Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair and “Crypto Dad” Chris Giancarlo argued forcefully in a June 17 column that XRP is not a security but a currency under U.S. law. That’s a huge, potentially life-or-death question for Ripple.
On May 11, TD Ameritrade-backed cryptocurrency derivatives exchange ErisX announced that it now offers physically settled ether futures contracts to both institutional and retail investors.
It is “ridiculous” to think that former Bakkt CEO and current Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) would know that she began selling several million dollars’ worth of stock beginning the same day a private senatorial briefing on coronavirus made clear they would soon tank.
The Bank of England’s statement said the group will explore “CBDC use cases; economic, functional and technical design choices, including cross-border interoperability; and the sharing of knowledge on emerging technologies.”