Bitrefill launches giftcards on Amazon China; plans to make it easier for Chinese users to ‘live with Bitcoin, altcoins’

The wider adoption of cryptocurrencies primarily depends on the synergy of companies which enable technological adoption. This year saw the highest number of collaborations aimed at crypto-enablement. In yet another addition to the growing list of such collaborations, Amazon China has partnered with a Lightning network service provider, Bitrefill. Although no official announcement […]

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China Doesn’t Want to Be Like the West

In this article Theories abound for why the U.S.-China trade talks collapsed into stalemate, from misplaced overconfidence on the part of Beijing to President Donald Trump’s calculation that a tariff fight will boost his re-election chances. It helps to look beyond the political maneuvering and consider China’s history. Throughout its […]

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Digital Renminbi: A Fiat Coin to Make M0 Great Again

Dovey Wan is a partner at Primitive Ventures, a crypto asset investment fund. Contrary to what many think, China does not oppose blockchain technology. Rather, it takes issue with bitcoin and other privately issued cryptocurrencies, which it fears may facilitate financial fraud and capital flight. The People’s Bank of China […]

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China sells most US Treasurys since October '16

US-China trade dispute may cause the Fed to cut rates Former Dallas Fed advisor Danielle DiMartino Booth, Wall Street Journal assistant editorial page editor James Freeman and Layfield Report CEO John Layfield on whether the U.S.-China trade dispute will push the Federal Reserve into lowering interest rates. China sold the most U.S. Treasuries […]

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