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In today's roundup, we look at how those sticky inflation figures might be of some comfort to the government. We check out the (seriously impressive) ETF figures, run a comparison between gold and BTC, and dig into how an AI-generated deepfake nearly caused serious problems.


Gold Vs Bitcoin

How do gold and digital gold measure up against each other? While there are similarities, the differences are equally important.

Gold Vs Bitcoin
Digital gold has similar properties to its physical counterpart - but also some striking differences.

Inflation Stays Reassuringly High (For Government)

Those high CPI numbers help reduce the real-terms value of the national debt. You didn't think "higher for longer" was just about interest rates, did you?

Inflation Stays Reassuringly High (For Government)
Governments like inflation when it’s high enough to erode the public debt without causing a revolt.

After One Month, The Verdict Is In For ETFs

The nine (excluding GBTC) have seen inflows totaling more than 1% of all BTC in existence, and they're just getting started.

After One Month, The Verdict Is In For ETFs
BlackRock alone holds more than 0.5% of all BTC in existence, and inflows are accelerating.

London Mayor AI Deepfake Nearly Resulted In "Serious Disorder"

Footage of Sadiq Khan apparently speaking dismissively of Remembrance weekend ceremonies was a "red rag" to the far right.

London Mayor AI Deepfake Nearly Resulted In “Serious Disorder”
AI is now good enough to create convincing deepfakes, and there is no easy way to prevent misinformation being disseminated.

Finance 101: What Are Eurodollars?

Eurodollars, which are critically important to the global financial system, are US dollars that exist outside of US banks. This now includes stablecoins.

Finance 101: What Are Eurodollars?
Eurodollars are simply US dollars deposited in banks outside the United States. However, the term may now arguably include stablecoins.

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