Paxos Standard Presents Assets Backing Its Stablecoins

PaxosPaxos, a regulated blockchain company, recently presented the basket of resources that back its stablecoins. Paxos Standard (PAX) and Binance USD (BUSD) are reportedly backed almost 100% by cash and cash equivalents. Dan Burstein, CCO of Paxos, harshly criticized Tether and Circle, issuers of other stablecoins, stating their products we’re not really stablecoins. Paxos Reveals […]

Mastercard Enhancing Program for Cryptocurrency Wallets and Exchanges

Mastercard Enhancing Program for Cryptocurrency Wallets and ExchangesPayments giant Mastercard has announced that its crypto card program is being enhanced for cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges. The company said, “Making the process simpler will allow more banks and crypto partners the opportunity to offer their consumers the choice of paying with cryptocurrency.” Mastercard Making It Simpler to Convert Cryptocurrency to Traditional Fiat Currency […]

Circle Publishes USDC Attestation, Reserve Report Reveals Segregated Accounts in USD-Denominated Assets

On July 20, the CEO of Circle Internet Financial LLC., Jeremy Allaire, published a blog post that explains the firm’s dollar-pegged stablecoin is backed by “prioritized trust, transparency, and accountability.” Allaire’s blog post follows a letter from the Centre Consortium’s accountant, Grant Thornton explaining that the stablecoin’s reserve account information matches the accompanying reserve account […]

Stablecoins Swelled by $13B in 30 Days, Captured 67% of Today’s Crypto Trade Volume

Over the last few weeks, cryptocurrency markets have fallen in value as most of these assets reached all-time price highs three months ago. Despite the price drops, 2021 has still been an explosive year for crypto gains and fiat-pegged stablecoins have grown massively as well. 53 days ago, the entire capitalization of fiat stablecoins crossed […]

Circle to Go Public via Bob Diamond-Backed SPAC Deal — Boston Firm Valued at $4.5 Billion

Circle to Go Public via Bob Diamond-Backed SPAC Deal — Boston Firm Valued at $4.5 BillionThe Boston-based crypto financial company Circle has announced the firm plans to go public this year in a merger with Concord Acquisition Corp. Circle revealed the news on Thursday and noted that the company expects to close the deal in Q4 with a valuation of $4.5 billion. Circle Announces SPAC Deal With Plans to Go […]