Much has changed since we first covered the subject of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), and much has stayed the same. On the heels of China issuing a CBDC, the eCNY or e-yuan, we again have Western central banks considering their own – even though they’ll never work…
China, the Bank of England and El Salvador: three totally different takes on the current cryptocurrency market. When we compare them side-by-side, they tell an interesting story…
As the coronavirus ignites a frenzy of global paranoia, blockchain stands out as a possible solution to increasing efficiency and oversight. See what one expert is saying about how blockchain can help tackle the pandemic.
Late last week, the price of Bitcoin experienced one of its biggest spikes in recent history, surging by 42% in just 48 hours. Yet even a week later, market watchers are generally mystified as to what prompted the action. Several theories have emerged, and we break them down here. Which of these do you believe should get credit?
As the crisis in Hong Kong turns from bad to worse, citizens of the Chinese island are finding refuge in Bitcoin, thus highlighting some of the currency’s true benefits. What they are learning firsthand right now can be instructive for anyone.
As various economies around the world have been thrust into tumult in the last week, the asset known for its volatility appears to be adopting a new role as a safe haven. As Bitcoin’s evolution continues, could this open the door to greater acceptance and adoption among the general public around the globe? Read more here.
As Bitcoin begins another ascent in price, seemingly no two analysts can agree on why it’s surging. Is it China? The upcoming Brexit? Could it even be Walmart? Here, we lay out the most prominent of rationales and ask: What do you think?