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Cryptocurrencies Can Solve the Triffin Dilemma, Argues St. Louis Fed Economist

David Andolfatto, an economist with the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank hosted a Twitter Q&A where he answered affirmatively to a user’s question as to if cryptocurrencies could solve the 50-year old Triffin Dilemma. The Triffin Dilemma refers to the problem where a currencies’ global reserve status causes a natural conflict between national and global monetary interests. Andolfatto went on ...

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New Study Argues Tether Wasn’t Used to Prop Up Bitcoin Price

Following an earlier report by researchers from the University of Texas alleging that stablecoin Tether (USDT) issues new tokens to manipulate the bitcoin price, a new report has emerged debunking this theory. Written by Dr. Wang Chun Wei of the University of Queensland Business School, the report states that, contrary to the conclusion of the earlier study by John Griffin ...

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SEC Commissioner Argues for Relaxed Cryptocurrency Regulations

SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce recently gave a speech at the Cato Institute’s FinTech Unbound Conference where she discussed the importance of allowing cryptocurrencies to thrive without heavy SEC interference to foster innovation to benefit investors and consumers. Ms. Peirce is known for being on the dissenting side of the SEC ruling to not allow Bitcoin ETFs to be traded ...

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Binance Argues it Does Not Charge 400 Bitcoin For Listing, CEO Clarifies

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, has officially stated that the company does not charge 400 bitcoin ($2.5 million) to list cryptocurrencies on its platform. Legitimacy of the Claim Last week, cryptocurrency researcher Christopher Franko claimed that Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has been charging cryptocurrencies a listing fee of 400 BTC to integrate them on its exchange. ...

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U.S. Think Tank, AEI, Argues for Self-Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The U.S.-based political think tank, American Enterprise Institute, recently published an essay arguing for the self-regulation of the cryptocurrency industry and said that government regulation should only be used as a last resort. Broynwyn Howell, author of the essay, started off by mentioning how it is understandable for governments that see the price volatility and technical complexity of cryptocurrencies to ...

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French Government Official Argues Against Cryptocurrency Regulations, but Still Wants Control

French government official and academic, Jean-Pierre Landau, also know as “Monsieur Bitcoin”, recently released a report that argued that it was “neither desirable nor necessary” to regulate cryptocurrencies. The report, which extends over 100 pages, claims that overzealous regulations would create a “three-pronged danger”. “The danger is three-pronged: that of freezing the rapid evolution of technology in legislation, that of failing ...

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