Credit Suisse Shared ledger technology and the impact on stocks.
An upcoming event in London will discuss the potential of blockchain technology for the existing financial services industry.
The financial services industry is moving towards a blockchain-based future. As it does so, standards are needed.
Distributed ledgers and cryptocurrency systems are fundamentally different. The key difference involves how transactions are validated: Bitcoin uses pseudonyous and anonymous nodes to validate transactions whereas distributed ledgers require legal identities – permissioned nodes to validate transactions. Consequently, distributed ledgers are able to legally host off-chain assets due to their authenticated, permissioned approach to validation. […]
Wells Fargo Securities’ head of currency strategy provides a basic, cursory research primer on bitcoin in the context of global currency markets.
Although digital currencies could, in theory, serve as money for anybody with an internet-enabled device, at present they act as money only to a limited extent and only for relatively few people. The economics of the schemes as currently designed, both in terms of individuals incentives and at a macroeconomic level, pose significant challenges to […]
A report by the European Central Bank on various virtual currencies, their communities, and their implications for central banking.
A generalized theorem involving nominal spending and total transaction number, which in turn suggests an econometric gauge that can assess current monetary policy by reference to a free banking-theoretic idea, with implications for cryptocurrency design and monetary policy.