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SEC Leaves Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Off Regulatory Agenda 2021

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its regulatory agenda which does not mention bitcoin or cryptocurrency regulation.</strong> Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Not on SEC’s Latest Regulatory Agenda The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the Biden administration’s Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions last week. It details …

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Texas Senator Claims People Are Flocking to Bitcoin Because US Is on ‘the Verge of an Inflation Crisis’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>This week the United States senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, appeared on the Fox News television broadcast Hannity and discussed the leading crypto asset bitcoin. Cruz told Hannity he believes people are investing in bitcoin because they believe America is on the verge of an inflation crisis.</strong> Ted Cruz: ‘We’re Seeing Inflation …

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Biden Makes Cryptocurrency a Focus of New Anti-Corruption Directive for National Security

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Cryptocurrency is a point of focus in President Joe Biden’s new directive aimed at combating corruption as a core national security interest of the U.S. An official of the Biden administration says that major parts of the directive will focus on cryptocurrency and cybercrime.</strong> Crypto a Focus in Biden’s New Directive for …

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Biden Administration Expanding Cryptocurrency Analysis to Find Criminal Transactions

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The U.S. government is expanding its cryptocurrency analysis in a strategy to find and pursue criminal transactions. This comes in the wake of a rising problem of ransomware involving cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin. “Combating ransomware is a priority for the administration,” said a spokesperson for the White House.</strong> US Government to Expand …

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SEC Urges Congress to Pass Cryptocurrency Legislation to Protect Investors

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged Congress to pass cryptocurrency legislation to protect investors, the new SEC chairman has revealed. The securities regulator is also working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Treasury Department to combat criminal activity facilitated by cryptocurrencies, the chairman noted.</strong> SEC …

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White House Defends Trillion-Dollar Stimulus While Jamie Dimon and Larry Summers Warn of Runaway Inflation

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On Wednesday the White House defended President Joe Biden’s trillion-dollar spending proposals despite the criticism concerning rising inflation and low-interest rates. Inflation has risen at unprecedented levels in the U.S. and the average American’s purchasing power is growing less powerful. Now critics like JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and American economist Larry …

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Biden Administration Looking to Increase Cryptocurrency Oversight to Protect Investors, Prevent Illicit Transactions

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Biden administration is reportedly looking to increase oversight of the crypto market with the aim to protect investors and prevent illicit transactions. White House officials, lawmakers, and central bankers have had several meetings on </strong><strong>cryptocurrency regulation amid recent price swings of crypto assets.</strong> Biden Administration Discussing Crypto Regulation The Biden administration, …

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Biden Administration Developing Cryptocurrency Regulation — Treasury to Provide Direction to SEC

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Biden administration is reportedly developing a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency markets. The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, is waiting for direction from the Treasury to establish cryptocurrency regulation.</strong> New Crypto Regulation Being Developed by Biden Administration Fox Business’ Charlie Gasparino reported Monday that …

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Factory mix-up spoils 15 million doses of J&J COVID vaccine

Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. Getty | Mario Tama About 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine were ruined, and future vaccine shipments will be delayed. This all follows a mix-up at a manufacturing facility in Baltimore, according to multiple …

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Biden admin plans executive order to address chip-shortage woes

Enlarge / President Joe Biden signing a different executive order on January 28, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The White House is launching an effort today to ease the global semiconductor supply crunch affecting a wide array of other industries, but any boost the administration can provide is likely to be on …

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