May 23, 2024

Usual breaking the Circle
Usual breaking the Circle
Usual breaking the Circle

Breaking the Circle with RWA Stablecoin

Breaking the Circle with RWA Stablecoin

Cryptocurrency emerged as a challenge to the privatization of profits and monopolistic practices, aiming to revolutionize access to economic resources and reclaim public goods within a digital realm dominated by private powers. However, the crypto finance landscape is fraught with contradictions, particularly the centralization of major liquidity providers supporting networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum. These entities mirror traditional capitalist structures, concentrating wealth among a few shareholders while exposing ordinary users to systemic risks without dividends.

The Paradox of Centralization

Despite the promise of decentralization, many fiat-backed stablecoins operate as centralized private entities. They replicate old capitalist mechanisms, concentrating wealth and leaving users with financial risks. This centralization undermines the revolutionary potential of cryptocurrencies, necessitating a reevaluation of crypto ecosystems to realign with principles of decentralization and community empowerment.

Fiat-Backed Stablecoins: Traditional Banking in Disguise

Fiat-backed stablecoins, such as Tether and Circle, resemble traditional banks more than revolutionary financial tools. They create tokens representing debts and rely on commercial banks for liquidity, posing default risks, as seen with SVB in 2023. These stablecoin issuers fail to safeguard user capital and do not align with equitable value distribution, revealing their true nature as commercial banks under the guise of innovation.

The Need for a New Paradigm

In the face of these contradictions, a new financial model is essential. Usual emerges as a cornerstone in decentralized finance (DeFi), promoting transparency, security, and a departure from traditional models. A stablecoin must ensure value stability relative to its represented currency, backed by short-maturity sovereign bond debt to avoid liquidation losses.

USD0: Bridging the Liquidity Gap

USD0, a new stablecoin by Usual Labs, aims to bridge the liquidity gap between real-world assets (RWA) and DeFi. It offers a composable stablecoin with maximum interoperability, ensuring high security and shared governance. USD0 represents a step toward a more inclusive, transparent, and resilient financial future, breaking free from traditional finance's constraints and embracing the transformative potential of DeFi.

As the momentum for on-chain RWA liquidity grows, USD0 stands as a beacon of innovation, guiding the way toward a new financial paradigm. The time has come to break the circle of traditional finance and unlock the full potential of decentralized finance with USD0.