• PayPal Schulman crypto easy
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Ethereum

    PayPal CEO: We’ll make it ‘very simple and easy’ to use crypto every day

    In an interview, Dan Schulman predicted that PayPal’s embrace of bitcoin and three other cryptos will help bring digital currencies into the mainstream

    “Early next year we’re going to allow cryptocurrencies to be a funding source for any transaction happening at all 28 million of our merchants, and that will significantly bolster the utility of cryptocurrencies," Schulman said.

  • German finance minister not support cryptocurrencies
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics

    I do not support cryptocurrencies: German Finance Minister

    The minister argued that the German and European banking systems need digital innovation, but without private digital currencies playing a role in it

    Scholz’s remarks concerning private digital assets—which arguably includes all cryptocurrencies and stablecoins—is just the latest confirmation that the financial system is improving as a way to protect itself from private competition.

  • SEC questions Wyoming custody
    Regulation,  United States

    SEC taking dim view of Wyoming’s claim it can authorize crypto custody

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comments on Wyoming’s recent No-Action Letter authorizing state-chartered trust companies to custody traditional and digital assets

    The Wyoming letter asserts that the state-chartered trust companies are allowed to be “qualified custodians” for digital assets. In response, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management published its own staff statement highlighting that the Wyoming letter made clear that it “expressly states that the letter ‘should not be construed to represent the views of the SEC or any other regulatory agency.’”

  • Biden impact on Bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  People,  Politics

    U.S. election: How will Biden’s win affect Bitcoin?

    Crypto experts say it doesn’t matter what the 77-year-old thinks about digital assets—instead, we should focus on who he appoints to key positions

    he question now is where Biden’s ascension to the Oval Office leaves Bitcoin. Will the presumed Democratic president-elect adopt a less hostile attitude toward digital assets than Donald Trump, who publicly declared that he was “not a fan” of cryptocurrencies? And will his new administration pursue a central bank digital currency (CBDC) with greater urgency than the U.S. Treasury under Steven Mnuchin, who said a digital dollar wasn’t needed until 2025?

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