MakerDAO Set To Convert USDC Funds To ETH, Is This A Good Idea?

MakerDAO Set To Convert USDC Funds To ETH, Is This A Good Idea?

The crypto community has been on alert since the crash of LUNA, ETH, and USDT. Investors depend on stablecoins to hedge against price volatility in the crypto market. These stablecoins are pegged to USD, meaning each coin is worth the same as 1 USD. So, for instance, holding 1USDT or USDC is the same as […]

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