Category: Digital Dollar

US Fed: CBDC a ‘very high priority’ to combat bad private sector money

US Fed: CBDC a ‘very high priority’ to combat bad private sector money

The United States Federal Reserve needs its own digital currency to protect against a possible overnight proliferation of stablecoin technology, says Fed chairman Jerome Powell. 7893 Total views 49 Total shares Cryptocurrency stablecoins could become systemically important overnight, says United States Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, and that’s why the Fed is determined to get […]

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What Is a CBDC?

What Is a CBDC?

CBDC stands for “central bank digital currency,” a new type of currency that governments around the world are experimenting with. What sets a CBDC apart from established currencies is that proponents hope it can use new payment technology, typically a blockchain, to potentially increase payment efficiency and lower costs. This new type of currency is […]

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