Tag: federal reserve

Jan 14 2021

Jerome Powell on CBDCs: ‘We Don’t Feel a Need to Be First’

The U.S. is going slow on central bank digital currencies (CDBCs) considering the risks they may pose to the dollar’s dominance, the Fed Chair said Thursday.

Bitcoin Correlation With US Dollar Reaches a New Low Owing to Recent Printing Spree

Bitcoin bounced back strongly today after a record price crash of more than $10,000 on Monday. The top cryptocurrency is currently trading above $38,000 and looking to reclaim its position above $41,000. At the start of 2020 bitcoin was struggling to keep its position above $10k and had a strong co- relation with S&P 500 leading The post Bitcoin Correlation With US Dollar Reaches...

Jan 13 2021

Bitcoin in Race for Adoption Before Central Banks Launch Digital Currencies: Australia’s Macquarie

With a runway of a year or more before the Federal Reserve and other major central banks can launch digital currencies, bitcoin and other private cryptocurrencies could gain a foothold in electronic commerce.

Jan 06 2021

Bitcoin Investment Make Sense in Current Economic Climate: Former Fed Governor

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  federal reserve gold investments news

"I guess if you are under 40 bitcoin is your new gold," Warsh said.

Jan 05 2021

Central Bank Digital Currencies: How Should Privacy Be Built In?

Jan 05 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 banks blockchain cbdc crypto

This panel, from a panel for the fifth anniversary of Hyperledger, features Rob Palatnick, managing director of global head of technology research and innovation at the DTCC and chairman of the Hyperledger board, Matthieu Saint Olive, Codefi payments product manager and CBDC advisor at ConsenSys, and Robert Bench, assistant vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In this discussion on the...

Dec 29 2020

Reviewing 2020’s Central Bank Policies

2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and to reflect on what all of this might mean for 2021. These writers responded with a collection of thoughtful and thought-provoking articles. Click here...

2020 Highlights: The Biggest New Stories of the Year in Crypto

Dec 29 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks bitcoin blockchain cbdc

Host Laura Shin recaps the biggest stories of the year in crypto, with clips from shows throughout the year. In this episode, we cover how the pandemic drove Bitcoin to new all-time highs, how regulation began to come for the crypto space in a big way, plus new trends in DeFi, corporate structures, and how ETH will change as an asset....

Dec 27 2020

Fed’s Powell Wins Forbes’ Crypto Person of the Year Honors; Do They Give Awards for Snark?

A side effect of the Fed's medicine for the pandemic-stricken U.S. economy was to create conditions ideal for the rise of cryptocurrencies.

Dec 16 2020

Federal Reserve Keeps Rates Unchanged, Adds Qualitative Guidance on Pace of Money-Printing

The Federal Reserve said Thursday said it would hold U.S. interest rates at their current level, close to zero, and added qualitative criteria to govern how long it will keep up its $120-a-month bond-buying program.

First Mover: Stimulus Tests Bitcoin in Real-Time, and It Passes $20K

Bitcoin has climbed as more big investors said it might serve as a hedge against inflation. On Wednesday prices crossed $20K for the first time.

Dec 15 2020

New Federal Reserve ‘Qualitative’ Approach Could Push Further Into Experimental Realm

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin economy federal reserve markets news

"Qualitative" is the new "quantitative" as economists predict the Federal Reserve will move to add subjectivity to its rules on money printing.

Dec 11 2020

Bitcoin Is The Move

Why A Bitcoin Investment Is A Massively Underrated Opportunity In Today’s Macro Landscape...

Why Rohan Grey Believes Stablecoin Issuers Need to Be Banks

Dec 11 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks blockchain cbdc crypto

Rohan Grey, assistant professor at Willamette Law, talks about the STABLE Act, which would require stable coin issuers to obtain a banking charter, require approval from the Federal Reserve and require issuers to have FDIC insurance. In this episode, Grey, an advisor to the bill, discusses: how the past history of financial innovation and events...

Dec 09 2020

Dec 04 2020

What Is a CBDC?

A CBDC is a central bank digital currency, a new type of money governments are experimenting with that often has blockchain at its core.

Nov 27 2020

ENCORE: Luke Gromen on the History and (Declining) Future of the Global Dollar System

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  explainers federal reserve macro people podcasts

As some start to wonder about a post-Bretton Woods economic system, macro analyst Luke Gromen explains how that post-World War II system came to be.

Nov 20 2020

Morgan Creek CEO Says Bitcoin Doing ‘Extremely Well’ Due to Fed Reserve’s Dollar Devaluation

CEO Mark Yusko said "zombie companies" left the Fed no choice but to devalue the dollar, prompting investors to turn to bitcoin and gold.

Nov 19 2020

Nov 16 2020

As Red And Blue Debate, Green Printer And Orange Coin Always Win

The nation and world are on the brink, awaiting official Electoral College votes to be cast on December 14, despite convincing conjectural consensus on the champion. But either way, 2020’s highly-contested U.S. presidential election reminds us...

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