Weekly News Roundup 09/25/20 (Bank custody for stablecoins, two new congressional bills, “stablecoin” vs “cryptodollar”)

Matt and Nic return for deals and the news of the week. In this episode:

  • The OCC clarifies that banks can custody dollars for stablecoin issuers
  • Maker’s flippening in collateral types, and what that means for the system
  • Tether falls below 80% of stablecoin market share
  • Two congressional bills propose to federally regulate crypto exchanges and tokens
  • “Stablecoins” or “cryptodollars”?
  • Cambridge AltFin releases their long-awaited cryptoasset benchmarking report
  • The prospects for big tech antitrust
  • The demise of the 60/40 portfolio

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