Category: UST

Uncovering Terra’s Implosion — Terraform Labs’ Big Name Backers and ‘Zero Exposure’ Claims

Digital currency markets have continued to slide downward in value as the crypto economy has dropped by 14% during the past 24 hours. Amid the market rout, the native Terra blockchain token LUNA has dropped to fresh new lows, slipping to......

Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Decentralized finance (defi) protocols are having a hard time weathering the storm, as the total value locked in defi today is down 39.26% since April 3, from $230.18 billion to the current $139.81 billion. The sudden value drop stemming from Terra’s......

Tron DAO Reserve Purchases $38 Million in TRX to Safeguard the Stablecoin USDD

On May 5, Tron’s algorithmic stablecoin USDD went live and so far, the fiat-pegged token has been listed on a number of decentralized finance (defi) protocols. Two days later, the Tron DAO Reserve announced it purchased 504.6 million tron (TRX) to......

Tron’s Justin Sun Reveals Decentralized Algorithmic Stablecoin USDD

On April 21, Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, announced the launch of a decentralized algorithmic stablecoin called USDD. Sun said on Thursday that the USDD Network will “provide custody service for the $10 [billion] worth of highly liquid assets raised......

Luna Foundation Purchases Another $5 Million in Bitcoin, LFG Wallet Holds 42,530 BTC

The Luna Foundation Guard (LFG) purchased an additional 123.89 bitcoin on Friday worth close to $5 million at the time of settlement. Since mid-March, Terra’s LFG has been acquiring bitcoin on a regular basis and after the purchase on Friday morning,......

Terra’s Founder Do Kwon ‘Looks Forward to Building With Bitcoin’ — Project Reportedly Acquires $125M in BTC

Just recently, Terra founder Do Kwon hinted at purchasing $3 billion in bitcoin to bolster the protocol’s reserves and according to a number of reports and blockchain analysis, Terra purchased $125 million worth of bitcoin on March 21. The following day,......

Stablecoin Economy Continues to Balloon as USDC’s Market Cap Crosses $50 Billion

As the entire lot of 12,333 digital currencies hovers just above $1.8 trillion in value, the stablecoin economy has recently swelled to $178.8 billion or 9.9% of the entire crypto economy. Out of the top five stablecoins, usd coin (USDC) saw......

Stablecoin USDC’s ERC20 Issuance Surpasses USDT’s Total Supply on Ethereum

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the market capitalization of all the stablecoins in existence is $173 billion, which represents 7.93% of the $2.18 trillion crypto-economy. The market valuations of stablecoins tether and usd coin represent 71.84% of the entire stablecoin economy’s......

Terra Proposal Seeks to Expand UST Stablecoin to 5 Different Defi Protocols

On January 6, Terra Research announced a proposal to expand the network’s stablecoin asset terrausd (UST) across a number of different protocols on Polygon, Ethereum, and Solana. Terra’s governance blog post discusses how the proposal to leverage $139 million of UST......