Recently, the Global Independence Center held a conference focused on crypto, digital money, and decentralized finance. This blog provides a brief overview of Christopher J. Waller’s speech regarding the crypto ecosystem, the risks and benefits associated with crypto, and the future of digital currencies.
Equities began the year strongly, moving up 6% in January as investors anticipated a more accommodative Fed and traders bought the most beaten down names of 2022. Part of the move was seasonal, as investors put new money to work after extensive tax loss sales of 2022. The January Market Commentary will help explain what is going on.