UK Regulators Announce the Start of “Beautiful Friendship” With Bitcoin, Ethereum

UK Regulators Announce the Start of “Beautiful Friendship” With Bitcoin, Ethereum   Christopher Woolard, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Director of Strategy and Competition, announced a regulatory sandbox for fintech companies, a first of its kind. Harriett Baldwin, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, described Bitcoin and Ethereum as “digital currencies” and proclaimed the start of a “beautiful friendship” referring…

Bitcoin In The Time Of Negative Interest Rates

Bitcoin In The Time Of Negative Interest Rates   The Central Banks of Japan and Europe have imposed negative interest rates on deposits. Would these blunt monetary tools of Central Bankers be effective if bitcoin adoption becomes widespread? Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund Managing Director, says: “We see the recent introduction of negative interest rates…

You Can Now Spend Bitcoin on Over 2.5 Million Things at Bitcoin.com

You Can Now Spend Bitcoin on Over 2.5 Million Things at Bitcoin.com   Bitcoin.com has launched its new Spend Bitcoin section, a one-stop-shop where users can spend Bitcoin online over 2,500,000 products from reputable merchants across the globe, including Newegg, Overstock and Rakuten.    Easily Spend Bitcoin Online Most people think of Bitcoin as an alternative way to pay online, and for…