Zimbabwe Will Issue Gold Coins To Control Inflation. Why Don’t They Use BTC?

Like most of the world’s, Zimbabwe ’s economy is in shambles. Is a gold coin the solution, though? It might just be. The country’s central bank announced “the “Mosi-oa-tunya” coin, named after Victoria falls.” It’s Zimbabwe’s response to a dire situation. According to Reuters, “annual inflation, which hit almost 192% in June, cast a shadow over President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s bid to revitalize the economy.” In a highly unusual move, Zimbabwe ’s government created both a hedge against inflation and a highly-demanded product. A solution to a problem they created, sure,…

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Maker cuts off Aave’s DAI supply as fallout from Celsius continues

MakerDAO has voted to cut off lending platform Aave’s ability to generate Dai for its lending pool without collateral as the risks of Celsius’ liquidity crisis loom large over the entire crypto ecosystem. The decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) made the decision as a means of mitigating the Maker protocol’s exposure to the beleaguered staking and lending platform in case Celsius goes belly up and implodes the staked Ether (stETH) peg as well. stETH is a token representing an amount of ETH that is staked on the Lido staking platform. Its peg…

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Voyager Files for Bankruptcy Citing Contagion in Crypto Markets, Three Arrows Capital’s Loan Default

Crypto lender Voyager Digital has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company explained that the “prolonged volatility and contagion in the crypto markets” and the default of crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) on a loan require it “to take deliberate and decisive action now.” Voyager’s Bankruptcy Filing Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSE: VOYG) announced Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The announcement details: The company and its main operating subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern…

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