• OCC banks can use stablecoins

    In a ‘huge’ win, regulator says banks can make payments with stablecoins

    Circle’s Jeremy Allaire said the ruling by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ‘helps put the U.S. in a leadership position in embracing the power of public blockchains’

    Allaire said Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks’ latest move is “a HUGE way to start 2021, the year that crypto and stablecoins go mass market!” He added, "the significance of this can’t be understated.”

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    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Another all-time high for Bitcoin as Max Keiser predicts $220K top for 2021

    BTC again defies expectations of a drop with a push to $35,600 following positive news from U.S. regulators

    After lingering near $30,000 support in the aftermath of Monday’s serial volatility, Bitcoin showed signs of a recovery during trading. These culminated in daily gains of over 10%. At press time, $35,000 still formed a focal price point.

  • Voyager Digital expands into Europe
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    Voyager Digital adds interest on Algorand USDC

    The crypto broker’s support for Algorand’s USDC stablecoin will facilitate the ability to buy, sell, and transfer other Algorand tokens through the platform

    Crypto asset broker Voyager Digital announced a new investing solution based on the Algorand (ALGO) blockchain. According to a Dec. 3 announcement, it will allow its users to earn 8.5% on the Algorand version of the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin

  • USD Coin coming to Stellar

    USD Coin coming to Stellar network

    The addition of the second-largest stablecoin adds an important source of liquidity to the international payments network

    The announcement by Circle and Coinbase’s Centre Consortium makes the Stellar network the third blockchain to offer native support for USDC, joining Algorand and Ethereum.