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‘Ultra-Bull Case’ for Bitcoin Driven By Central Banks – Anthony Pompliano

Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano of Morgan Creek Digital believes Bitcoin is about to experience an epoch-defining next 18 months. ‘A Perfect Storm for Bitcoin’ Speaking to Bloxlive TV earlier in June, Pompliano said the next 18 months will be crucial for Bitcoin. The Morgan Creek Digital co-founder believes the plethora of developments with potentially global economic […]

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German Central Bank Chief Pours Cold Water on Digital Currencies

By CCN: Deutsche Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann has added a dampener to discussions on central bank digital currencies (CBDC), claiming they would destabilize financial systems and worsen bank runs. The president of Germany’s central bank said, in a speech in Frankfurt, Germany, that widespread use of digital central bank money could have “serious consequences.” CBDCs […]

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Russian Central Bank ‘Would Consider’ Creating Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

Russia’s central bank would consider creating a new cryptocurrency backed by gold for international settlements. Gold-Backed Crypto Could Have Use In Settlements That was the latest information to come from Elvira Nabiullina, head of the Bank of Russia, speaking to the country’s parliament, the Duma, about current plans involving cross-border finance. In principle, Nabiullina said […]

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Crypto Payments: Canada and Singapore Central Banks Send Each Other Digital Currencies

By CCN.com: The Bank of Canada and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has conducted a successful pilot test of central bank-backed crypto assets to clear cross-border and cross-currency payments. The official statement of MAS released on May 2 described the potential of “central bank digital currencies” in increasing the efficiency and reducing risks for […]

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Argentina Central Bank’s Inability to Stop Inflation is Forcing People to Bitcoin

As Argentina’s inflation rate skyrockets to its highest level since 1992, people are increasingly turning to Bitcoin as an alternative. Inflation in Argentina Surpasses 54 Percent Argentina’s central bank already tightened monetary policy three times in the last month, and inflation is still accelerating at a rate of nearly 55 percent. Bloomberg notes: The inflation […]

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Is Litecoin (LTC) and Other Assets Rallying Because of Central Banks’ Irresponsibility?

Litecoin prices up with huge trade volumes Irresponsible central banks like the FED will fuel crypto resurgence Travis Kling, the Chief Investment Officer at Ikigai Asset Management, believes that the crypto space will flourish as the public loses faith in the FED thanks to their “irresponsibility.” Thus far, Litecoin (LTC) is up 45.9 percent with […]

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Bitcoin Basher Agustin Carstens Rails Against Central Bank Crypto Projects

Agustin Carstens, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) general manager and a noted bitcoin critic, has said that the launch of central bank-backed crypto assets could undermine financial stability. During his speech at the Central Bank of Ireland, the BIS official said: “There are huge operational consequences for central banks in implementing monetary policy and implications […]