This Week XRP Whales Moved Millions of Tokens to Exchanges and Unknown Wallets – Altcoins Bitcoin News

During the past 30 days, the crypto asset xrp has gained more than 17% in value against the U.S. dollar. Meanwhile, the crypto community has been noticing significant xrp whale movements during the past week as one whale moved 143,000,000 xrp worth more than $55 million on Dec. 9, and another whale moved 40,000,000 xrp worth more than $15 million from the exchange Bitso to an unknown wallet. Xrp-Whales Move Massive Tokens Over the Last 7 Days On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, the crypto asset xrp (XRP) has been trading…

Stats Show Ethereum Transaction Fees Have Remained Under $5 During the Last 175 Days – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Fees tied to the Ethereum network have been under the $5 region per transaction during the last 175 days, according to statistics. Metrics show that on Dec. 10, 2022, the average ethereum transfer is around 0.0023 ether or $2.87 while the median-sized gas fee is around 0.00097 ether or $1.23 per transfer. Ethereum gas metrics recorded on etherscan.io indicate high transfer fees are even lower than the median and average-sized gas payments. Post-Merge Ethereum Fees Continue to Remain Much Lower Than Last Year On Nov. 9, 2021, the average transaction…

Terra Supporters Hope to ‘Defy the Odds’ by Pumping the Now-Defunct Stablecoin USTC Back to $1 Parity – Altcoins Bitcoin News

It’s been six months since Terra’s algorithmic stablecoin UST (now USTC) depegged from the U.S. dollar and the price has remained depegged from the greenback since May 9, 2022. Currently, the former stablecoin is exchanging hands for $0.02 per unit, but a number of Terra Classic supporters believe there’s a chance USTC can regain its peg. Terra Supporters Want to Repeg the Once-Stable Coin USTC Amid the craziness surrounding the FTX collapse, fans of another stunted crypto project want to get Terra Money’s former stablecoin UST (now USTC) back to…

Stablecoin Economy Continues to Shrink Shedding Close to 5% in 2 Months – Altcoins Bitcoin News

During the last month, the market capitalization of all the stablecoins in existence dropped by more than 2%, shedding roughly $2.98 billion since the end of October. Statistics show that tether, the largest stablecoin by market valuation, saw its market cap lose more than 5% during the last 30 days. Tether’s market cap slipped from last month’s $69.13 billion to today’s $65.48 billion. Stablecoin Economy Drops Lower, Tether Market Cap Sheds 5% Statistics show that the stablecoin economy’s market valuation has reduced during the last 30 days by roughly 2.02%.…

SBF’s ‘Truly Trustless’ Protocol — Serum’s Upgrade Authority May Be Tainted, Devs Look to Fork Project – Altcoins Bitcoin News

According to Solana’s founder, Anatoly Yakovenko, Serum developers are forking the platform because the “upgrade key to the current one is compromised.” Serum, created by FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), was touted as “completely permissionless,” but now that the exchange has fallen, it’s suspected that Serum’s upgrade authority is tainted. **Editor’s Note: An update has been added to the end of this story at 6:50 p.m. (ET) on Nov. 13, 2022, to reflect that Serum devs have forked the protocol. A So-Called ‘Trustless’ Defi Protocol With a Possible Tainted Upgrade Authority…

FTX Contract Deployer Unlocks 192 Million FTT, Exchange Token’s Questionable Tokenomics Highlights Red Flags – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Following the collapse of FTX and the exchange filing bankruptcy on Nov. 11, the trading platform’s exchange token called ftx (FTT) has shed 91.6% in value during the last seven days. While the FTT token’s utility is based entirely on the backing of the now-bankrupt FTX and Alameda Research, the token is still trading for $1.85 per unit. Moreover, FTT’s deployer contract surprisingly unlocked 192 million FTX tokens on Nov. 12, 2022. While a few crypto exchanges have halted FTT deposits, crypto coin aggregation sites like coingecko.com have flagged the…

Stablecoin GUSD’s Supply Jumps Close to 130% Higher in 30 Days – Altcoins Bitcoin News

While the stablecoin economy has seen fluctuations from specific stablecoin tokens either increasing the project’s number of tokens in circulation or decreasing the supply, the stablecoin GUSD issued by Gemini has increased by 129.5% during the last 30 days. GUSD Sees Supply Balloon by Nearly 130% There’s been a number of changes within the stablecoin economy as Bitcoin.com News reported events like the demise of Terra’s stablecoin terrausd (UST), which is now referred to as terrausdclassic (USTC). Following the Terra stablecoin depegging event in mid-May, a number of other stablecoin…

Bitgo Reveals Wrapped Dogecoin Token Built on Ethereum – Altcoins Bitcoin News

On Nov. 2, 2022, the digital asset custody business and financial services provider Bitgo introduced a wrapped version of the meme coin asset dogecoin built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. The company detailed the wrapped dogecoin initiative, the Wdoge DAO, is through a partnership between the Dogecoin Foundation, Bluepepper, and Mydoge wallet. Bitgo Introduces Wrapped Dogecoin Initiative Almost four years ago in January 2019, Bitgo launched the popular ERC20 token wrapped bitcoin (WBTC). WBTC is essentially a wrapped version of bitcoin built with the ERC20 standard on top of…

$3 Billion Erased From the Dollar-Pegged Token Economy, HUSD Depegs, USDC Supply Drops 10% – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Over three billion in value was erased from the stablecoin economy during the past 30 days. The trend occurred despite the number of tethers in circulation rising by 2.2% last month. On Oct. 1, 2022, tether’s market capitalization was approximately $67.95 billion, and it’s risen to $69.36 billion since then. Circle’s usd coin, on the other hand, had a valuation of around $47.20 billion 30 days ago and today, the market cap is $42.54 billion, after the stablecoin project’s number of tokens in circulation dropped by 10.3%. Stablecoin Economy’s Supply…

Huobi Global to Delist HUSD — Stablecoin Slips Below $1 Parity to $0.89 – Altcoins Bitcoin News

On Thursday, the cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global announced that the trading platform plans to delist the stablecoin HUSD and the delisting will begin at 08:00 (UTC) on October 28, 2022. Furthermore, users with HUSD held on the exchange will see their balances auto-converted to the stablecoin asset tether and the exchange expects to complete the full conversion by November 4. Huobi Global Reveals Plans to Delist HUSD and Auto-Convert Balances to Tether, HUSD Stablecoin Drops Below $1 Peg Following Announcement Huobi is set to delist the stablecoin HUSD according to…