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David Marcus says Libra is an “instrument of development” that will (somewhat paradoxically) allow Western nations to preserve their influence.
Central bank’s managing director raises concern over digital currency’s macro financial risks
“Every stock, bond, currency, and commodity will be digitised” - Anthony Pompliano, predicting the future in 2019.
“Open source is going to outer space!”
Central bank-backed digital currencies would pave the way for revolutionary change
They are ill-equipped to deal with retail customers and the compliance checks involved
Finance minister says cryptocurrency endangers governments’ monetary sovereignty
... the dying liquidity they offer ain’t ever going to be much of a living for crypto outlaws.
“BoJo has helped Bitcoin rediscover its mojo.”
Did we hear you say blockchain, sir? FT Alphaville is here to assist you with your media coverage.
New vehicle aims to lure investors attracted by returns but put off by poor governance
Government’s stance seems at odds with policy to embrace tech that can digitise the economy
Via the magic of multiple interlocking positive feedback loops, of course.
Craig Wright gets caught with his pants down.
Ultimately, the financial system will benefit from Swiss experimentation
“And what’s your wife’s name?”
Association members are wise to let this remain a project led by the social network
The yield on two-year Treasury bills jumped above that of the benchmark 10-year note again on Thursday
Antitrust probe launched over concerns Libra coin could unfairly disadvantage rivals
Enthusiasts forget that employers have used salary tokens to tie up labour
Long-delayed move by Atlanta-based group seeks to woo Wall Street investors
Trading volumes rise sharply after the People’s Bank of China allows currency to drop
Tax ruling brings digital currencies in line with more mainstream methods of payment
Steve Wozniak finds himself in Malta with a token offering endorsed by the prime minister himself.
“If you don’t believe in bitcoin, you’re essentially saying you don’t believe in cryptography.”