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Bitcoin for Savings, Stablecoins for Spending

On Sep 28, 2020
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Combining bitcoin as a savings technology with stablecoins as a payment technology may enable the perfect mainstream cryptocurrency wallet.

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On Sep 28, 2020
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"Despite what cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has claimed about their USDC token in the past, simply putting dollars on a public blockchain does not mean they work in a manner that is at all similar to bitcoin." https://t.co/ZcdwC9FMgl
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Bitcoin for Savings, Stablecoins for Spending

Bitcoin for Savings, Stablecoins for Spending

Combining bitcoin as a savings technology with stablecoins as a payment technology may enable the perfect mainstream cryptocurrency wallet.

Price Stability

Price Stability

I wrote about this a couple years ago and showed this transaction in that blog post: That was a payment I made to a caddie named Kris after he carried my bags one morning six years ...

New Boost for Bitcoin Trading as Citizens of Argentina Can Now Buy Only $200 a Month

New Boost for Bitcoin Trading as Citizens of Argentina Can Now Buy Only $200 a Month

The Central Bank of the Republic of Argentina cut down the amount of US dollars citizens can purchase. Previously, savers could purchase no more than $10,000 per month. Now it is $200 only. ...

Interview: MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen Talks Stablecoins

Interview: MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen Talks Stablecoins

CCN interviews MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen on the benefits and challenges of creating a "stablecoin" for the cryptocurrency community.

A brief introduction to crypto trading

A brief introduction to crypto trading

Crypto trading is an important trading avenue like stocks and forex, with the advantage that it is easier to make profits in the former.

Stablecoins

Stablecoins

An overview of stablecoins and their role in the new digital financial ecosystem.

Policymakers Shouldn’t Fear Digital Money: So Far It’s Maintaining the Dollar’s Status

Policymakers Shouldn’t Fear Digital Money: So Far It’s Maintaining the Dollar’s Status

U.S. policymakers are worried that CBDCs and crypto will harm the dollar's reserve status. But maybe they have it backwards, writes CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter.

Will Stablecoins Be the New International Currency?

Will Stablecoins Be the New International Currency?

Stablecoins are getting increased attention from governments and international communities. Can they be a new international currency?

Zimbabwe's Foreign Currency Ban Spurs Demand for Cryptocurrency

Zimbabwe's Foreign Currency Ban Spurs Demand for Cryptocurrency

Zimbabwe's ban on foreign currency, and the country's soaring inflation, have spurred demand for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to try to preserve wealth; however, Zimbabwean authorities ...

Why We’re Holding Bitcoin as a Reserve Asset

Why We’re Holding Bitcoin as a Reserve Asset

This article explains our decision to accumulate bitcoin and hold it as a reserve asset on our balance sheet.

‘Fireworks Are Coming’ — FX Markets Will Boost Bitcoin, Says Analyst

‘Fireworks Are Coming’ — FX Markets Will Boost Bitcoin, Says Analyst

Coinbase analyst Max Bronstein says “fireworks” in the global currency market might positively affect the value of Bitcoin

How Cryptocurrency Fits into the Currency War Signaled by Donald Trump?

How Cryptocurrency Fits into the Currency War Signaled by Donald Trump?

The rising trade deficit and debt in the United States have created an apprehensive atmosphere in the currency markets. Donald Trump who has been a strong advocate of weakening the dollar ...

What Gen-Z Thinks About Digital Currencies

What Gen-Z Thinks About Digital Currencies

95% of our nearly 250 respondents were Gen-Z. Our survey covered 28 states and 33 colleges. We inquired which digital currencies were popular, on which platform

Money Reimagined: This Isn’t Good for Bitcoin

Money Reimagined: This Isn’t Good for Bitcoin

This week's Twitter hack won't make it easier for the crypto industry to win friends in Washington D.C., with possible implications for DeFi and more. How we talk about events like this ...