By Tobias Adrian and Fabio Natalucci عربي, 中文, Español, Français While we have seen some recent volatility, many risky asset markets around the world had a spectacular year in 2019. Equity market indices were up just over 30 percent in the United States, close to 25 percent in Europe and China, and over 15 percent
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IBM has received a U.S. patent for a type of “self-aware token” that can record its own transaction data. Awarded by the U.S. Patent Office on Jan. 7, the patent outlines a ledger-based payments system that could make it easier for individual users, businesses and governments to track and trace transactions made using a cryptocurrency.
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Legislation regulating the operations of cryptocurrency firms in Singapore comes into effect today, Jan. 28. The new Payment Services Act will regulate cryptocurrency payments and trading enterprises under some aspects of the regulatory regime that currently governs traditional payment services and require them to hold a license. Crypto payment services must also comply with the
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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has hired former Circle compliance officer Blair Halliday as chief compliance officer and money-laundering reporting officer for the U.K. and Europe, the company announced Tuesday. Halliday will report to Gemini’s managing director of U.K. and Europe, Julian Sawyer, and will work closely with the firm’s NYC-based chief compliance officer, Noah Perlman, who
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Christine Lagarde recently announced ECB, the European Central Bank, Policy Makers are discussing plans to create their own Central Bank Digital Currency.  In her previous role at the IMF, Lagarde gave a speech – Winds of Change: The Case for New Digital Currency.  She gave this speech in November 2018. For that paper she referenced,
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EconMovies explain economic concepts through movies. In this episode, I use Despicable Me to explain monetary policy, interest rates, and the role of banks in the economy. Good luck studying economics. Oh, and don’t mess with Janet Yellen. Thanks for watching. Please subscribe. Watch ALL episodes of Econmovies https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Microeconomics Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swnoF… Macroeconomics Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnFv3…
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