Ash Bennington

Ash Bennington is Senior Editor & Crypto Editor at Real Vision, where he covers finance, investing, and economics, with a particular focus on blockchain and digital assets. Prior to joining Real Vision, he ran CoinDesk's market coverage. Mr. Bennington is a former CNBC reporter, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Nouriel Roubini's Macro Economics Blog 'Roubini EconoMonitor with Ash Bennington'. His work has appeared in Business Insider, The Christian Science Monitor, ZeroHedge, The Observer, and Yahoo Finance. Before becoming a journalist, he was a Vice President of e-Commerce at BB&T and held the title Assistant Vice-President & Technical Expert at Credit Suisse.

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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.

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand question marks. Look at this graph of the U.S. coronavirus deaths in 5 different forecasts from a recent New York Times article discussing how scientists attempt to forecast the course of the coronavirus.

Last week, U.S. equity markets posted double-digit gains following encouraging data showing that coronavirus infections may be peaking, as the rate of new cases appears to be slowing in multiple geographies.

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