Controversial Stablecoin Tether Issues New Batch of USDT Tokens Worth $50 Million

controversial stablecoin tether issues new batch of usdt tokens worth 50 million

Tether (USDT) has issued new tokens worth $50 million on August 11, according to block explorer OmniExplorer. In late March, Tether had released 300 mln USDT tokens priced at $1 per token. Over the past 30 days, Tether’s market capitalization lost around $300 million, down from $2.7 billion in mid-July to the current $2.4 billion, according CoinMarketCap. Tether market cap 1 month chart. Source: Coinmarketcap Tether is now in second place after Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of highest daily trading volumes, seeing $4.2 billion in trades a day or 28.16…

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Did Tether (USDT) Really Manipulate the All-Time Price Highs of Bitcoin (BTC)?

did tether usdt really manipulate the all time price highs of bitcoin btc

Tether (USDT) & Bitcoin (BTC) – A new study has surfaced this morning putting Tether in the negative spotlight once again. Last December, Tether was subpoenaed by the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission to provide proof that the digital currency was in fact back by a reserve of U.S. dollars. Bitfinex was also subpoenaed due to it losing banking relationships, but continued to remain operational. CEO of Bitfinex, JL van der Velde, spoke out against the accusations last year in an emailed statement and said: “Bitfinex nor Tether is, or has…

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