There has been a lot of talk about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) lately. Supporters tell you they will provide a safe, secure, convenient alternative to cash. But in this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey digs deeper and explains that CBDCs are actually about more government control. He also talks about how Jerome Powell talked and tanked the markets this week.
- Jerome Powell performs “open-mouth” operations
- Markets react to a hawkish Fed
- What are central bank digital currencies?
- The issue of control
- Nigerians spurn government digital currency
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