Tether: ‘Without it Bitcoin price would collapse by 80 per cent’ | Daily Telegraph

‘Without this bitcoin price would collapse’: Fears grow over tether ‘printing press’ as auditors part ways Frank Chung, news.com.au January 29, 2018 2:33pm BITCOIN could crash up to 80 per cent if it turns out the price has been artificially pumped up by controversial crytpocurrency tether, analysts have warned. Tether, a so-called “stablecoin” which aims…

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More than 1 million people sign up for early access to Robinhood’s new crypto trading service

Gold More than 1 million people sign up for early access to Robinhood’s new crypto trading service Although the service will initially only be available in just five states, four days later more than one million people had indicated they wanted to be notified about “early access” to cryptocurrency trading. “Despite the downturn in price…

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U.S. Regulators to Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether – Bloomberg

U.S. regulators are scrutinizing one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token linked to its backers. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sent subpoenas on Dec. 6 to virtual-currency venue Bitfinex and Tether, a company that issues a widely traded coin and claims it’s pegged to the dollar, according…

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