Elizabeth Warren

Senate Banking Committee Bashes Bitcoin’s ‘Phony’ Populism

The hearing was almost certainly the testiest in a trio of crypto-themed inquiries Tuesday morning.

Policy & regulation  ·  27 July 2021

Senator Warren Urges ‘Coordinated and Holistic’ Response to ‘Dangers’ of Crypto

In her letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Warren cited DeFi, crypto-enabled cyber attacks and unique threats posed by stablecoins as risks to the financial system.

News  ·  27 July 2021
Bitcoin

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sells Off as Regulatory Concerns Resurface

“We expect volatility to remain under pressure until mid [to] late August,” said one trading firm.

Markets  ·  8 July 2021
Bitcoin

Elizabeth Warren’s Bitcoin Blind Spot

Progressives should step outside of their comfort zone and explore the possibilities offered by this new technology, says a progressive.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 July 2021
Regulation

Elizabeth Warren Gives SEC July 28 Deadline to Figure Out Crypto Regulation

The Democrat senator said in a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler that she needs answers by July 28.

News  ·  8 July 2021
Bitcoin

The Left’s Bitcoin Dilemma

Politicians like Elizabeth Warren are pushing bitcoin policies that put the U.S.'s commitment to free speech at risk.

People  ·  18 June 2021
CBDC

House Democrats Form Cryptocurrency Working Group

The announcement came in a hearing about central bank digital currencies.

News  ·  15 June 2021
Newsletters

State of Crypto: Congressional Hearings Are Ramping Up

We're seeing regulators and lawmakers pay closer attention to crypto and, specifically, how it may be regulated.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 June 2021
Opinion

The Node: Warren Versus the Volcano

Greening bitcoin would be a good thing in itself, and it would take away a tool of misdirection from those who oppose it for other reasons.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 June 2021
CBDCs

Elizabeth Warren, US Lawmakers Put Bitcoin on Trial in Senate CBDC Hearing

While a Senate Banking Committee hearing ostensibly focused on central bank digital currencies, bitcoin’s role in the ecosystem drew much of the attention.

News  ·  10 June 2021
CNBC

Warren Says Yellen Left No Room for Ambiguity in ‘Speculative’ Bitcoin Comments

Yellen said late last month that bitcoin was a "highly speculative asset."

Policy & regulation  ·  3 March 2021