Insolvency fears led many to turn to other stablecoins, sell USDC at a major discount
    12 Mar 2023

    Several USD Coin holders have fled to other stablecoins amid fears surrounding its solvency. Several USD Coin holders have fled to other stablecoins since March 10 amid fears surrounding its solvency following the disclosure that a small portion of USDC’s collateral was held at Silicon Valley Bank. However, not all of them had success during panic…

    Silicon Valley Bank failure could trigger run on U.S. regional banks
    12 Mar 2023

    A petition urging regulators to step in claims that nearly 40,000 of all depositors at Silicon Valley Bank are small businesses. Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) decisions concerning the future of Silicon Valley Bank may affect regional banks across the United States, putting trillions of dollars at risk of a bank run, said former…

    Bill Ackman warns US gov’t: Fix mistake in ‘48 hours’ or face ‘destruction’
    12 Mar 2023

    Billionaire Bill Ackman said that SVB’s senior management made a “basic mistake” but should be fired. Billionaire Bill Ackman has urged the United States government to “guarantee” all Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB)’s deposits within the next “48 hours,” or it risks the “destruction” of many financial institutions. In a Mar. 11 tweet, Bill Ackman, CEO of…