Inside El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment: Cointelegraph video report

Inside El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment: Cointelegraph video report

Last month, Bitcoin was adopted as legal tender in El Salvador, joining the U.S. dollar.The country’s new Bitcoin Law, which will be enforced starting Sept. 7, will allow Salvadorans to use Bitcoin (BTC) as a currency to purchase goods and services, as well as to pay taxes and debt. El Salvador’s president, Nayib Bukele, has stated that Bitcoin adoption will hugely benefit the 70% of the local population that lacks access to banking services. He

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DeFi Leader MarkerDAO Partners With Simplex to Create a Dai Fiat On-Ramp

DeFi Leader MarkerDAO Partners With Simplex to Create a Dai Fiat On-Ramp

Major decentralized finance player MakerDAO has partnered with payment processor Simplex to create a fiat on-ramp for its Dai decentralized stablecoin. Major decentralized finance (DeFi) player MakerDAO (MKR) partnered with payment processor Simplex to create a fiat on-ramp for its Dai (DAI) decentralized stablecoin.According to an announcement on Mar. 3, the partnership makes it possible to buy Dai with the credit and debit cards of Simplex’s partner firms. Maker’s business development representative in Europe,…

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US Intelligence Community Sees Crypto As a Threat to the Greenback

US Intelligence Community Sees Crypto As a Threat to the Greenback

The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence is seeking a researcher to model risk scenarios for how and why the dollar could lose its global supremacy. The United States intelligence community is seeking a researcher to model risk scenarios for how and why the dollar could lose its global supremacy, and how best to respond.The role was advertised on Feb. 14 by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). The successful…

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US Deficit Will Be at Least 6 Times Bitcoin Market Cap — Every Year

US Deficit Will Be at Least 6 Times Bitcoin Market Cap — Every Year

Bitcoin figures continue to highlight the dangers of U.S. economic policy as debt hits record highs of $23 trillion and dollars keep getting printed. The average budget deficit of the United States will “never” be less than $1 trillion per year in the future — or 4.5% of GDP, worrying data on the fiat economy shows. Compiled by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and shared by crypto hedge fund manager Travis Kling on Jan….

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