Tether (USDT) redemptions fuel fears about stablecoin’s backing

Tether (USDT) redemptions fuel fears about stablecoin’s backing

Tether has faced repeated calls for a full audit of its reserves. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Investors have withdrawn more than $7 billion from tether since it briefly dropped from its dollar peg, raising fresh questions about the reserves underpinning the world’s largest stablecoin. Tether’s circulating supply has slipped from about $83…

What happened to the bitcoin reserve behind Terra’s UST stablecoin?

What happened to the bitcoin reserve behind Terra’s UST stablecoin?

Bitcoin fell below the $26,000 level since December 2020. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images) CFOTO | Future Publishing via Getty Images Investors have been eager to find out what happened to the more than $3 billion in bitcoin bought up by crypto firm Terra to back its failed stablecoin. Now, they’ve…

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

The entire stablecoin market is now worth more than $160 billion. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Regulators are getting increasingly worried about stablecoins after the collapse of controversial cryptocurrency venture Terra. TerraUSD, an “algorithmic” stablecoin that’s meant to be pegged one-to-one with the U.S. dollar, has erased much of its value this week…

Cryptocurrency luna crashes to $0 as UST falls from peg; bitcoin rises

Cryptocurrency luna crashes to $0 as UST falls from peg; bitcoin rises

Bitcoin staged a rebound on Friday, jumping above $30,000 despite the ongoing woes of stablecoin TerraUSD which has caused panic in the crypto market. The world’s largest cryptocurrency bitcoin was trading at around $30,262.85 at 4 a.m. ET on Friday, according to CoinGecko data, up 8% in the last 24 hours after it dropped to…

Tether (USDT) stablecoin regains peg after $3 billion in withdrawals

Tether (USDT) stablecoin regains peg after $3 billion in withdrawals

Tether has long faced questions over whether it has enough assets to justify its peg to the dollar. Tiffany Hagler | Bloomberg via Getty Images Tether, the world’s largest stablecoin, regained its peg to the dollar after more than $3 billion worth of tokens left the system in a single day. The cryptocurrency — which…

Cryptocurrency meltdown continues as investors exit risky market

Cryptocurrency meltdown continues as investors exit risky market

Cryptocurrency meltdown continues as investors exit risky market – CBS News Watch CBS News The massive downturn in cryptocurrencies continued Thursday, as the price of Bitcoin plunged to its lowest point since 2020. Peter Smith, CEO and co-founder of Blockchain.com, joins CBS News’ Lilia Luciano to discuss the recent volatility. Be the first to know…

Cryptocurrency luna now almost worthless after UST falls below peg

Cryptocurrency luna now almost worthless after UST falls below peg

Luna, the sister cryptocurrency of controversial stablecoin TerraUSD, has almost dropped to $0. The cryptocurrency markets have seen a steep sell-off over the last week after the TerraUSD stablecoin lost its $1 peg. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images News | Getty Images Luna, the sister cryptocurrency of controversial stablecoin TerraUSD, has collapsed to nearly $0….