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Category: Economy

Jamie Dimon: “I Regret Calling Bitcoin A Fraud”

Less than four months after Jamie Dimon lashed out at bitcoin, warning that it was would “eventually blow up” because it was “worse than tulip bulbs” and that “any trader trading bitcoin” will be “fired for being stupid”, the JPMorgan CEO said he “regrets” his infamous criticism of bitcoin, in which he called the cryptocurrency a “fraud.”

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Bitcoin Isn’t The Bubble – The Global Financial System Is

For one thing, bubbles don’t do what bitcoin has done since its inception in 2009. During my 10-year tenure on Wall Street, I saw several bubbles grow and then burst, and one thing you learn is that an actual bubble rises like crazy and then totally pops. It doesn’t come right back a couple of years later and soar again to a new price 10 times greater than the previous bubble’s high, which is what bitcoin has done after each one of its three or four previous “bubbles” burst.

Cryptocurrencies explained…

By now you’ve probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze. Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably told you how he or she is getting rich quick with virtual currencies like bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, or one of the lesser-known 1,300-plus investable cryptocurrencies.

No way to stop adoption & acceptance of bitcoin – Max Keiser

Max Keiser insists that “what’s driving the action at bitcoin is people who are looking to store value and escape the US dollar, which is a tulip bulb of our era. The stock market and bond market are the tulip bulbs of our era. The tulip bulb of 1630 was driven by highly leverage transactions, that’s what gave us tulip bulb mania of 1630. Bitcoin is the opposite of that.”