Bailouts

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Bitcoin Set New Record of Daily Transactions the Same Day the U.S. Government Quietly Engineered a Bank Buyout
The events are unconnected, but crypto has a role to play in the wider political realignment questioning the sanctity of central banks and established powers.
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Should I Keep My Money in Bitcoin or a Bank?
The U.S. government is in the business of bailing out banks. But some people prefer to keep cash under the mattress.
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Is This a Crypto Banking Bailout?
It depends on who you ask, but this round of government interventions doesn’t yet resemble the large-scale, taxpayer-involved rescue in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown...
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What the IMF Can Teach Binance About Crypto Bailouts
In the aftermath of the FTX fiasco, the world’s largest crypto exchange is rushing to backstop failing firms and protocols. Should it?
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FTX co-founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says he's willing to lose money to help the crypto industry. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
FTX's Bankman-Fried Says It’s Worth Losing Money to Prop Up Crypto Industry
The crypto exchange's CEO is also willing to buy bitcoin for his company depending on the price.
FTX co-founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says he's willing to lose money to help the crypto industry. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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ConsenSys, Polychain, Tron, CipherTrace: Blockchain Startups Got $30M+ in US 'PPP' Bailout Loans
At least 45 crypto and blockchain startups, ranging from Bittrex to the Electric Coin Company, received U.S. Paycheck Protection Program loans, new filings show.
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Bailouts Don't Save the Economy. They Prop Up Companies That Should Be Allowed to Fail
If we keep bailing out corporations during every crisis, we'll end up with implicitly state-owned enterprises and a lack of economic dynamism.
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Corporate America Knows the Bailout Is Baked In
Corporate America has embraced fragility, says Nic Carter. Its business model depends on a bailout.
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How BlackRock Ended Up on Both Sides of the Bailout, Feat. Meltem Demirors
As BlackRock gets appointed to oversee bailouts to companies including BlackRock, how do we make an insane moment lead to good?
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