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Nationalizing Stablecoins Won’t Improve Financial Access

On Dec 18, 2020
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RT @nic__carter: Why do I object to the STABLE Act? I explain in my latest @coindesk column: https://t.co/EWYqd6OOSB
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Proposals forcing stablecoin issuers to get banking licenses won't increase financial inclusion, as their proponents claim.

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On Dec 18, 2020
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RT @nic__carter: Why do I object to the STABLE Act? I explain in my latest @coindesk column: https://t.co/EWYqd6OOSB
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Nationalizing Stablecoins Won’t Improve Financial Access

Nationalizing Stablecoins Won’t Improve Financial Access

Proposals forcing stablecoin issuers to get banking licenses won't increase financial inclusion, as their proponents claim.

8 factors why crypto currencies are here to stay

8 factors why crypto currencies are here to stay

User numbers and investments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects are increasing. In the Swiss crypto valley… by frankschwab

The Financial Word of 2019

The Financial Word of 2019

A jury of Swiss financial experts opted for «Libra» as the financial word of 2019. The vote was organized by finews.ch and Migros Bank and was based on more than 250 suggestions sent in by ...

Facebook Launches Stablecoin Libra and Accompanying Wallet Calibra. Is This Good for Crypto?

Facebook Launches Stablecoin Libra and Accompanying Wallet Calibra. Is This Good for Crypto?

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) launched its long-anticipated cryptocurrency today with an onslaught of documents, commentary and punditry feedback. Two new websites were revealed each affiliated with ...

What Recent Developments in the Fintech Space Mean for Our Future

What Recent Developments in the Fintech Space Mean for Our Future

The fintech industry has been changing rapidly. Digital assets, distributed ledger technology and central bank digital currencies are gaining...

Tlaib, García and Lynch Introduce Legislation Protecting Consumers from Cryptocurrency-Related Financial Threats

Tlaib, García and Lynch Introduce Legislation Protecting Consumers from Cryptocurrency-Related Financial Threats

WASHINGTON—This week, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), along with Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Chairman of Task Force on Financial Technology Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08), ...

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central Bank Digital Currencies — A Map of the World

Central bank digital currencies are being talked about all over the world — CMC breaks down what exactly each country is doing (or not doing!) with their CBDCs.

Crypto Dollars and the Evolution of Eurodollar Banking

Crypto Dollars and the Evolution of Eurodollar Banking

By Max Bronstein and Avi Felman OverviewWhile Bitcoin is rapidly assimilating into the global monetary picture, the dollar is unequivocally the world’s reserve currency given its dominance ...

Major Crypto Exchange Kraken Has Not Delisted US Dollars, CEO Clarifies

Major Crypto Exchange Kraken Has Not Delisted US Dollars, CEO Clarifies

Rumors around major US-based crypto exchange Kraken surfaced, as traders claimed that they could no longer see the US dollar deposit option on the platform.

Fed Can Be NASA Of Money, Diem Can Be Space-X

Fed Can Be NASA Of Money, Diem Can Be Space-X

There's no need for SWIFT if Diem can provide an alternative. If a couple of billion people around the world are going to store their digital cash in Facebook wallets, then why build an ...

Bitcoin has fallen more against the dollar than almost every other currency this year

Bitcoin has fallen more against the dollar than almost every other currency this year

To find a currency that's depreciated more against the dollar this year, you have to look to Venezuela's near-worthless bolivar.

Venezuela Is a Testing Ground for Digital Dollarization (and Zelle Doesn’t Like It)

Venezuela Is a Testing Ground for Digital Dollarization (and Zelle Doesn’t Like It)

With their economy crumbling from hyperinflation, Venezuelans are finding new workarounds to get hold of digital dollars.

What Are the Risks of Central Banks Not Implementing a Retail Central Bank Digital Currency?

What Are the Risks of Central Banks Not Implementing a Retail Central Bank Digital Currency?

Why the risk of inaction is greater than the risk of innovation for the world’s largest financial institutions.

The Known (and possible) Influences of Satoshi Nakamoto Part 2 – Economic and Philosophical Origins

The Known (and possible) Influences of Satoshi Nakamoto Part 2 – Economic and Philosophical Origins

We explore the known (and possible) economic and philosophical influences of Satoshi Nakamoto: the pseudonym of bitcoin’s obscure founder. This is part two of a two-part article series on ...

Accenture interview: Why a digital dollar can’t be rushed

Accenture interview: Why a digital dollar can’t be rushed

David Treat of Accenture, a partner in the Digital Dollar Project outlines his thoughts on use cases for a US central bank digital currency (CBDC)

Facebook’s Libra global cryptocurrency, how will China react?

Facebook’s Libra global cryptocurrency, how will China react?

Expected launch next year raises new questions for China, analysts say.

Blockchain Front Page: Can a Cryptocurrency replace the US Dollar to Become the World’s Reserve Currency?

Blockchain Front Page: Can a Cryptocurrency replace the US Dollar to Become the World’s Reserve Currency?

Last week our theme was “Lightning Network is the Bitcoin story that matters in 2019.” Our theme for this week is “Can a Cryptocurrency replace the US Dollar to Become the Wo…