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“Virtual currencies may hold long-term promise, particularly if the innovations promote a faster, more secure and more efficient payment system.”

—Ben Bernanke.

Thought For Today

Dear Economists, I’d Like To Know How This Thing Got To Control All of Mankind’s Arbitrary Wealth

The greatest poindexters of money science cannot explain this phenomenon. Everyone is confused. Even the President of the Kansas City Fed can’t explain what the heck is going on. 738 more words

Is Our Housing Supply Catching Up?

The Mortgage Corner

Nationwide housing starts rose 13.7 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after a slight upward revision to the September reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. 604 more words

Weekly Financial News

Janet Yellen:  time to move on

Today, Donald Trump appointed Jerome Powell as the next chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system (Fed) replacing Janet Yellen.  The announcement was expected as Powell must now prepare himself to go through the… 437 more words

Politics

President Donald Trump is nearing a decision on whom to pick to lead the Federal Reserve

Fed Chair Janet Yellen`s job is coming to an end. She took over the job from Ben Bernanke who started to «print» money. Four years is over and President Donald Trump have a few but strong candidates on his table. 858 more words

Bernanke at Ripple Event: Blockchain Has 'Obvious' Benefits in Payments

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is bullish on blockchain.

Speaking at Ripple’s Swell conference in Toronto today, being held the same week and in the same city as Sibos, the annual gathering hosted by Ripple’s rival Swift, Bernanke told a room of several hundred attendees that he believes payments can be slow and expensive as designed using existing tools today. 387 more words

Ben Bernanke