Cryptocurrencies

Let’s clear the air on bitcoin and blockchain

11/05/19

It’s been a bumpy decade for crypto and blockchain, but both are here to stay.

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'Enough with the scare tactics': Comments of the week

10/31/19

Readers react to Sen. Warren's plan to weed out Washington corruption, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, restricting the Federal Reserve's proposed real-time payments system and more.

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Where does Facebook’s digital currency project stand after Zuckerberg testimony?

10/28/19

American Banker Capitol Hill reporter Neil Haggerty shares how the D.C. community reacted to Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony and how they look at the project now.

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Libra shows banks can do more, says Singapore's top central banker

10/24/19

Ravi Menon says that Facebook's bid to create its own digital currency has laid bare shortcomings in cross-border payments and financial inclusion that banks and regulators must address.

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Zuckerberg fails to assuage lawmakers on Libra

10/23/19

As Congress continues to seek answers about the proposed ccryptocurrency, the appearance by Facebook’s CEO cast further doubt on the project’s future.

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Mnuchin blasts Libra plan ahead of Facebook CEO's testimony

10/22/19

The Treasury secretary repeated his concerns about the social media giant's proposed cryptocurrency, one day before Mark Zuckerberg is expected to face tough questioning from House lawmakers.

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Don’t buy what Zuckerberg’s selling on Libra

10/22/19

Facebook’s cryptocurrency would not help underserved communities, despite the claims of its CEO, who is slated to appear before Congress this week.

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Scharf’s first day at Wells Fargo; Zuckerberg readies to face the Hill

10/22/19

The new CEO is the first outsider to head the scandal-ridden bank in decades; Facebook CEO faces the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss Libra.

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Crypto firms can't skirt AML compliance: Fincen chief

10/21/19

Kenneth Blanco's tough comments appeared to target payments providers that offer their users anonymity.

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Santander's deposit push; HSBC’s strategic about-face

10/21/19

Santander Consumer is planning to attract online deposits via a national platform that could rival Goldman Sachs’s Marcus; HSBC is now in retrenchment mode after aiming for growth.

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