Cryptocurrencies: Driving The Future

Jan. 31, 2022 7:06 PM ETBTC-USD, ETH-USD4 Comments
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  • There is no question that the phenomenon of cryptocurrencies has become worldwide as millions of people and trillions of dollars are drawn to the asset.
  • The latest eye-catching characteristic of cryptocurrencies is the fact that the prices of these assets are becoming highly correlated with the prices of more traditional assets.
  • Regulators and traditional financial institutions have accelerated their responses to this activity and signs are all around that more money and more resources will be directed to this space.
  • So, the traditional financial institution will now fully take on the "new" technological world, and efforts to bring about the digital future will only be accelerated.
  • Will cryptocurrencies be a part of this future?
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There are two points that are of growing importance in the world of cryptocurrencies.

First, the phenomenon of cryptocurrencies is global and this factor cannot be ignored by the major economic powers of the world.

When we talk of money, as

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John M. Mason writes on current monetary and financial events. He is the founder and CEO of New Finance, LLC. Dr. Mason has been President and CEO of two publicly traded financial institutions and the executive vice president and CFO of a third. He has also served as a special assistant to the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D. C. and as a senior economist within the Federal Reserve System. He formerly was on the faculty of the Finance Department, Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and was a professor at Penn State University and taught in both the Management Division and the Engineering Division. Dr. Mason has served on the boards of venture capital funds and other private equity funds. He has worked with young entrepreneurs, especially within the urban environment, starting or running companies primarily connected with Information Technology.

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