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February 19, 2024

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Money Printer with James Viggiano

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Show Notes

I talk with James Viggiano about recent comments made by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. 

Not soon after we spoke, James shared a clip that went viral of the governor talking frankly about the exorbitant privilege of money printing that the central banks and governments have.

James and I talk about some of the game theory from the perspective of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to defend the Kiwi Dollar and their attempts to talk down inflation, and shift the narrative even as the cost of living crisis continues.

We also talk about the opportunity for what New Zealand could look like on a Bitcoin standard and how that could interface with the legacy financial system.

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"Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says stablecoins and cryptocurrencies are not a credible alternative to central bank money" - ⁠https://www.interest.co.nz/investing/126348/reserve-bank-governor-adrian-orr-says-stablecoins-and-cryptocurrencies-are-not⁠

Full RBNZ Talk in Vimeo - ⁠https://vimeo.com/912104765⁠

The Bullish Case for Bitcoin by Vijay Boyapati - ⁠https://vijayboyapati.medium.com/the-bullish-case-for-bitcoin-6ecc8bdecc1⁠

Binance money laundering - ⁠https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/nov/21/binance-settlement-crypto-exchange⁠

Zapstream - ⁠https://www.nostrapps.com/apps/zap-stream⁠

Bitcoin Liquid - ⁠https://liquid.net/⁠

The importance of quality research and data - speech by Chief Economist Paul Conway - ⁠https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0hE4vUSleY⁠

Kōura kiwisaver fund (Invests in Bitcoin) - ⁠https://www.kourawealth.co.nz/specialty-growth-funds/crypto-fund ⁠

Corrections:

OKC Exchange" refers to "OKX Exchange" used by Galoy.

Invest.co.nz article refers to the above interest.co.nz article.

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