Bitcoin

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the global financial system has rested on shaky ground. Now, after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, greater uncertainty seems to be the new norm. In this environment, corporate leaders are searching for security for their treasury holdings outside of conventional asset classes.

After flooding the world with unprecedented trillions in stimulus in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, governments and central banks will have no choice but to embrace blockchain — the technology that powers bitcoin

A brief conversation about Bitcoin and Ethereum, some differences and similarities. We touch on Proof of Stake (POS) and Proof of Work (POW) and various other aspects of the two cryptocurrencies. The first of many conversational pieces done by Real Vision’s Crypto Editors.

Here are today’s biggest headlines, including updates on Twitter’s massive hack, California Resources’ bankruptcy, and the 30-year mortgage rate reaching a record low.

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