Or, why Jeremy Allaire can't stop printing.
Coinbase is not the first would-be crypto lender to run into trouble for trying to act like a bank, says our columnist.
Stablecoins redefine the nature of money. Stop trying to regulate them as if they are nothing new.
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.
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.
Exchanges should consider quoting bitcoin's price in sats to get more buyers. But are there enough to make bitcoin a global savings vehicle?
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.
USD stablecoins are created largely outside the dollar system and lack federal deposit guarantees. Investors should be careful.
Bitcoin is "scarce" (and therefore valuable) when demand for it exceeds the available supply, not because of its 21 million hard cap, says our columnist.