Category: Tether

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Bitmex Research: Tether Not a Ponzi But Susceptible to Shutdown

The research arm of Bitmex exchange is back with another detailed and wide-ranging investigation. This time it’s Tether, the company and its U.S. dollar-backed token that frequently comes in for scrutiny. A typically well-researched post outlines whether there’s...

Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether

Another outside observer of the controversial tether cryptocurrency is warning about the dangers it presents for the uninterrupted operation of USDT exchanges. Weiss Ratings is seeking to educate investors on the systematic risk tether introduces to the ecosystem....

Tether: A Cryptocurrency Without Volatility?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and all the other cryptocurrencies are great for online payments simply because of their sophisticated use of the Blockchain to facilitate easy transactions. Their transparency is currently unmatched by any fiat equivalent. But can we...

New Reports Shine a Spotlight on Tether’s Legal Status

Rarely a week passes when Tether, the company responsible for issuing the USD-pegged cryptocurrency of the same, isn’t in the news. In the last 24 hours, two separate reports into the status of Tether and its USDT tokens...

Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price

Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles, and well-researched...

This Week in Bitcoin: Half Full or Half Empty?

Doomsdayers out in force; Paul Krugman being Paul Krugman; Tether upto its usual tricks and the usual gamut of scams, schemes, and shakedowns. It’s been emotional. It’s been nerve-wracking. But it’s also been a total riot. Welcome to...

Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Veteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary...

Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin

U.S. banks really aren’t big on bitcoin. That’s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, is the latest player to give bitcoin...

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – I Was Wrong

Last week, I made an analysis of the bitcoin price situation. My analysis noted that while the rumors of Wall Street price manipulation was most likely false, the fear was real. Despite that, the price did not break...