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Will Congress stop Facebook’s Libra?

WASHINGTON — The rush to hold hearings in both the House and Senate on Facebook’s plan to develop an alternative payment system reflects broad skepticism
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Goldman Sachs explores creating a digital coin like JPMorgan’s

David Solomon may take a leaf out of Jamie Dimon’s book by exploring a digital coin for payments. Goldman Sachs Group’s CEO told France’s Les
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Node40 Executive Explains What to Expect When the IRS Issues Its New Crypto Policy

Last May, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealed it would be issuing new tax guidance and rules about the tax treatment of digital assets
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Facebook’s Libra, fintech velocity, race for deposits: Digital Banking’s big ideas

AUSTIN — Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans dominated much of the discussion at American Banker’s Digital Banking conference here last week, with bankers wondering if the Libra
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'The OCC needs to get its house in order': Comments of the week

Readers weigh in on big tech companies walking away from OCC’s fintech charter, House committee wanting Facebook to halt Libra, calls to stop Congress from
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‘Another one?’ Bankers react to Facebook’s digital currency

When she heard about Facebook’s Libra project, under which the social media giant and a cadre of partners plan to launch a digital currency in
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‘The risk isn’t in the banks’: Fed’s Powell on leveraged lending

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the agency is “very carefully” monitoring bank exposure to leveraged lending risks, but that the
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Maxine Waters calls for halt to Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans

WASHINGTON — Top Democratic and Republican leaders of the House Financial Services Committee called Tuesday for Facebook to appear before Congress to testify on its