Tag: St. Louis Fed

St. Louis Fed’s James Bullard Thinks Cryptocurrencies are Counterproductive

Not everyone is a big fan of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This is especially true in the case of government officials and banking experts. The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank’s James Bullard recently made an interesting comment. In his view, cryptocurrencies oppose the need to create a market-based currency trading system with consistent pricing. James Bullard Dislikes Cryptocurrency It is evident the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies should not be underestimated. Despite a …
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St. Louis Fed Sees No Point in Central Banks Creating Monopoly Cryptocurrencies

In the world of cryptocurrency, there is a fair amount of competition as of right now. Until very recently, it seemed central banks would get in on the action as well, yet they have decided not to pursue this option any longer. A new report by the St. Louis Fed states that cryptocurrency developers are “welcome to create anonymous forms of money”. It’s a surprising line in an otherwise standard report. Anonymous Cryptocurrencies …
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