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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Says Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Vehicles for Speculation’

The Federal Reserve chairman believes that cryptocurrencies are “really vehicles for speculation” and “No one is using them for payments.” He then compared crypto to gold. His comments about cryptocurrency followed Coinbase’s direct listing on Nasdaq. Fed Chair Powell Thinks Crypto Is for Speculation Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell talked about cryptocurrency in an interview with The Economic Club of New York on Wednesday. The event took place amid Coinbase’s IPO via a direct listing on Nasdaq. With the rising popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, he was asked if he was worried about the impact they may have on the…

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Unlimited QE and an Index Portfolio: How Fed Chair Jay Powell Can Pump His Bags

In mid-August the U.S. stock market defied odds and mainstream media claimed after the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index touched new heights on August 18, it ‘officially’ ended the “shortest bear market in history.” Interestingly while roughly 30 to 40 million Americans face the risk of eviction, the 16th Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, is profiting from all the stock market craziness. The U.S. economy is facing financial disaster after the country’s government decided to enforce harsh lockdowns and shutdown over 60% of the nation’s business production. U.S. bureaucrats leveraged Covid-19 as an excuse and politicians continue to…

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US Federal Reserve Reveals Building a Digital Dollar Codebase With MIT

The U.S. central bank has been working on creating a digital dollar, according to a recently published transcript from Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard. On Thursday, she told participants attending “San Francisco’s Innovation Office Hours” webcast, that the Fed has been “collaborating with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)” toward building a CBDC codebase. The central bank cold wars have begun, as the United States clearly wants to compete with China’s upcoming central bank digital currency (CBDC). Not too long ago, the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell didn’t give the media too many clues about the bank’s…

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