New Data Shows USDC To Surpass USDT as Top Stablecoin

Report from Arcane Research shows stablecoin USDC to be the top soon. USDC’s growth rate increased by 70%, while USDT is down by 28.7%. The CEO of Blockstream criticized the report, saying looking at market cap only is “highly misleading.” USDT (Tether) and USDC (USD Coin) are the two largest stablecoins right now. Both stablecoins have a combined share of over 80% of the total stablecoin supply in the market. Currently, Tether USDT is sitting at the top for it holds over 50% of the total stablecoin supply, followed by USDC which was nearly at 30%. However, a report from

Tether Being Shorted by Hedge Funds, CEO Speaks Up

Paolo Ardoino said hedge funds are shorting USDT with the hopes of recreating TerraUSD’s demise. He asserts USDT is 100% backed by the company’s US dollar reserves. Leading US dollar-based stablecoins are still changing hands at $1 per piece. It appears the stablecoin crucible has still not ended with TerraUSD (UST), as Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino revealed that Tether USD (USDT) is now the next target of hedge funds. In the thread, Ardoino mentioned USDT/USD perpetual futures as one of the “tool” for the attack. Other strategies include short-selling of the borrowed USDT in the spot market, as well as