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Tether Slump; Institutional Ramp-Up

By Jon Victor · Oct 24, 2018 12:35 PM PDT

Coinbase has officially entered the stablecoin game. The wallet and exchange company announced Tuesday that it will offer trading in USD Coin, a stablecoin operated by Circle, another major U.S. crypto company. Below, we take a closer look at the shifting stablecoin landscape, including how USD Coin stacks up against its competitors.

Also in this week’s Coinbase news: The company received ...

Tech IPO Mania? Not So Fast.

By Jessica E. Lessin · Oct 20, 2018 9:15 AM PDT

In recent weeks, Lyft has hired J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse and Jefferies to lead its IPO and bankers are circling Uber, wooing them with predictions of a $120B market valuation—nearly twice its current private market price. Palantir, Postmates, and even eventually Pax, are contemplating IPOs too, several outlets, including WSJ, Reuters and The Information have reported.

With all these ...