Ultimate Guide to Stablecoins Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency linked to an asset like the U.S. dollar that doesn’t change much in value.Learn more
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0:30 What are Stablecoins
Any cryptocurrency designed to have a relatively stable price
2:00 Financial Industry Disruption
Far easier to transfer stablecoin vs Fiat Fiat money is a government-issued currency that is not backed by a physical commodity but rather by the government that issued it.Learn more
3:00 Top Stablecoins
4:00 Stablecoin Categories
Being backed by USD (or equivalents)
Being backed by other cryptocurrencies
Being algorithmically backed
5:00 Stablecoin Categories
6:00 USD Backed
How USD backed stablecoins work: for every stablecoin there is $1 worth of USD that is locked up USD Backed Stablecoin examples:
8:00 Crypto Backed Stablecoin examples:
10:00 Algorithmic Backed
Empty Set Dollar
11:00 Stablecoin Risks
Tether’s USD backing
Tether’s Ugly Track Record
14:00 What if Tether Blows Up?
15:00 Tether FUD Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a strategy to influence perceptions through unfavourable opinions and speculation.Learn more May Be Overblown
16:00 USDT (Tether) Still Has a Role!
16:30 USDC is Superior
If you are able to get USDC then it is preferred to Tether.
17:00 Paxos is Even Better than USDC
96% true cash
18:00 Why Stablecoins Are Here to Stay
18:30 Regulation is a Risk
19:00 Stablecoins and Taxes
Stablecoins are treated as “property” under IRS Notice 2014-21, similar to any cryptocurrency like BitcoinBitcoin1$ 51,353.140.18%-6.01%-15.89%details and ether
19:30 Circle SPAC – What It Means
20:00 Could a Stablecoin become a CBDC?
Most likely, no. Governments will want to develop their own CBDC from the ground up so they can have full control it. Opting to give that power to a private company or a protocol driven coin just doesn’t seem likely.
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