Central banks are the key institutions for providing trust, and alternatives have often ended badly, he said. He was speaking at Goethe University’s Institute for Law and Finance (ILF) conference on “Data, Digitalization, the New Finance and Central Bank Digital Currencies: The Future of Banking and Money” on Tuesday.
It’s pronounced E, R, C, four-six-twenty-six. ERC-4626 is a newly proposed Ethereum token standard that might resolve a sore issue in decentralized finance (DeFi): the mishmash of design types for tokens that print money. Proposed Jan. 4, ERC-4626 co-creator Joey Santoro said Wednesday the token’s documentation is ready for “final review.” He called on the […]
In 2021, that blissful ignorance suddenly became impossible. We first saw this with the debate over the infrastructure bill, most importantly in the U.S. Senate, when the impositions of a contentious tax reporting provision for cryptocurrency sales had the ironic effect of demonstrating that crypto had arrived in Washington. The fact that legislators wanted to […]
If you’re reading this, chances are very good you’re part of an immensely privileged slice of humanity with access to what’s known as “leisure time.” Chances are also pretty good that you’re the type of psycho who wants to spend it as productively as possible. High up on my personal list of “Type A Maniac […]
“First Mover” hosts spoke with CoinDesk Global Policy & Regulation Managing Editor Nikhilesh De for the key takeaways from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on stablecoins yesterday. Matt Leising, co-founder of DeCential and author of “Out Of The Ether,” shared his views on DAOs’ evolution and outlook and what the mainstream media gets wrong […]
Cohen-Pavon, a former attorney who joined London-based Celsius in September 2020, set up NNY Capital Ltd. on May 5, 2021 with Oved, who later transferred his shares to his wife, Liat Kurtz-Oved, the owner of an Israeli call center that ran the binary options website PlusOption.com, the online newspaper reported.
Yes, it’s a Ponzi scheme. But who cares? So are the dollars in your pocket. If you haven’t heard about it, Olympus DAO is a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol whose primary use case seems to be “making people extremely angry.” Skeptics argue that its core functionality – a staking scheme currently yielding over 7,000% APY […]
As money gets faster, and especially in the kind of loose monetary environment we’re in now, the analyst is increasingly left in the dust. In his place, decisions both by investors and allocators (VCs) will increasingly be based on what you might call “money vibes.” The power of memes and social media discourse in driving […]
The excellent collection of essays compiled for CoinDesk’s Future of Money Week began with a perfect summation of where money is going by podcaster Laura Shin: “It’s going to get a lot weirder.” Having just spent a few days in the madhouse of the non-fungible token (NFT) scene at a series of events on the […]
In the future, card networks will migrate their porn rules over to all sites that host user-generated material. YouTube, Rumble, Twitter, Facebook, not to mention countless smaller sites will be required to verify the identities of their users and set up real-time content moderation, or be cut off from the card networks.