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Stablecoins and CBDCs: Everything You Need to Know (But Are Afraid to Ask‪)‬ Banking With Interest

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There’s been a lot of chatter recently about regulatory concerns on stablecoins, as well as the potential the Fed might offer its own central bank digital currency. But there’s precious little information about what those things actually are.

David Andolfatto, a senior vice president in the research division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, goes through the basics on stablecoins and CBDCs, including why regulators have worries on stablecoins and why a digital dollar could be in the offing.

There’s been a lot of chatter recently about regulatory concerns on stablecoins, as well as the potential the Fed might offer its own central bank digital currency. But there’s precious little information about what those things actually are.

David Andolfatto, a senior vice president in the research division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, goes through the basics on stablecoins and CBDCs, including why regulators have worries on stablecoins and why a digital dollar could be in the offing.

47 min