Major Stablecoin Debacle. Part 1
    22 May 2022

    This past week will surely go down in the history of cryptocurrencies as the point that marked a major shift in attitudes towards stablecoins. On the one hand, it became clear that algorithmic stablecoins did not live up to expectations. On the other, authorities all across the world got a reason to regulate this segment…

    Let’s Imagine: Crypto Assets of the Future
    21 May 2022

    Plot twist: well-known economist and crypto-skeptic Nouriel Roubini is developing his own crypto asset. He set out to find a form of integration between cryptocurrencies and the real economy, and his vision seems quite intriguing. The great thing about the crypto industry is the amount of creativity involved, particularly with all new types of assets…

    The Age of Crypto Will Not Come Unless We Change Our Mindset
    19 May 2022

    The protracted decline in the value of BTC and other cryptocurrencies makes many experts talk about a new crypto winter approaching. But that might just depend on the outlook: If we choose a different point of view, those concerns will seem rather unfounded. On the night of May 10, the quotes of the first cryptocurrency…

    Cuba: a Fascinating Little-Known Cryptocurrency Experiment
    18 May 2022

    Last year, Cuba became only the second country in the world (after El Salvador) to allow the use of cryptocurrency as legal tender. And going one step further, it legalized all virtual assets at once. Eight months have passed since then, so let’s see where the project is now. Since September 15, 2021, Cubans could…

    European View of DeFi
    16 May 2022

    On May 7, the European Commission (EC), or, more precisely, its division called the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, published a fascinating document called European Financial Stability and Integration Review 2022. Two-thirds of it was dedicated to DeFi, and having examined it, the author of these lines got the impression…

    Algorithmic Stablecoins – a New Crypto Trend
    15 May 2022

    The ubiquitous USDT and USDC stablecoins seem to be facing more and more aggressive young challengers. So let’s take a look at the so-called algorithmic stablecoins, as well as stablecoins backed exclusively by cryptocurrencies, to try and understand the situation in the market. The introduction of the Tron network’s USDD on May 5 was an…