Tron (TRX) Blow, Tether (USDT) Reason for Reward Postponement

Tron (TRX) prices ranging Justin Sun postpones USDT rewards in light of USDT troubles Technically, Tron (TRX) is in an uptrend, but before 4 cents, bulls must clear 3.1 cents. Spurring that may be fundamentals, but with Justin Sun postponing USDT rewards, it may be a while before TRX demand rise. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals The circus around iFinex promise to be disastrous for BitFinex—a trusted exchange laden with scandals, and Tether Limited—caught lying about reserves backing USDT. Note that this will also be consequential for company leaders who despite…

Tether Scandal Sparks Bitcoin Price Gains; Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash Up 4%-11%

By CCN.com: The bitcoin price has increased from $5,173 to $5,297 on major regulated crypto exchanges including Coinbase in the past 24 hours, by 2.3 percent. Major crypto assets such as Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash spiked by 4 to 11 percent against the U.S. dollar. The unexpected recovery of the crypto market overnight comes after the office of the New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against iFinex, alleging Bitfinex of mismanaging the cash reserves of stablecoin Tether. On April 30, as CCN reported, the general counsel of Tether stated…

Billionaire Bitfinex Shareholder Hints New Token after $850M Tether Scandal

By CCN.com: According to a statement released by Dong Zhao on Weibo, a billionaire investor in Bitfinex and a widely recognized trader, bitcoin exchange Bitfinex is planning to create an exchange-based token following the Tether scandal. Some local sources have said that investors in Asia have shown interest in the exchange token proposal made by Zhao, with one miner based in China suggesting that investors have already pledged $300 million in Tether. According to @zhaodong1982 there’s a high possibility that @bitfinex is going to do an IEO, and some big…

Tether (USDT), A Blip and Another Opportunity For Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls

Bitcoin (BTC) shed $4 billion after NY OAG sue iFinex Tether controversy force Bitcoin liquidation The OAG of New York is after iFinex, and from their documents, officials say the Hong-Kong based exchange, BitFinex are contravening NY Laws and therefore suing them. With additional evidence that the exchange “raided” Tether’s coffers and probably affecting the peg, clients are worried. Even so, Bitcoin (BTC) is stable, reversing earlier losses. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals There is sell pressure, and if we check the reaction of the crypto and the Bitcoin market, then…

Tether Says Customers Can Once Again Deposit and Redeem Fiat

Tether Ltd., the controversial issuer of the tether stablecoin (USDT), which aims for parity with the U.S. dollar, announced Tuesday that it would reopen account verification for new customers and enable customers to redeem tether for fiat currency directly through its platform. “Tether is able to return to its original vision of having a wallet for creating and redeeming directly on its own platform without having to rely on a third party,” the company said in a post on its website. “This update allows the immediate withdrawal of Tether to…

Deltec Chairman Says Tether Letter on Bank Relationship Is ‘Authentic’

The chairman of Deltec Bank & Trust says a widely scrutinized letter about stablecoin issuer Tether’s  account at the Bahamas-based institution is “authentic.” The letter, which Tether published Nov. 1, stated – albeit with a prominent disclaimer – that the company held an account at the bank, and that the account’s balance as of Oct. 31 was over $1.8 billion, enough to back all the USDT tokens in circulation 1-for-1. However, as CoinDesk and Bloomberg reported, Deltec would not initially confirm the relationship with Tether. As she had in previous…

Dash Surges 13% as Tether Boosts Volume, Payment Service Launched

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Dash on Sunday surged as much as 13 percent against the US Dollar as supposed stablecoin tether (USDT) lost over 4 percent of its value. The DASH/USD pair closed yesterday at 155.90-fiat while continuing to its slow upside momentum. Today’s Asian session witnessed the pair erasing its recent gains and forming intraday lows towards 152.78-fiat. The green candles began appearing after that, constructing a smooth uptrend in which traders entered longs on higher high formations. It went on until the DASH/USD pair established an intraday high at…

USD-Pegged Cryptocurrency Tether [Briefly] Returns to Dollar Parity

Tether (USDT), the USD-pegged cryptocurrency that spent nearly half of October trading below $1.00, finally returned to dollar parity on Monday, though it remains to be seen whether it will stay there amid mounting competition from heavyweight competitors. Tether [Briefly] Returns to Dollar Parity The controversial stablecoin, which is supposedly backed by physical USD at a 1:1 ratio, briefly touched the $1.00 mark this morning, putting a temporary end to the USDT/USD discount that originated at the beginning of October. Source: CoinMarketCap Initially, that discount represented just a fraction of…

CoinMarketCap Excludes Some Tether Data After Clarification by Bitfinex

CoinMarketCap, the most-visited aggregator of cryptocurrency market data, has changed the way it uses data from the Bitfinex exchange in response to a report by CoinDesk. On Tuesday, CoinDesk pointed out that a trading pair shown on CoinMarketCap – seemingly, for trades between the tether stablecoin (USDT) and U.S. dollars – did not, in fact, represent a pair that’s available for trading on Bitfinex. From looking at CoinMarketCap data, the ostensible pair appeared to be the second-highest by 24-hour volume on the exchange at the time the article was written.…

Tether Market Cap Now Sub-$2 Billion as Coinbase Joins Stablecoin Sprint

Tether (USDT), the controversial USD-backed cryptocurrency that has long been the most popular “stablecoin,” continues to shed market share in the wake of its descent below dollar parity. Tether Market Cap Drops to January Low The tether token, which as recently as Oct. 9 had a market cap of $2.8 billion, now has a total valuation of less than $2 billion, representing an intramonth decline of approximately 29 percent. The last time USDT had a market cap below $2 billion was in January when the token eclipsed that threshold for…