Bitcoin Proponents Slam Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman After Venmo Payment Issue

Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman complained on Twitter Wednesday that he was experiencing issues with the centralized payment processor Venmo. His tweet was followed by a barrage of bitcoin supporters who insisted that Krugman was now realizing the importance of censorship-resistant payment systems. Krugman’s Experience Highlights the Growing Interest in Censorship-Resistant Payment Systems Nobel Prize […]

FTX Insider Reveals New Document, Musk Catches Flak for SBF Comments, Nobel Prize Laureate Krugman Warns of Eternal Winter for Blockchain — Week in Review

It’s been another wild week in crypto, with a claimed FTX insider revealing a controversial document related to former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison’s account at FTX. In related news, Elon Musk has been criticized for suggesting that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) probably donated much more than publicly admitted to Democrats. Morgan Creek […]

Nobel Prize Laureate Paul Krugman Warns of an Eternal Winter for Blockchain

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has warned about the possibility of a perennial winter for blockchain projects, including crypto. In a recent article published in the New York Times (NYT), the economist criticizes blockchain as a tech and its uses citing several signs that he believes precede this upcoming winter. Paul Krugman Compares Crypto Winter […]

Federal Reserve Hikes Benchmark Bank Rate by 75bps to Battle Elevated Inflation

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate on Wednesday afternoon by three-quarters of a percentage point. The central bank’s move follows the consumer price index (CPI) report last week that showed U.S. inflation jumped last month by 8.3% per annum. Fed Raises Federal Funds Rate by 75bps anticipates ‘Ongoing Increases’ On September 21, […]

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman Compares Crypto to Housing Bubble and Subprime Crisis

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has compared the current state of cryptocurrency to the housing bubble and the subprime mortgage crisis. Noting that crypto lacks any real value, he said: “it is a house built not on sand, but on nothing at all.” Paul Krugman on Crypto, Housing Bubble, and Subprime Mortgage Crash Nobel laureate […]