Student loans? Hedge with bitcoins, says Gold Silver Bitcoin
A company called Gold Silver Bitcoin is touting its commodities of choice as a way for students and graduates to hedge their often-huge student debts.
JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and others to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process.
The Swedish government is to hold a week-long bitcoin auction, starting today, with 0.6 BTC for up for grabs.
Last week, Frenching bank Societe Generale revealed that it has issued a security token-like bond on ethereum. But rather than using a private iteration, SocGen used the public blockchain.
Consortium startup R3 has completed work with four banks on a prototype that issues short-term debt over its Corda distributed ledger platform.
Wednesday's controversial debt default by Argentina can only help bitcoin further boom in the country, says James Downer.