Stablecoin Wars: Crypto Merchant Service BitPay Lists Paxos Standard

BitPay today expanded its stable of stablecoin offerings for merchant settlement to include the new Paxos Standard, the most heavily traded of the recently-launched group of “regulated stablecoins.” As CCN reported in October, BitPay has already added support for Circle’s USD Coin and Gemini’s GUSD. It has apparently decided not to support USDT — or The post Stablecoin Wars: Crypto Merchant Service BitPay Lists Paxos Standard appeared first on CCN

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Stablecoin Wars: Coinbase Token Attracts Capital But PAX Dominates Trading

It’s now been nearly two months since Winklevoss-led cryptocurrency exchange Gemini fired the first shot in the stablecoin wars through the launch of its USD-pegged crypto token, the eponymous Gemini Dollar. That same day, Paxos — like Gemini an NYDFS-regulated firm — made a similar announcement, and before long, crypto unicorns Circle and Coinbase revealed The post Stablecoin Wars: Coinbase Token Attracts Capital But PAX Dominates Trading appeared first on CCN

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As Tether Loses USD Peg, OKEx Will List ‘Regulated’ Cryptocurrency Stablecoins

If tether (USDT) is truly backed by and redeemable for physical U.S. dollars stored in company-controlled bank accounts, the so-called cryptocurrency “stablecoin” should manage to weather this period of uncharacteristic volatility until arbitrage restores its USD peg. If not, we could be witnessing the unraveling of the token that sees more daily trading volume than The post As Tether Loses USD Peg, OKEx Will List ‘Regulated’ Cryptocurrency Stablecoins appeared first on CCN

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