Top Stablecoins to Watch in 2022

Stablecoins are virtual currencies that help minimize crypto market volatility. These crypto-assets are often pegged to the value of fiat money, exchange-traded commodities like gold and silver, or cryptocurrency. These tokens operate on blockchain technology and offer investors more safety than other crypto assets. Over the years, stablecoins have increasingly brewed up a storm in the crypto space. For instance, most of them chose the US Dollar as the primary asset to peg their value and reach global acceptance. Nevertheless, not all stablecoins…

An American Bank Employs Blockchain to Work Out Stock Trades

The Bank of America(BofA) has become the most recent Wall Street institution to integrate blockchain solutions into its systems through the Paxos Settlement Service. This move by the second largest bank in America seeks to attain a same-day settlement of stock trades, thanks to the blockchain technology Paxos provides.  According to Kevin McCarthy, BofA's head of financing and clearing, the fast settlement option with Paxos will start once the bank is cleared to operate as a clearing agency. In 2019,…

DeFi: Paxos Adopts Chainlink’s Oracles (LINK) Network

Stablecoin provider Paxos has announced its partnership with Chainlink (LINK) to make use of its oracles. This partnership will promote the distribution of its PAX and PAXG tokens in the decentralized finance sector (DeFi). Integration of  Chainlink’s Oracles Will Improve Paxos Stablecoin assets Paxos made this development known in a blog post on its website and revealed further details about the partnership. More specifically, Paxos will be integrating Chainlink’s decentralized price feeds for its tokens. This will enable Paxos smart…

Stablecoins Surge in Market Share Amid Crypto Market Crumble

Crypto stablecoins present an efficient and easy way of managing crypto volatility. Volatility in the crypto market is often regarded as the boon and bane of crypto trading. While on the one hand, it allows traders to accumulate substantial profits, it can cause significant losses to crypto traders or even lead to missing a perfect opportunity to trade. Stablecoins function to cushion investors from intense volatility witnessed in the crypto market by providing a less volatile means to employ in…