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Stablecoins and CBDCs: challenges and use cases 

The term stablecoin, a digital currency backed by US$s, could be seen as somewhat misleading for American citizens since they will have witnessed the value of their $ fall in value over time. The lack of stability/buying power can be seen due to the impact of inflation. One US$ in 1695 would be worth 76.5 times than it is today or, to think of it another way, one US$ in 1935 is worth 20 times what it can purchase today.

The impact of inflation is not confined to the $. Since its launch,...