Some, like Rep. Patrick McHenry (R–N.C.), advocate a more measured approach.
The film dramatizes the pandemic-era mania around GameStop and WallStreetBets, but misunderstands the realities of financial markets.
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission announces charges and settlements with three companies that may mean very bad news for all DeFi operations doing business with U.S. citizens.
The founder of Custodia Bank discusses the future of bitcoin and banking.
Federal officials ignore repeated warnings, and we all pay the price.
If you're getting Satoshi's name wrong, you might not know what you're talking about.
The enigmatic privacy obsessive is fighting to keep the cypherpunk dream alive.
The SEC is suing Coinbase, alleging that it's an unregistered securities broker, after targeting Binance the day before.
Delayed payments will increase, and companies will respond by raising interest rates—or denying low-income applicants outright.
Plus: Twitter complies with a greater portion of government censorship requests, a judge allows an antitrust suit against Google to go forward, and more...
Stop limiting entrepreneurs’ ability to get funding from those they know best.
Financial institutions have been locked out of the cannabis industry because of a surveillance regime that appears to have done little to stop real criminals.
The CFPB funding scheme is constitutional, the 2nd Circuit says.
The higher taxes on small businesses and entrepreneurs could slow growth. Less opportunity means more tribalism and division.
Plus: Fox News troubles, junk statistics about illicit economies, and more...
It’s a win for self-defense rights in ongoing campaigns to conscript businesses for political causes.
Politicians lean on the financial industry to target activities they don’t like.
Lawmakers should proactively retake the power of the purse from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, regardless of how the Supreme Court rules.
Brokers will have to report every trade and the trader’s personal information.
Plus: moral panic about department stores, the obvious cause of homelessness, and more...
The mainstream coverage of SBF and FTX is more than a little blasé.
The co-founder of the crypto exchange Kraken will join Reason's livestream Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern to discuss the downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried and his company, FTX.
At least we can treat the results of bad policy as case studies for what might otherwise have been dry lessons in economics and finance classes.
"Sounds like a good reason to think twice about using PayPal," writes Eugene Volokh.
The rapper blamed a lack of "motherfucking inventory" for high home prices and rising rents in low-income neighborhoods. She's not the only one.
Plus: The Virginia Libertarian Party dissolves, San Franciso decriminalizes psychedelic plants, and more...
But Bank of America's Community Affordable Loan Solution program will likely be a gentrification accelerating machine.
Senior Producer Zach Weissmueller explores how the crackdown on cryptocurrency tools has implications for free speech and financial privacy.
The venture capitalist's $350 million investment in WeWork founder Adam Neumann's new venture Flow is supposed to help renters build community and equity. They'd be better off if we just built housing instead.
Plus: Libertarian Party drama, how rent control hurts renters, and more...
The Department of Labor and Sen. Elizabeth Warren have strong opinions about Fidelity’s new 401K option
The sanctions that punish Russia are shattering the global economy.
But it will make the market worse.
New York Times Writer Sarah Jeong Says Inflation in the News Is Just 'Rich People Flipping Their Shit'
Are normal Americans worried about inflation? Jeong says nope, it's a ginned-up outrage because rich people's "parasitic assets aren’t doing as well as they’d like."
Omarova's starry-eyed view of the Soviet Union and interest in giving far more power to the Federal Reserve should not inspire confidence.
Innovation should be more important than regulation.