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    The Crypto Mile - Weekly Update

    Brian, checking in from London HQ, takes a quick look at the current prices of the world's most popular cryptocurrencies.

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    The Crypto Mile - The Power and Potential of Cryptocurrencies

    On this week's show, our host Brian McGleenon is joined by Jordan Belfort, Professor Steve Hanke and Jimmy Song to discuss and debate the present and future of cryptocurrencies.

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    The Crypto Mile - Steve Hanke: Stablecoins and the Herstatt cross-currency settlement risk

    A short exerpt from Episode 1 of 'The Crypto Mile,' where Brian and Steve discuss the risk of settling off-chain transactions with stablecoins.  The Herstatt risk, also known as settlement risk or cross-currency settlement risk, has problematic implications because of the lag between stablecoin transactions and settling them with their pegged currency off-chain.  Because stablecoins move irrevocably among buyers and sellers within minutes and the reserve assets that back stablecoins require a day or longer to settle, these deals could fail, leading to the Herstatt.