Maybe Blockchain Really Does Have Magical Powers

Fear of disruption may be motivating financial institutions to solve some long-running problems.

Can they all get along?

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Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and other digital currencies, isn’t quite as novel or omnipotent as many have advertised it to be. That doesn’t mean, however, that it can’t do wonders in the world of finance.

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