Understanding the Tether fuss

U.S. regulators are reportedly looking into whether the controversial “stablecoin,” and crypto exchange Bitfinex, artificially fluffled bitcoin during last years price surge. Here’s an explainer.

Tether Burns. October 25, 2018.

500 million tethers burn. Japan lets crypto industry regulate itself. Indonesian company develops ‘Sharia-compliant’ blockchain bond service.

Tether is cut adrift

Like a journalist reporting from a flood, Tether is struggling to stay on its feet. Can it hold onto the title of crypto’s foremost stablecoin?