US treasury secretary floats idea of digital dollar maintained by the Fed

US treasury secretary floats idea of digital dollar maintained by the Fed

She still questioned how regulators would "manage money laundering and illicit finance issues" with digital currencies. Janet Yellen may be open to having United States regulators consider a digital currency, but she still seems to have strong concerns about Bitcoin (BTC). In an interview for The New York Times' DealBook DC Policy Project held on Monday, Yellen said it makes sense for the Federal Reserve to look into a digital dollar. Speaking to Andrew Ross Sorkin, the treasury secretary said a digital dollar maintained by the Fed could result in "faster, safer and cheaper payments," but....


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