By Daniel Popa, Founder & CEO of Anchor

In light of the recent injection of $104 billion in liquidity to US markets by the Federal Reserve, economists are concerned that the Fed may not have as much control over the US economy as previously believed. Expressing humility when it comes to setting monetary policy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed to Congress that “the Fed is still studying what caused short-term rates to spike in September.”

One way the Fed maintains a healthy economy is by adjusting interest rates. When the economy slows down, the Fed may cut interest rates to incentivize spending. In the opposite situation when…

Well, pretty much they operate on the same principle as a foreign exchange or a stock market; meaning they allow different and to be purchased or sold, and mutually swapped.
Practically, a person must match each buy order to a sell order, and vice versa.
Do bear in mind that the rates vastly depend on the geopolitical situation and trading volume also. It is a universal fact that the more volume there is on an exchange, the fewer chances of volatility and market manipulation exist. Therefore, estimating and setting their true value could be a tricky task sometimes.

So, in…

Fundamentally, a cryptocurrency exchange can be defined as a digital platform where consumers can exchange digital assets and cryptocurrencies into other digital assets and cryptocurrencies. However, it is functionally distinct from crypto wallets, where users store private keys to their digital assets. There are a few crypto exchanges that allow for trading into fiat currencies, but they charge higher fees and have limited trading functions.

One way to think about the difference between crypto exchanges and crypto wallets is to think about the difference between fiat currency exchanges and investment accounts. If a consumer wanted to exchange US Dollars into…

by Tijana Damjanović-Gertner

Most people assume crypto wallets are a place where individual cryptocurrencies are held, akin to a bank account. However, the reality, as with many things in the crypto world, is a bit more complicated. As crypto wallets continue to evolve, they offer much more than just being a placeholder for cryptocurrencies and provide many different types of functionalities based on a user’s specific needs.

Past the surface level, a cryptocurrency wallet is a type of software which maintains the private keys that are used to verify and digitally sign for different crypto and blockchain transactions. …

by Milos Milosavljevic

Crypto-currencies have been popping up all over the world ever since Bitcoin started making headlines. Most of them didn’t really make it past the early stages.

For those of us involved in one capacity or another in the world of crypto, most projects are pretty straightforward. A layperson looking in may have a harder time figuring things out, however, and one of the most common questions people ask is “how exactly is that crypto making money?”

So, let’s take a quick look at how some of the more popular crypto-currencies are creating revenue.


In the eyes of…

by Tijana Damjanović-Gertner

To put it simply, the most important reason people in the crypto world care whether or not a project will be labeled a “security” lies in the fact that securities have to be registered and have to follow rigorous regulations that don’t translate well into the crypto world. After all, it is the wild wild west meets a brave new world and their rules do not conform to those of the old finance world.

Being perceived as a security is why some of the best crypto projects have had a lot of difficulties, and some of them…

by Anchor

Anchor is a new stablecoin that will be available on crypto exchanges in August. It is the world’s first non-flationary stablecoin that offers a solution for the volatility of both fiat and crypto markets.

However, being the world’s first in anything is not reason enough for you to buy a cryptocurrency. That’s why we’re going to explain some of the potential benefits of holding Anchor tokens.

Who would benefit most from using Anchor tokens?

To put it simply — Anchor will be beneficial for everyone. It is an algorithmic stable token that intends to deal with stablecoin issues with auditing or trust. …

by Tijana Damjanović-Gertner

For the past several years, cryptocurrencies have been popping up left and right, each promising to change the world in their own way. And, for some of them, that promise has come true. But, the first step in making a crypto project a reality is launching the token.

Now, if you are new to the game, you might get confused by various different types of launch events. To help you out, we will take you through the most common ones and present them as simply as possible.

Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

ICOs are the most common way for cryptocurrencies to start…

by Tijana Damjanović-Gertner

MMU is at the very core of what Anchor is and how it works — but understanding complex systems and seeing them work isn’t the same. So, we created a simulator that will help you understand Anchor and our pegging mechanism on a deeper level.

There are many stablecoins in the cryptocurrency world, promising to solve the long-standing issue of volatility. Most, however, are pegged to a singular fiat currency. In doing so, they are merely masking the problem, rather than solving it. Put simply, fiat-collateralized stablecoins are as prone to depreciation as their respective fiat currencies…

by Tijana Damjanović-Gertner

You’ve heard of a new stablecoin that has the potential to alter the crypto landscape — Anchor. However, when you google it, you get several different results. We are well aware of the fact that we’re one of three stablecoins under this name. So, we’re here to set the record straight and explain what sets apart from the rest.

Anchor — Definition of anchor as per Merriam-Webster dictionary

noun, often attributive

an·​chor | \ ˈaŋ-kər \

1: a device usually of metal attached to a ship or boat by a cable and cast overboard to hold it in a particular place by means of a…


Anchor is the first non-flationary stablecoin indexed to the global GDP via an algorithmic peg of value while protecting against inflation and market volatility

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