Banking,  Financial Regulation

Wyoming Wants to Be the Crypto Capital of the U.S.

As I’ve written previously, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies aren’t just risky assets for those who own them: risk in the financial sector impacts all of us.

For Slate, I wrote about Wyoming’s push to lure blockchain companies into the state, and how an obscure banking law from the 1860s gives small states like Wyoming outsize power in our financial landscape.

If you prefer video to text, you can hear me discussing this article with Sam Seder on the show Majority Report on NBC’s streaming service Peacock (I don’t think you need a Peacock account to watch the show from a browser, but you may need a Peacock account to watch it on your TV/Roku).