Browsing the "Federal Reserve" Tag

Facebook Talked to the Fed About Libra, Chairman Powell Says

| Stan Higgins

Fed chair Jerome Powell was asked about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency during a press conference Wednesday.

Boston Fed Announces Plans To Design a Blockchain ‘Supervisory Node’

| Anna Baydakova

The Boston Federal Reserve is close to launching their own private supervisory node.

Federal Reserve May Add Bitcoin Crash to Stress Test Scenarios

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Federal Reserve could soon include a bitcoin market crash as one of the risks to take into account when conducting stress tests.

The Giant Bitcoin Rat Is Back And This Time It’s After Alan Greenspan

| Alyssa Hertig

The artist behind a giant, inflatable, rat-shaped piece of protest art dedicated to bitcoin is at it again – this time at the DC Fed.

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There’s A Giant Bitcoin Rat on Wall Street And It’s Staring Down the Fed

| Alyssa Hertig

A public art installation in New York is turning heads in what its creator hopes will be a commentary on bitcoin and government money management.

Fed Chair: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Great’ For Money Laundering

| Madeline Meng Shi

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell criticized cryptocurrencies during a hearing on Capitol Hill.

St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database

| Wolfie Zhao

The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four top cryptos in its economic research database, FRED.

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money

| Michael J Casey

While the thought may disappoint cypherpunks, the first step of a transition toward a true "money of the people" will be implemented by central banks.

Fed Governor Says ‘No Compelling Need’ for US Central Bank Crypto

| Sujha Sundararajan

Fed governor Lael Brainard has said that cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat, and there is "no compelling need" for a Fed-issued digital currency.

Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin’s Price, Say Fed Researchers

| Wolfie Zhao

Researchers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank believe that the launch of bitcoin futures played a role in bitcoin's recent price slump.