CBDCs

Legislation in the House of Representatives is on a collision course over a future U.S. central bank digital currency.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Dueling Digital Dollar Bills Debated in Congressional Hearing on U.S. CBDC
House Republicans want to ban U.S. CBDCs before they’re even formally proposed by the Federal Reserve, but one senior Democrat is pitching a bill that goes the other way.
Legislation in the House of Representatives is on a collision course over a future U.S. central bank digital currency.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy at a press conference during Bitcoin 2023 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Frederick Munawa)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Ramaswamy Takes Potshot at DeSantis Bitcoin Remark
The largest cryptocurrency is suddenly a talking point in the 2024 race, after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared he would “protect the ability to do things like Bitcoin”...
Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy at a press conference during Bitcoin 2023 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Frederick Munawa)

The ECB is considering whether to issue a digital euro. (Holger Leue/Getty Images)
Online Transactions, Peer-to-Peer Payments Should Be Priorities With Digital Euro, ECB Says
Transfers in stores and to governments could take longer to develop, but basic personal use should be free, the European Central Bank said.
The ECB is considering whether to issue a digital euro. (Holger Leue/Getty Images)

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Here Comes ‘Britcoin’
The Bank of England and HM Treasury take another step towards a U.K. CBDC.
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Post-FTX, India and Europe Push Ahead With CBDCs
After the exchange’s collapse, central bankers are focusing on their own forms of digital money.
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Dan Held on Bitcoin and the Battle Against CBDCs
The crypto exec talks about freedom money vs. surveillance money.
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