Digital Dollar

Who Should Be Allowed to Issue Digital Dollars?
Who Should Be Allowed to Issue Digital Dollars?
Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy at Circle, Rohan Grey, Assistant Professor of Law at Willamette University join Custodia Bank CEO Caitlin Long...
Who Should Be Allowed to Issue Digital Dollars?

Former CFTC Chief J. Christoper Giancarlo on "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV screenshot)
Ex-CFTC Chairman Discusses Celsius' Bankruptcy and CBDC Adoption
The former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chief joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss why the bankruptcy of lender Celsius Network could set legal precedent in f...
Former CFTC Chief J. Christoper Giancarlo on "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV screenshot)

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a congressional hearing on Thursday. (CNBC/YouTube)
Powell Says Fed Plans Recommendation to Congress on CBDC
The Federal Reserve chairman says a digital dollar is "something we really need to explore as a country."
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a congressional hearing on Thursday. (CNBC/YouTube)

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Digital Dollar Would Secure Greenback as Global Reserve Currency, Lawmaker Argues
Rep. Jim Himes published a 15-page white paper arguing in favor of a digital dollar.
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Willamette University Professor Rohan Grey, Circle Chief Strategy Officer Dante Disparte, Custodia Bank Founder Caitlin Long and Forkast News' Angie Lau debated the role of different entities in issuing digital dollars at CoinDesk's Consensus 2022. (Nik Di for CoinDesk)
Circle’s Disparte Calls CBDCs ‘a Preposterous Idea’ in Digital Dollar Debate
The stage at Consensus 2022 erupted with an intense dispute over the future of a Fed-managed digital currency.
Willamette University Professor Rohan Grey, Circle Chief Strategy Officer Dante Disparte, Custodia Bank Founder Caitlin Long and Forkast News' Angie Lau debated the role of different entities in issuing digital dollars at CoinDesk's Consensus 2022. (Nik Di for CoinDesk)

Bankers are warning the Federal Reserve board about the dangers of launching a digital dollar, at a time when several new members were sworn in this week. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Wall Street Says a Fed Digital Dollar Spells Destruction for Banks
The U.S. Federal Reserve is considering whether to launch a CBDC like other nations, and bankers argue that’s a dangerous idea.
Bankers are warning the Federal Reserve board about the dangers of launching a digital dollar, at a time when several new members were sworn in this week. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

J. Christopher Giancarlo (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
5 Questions for Chris ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo
The ex Commodity Futures Trading Commission chief discusses regulation, digital dollars and financial inclusion. This article is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.
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The History of Cash-Like Digital Payment Instruments
How and why those original digital payments projects are no longer with us today can give us an idea of what needs to be done to do it right. This piece is part of CoinDesk's...
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DTCC Managing Director Jennifer Peve (CoinDesk archives)
Financial Services Company DTCC Working With Digital Dollar Project on CBDC Prototype
“Project Lithium” is particularly focused on how a central bank digital currency could benefit the financial services industry.
DTCC Managing Director Jennifer Peve (CoinDesk archives)