Cryptocurrency News Headlines

By: cryptoknowmics

The U.S. Federal Reserve released its long-awaited central bank digital currency (CBDC) paper white paper on Thursday that examines the potential benefits and risks associated with the nascent form of digital payments. The 40-page paper represents a key step towards creating a digital dollar, but doesn’t indicate whether the central bank should pursue such projects. Instead, it asks for public feedback on questions of privacy, financial stability and just how a digital dollar might be used. The Central bank, therefore, has asked for public comment until May 20 to participate in the CBDC research. In fact, the Fed even made it clear that it won’t proceed for a CBDC ‘without clear support from the executive branch and from Congress, ideally in the form of a specific authorizing law.’ “We look forward to engaging with the public, elected representatives and a broad range of stakeholders as we examine the positives and negatives of a central bank digital currency in the United States,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a statement on Tuesday: The report further notes that the dollar is currently the most widely used payment method in the world being the global reserve currency. This gives the U.S. the ability to influence “standards for the global monetary system.” “It is important, however, to consider the implications of a potential future state in which many foreign countries and currency unions may have introduced CBDCs. Some... Read more

By: ambcrypto

When large crypto exchanges or trading companies make a move towards other regions, it can signal their belief in engaged future users who will boost both crypto adoption and the company’ own performance in these places. To that end, one Thailand-based crypto exchange has its eye on a very specific set of nations. Not so […] Read more

By: thenewscrypto

Singapore, Singapore, 21st January, 2022, Chainwire Gate Ventures, the venture capital arm of global digital asset exchange, has announcedThe post has appeared first on Read more

By: decrypt

Two far-right extremists who allegedly received Bitcoin before the Capitol Hill riot have been issued with subpoenas by the U.S. government. Read more

By: themerkle

Backed by all-star investors such as Double Peak, 0xVentures, Enzac Research, Genblock Capital, and the like, Single Finance, the world’s first capital-protected DeFi 2.0 leveraged yield farming platform, is set to launch its highly anticipated IDO on Cronos launchpad VVS Finance on 19 JAN. Single Finance shakes the whole DeFi landscape by achieving a few […]The post Single Finance: The Few Firsts Shaking the DeFi Landscape appeared first on NullTX. Read more

By: coinpedia

The post This Is Why Ethereum Price Will Not Fall Under $2.7k! ETH Bulls Eye For 100% Upswing! appeared first on Coinpedia - Fintech & Cryptocurreny News Media| Crypto GuideEthereum is likely to resume its bull run in a tick as the asset has reached its 5-months low of $2.827k. The star altcoin has experienced approximately $193.32 million of liquidations in 24 hours thereby losing almost $5k in its price valuation. As the asset’s hash rate is at ATH and funding rates are positive … Read more

By: bitcoinist

During the first week of January 2022, a Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin mining firm bought 1,000 Bitcoin. Thus, increasing the number of Bitcoins the company holds to 4,300 BTC tokens. In a report released on Monday, the Canadian company announced its purchase of over $43.2 million worth of Bitcoins. This purchase resulted in a 30% increase in […] Read more

By: cryptonewsz

In order to further intensify and widen the scope of its bridging and decentralized solutions, Harmony is now preparing for the launch of its Bitcoin bridge. This launch will be carried out with the help of the community members of the Harmony, and external participation in the process will be ensured through the feature of … Read more

By: coinquora

Former CEO Andrew Rogozov Joins TON Foundation as a founding member He will contribute with his leadership expertise to ...Read More... Read more

By: cryptoglobe

In an interview on Wednesday (January 19), Walter W. Bettinger II, the CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) — which is “the largest publicly traded investment services firm in the United States”) — shared his thoughts on crypto. Bettinger has been CEO of Schwab since late 2008 and he was President from 2007 to […] Read more