Yellen and Powell Concede That Inflation Isn’t Transitory

Bitcoiners have maintained that inflation is here to stay for months, and politicians wake up to that reality. Janet Yellen – Treasury Secretary of the United States – recently admitted that rising prices in the US are no “transitory” phenomenon. Her words echo those of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who said days ago that we should “retire” the term. Inflation Isn’t Ending Soon, Says Yellen Yellen offered her inflation forecast during a Reuters-sponsored event on Thursday. According to the…

Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin is Pure, Dollars are Artificial

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a believer in both Bitcoin and blockchain technology. In conversation with Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi earlier today, he called the cryptocurrency “mathematical purity”. He then contrasted it with US dollars, which governments can “just borrow and borrow” and aren’t actually “fixed” in supply. Purity and Decentralization The programmer touched on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies towards the end of his interview about his new YouTube show. The show – “Unicorn Hunters” – features entrepreneurs who pitch their…

Inflation Alert! Ethereum Records a Lower Issuance Level than Bitcoin’s

A lead analyst from IntotheBlock reveals that Ethereum's inflation level is decreasing. According to a tweet, ETH currently has a lower supply rate. The tweet also explains that several factors are triggering a dip in the coin's issuance level. A Decrease in Purchasing Power? The annual inflation rate of Ethereum hit 3574 ETH compared to bitcoin's 900 BTC. This figure translates to a 1.11% decrease while Bitcoin's rate stands at 1.75%. The tweet's thread details some elements behind the numbers,…

OKEx CEO Tags Bitcoin and Libra the Super-Cryptos

Bitcoin and Libra could be the keys to rectifying the current global economic imbalance.  That is, according to OKEx CEO  Jay Hao. Mr. Hao affirms that the USD continues to have a stranglehold over the world economy. Thus it skews the balance of world power in favor of the developed nations.   Mr. Hao proposes that the global economy needs a fresh start. Further, to successfully do this, we will have to ditch the USD as the standard currency. In its…