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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he can envision a return to an era where multiple currencies are in use in the United States.

During Powell鈥檚 testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Facebook鈥檚 plannedLibra cryptocurrency, 讛讜讗 讗诪专: 鈥淭he size of Facebook鈥檚 network means it could be, essentially, immediately systemically important.鈥

Though the initiative raised 鈥渁 lot of serious concerns,鈥 including privacy, money laundering, 讛讙谞转 讛爪专讻谉, and financial stability, he began to speak favorably about other cryptocurrencies.

鈥淎lmost no one uses bitcoin for payments, they use it more as an alternative to gold,鈥 he said Thursday afternoon. 鈥淚t鈥檚 a speculative store of value.鈥

Powell has stated in the past that the United States should not return to the gold standard. Some took the statement as referring to a call to 鈥渄rop gold, buy bitcoin.鈥

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