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US Senators Seek Blockchain Guidance From CFPB, Federal Reserve
Twenty-two US senators sent a leader to senior government officials and the Federal Reserve requesting information about the regulation of blockchain.
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Why Central Banks Will Fail at Digital Currency
Azteco owner Akin Fernandez explains why he believes a recent presentation at the US Federal Reserve did not properly represent the technology.
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90 Central Banks Seek Blockchain Answers at Federal Reserve Event
A number of major central banks worldwide have organized working groups dedicated to exploring blockchain technology and digital currencies.
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Fed Governor Advises Regulators to Be ‘Attentive’ to Blockchain
A member of the US Federal Reserve's board of governors issued new remarks this week on the potential of blockchain technology.
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San Francisco Fed Chief: Digital Currencies Could Make Crime 'Easier'
The president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco gave a speech on financial technology earlier this week.
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New York Fed Report Highlights Bitcoin Market Discrepancies
Federal Reserve analysts have published findings they say show bitcoin exchange fees discourage arbitrage and make bitcoin a worse store of value.
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Ben Bernanke: Bitcoin Has 'Serious Problems'
Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke offered both muted praise and criticism when discussing bitcoin in a new interview.
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Fed Chair: Bitcoin's Popularity Unrelated to Central Bank Policy
US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen said the popularity of bitcoin doesn't relate to the public's perception of its monetary policy.
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Research: Federal Reserve Needs Power Over Bitcoin
A new research paper explores how central banks could seek to proactively regulate digital currency markets to avoid future crises.
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Fed Official Outlines Bitcoin Risks for Community Banks
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has penned an informal advisory note to community banks regarding digital currencies.
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