Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell poured cold water on the idea of a United States-issued central bank digital currency happening anytime soon. Responding to two Congressmen, Powell wrote, “it is not yet clear what additional value a general purpose CBDC could provide in the U.S.”
Dave Kleiman was so desperate for money that he tried to take out a predatory payday loan the day he died, said his former partner, self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright
Bitfinex has announced plans to offer bitcoin options that will put it in direct competition with two major traditional exchange operators, Intercontinental Exchange and CME Group’s Bakkt. Both of those also announced enhanced bitcoin options choices over the past two days.
The tech giants that already know everything about you, and now they want to be your banker, too. What could possibly go wrong?