Tether (USDT), is a stablecoin developed by Tether Limited that has become a significant player in the cryptocurrency field. It provides a stable transactional medium and introduces the concept of stablecoin, which is crucial in a highly volatile market. The project was launched in 2012 and gained prominence in 2015 via Bitfinex. Today, Tether offers several stablecoins, each pegged to different assets.
Maintaining Value and Stability
USDT, often referred to as the digital dollar, aims to maintain a value equivalent to $1.00 USD, asserting that a dollar backs each token in Tether Limited's reserves. The Transparency page of Tether provides insights into the USDT tokens in circulation versus its total reserves, asserting a 1-to-1 pegging with the corresponding fiat currency.
Risk Factors and Considerations
When investing in Tether, it's important to be aware of the potential risks involved. These may include the lack of independent audits, potential delays in redemption and withdrawal, regulatory scrutiny, and market volatility. There is also a possibility that USDT could become de-pegged from its underlying asset, the US dollar, which could impact its value and stability.
How To Buy Tether or Add it to your Strategy
The fastest, most convenient way to purchase Tether is to purchase it on ICONOMI. We check Tether live prices on 10+ crypto exchanges and buy it at the best market price.
You can buy Tether by adding it to your private Crypto Strategy (crypto portfolio). You can also use our recurring buy feature that tends to level out cryptocurrency price volatility effects. You can find out more about how to benefit from smaller investments at regular intervals on our blog article.
We recommend you do your own research and cryptocurrency analysis. Experienced crypto traders use fundamental and technical analysis to evaluate if Tether is a good buy/sell. Fundamental and technical analyses are the two most common types of analysis used in trading traditional assets (e.g. stocks and bonds).
If you are unfamiliar with analyzing cryptocurrency prices and want to buy Tether, we recommend you read the next section, as copying might be a better approach.
Add Tether to your portfolio by copying a Strategy
If you are not skilled at these, consider a different approach to investing in cryptocurrencies. You can learn from and copy seasoned crypto traders on ICONOMI who regularly share their insights and manage their public Crypto Strategies. Go to the strategies page and use the “ticker” filter to find out which public Crypto Strategies have Tether in their structure.