Cryptocurrency Takes Center Stage at Davos

In year's past, Britcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain were criticized at Davos.  But, this year attitudes might be shifting at the big annual World Economic Forum in  Switzerland.

The summit, which begins on Tuesday, Jan. 23, has a handful of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain-related panels planned. These panels include high-profile leaders Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde and BlackRock (BLK - Get Report) CEO Larry Fink, among others.

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