Federal Reserve Endorses Ethereum-Backed Alternative To Libor
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Jerome Powell, the current Chair of the US Federal Reserve, recently stated that an Ethereum-backed blockchain project operating as a reference rate called AMERIBOR could serve as a potential replacement to LIBOR.
Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC). USD Coin is on the Ethereum blockchain. The execution of issuing and redeeming USDC tokens is ensured with ERC-20 smart contract.
A district court in China has reportedly ruled that Ethereum's cryptocurrency is legal property with economic value.
While cryptocurrency is not legal tender in China, people can hold and transfer them like property.
If approved this would directly link Russia's currency to gold bullion for the first time in more than a century.
Linking the ruble to bullion could give Russia more "sovereignty" over its financial system.
However, the governor of Russia's central bank, Elvira Nabiullina, told reporters the idea was "not being discussed in any way".
Full article: Reuters
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Former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton dropped a legal airburst bomb on Ripple. A few short days before leaving the position, Clayton filed a lawsuit making claims that are at least, suspect because of timing.
What possible motivation could there be for shaking all retail investors out of XRP, and tanking its price? Perhaps it has to do with the actual function of Ripple. Ripple is a major contender for replacing the central banking SWIFT system for international transfers.
First Pretrial Conference for Ripple and SEC to Take Place on February 22.
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The government will abolish the VAT (tax) on bullion when purchasing gold bars or other precious metals from a bank.
The 20% current tax on top of its value will not apply.
According to Money Week China 'almost certainly' owns more gold than the United States and both Russia and China have been expecting that they must separate from the U.S. dollar and have been increasing their gold holdings so that they will be prepared for such a time.
Maxime Bernier said that China and Russia have both accumulated a lot of gold and are dumping their dollar assets.
"By escalating the Ukraine conflict and imposing financial sanctions, we are pushing them to establish an alternative global monetary system, likely based on gold" he stated.
"When this happens the US$ will crash and our massively indebted economies will suffer.
This is a big geopolitical blunder. And btw Canada has no gold reserve. We won't have anything to support the CAN$. Almost nobody sees this coming". he added.
Maxime Bernier said that he supports the return to sound money and a gold standard, but not in an 'unprepared and destabilizing fashion as the one we are facing now'.
Source: Defcon Level Warning System