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I can’t figure out how to ‘share’ this article legally, don’t see any such buttons so I’ll just link & summarize a few pp. and you can read if interested. I think it may be important.
There’s a cryptocurrency (provider?) called ‘Tether’. Turns out to be one of the biggest investors in US commercial paper:
“Commercial paper, in the global financial market, is an unsecured promissory note with a fixed maturity of rarely more than 270 days. In layperson terms, it is like an “IOU” but can be bought and sold because its buyers and sellers have some degree of confidence that it can be successfully redeemed later for cash, based on their assessment of the creditworthiness of the issuing company.”
No one has been able to tell me how I can change it into quarters to use at the laundromat.
Jesus: Hey, Dad? God: Yes, Son? Jesus: Western civilization followed me home. Can I keep it? God: Certainly not! And put it down this minute--you don't know where it's been! Tom Robbins in Another Roadside Attraction