Intermediate

Course 12: 6 lessons20 minutes

Stablecoins Explained

Learn all about what a stablecoin is, the types of stablecoins, and if stablecoins are actually "stable".

Intermediate

Course 12

Lesson 1

What is a stablecoin?
Learn about what a stablecoin is, what is has to do with US dollar/euro, and what "losing its peg" means. (It's bad.)
3 min
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Lesson 2

What is a collateralized stablecoin and how stable is it?
Learn all about collateralized stablecoins…and we’re taking a trip to the beach! 😎 🏖️
5 min
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Lesson 3

Deep dive: USD Coin (USDC)
Learn all about the USD Coin (USDC) and what it uses as collateral compared to other stablecoins
2 min
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Lesson 4

Deep dive: Tether (USDT)
Learn all about Tether's USDT and its approach to collateral.
2 min
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Lesson 5

What is an algorithmic stablecoin and how stable is it?
Learn all about the (unreliable) balance that algorithmic stablecoins use to keep their value.
4 min
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Lesson 6

Are Stablecoins Safe? A cautionary tale: Terra USD
Learn all about the implosion of TerraUSD: the algorithmic stablecoin at the center of a global financial disaster.
3 min
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