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No consensus on CBDCs

On Sep 25, 2020
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New on the 15Mb blog https://t.co/WdSfCqAYnG if we are going to have CBDCs then they should be smart money, not electronic simulations of the dumb money we have now with hat tip @clearmatics and @MartinCWWalker https://t.co/hILAVLwqWs
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Earlier this year, Jeff Wilser was kind enough to write an article about me called “The Man Who Forecast a Currency Cold War” for Coindesk in the run-up to the annual Consensus blockchain conference, which is sort of like SIBOS but for blockchainers rather than bankers. Mike chatted to ...

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On Sep 25, 2020
@dgwbirch shared
New on the 15Mb blog https://t.co/WdSfCqAYnG if we are going to have CBDCs then they should be smart money, not electronic simulations of the dumb money we have now with hat tip @clearmatics and @MartinCWWalker https://t.co/hILAVLwqWs
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No consensus on CBDCs

No consensus on CBDCs

Earlier this year, Jeff Wilser was kind enough to write an article about me called “The Man Who Forecast a Currency Cold War” for Coindesk in the run-up to the annual Consensus blockchain ...

Blockchain Bites: Your Guide to Consensus Distributed

Blockchain Bites: Your Guide to Consensus Distributed

Blockchain Bites will publish twice daily throughout Consensus: Distributed, setting the schedule and rounding up what you may have missed.

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar

Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets.

China moves forward with CBDC

China moves forward with CBDC

DC/EP is the Chinese implementation of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and in my opinion at least it is a really interesting – landmark, in fact – development in the history of ...

CBDCs could become reality: IMF Survey

CBDCs could become reality: IMF Survey

IMF believes that central banks may issue digital currencies in the future and CBDCs could become reality. However, work is in the early stages

Facebook's Libra dream: will it become reality?

Facebook's Libra dream: will it become reality?

Facebook’s move to launch a cryptocurrency has been met with strong opposition from the gatekeepers of the global financial system. Joy Macknight explores these concerns. 

Facebook Weighs Libra Revamp to Address Regulatory Concerns

Facebook Weighs Libra Revamp to Address Regulatory Concerns

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. and its partners are considering redesigning the Libra cryptocurrency project so that the network accepts multiple coins, including those issued by central ...

Facebook weighs Libra revamp to address regulatory concerns

Facebook weighs Libra revamp to address regulatory concerns

Facebook and its partners are considering redesigning the Libra cryptocurrency project so that the network accepts multiple coins, including those issued by central banks, in an effort to ...

Not Like Before: Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19

Not Like Before: Digital Currencies Debut Amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced governments worldwide to focus on bringing blockchain tech to their financial services

Digital Currencies, Blockchain and the Future of Money

Digital Currencies, Blockchain and the Future of Money

“Blockchain”, “cryptocurrencies”, “tokenisation”, and now “central bank digital currencies” have made it into the technology hype cycle vocabulary, but what’s the difference between all ...

How The Digital Currency Agenda Has Grown Amidst Resurgent "Nationalism", Part One

How The Digital Currency Agenda Has Grown Amidst Resurgent "Nationalism", Part One

...the rhetoric from globalist institutions and figureheads on the subject of digital currency has developed significantly since the EU referendum and Donald Trump’s presidency.

Europe must ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra digital currency, says ECB

Europe must ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra digital currency, says ECB

“Beguiling but treacherous” promises about Facebook’s Libra digital currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s ability to set monetary policy, according to ...

Libra-Like Tokens Pose Risks to Swiss National Bank’s Monetary Policy

Libra-Like Tokens Pose Risks to Swiss National Bank’s Monetary Policy

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is afraid that digital currencies like Facebook's Libra might impede the central bank’s capability to initiate and implement

8 factors why crypto currencies are here to stay

8 factors why crypto currencies are here to stay

In the Swiss Crypto Valley, 800 companies with 4000 employees are working on the digitalization of assets. The Crypto Valley and investments made In the Swiss Crypto Valley alone, 800 ...

An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?

An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?

The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank of the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the euro. Our main task is to maintain price stability in the euro area and so ...

Digital Dollars: Space Race Or Cold War?

Digital Dollars: Space Race Or Cold War?

The digital dollar is a big deal. It's either a new space race (or a new Cold War).

VIDEO: ECB’s Yves Mersch’s Reality Check: Digital versus Crypto Currencies

VIDEO: ECB’s Yves Mersch’s Reality Check: Digital versus Crypto Currencies

Currency is part and parcel of monetary policy, and a public mandate of the European Central Bank (ECB). TFG’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, spoke to ECB’s Yves Mersch about the possibilities of ...

Currency Cold Wars

Currency Cold Wars

The book is provisionally titled The Coming Currency Cold Wars—Cash and Cryptography, Hash Rates and Hegemony. Many people think that it is about to undergo a pretty significant change in ...

An ECB Digital Currency – a Flight of Fancy?

An ECB Digital Currency – a Flight of Fancy?

ECB Digital Currency. A recent survey among 66 central banks by the Bank for International Settlements shows that more than 80% are working on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).