Fed's Brainard Says US Can't Not Have a CBDC in a World in Which Others Have Them
Closer to home, Brainard said without a digital dollar the proliferation of stablecoins could fragment the payment system.
Uniswap’s move to restrict investor access to certain tokens, apparently from regulatory pressure, raises questions about DeFi's decentralization.
Bitcoin hits its highest level since mid May and has risen more than 15% over the past week.
Kentucky is the fifth state to allege BlockFi Interest Accounts are securities.
Michael Saylor defended his company’s debt-fueled, bitcoin buying spree over the last year by saying it continued to be a great investment.
Shares of the popular zero-commission trading app opened down as much as 10% on Thursday before closing the day down 8.4%.
The rating agency said that the law and other policy decisions had “weakened governance” and increased tensions with other countries.
"All About Bitcoin" host Christine Lee, Managing Editor of Markets Brad Keoun, and Research Analyst George Kaloudis review the big news of the week: Congressional hearings and bills with broad implications for the crypto industry, Tether executives reportedly facing criminal bank fraud charges, a sharp drop in bitcoin held on crypto-to-crypto exchanges, and other news affecting bitcoin. Plus, what drove the bitcoin rebound and what's next in the week ahead.
"The Hash" panel tackles today's hot topics: Senate's bipartisan infrastructure bill with controversial crypto tax provision is moving forward, Binance is winding down its derivatives offerings in Europe, Solana blockchain takes center stage at Lollapalooza and Cathie Wood's ARK Invest makes a big bet on Robinhood.
"First Mover" dives into today's top stories: House Rep. Don Beyer introduces legislation to provide a "comprehensive legal framework" to regulate the digital asset market and possibly grant the government the ability to ban some stablecoins. CoinDesk's Nikhilesh De with the latest developments in Congress. Plus, the latest crypto markets and CBDC news. Guests include former SEC Branch Chief Lisa Braganca, Julia Friedlander of the Atlantic Council, and Jesse Proudman of Makara.