29 Nov '17, 7pm

Federal Reserve may create its own bitcoin-like digital currency

Federal Reserve may create its own bitcoin-like digital currency

The Federal Reserve is considering adopting its own digital currency similar to bitcoin, according to the president and CEO of the Fed's New York branch. William Dudley said during a conference on Wednesday that the Fed is exploring digital currency options, but warned that any implementation would be far off in the future, according to Dow Jones . It would be "very premature" to speculate when the Fed could make such a decision, Dudley said, adding that he views bitcoin and other similar digital currencies as "more of a speculative activity" than a stable object of value. ADVERTISEMENT Other Fed officials are less sure. CNBC reported that in September, Philadelphia's Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker cast doubt on the idea that the U.S. government would ever throw support behind a digital currency. "The paper that's in your pocket, that we call money, only has valu...

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