Central Banking

Central banks are quickly entering the cryptocurrency scene either by attempting to regulate decentralized markets or by emitting their own cryptocurrency.

Here we take a look at what’s happening in crypto from the central banking point of view.

e-Franc: Is Switzerland about to release a cryptocurrency version of CHF? by @Gal
A statement by Romeo Lacher, chairman of the Six Swiss Stock Exchange, has generated much buzz in the cryptocurrency space today. Switzerland could soon adopt the e-Franc - a b...
Zimbabwe’s U$ 10k BTC exposes the inneficiency of centralized bureaucracy by @Gal
You would think a high liquidity market such as Bitcoin would present small spreads from country to country. But that's not the case at all. And it's not Bitcoin's fault. With ...
Trump administration promises higher wages without inflation. Is the end of Quantitative Easing in sight? by @Gal
(August 2020 Update : The end of QE most definitely wasn't, and apparently still isn't, in sight.) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has just announced that Trump administra...
Quantitative Easing: The Achiles’ Heel of legacy fiat markets by @Gal
For years now the legacy pre-crypto financial markets have been inflated by the worldwide network of central banks. This would have been unthinkable 20 years ago, but somehow it b...
The QE Bubble: How Bitcoin might have helped expose the real financial bubble in world markets by @Gal
Nobel Prize laureates in Economics, bank CEOs, the World Economic Forum, Bilderberg and George Soros have united against Bitcoin. Why? What do they all have in common? Couldn'...
Understand distributed ledgers and the importance of financial decentralization by @Gal
What's the hype around decentralization all about? Why is it important? Why do we want decentralization, when centralized financial institutions seem to be working just fine? T...
ELI5 How will The Federal Reserve’s Digital Dollar Work? by Gal Crypto
A speech by Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard gave clues about the Fed's advances on the research and development of a blockchain version of the US Dollar. Although it's r...