as Official Currency: Report
The National Unity Government said via a Facebook post that it now accepts USDT.
Dec 13, 2021

Markets

Tether, SHIB Compete With Bitcoin in Inflation-Ridden Turkey as Lira Tumbles
Bitcoin’s perceived role as an inflation hedge is competing with altcoin speculation and U.S. dollar exposure through tether.
Dec 10, 2021