• Tether stablecoin launches on OMG Network as Ethereum is ‘vulnerable to severe network congestion’
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    Tether stablecoin launches on OMG Network as Ethereum is ‘vulnerable to severe network congestion’

    Tether (USDT), the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, has been integrated into the OMG Network.The post Tether stablecoin launches on OMG Network as Ethereum is 'vulnerable to severe network congestion' appeared first on The Block.

  • Tether stablecoin settled $212 billion worth of value in 2019
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    Tether stablecoin settled $212 billion worth of value in 2019

    Around $212 billion worth of money was transferred or settled via Tether (USDT) stablecoin in 2019, according to research conducted by The Block’s John Dantoni.The post Tether stablecoin settled $212 billion worth of value in 2019 appeared first on The Block.

  • Business Wire

    Rayonier Announces Second Quarter 2020 Dividend

    Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) announced today that the Company’s board of directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend of $0.27 per common share. The dividend is payable on June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 16, 2020.

  • Is Rayonier Inc.'s (NYSE:RYN) CEO Pay Justified?
    Simply Wall St.

    Is Rayonier Inc.'s (NYSE:RYN) CEO Pay Justified?

    Dave Nunes became the CEO of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) in 2014. This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation...

  • Total stablecoin supply surpasses $10B, growing more than 70% since February
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    Total stablecoin supply surpasses $10B, growing more than 70% since February

    The total stablecoin supply hit an all-time high of $10.4 billion on Tuesday, crossing the $10 billion mark for the first time.The post Total stablecoin supply surpasses $10B, growing more than 70% since February appeared first on The Block.

  • Ethereum-based stablecoins’ market capitalization has nearly doubled year-to-date to $6.25B
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    Ethereum-based stablecoins’ market capitalization has nearly doubled year-to-date to $6.25B

    The aggregate market capitalization of Ethereum-based stablecoins has increased by 95.38% year-to-date to $6.25 billion, according to research conducted by The Block’s Matteo Leibowitz.The post Ethereum-based stablecoins' market capitalization has nearly doubled year-to-date to $6.25B appeared first on The Block.

  • Poloniex launches token sale platform, with Tron’s decentralized stablecoin system as first project
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    Poloniex launches token sale platform, with Tron’s decentralized stablecoin system as first project

    Crypto exchange Poloniex has rolled out a new token issuance platform called “LaunchBase." Announced on Sunday, the platform's first supported project is Tron’s decentralized stablecoin system called “JUST.”The post Poloniex launches token sale platform, with Tron’s decentralized stablecoin system as first project appeared first on The Block.

  • Stablecoins saw record transaction volumes of over $90 billion in 2020’s first quarter
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    Stablecoins saw record transaction volumes of over $90 billion in 2020’s first quarter

    Stablecoins have seen significant growth in transaction volumes since the beginning of 2020.The post Stablecoins saw record transaction volumes of over $90 billion in 2020's first quarter appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitfinex to further delist 87 trading pairs amid low liquidity
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    Bitfinex to further delist 87 trading pairs amid low liquidity

    Crypto exchange Bitfinex is set to further delist 87 trading pairs due to low levels of liquidity.The post Bitfinex to further delist 87 trading pairs amid low liquidity appeared first on The Block.

  • Tezos Foundation to settle all class action lawsuits
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    Tezos Foundation to settle all class action lawsuits

    Tezos Foundation announced that it has entered into a settlement of all class-action lawsuits.  The settlement, if approved by the court, will conclude the blockchain project's prolonged Class Action dispute over its $232 million initial coin offering (ICO).  "The Tezos Foundation chose to settle all claims because the Tezos Foundation believes it is in the best […]The post Tezos Foundation to settle all class action lawsuits appeared first on The Block.

  • Retail investors ‘bought the dip’ during last week’s bitcoin crash, says Simplex
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    Retail investors ‘bought the dip’ during last week’s bitcoin crash, says Simplex

    Fiat-to-crypto onramps provider Simplex has said that retail investors “bought the dip” during last week’s bitcoin crash of over 50%.The post Retail investors ‘bought the dip’ during last week’s bitcoin crash, says Simplex appeared first on The Block.

  • Tether’s USDT token is now listed on the DeFi lending protocol Aave
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    Tether’s USDT token is now listed on the DeFi lending protocol Aave

    DeFi lending protocol Aave has added support for the USDT stablecoin.The post Tether's USDT token is now listed on the DeFi lending protocol Aave appeared first on The Block.

  • Asia FX sentiment weakens; bearish bets pile on Singapore dollar: Reuters poll
    Reuters

    Asia FX sentiment weakens; bearish bets pile on Singapore dollar: Reuters poll

    Short positions on the Singapore dollar were at their highest since late August 2019, a poll of 18 respondents showed on Thursday. Both Singapore and Thailand have cut economic growth forecasts for the year. Market participants remained wary on the outlook for the Thai baht, with short positions on the currency at their highest since July, 2018.

  • Blockchain-based social media platform Steemit to transition to Tron blockchain
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    Blockchain-based social media platform Steemit to transition to Tron blockchain

    The Tron Foundation and Steemit Inc have announced a strategic partnership that will see the blockchain-centric social media platform migrate to the Tron blockchain.The post Blockchain-based social media platform Steemit to transition to Tron blockchain appeared first on The Block.

