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Crypto Currency

PayPal’s Bitcoin Strategy Is Not About Bitcoin

Grab a coffee and read Dave Birch’s latest Forbes article – PayPal’s Bitcoin Strategy Is Not About Bitcoin Given that the people who are great supporters of Bitcoin often talk about its key characteristic being that it is person-to-person, uncensorable value transfer you do have to wonder who will be using the new PayPal service that will allow them to pay merchants using the cryptocurrency. My […]

Crypto Currency

A step closer to the creation of a digital euro?

The European Central bank is to conduct a public consultation on the possible creation of a digital euro, after a high-level taskforce sketched out possible scenarios that would require central banks to mint their own cryptocurrency. The Eurosystem task force, bringing together experts from the ECB and 19 national central banks of the euro area, reported that an increased demand […]

Crypto Currency

Future of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey on the future of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins On September 3, the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings hosted Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, to discuss how these trends are evolving and the growing role of stablecoins, which are cryptocurrencies linked to the price of some stable asset or […]