Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Basel

Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Basel

Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra caused quite a stir — most of it negative — when it was first announced earlier this year. It’s clear that regulators and central banks have a keen interest in what Libra is, or may become, which is why Facebook honcho Mark Zuckerberg was in Basel, Switzerland earlier this week.

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Crypto Makes Inroads Toward Legitimacy

Crypto Makes Inroads Toward Legitimacy

France’s financial regulator is poised to approve several crypto-related companies and bring them into the regulated financial system, one of the first instances among major world economies. Somehow, we think the battle over regulating cryptocurrencies in the U.S. will be a tad more contentious.

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