13Oct/20

IMF, World Bank, G20 Countries to Create Central Bank Digital Currency Rules

International financial authorities and 20 of the world’s largest economies are establishing official standards for regulating and issuing sovereign digital currencies. The Group of Twenty (G20) — an organization of finance ministersRead More…

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10Jun/20

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Pops Past $10K as Fed Says Rates May Stay Near 0% Until 2022

Bitcoin saw a quick, short-lived run past $10,000 after the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve said Wednesday that interest rates will remain near 0% until the end of 2022 and itsRead More…

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21Apr/20

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Money Printer

Jill Carlson, a CoinDesk columnist, is co-founder of the Open Money Initiative, a non-profit research organization working to guarantee the right to a free and open financial system. She is also anRead More…

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20Mar/20

Fed Stands Ready to Replace Infected Greenbacks With Clean Bills

The Federal Reserve is ready to flood the U.S. with coronavirus-free banknotes – but doesn’t anticipate that happening just yet, according to a spokesman for the central bank’s Philadelphia branch. For now,Read More…

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09Mar/20

You Call That Volatility? Bitcoin Traders Scoff at Wall Street’s Gyrations

It was just another Monday in the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency markets, which stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Traders in the 11-year-old digital-asset industry described few changes inRead More…

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13Feb/20

Could a Digital Dollar Compete on Privacy? Fed Chairman Powell Hints It Might

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has given advocates of financial privacy a glimmer of hope – and hinted at how the U.S. might competitively position a future digitized dollar. In testimony beforeRead More…

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