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Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday saying the U.S. and other nations are “forced to compete … with nations that are getting negative rates, something very new.”...
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Unnecessary Evil: How Government Regulations Kill Crypto Startups and Encourage Crime

Thanks to the EU’s most recent money laundering directive, a small business called Post-a-coin, which sold cute postcards pre-loaded with tiny amounts of bitcoin, is being forced to shut down. Meanwhile, the most heinous criminals...
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China Takes Another Step Away From USD Hegemony

The China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) announced that effective January 1, 2020, the system “will adjust weights for CFETS RMB Index,” decreasing the weighting of the USD for the second time in the currency...
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Indian Government’s Institute Offers Blockchain Training in Multiple Cities

The National Power Training Institute, under India’s Ministry of Power, is offering blockchain training in multiple cities throughout the country. Participants will learn about blockchain technology, its use cases, smart contracts, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and...
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Blockchain beyond cryptocurrency – Blockchain Pulse: IBM Blockchain Blog

Share this post: I still find the word blockchain elicits thoughts of cryptocurrency much of the time, which does disservice to this disruptive new technology. Bitcoin launched in 2011 and was the first large scale...
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Crypto Raises Questions on Self-Government

The United States Deputy Treasury Secretary argued that decentralized privately-issued digital currencies can shift some functions from the state to the private sector. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich presented his view on the...