The Number of Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Has Swelled 1,683% Since 2020

While the stablecoin economy is worth roughly $153 billion today, euro-backed stablecoin issuance has increased 1,683% from $31.9 million worth of euro-based tokens on January 3, 2020, to today’s $569 million. Since November 2021, the number of euro stablecoins swelled by 85.34%, but from January 2022 to today, euro stablecoin numbers dropped 14.17% during the last seven months. Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Cross Half a Billion in Value Since the Start of the Year Today, most of the stablecoin economy’s value is based on tokens backed by the U.S. dollar, but a…

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Circle Launches USDC on Flow Blockchain – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Circle, the operator of USDC, one of the biggest stablecoins by market cap, has launched USDC as a native asset on top of the Flow blockchain. Flow is a blockchain project made to host NFT and game-based initiatives, aiming for low fees and a high volume of transactions. With this launch, USDC aims to keep expanding its reach to more blockchains, with Flow being the eighth native blockchain where USDC resides. USDC on Flow Circle, one of the biggest payments companies in the U.S., has launched one…

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Circle reveals cooperation in ongoing SEC investigation

[ad_1] Circle, the company behind the world’s second-largest stablecoin USD Coin, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an Oct. 4 regulatory filing from Circle, the SEC issued an “investigative subpoena” from its Enforcement Division in July. Circle, which is behind the USDC stablecoin, stated that it would be fully cooperating with the regulator after receiving the request: “In addition, in July 2021, we received an investigative subpoena from the SEC Enforcement Division requesting documents and information regarding certain of our holdings, customer programs,…

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Binance news, Circle plans to go public, and bullish crypto comments: Hodler’s Digest, July 4–10

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   US financial regulator FinCEN hires its first-ever chief digital currency adviser The United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, filled a new role — that of chief digital currency adviser, unveiled on July 6, recruiting Michele Korver for the job. Korver has…

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IRS Seeks Circle, Poloniex User Data

[ad_1] According to an April 1, 2021, release from the U.S. Department of Justice, a federal court in Manhattan has entered an order authorizing the IRS to serve a John Doe summons to cryptocurrency payments company Circle and its subsidiaries, including the cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. A John Doe summons is an investigative tool used by the IRS to obtain information about unidentified U.S. taxpayers. In this case, it is attempting to compel Circle to provide information about users who conducted cryptocurrency transactions totaling at least $20,000 between 2016 and 2020.…

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