There are tons of exchanges other than Kraken offering USDT/USD pairs. To wit Binance (via USDC and BUSD), Binance US (bank transfers), FTX (various stablecoins + Bank wires), Bittrex (bank transfers), Huobi (via HUSD), BitFinex (wires) and probably more. This is a pet peeve ever since the "Bit Short" post came out. It was full of mistakes and confusions like this. I still think Tether is an extremely dubious organization that probably doesn't have the money, at least not in USD in an accessible bank account. They ostensibly use Deltec Bank & Trust in t...

@rachetfoot The average annual return of the S&P 500 is ~8%. 11% gains in 4 months is 37% APY, though I'm not sure where you're getting the 4 months from. The Augur/Catnip market will finalize in late January, around 2.5 months away. That timeline gets you 65% APY.