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A view of Romania's first bitcoin ATM is seen in downtown Bucharest June 27, 2014.

‘Enthusiasm has slowed’ for creating national cryptocurrencies: ‘The unknown risks are potentially large’

"The whole technical issue, which excited everyone, really takes second place to this conceptual policy issue. The mood now is: everyone is monitoring it, some are experimenting with it, heavily, but I think everyone is waiting for someone else to do it first so we can."
A Switzerland fan waits before their Group A Euro 2008 soccer match against Portugal at St Jakob Park in Basel, June 15, 2008.

An economist explains the fundamental flaw at the heart of Switzerland’s revolutionary referendum on banking

The Vollgeld Initiative, as it is known, has the chance to fundamentally change the face of modern banking, but it has huge flaws according to most reputable economists.