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Banks Aren’t Going to 'HODL' Bitcoin
New proposals from the Bank of International Settlements are unlikely to lead banks to hold bitcoin. But they could open the door to CBDCs, says our columnist.
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Why This Crypto Crash Is Different
There can be no return to the highly leveraged, fractionally reserved cryptocurrency system whose illusory riches are now giving way to real losses, says our columnist.
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No, the UK Is Not Going to Make USDC and USDT Legal Tender
For “legalize” read “regulate.”
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Why Stablecoin Interest Rates Are So Damn High
Or, why Jeremy Allaire can't stop printing.
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The SEC to Coinbase: Crypto Banking Is Still Banking
Coinbase is not the first would-be crypto lender to run into trouble for trying to act like a bank, says our columnist.
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Regulating Stablecoins for What They Are
Stablecoins redefine the nature of money. Stop trying to regulate them as if they are nothing new.
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Por qué bitcoin podría ser algo bueno para El Salvador
La adopción de esa criptomoneda como de curso legal podría ayudar a impulsar la economía del país, dice nuestra columnista, pero hay riesgos si el gobierno se excede en la concesión de nuevos préstamos.
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Why Bitcoin Could Be Good for El Salvador
Adopting Bitcoin as legal tender could help the El Salvador economy grow, says our columnist, but there are risks if the government over-indulges new borrowing.
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Why Bitcoin Should Be Priced in Sats (and Why It Has a Divisibility Dilemma)
Exchanges should consider quoting bitcoin's price in sats to get more buyers. But are there enough to make bitcoin a global savings vehicle?
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Why Money Scarcity Means Someone Goes Hungry
We don’t want to create so much money that it becomes worthless. But it is better to risk inflation than to deny people the means to live.
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