The Fed’s Lael Brainard warns that Libra users’ rights with respect to the token’s underlying assets and the system overall remain unclear
On October 11, the U.S. Federal Reserve explained that it would inject more easing into the economy by purchasing Treasury bills at an initial $60 billion per month for the next two months. The purchasing rate could decrease or increase, but the central bank expects the easing plan to last until at least Q2 2020. […]
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Bitcoin scores high in terms of ‘moneyness’ compared to other forms of money as it has some technical advantages and social inertia. In an interview with Bitcoin.com’s Humans of Bitcoin podcast, brilliant contrarian thinker Sean Walsh shared his opinion about cryptocurrencies and their place within the global financial system. The crypto investor believes decentralized digital […]
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U.S. President Donald Trump is pressuring the central bank to cut interest rates even further as a spike in oil prices has offset the Federal Reserve’s ‘normalization’ tactics like rate-cutting and overnight repos. Additionally, the mega bank JP Morgan Chase (JPM) is being blamed for the lack of liquidity in the repo market’s cash reserves, […]
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What is the role of bitcoin as interest rates drop?
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In the last 48 hours, digital currency markets have rebounded after some bearish price dips last week. After losing $35 billion in a short period of time, most crypto markets have been gradually healing and the overall market valuation of the cryptoconomy has clawed back at least 50-60% of the losses. Also Read: Money and […]
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Central banks worldwide continue to inject more stimulus into the economy as they predict the onset of a new financial crisis. In the face of a sluggish economy, monetary easing, negative interest rates, and ‘normalizing’ the balance sheet is the name of the game these days. Now central banks are contemplating even more unconventional methods […]
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State-owned oil and gas company PSDV asks Venezuelan central bank to explore storing BTC and Ether
Central banks can benefit from digital currencies but they don’t necessarily need a blockchain, says Chile’s top central banker
The European Central Bank (ECB) and a number of countries in the region have stepped up their efforts in response to Facebook’s Libra, which has revived a competing ECB project for instant payments. As Facebook engages Switzerland’s financial regulator, the ECB clarifies how Libra can be regulated under EU laws. Also read: India’s Popular ‘Who […]
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