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Meet in the Middle: Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

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Kraken’s move to become a bank in Wyoming is more about getting traditional finance to adapt to the crypto industry than the other way around.

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Meet in the Middle: Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

Meet in the Middle: Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

Kraken’s move to become a bank in Wyoming is more about getting traditional finance to adapt to the crypto industry than the other way around.

How to Stop the Next Quadriga: Make Exchanges Prove Their Reserves

How to Stop the Next Quadriga: Make Exchanges Prove Their Reserves

Exchanges sometimes treat depositors' assets like fractional reserves, with disastrous results. Time for regular audits, writes Nic Carter.

Crypto exchange Kraken receives Wyoming bank charter

Crypto exchange Kraken receives Wyoming bank charter

The company, which left New York in 2015 to avoid its regulations on virtual currencies, has found a more welcoming state.

This Unexpected Metric Shows That Crypto Is in a Booming Bull Market

This Unexpected Metric Shows That Crypto Is in a Booming Bull Market

It's been hard for some to say that crypto is in a bull market.

The Impact of Central Bank Digital Currencies on the Banking Sector

The Impact of Central Bank Digital Currencies on the Banking Sector

We're joined by David Andolfatto, VP of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In a recent paper, he explores the impact central bank digital currencies on the monopolistic ...

The Cryptocurrency MF Global

The Cryptocurrency MF Global

The troubled Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and its sister company Tether are being investigated for fraud.

Basecoin (aka the Basis Protocol): the worst idea in cryptocurrency, reborn

Basecoin (aka the Basis Protocol): the worst idea in cryptocurrency, reborn

See also Bitshares: Don’t walk away – run, Stablecoins are doomed to fail, Stablecoins are doomed to fail, part II, and Stablecoins are doomed to fail, part III. UPDATE, 4/18/18 –…

Public versus private digital money: Macroeconomic (ir)relevance

Public versus private digital money: Macroeconomic (ir)relevance

Both proponents and opponents of central bank digital currency have suggested that it would fundamentally change the macroeconomy. This column questions this paradigm, arguing that the ...

Crypto Long & Short: What Changes at the Fed and the SEC Mean for Crypto

Crypto Long & Short: What Changes at the Fed and the SEC Mean for Crypto

Chairman Powell’s speech on Thursday highlighted how much the Fed’s role is changing, and that's an opportunity for the crypto industry.

Stablecoins Are Crypto's Version of Fractional Reserve Banking

Stablecoins Are Crypto's Version of Fractional Reserve Banking

Stablecoins provide much sought after stability in the volatile crypto markets. They are sometimes even said to affect the price of bitcoin in drastic

Bitcoin [BTC] exchanges like Gemini are full reserve banks, says Tuur Demeester

Bitcoin [BTC] exchanges like Gemini are full reserve banks, says Tuur Demeester

Tuur Demeester, the Founding Partner of Adamant Capital, spoke about Bitcoin exchanges being full reserve banks, during an interview with Stephan Livera. During the interview, Livera ...

Money20/20 Review: Central Banks Closely Monitoring Crypto and Blockchain

Money20/20 Review: Central Banks Closely Monitoring Crypto and Blockchain

Four speakers from major central banks weigh in on cryptocurrencies midway through 2018.

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 ...

The Assassination Of Bitcoin

The Assassination Of Bitcoin

"Cryptocurrencies have proven that there is an appetite for both a cashless digital payment system and digital assets. What central bankers and the world’s financial elite have figured out ...

How Does the Economy Work?

How Does the Economy Work?

Economic growth? Interest rates? Monetary policy? Learn about these concepts and find out how they tie together in the global economy at Binance Academy.

Why Do People Really Buy Bitcoin?

Why Do People Really Buy Bitcoin?

People buy Bitcoin because of value and values. People buy Bitcoin because it is a system of money that corresponds to how humanity has exchanged value for most of our history. ...