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In Fintech, Fiat and Crypto Worlds Are Converging
Crypto firms and banks are partnering at scale, part of the broader democratization of payments systems around the world.
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In the Wildcat Era of Stablecoins, Commercial Banks Have New Rails to Ride
Today's stablecoin market mirrors the “wildcat banking” era of the mid-1800s, when banks printed their own dollars. Like then, federal intervention is likely.
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Venezuela Is a Testing Ground for Digital Dollarization (and Zelle Doesn't Like It)
With their economy crumbling from hyperinflation, Venezuelans are finding new workarounds to get hold of digital dollars.
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If Crypto Is Anything Like Fixed-Income, It's Going to Need a Fatter Textbook
Expect digital assets investing to mirror fixed income investing and become more specialized and complex over time, says our columnist.
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US Supreme Court's Computer Fraud Ruling Has Big Implications for Crypto
The case, which turns on how to interpret the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, could set precedents for crypto in the years ahead.
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An Indonesian Chef and the Remittance Industry's $554B Problem
When the coronavirus forced Chef Bagus to conduct his cooking classes online, he needed a good payment system. There wasn't one, but his customers helped find a workaround.
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Money Reimagined: The Fed, Hertz, a Bonkers Stock Market and why ICOs Still Matter
Illogical stock movements demonstrate the need for new ways to allocate capital. Yes, it's time to talk about token offerings once more.
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Bitcoin Doesn’t Take Sides: Why Apolitical Solutions Are the Internet's Future
Companies that take political stances are in a never-ending war with public opinion. Bitcoin doesn’t take sides and that's why it wins, says our columnist.
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The Crypto Community Needs to Stand Up and Fight Racism
While the CEOs of Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase show solidarity with Black Lives Matter, crypto's big names have often been silent.
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Your Property Rights Should Extend to Social Media
It's time for internet users to assert their rights as content owners, rather than giving up free material to platforms like Google and Facebook, says our columnist.
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