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Bitcoin Disrupting Banking; Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs by 2022

Throughout history, the banking industry has always been vulnerable to a range of risks, but somehow, it has been able to survive for over three thousand years. But now, traditional banking is increasingly under threat from geopolitical uncertainty and, most significantly, from the advent of…

New ECB Boss Christine Lagarde Could Enact Bitcoin Friendly Legislation

Bitcoin and crypto-supportive legislation could be on the way now that Christine Lagarde has been selected to serve as the new European Central Bank president. Will the ECB Support Bitcoin? Recently nominated European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde has a history of making statements…

European Central Bank Classifies BTC, ETH And Ripple As Usable Assets

European Central Bank which is the one responsible for the monetary policy in the Eurozone recently noted that some crypto assets are identified as usable crypto assets. Following the latest cryptocurrency news, we read more about the new policy. The European Central bank issued a…

European Central Bank: Bitcoin Is Not A Threat But It Needs Monitoring

European Central Bank (ECB) stated earlier today that crypto is not considered as a risk to the financial stability in the Eurozone. However, the ECB recommends that regulation should create a uniform approach for all crypto-assets and this is what we are reading in our…

Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming…

Back to Basics: What Is Money?

Our current economic system can be compared to a merry-go-round that has us consuming, trapped in debt and spending as quickly as we earn. What is fiat currency? Why do we use it and who controls it? And how does it compare to gold and bitcoin?…

First Bitcoin ATM Installed in ECB’s Own Backyard

Germany has just got its second Bitcoin ATM in Frankfurt, home of the European Central Bank, as the total worldwide machine count hits 4000 for the first time. Bitcoin ATM Arrives in Frankfurt As local media reported November 23, Bitcoin-Store Frankfurt in Germany’s financial center…

ECB Board Member: Bitcoin Is ‘The Evil Spawn Of The Financial Crisis’

An executive board member of the European Central Bank, Benoit Coeure is in the crypto news today for his statement that he considers Bitcoin as the ‘evil spawn of the financial crises. Coeure made this statement at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. The…

Europe, Japan and the ‘Drug’ of Quantitative Easing

Last month, news.Bitcoin.com examined the problem of quantitative easing (QE) and its impact on the U.S., and how such policies have spread to the rest of the world. This month, we continue to drill down on the phenomenon of governments printing trillions of dollars worth of…