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Tether adds monthly reserve reports, and study finds 'systematic' insider trading: CNBC Crypto World

CNBC Crypto World features the latest news and daily trading updates from the digital currency markets and provides viewers with a look at what's ahead with high-profile interviews, explainers, and unique stories from the ever-changing crypto industry. On today's show, David Maria of Bittrex discusses the prevalnce of illicit crypto trading a new study that found evidence of insider trading among cryptocurrencies listed on Coinbase.
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Huobi Bitcoin Exchange’s HUSD Stablecoin Loses Its Dollar Peg

HUSD, a stablecoin that is supposed to hold parity with the U.S. dollar, fell almost 15% from its intended $1 peg. HUSD has become the latest stablecoin to lose its parity with the U.S. dollar, tumbling by as much as 14.7% on Thursday, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Issued by...
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What Is Cryptocurrency, and How Does It Work?

Cryptocurrency is digital money. It’s managed by a decentralized network outside the governance of any country’s economy or government. Bitcoin may be the most recognizable digital currency, but there are more than 20,000 types of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies are created through the process of mining, which is done by...
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Kraken Cracks Open Books To Prove Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Cardano, And Tether Reserves As Crypto Exchanges Draw Scrutiny

If there is a crypto exchange that should understand the value of a good audit it is Kraken. The San Francisco-based company launched in 2011 as an antidote to the poor security and treasury management practices at Mt. Gox, a now defunct Japanese-based exchange that controlled 80% of all bitcoin trading in its heyday before losing 850,000 bitcoin. CEO Jesse Powell of Kraken had a front-row seat to Mt. Gox’s struggles, as he flew to Japan to help rescue the exchange amid one of its late periods of turmoil.
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PYMNTS Cryptocurrency Glossary: Decentralized Finance or DeFi

Cryptocurrency is a confusing business with a language all its own, in part because it is a genuinely new way of doing business and also because it was created in large part by programmers and cryptographers, who should never be allowed to name anything regular people will use. Cryptocurrencies have...
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Crypto Regulation Weekly: Economist Argues Stablecoins Should Be Top of Agenda in US, Europe

There’s no area of crypto with a more pressing need for strong and clear regulations than stablecoins. The dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies have so many of the world’s central bankers worried enough that 100 countries went from zero to seriously studying or even creating their own digital assets to ward off the threat privately-issued stablecoins pose to their power over their economies.
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