  • Tether adds compliance tool from Chainalysis to track suspicious transactions
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    Tether adds compliance tool from Chainalysis to track suspicious transactions

    Stablecoins issuer Tether had added a compliance tool from blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis to track suspicious transactions in “real-time.”The post Tether adds compliance tool from Chainalysis to track suspicious transactions appeared first on The Block.

  • Binance’s P2P trading platform adds support for Russian rubles
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    Binance’s P2P trading platform adds support for Russian rubles

    Crypto exchange Binance’s peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform has added support for Russian rubles (RUB). It allows users to buy and sell bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), Tether stablecoin (USDT) and Binance’s native coin (BNB) directly with rubles.The post Binance’s P2P trading platform adds support for Russian rubles appeared first on The Block.

  • Sun finally rises over Buffett dinner
    Coin Rivet

    Sun finally rises over Buffett dinner

    After months of delay, Tron founder Justin Sun finally had his much-anticipated dinner with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The meeting was part of a charity auction which Sun won with a whopping bid of $4.5 million. However, questions were raised as to whether the dinner would ever take place with months of will-they-won't-they back and forths. Sun was laid low with kidney stones back in July 2019 meaning he had to postpone. Yet, despite the doubts, Sun posted on Twitter yesterday containing a photo of him with Buffett and a detailed thread of the conversation that took place. Magical Crypto Friend's podcaster and Litecoin founder Charlie Lee also appears to have been invited to the dinner. Considering the Magical CryptoThe post Sun finally rises over Buffett dinner appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Coronavirus helps make the case for crypto: Tom Lee
    Yahoo Finance

    Coronavirus helps make the case for crypto: Tom Lee

    Bitcoin surging 30% to top its 200-day moving average could signal another strong year to come for bitcoin, says Fundstrat's Tom Lee.

  • BitMEX to launch XRP perpetual swap tomorrow, with up to 50x leverage
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    BitMEX to launch XRP perpetual swap tomorrow, with up to 50x leverage

    The XRP/USD swap contract is going live on February 5 at 4:00 UTC, BitMEX announced on Twitter. The product was first revealed in January. The post BitMEX to launch XRP perpetual swap tomorrow, with up to 50x leverage appeared first on The Block.

  • Pornhub adds Tether to its payment options via TRON wallet
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    Pornhub adds Tether to its payment options via TRON wallet

    Adult entertainment website Pornhub has added Tether (USDT) stablecoin to its payment options. Announcing the news on Wednesday, Pornhub said it is using the TRONLink wallet for USDT transactions. The new payment option comes two months after PayPal abruptly cut off its service to Pornhub in November. “Since PayPal’s decision to stop payouts to thousands […]The post Pornhub adds Tether to its payment options via TRON wallet appeared first on The Block.

  • Messaging giant LINE’s crypto exchange Bitbox delisting XRP
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    Messaging giant LINE’s crypto exchange Bitbox delisting XRP

    Bitbox, the cryptocurrency exchange by Japanese messaging giant LINE, is delisting XRP. Announcing the news on Monday, Singapore-based Bitbox said it is also delisting XRP pairs tied against bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and Tether (USDT). The delisting takes place on Jan. 16. Accordingly, users will no longer be able to trade and deposit XRP, and […]The post Messaging giant LINE’s crypto exchange Bitbox delisting XRP appeared first on The Block.

  • Binance Futures launches XRP perpetual contract, with up to 75x leverage
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    Binance Futures launches XRP perpetual contract, with up to 75x leverage

    Binance Futures, the cryptocurrency exchange’s futures trading platform, has rolled out a perpetual contract for the XRP cryptocurrency. The contract, paired against Tether (USDT), offers leverage of up to 75 times, according to an announcement Monday. The XRP/USDT contract appears to be the first such contract from a notable exchange. Currently, little-known Delta and BaseFEX […]The post Binance Futures launches XRP perpetual contract, with up to 75x leverage appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin is a pyramid scheme, economist says
    Yahoo Finance

    Bitcoin is a pyramid scheme, economist says

    Yahoo Finance discusses the use-case for cryptocurrency and a rocky decade for Bitcoin

  • Huobi launches fiat-to-crypto gateway in Indonesia
    The Block

    Huobi launches fiat-to-crypto gateway in Indonesia

    Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global is launching a fiat-currency gateway for its Indonesian subsidiary, Huobi Indonesia, the firm announced Friday. Huobi Indonesia's service will use the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) and Tether (USDT) pair. With the new fiat gateway, Indonesian users can deposit Rupiah through Huobi Indonesia and exchange it to USDT to trade the more than […]The post Huobi launches fiat-to-crypto gateway in Indonesia appeared first on The Block.

  • Hacker steals $6.7 million worth of tokens from VeChain Foundation
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    Hacker steals $6.7 million worth of tokens from VeChain Foundation

    VeChain Foundation, the nonprofit behind the construction of the VeChain public blockchain platform, has announced that their buyback address was compromised at 12:27 pm ET on Friday.The post Hacker steals $6.7 million worth of tokens from VeChain Foundation appeared first on The Block.