230 Economists Warn the US Government’s Proposed Inflation Reduction Act Will Fuel Inflation

Last week, Democrats unveiled climate and health care legislation called the “Inflation Reduction Act,” and there’s a lot of debate over the name of the proposed public policy measures. After the legislation was revealed, 230 economists sent a letter to the......

Despite the White House Debate, Critics Insist US Officially in a Recession After 2 Consecutive Quarters of Negative GDP Growth

The U.S. economy has declined for the second-straight quarter as the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 0.9% in Q2. The Bureau of Economic Analysis’s summary of the U.S. GDP follows the recent debate over the technical definition of a......

Philippine Central Bank Governor Explains Crypto Policy — ‘I Don’t Want It Banned’

The governor of the central bank of the Philippines has shared his policy on cryptocurrency regulation. “I don’t want it banned,” he said, advising investors not to invest money they cannot afford to lose in crypto. Philippine Central Bank Governor on......

Biden Administration Accused of Propaganda and ‘Redefining’ a Recession’s Technical Definition

After people have accused bureaucrats and government agencies of changing definitions during the last few years, Joe Biden’s administration now claims that a second consecutive quarter of negative gross domestic product (GDP) does not indicate the U.S. is in a recession.......

Harvard Professor Rogoff: Central Banks, Governments Are ‘Way Behind the Curve’ in Regulating Cryptocurrencies

Harvard Professor of Economics and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenneth Rogoff says central banks and governments are “way behind the curve” in regulating cryptocurrencies. He added that officials throw out the idea of having central bank......

Charlie Munger: Everybody Should Avoid Crypto ‘as if It Were an Open Sewer, Full of Malicious Organisms’

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s right-hand man, has a message for investors considering cryptocurrency. “Never touch it,” he stressed, adding that everyone should follow his example and avoid crypto “as if it were an open sewer, full of......

Crypto Lender Vauld Suspends Withdrawals, Company Is Discussing ‘Restructuring Options’ With Advisors

On July 4, the crypto lending company Vauld announced it suspended withdrawals, trading, and deposits after disclosing the firm is “facing challenges.” While not naming any specific companies, the Singapore-based cryptocurrency lending platform and exchange mentioned “financial difficulties” stemming from “key......

Rap Star Snoop Dogg Believes Crypto Industry Will Bounce Back — Crash ‘Weeded’ Out Bad Apples

This week, the rapper Snoop Dogg spoke about the crypto crash in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday and explained that he believes the cryptocurrency economy will bounce back. Snoop said that he feels like the crash “‘weeded’ out all of......

Bank of America CEO: We Have Hundreds of Blockchain Patents — But Regulation Won’t Allow Us to Engage in Crypto

The CEO of Bank of America says that his bank has hundreds of blockchain patents but regulations will not allow it to engage in crypto. “The reality is that we can’t do it by regulation,” he said. Bank of America’s CEO......

Ethereum’s Beacon Network Deals With a 7-Block Chain Reorganization

On May 25, seven blocks were reorganized on Ethereum’s Beacon chain at 8:55:23 a.m. (UTC) at block height 3,887,075 all the way to block 3,887,081. The reorganization was discovered by Martin Köppelmann who noted the “current attestation strategy of nodes should......