Tag: Christine Lagarde

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes Beyond $9,000

It happened, folks! Bitcoin has broken $9,000! At press time, the currency is trading for just under $9,400 – a near $500 rise from yesterday’s high. Billionaire tech investor Tim Draper is referring to bitcoin as bigger than both the Internet and the Industrial Revolution, and with so many analysts predicting another massive breakout in the coming months, he may not be far off the mark. This is the first …
[Read More]

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Seeks to Achieve “Clear-Eyed” Cryptocurrency Regulation

With so many countries focusing on Bitcoin regulation these days, one wouldn’t necessarily expect to see things evolve in a positive direction. As of right now, most of Europe still remains on the fence about regulating this new form of money, although some progress has been made. Surprisingly, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund would much rather see an even-handed approach in this regard. That’s a positive sign for this nascent industry. Christine Lagarde Remains …
[Read More]