Nobel laureate in economics Joseph Stiglitz calls for a ban on cryptocurrencies



The Nobel Prize in Economics Joseph Stiglitz advocated this Friday for banning cryptocurrencies with the argument that they facilitate the “money laundering” on a large scale.

“Closure them,” said the American economist in statements to the German weekly The mirror in relation to digital currencies such as bitcoin, noting that the ban could be introduced at the point in the chain where cryptocurrencies are exchanged for regular money.

For years the institutions strive to make financial markets more transparent“, plot.

Stiglitz asks to close cryptocurrencies and real estate

The fact that cryptocurrencies are digital does not make this requirement cease to be essential”Stigliz added.

“Right now there are two big holes that we have to close, crypto and real estate,” affirmed the Nobel Prize in Economics in reference to the fight against money laundering in the United States, a country that continues to be a center of “money laundering”.

He partially attributed the responsibility for the problems in the real estate field to former President Donald Trump, of whom he affirmed that “he was known as whitewasher and got rich that way”.

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