Bill Miller allocates 50% of portfolio towards Bitcoin In his WealthTrack interview last Friday, Bill Miller shared his thoughts on Bitcoin. At the end of the interview, the long time value investor states that Bitcoin provides a “service of insurance against financial catastrophe that no one else can provide.” He then stated that he has allocated 50% of his investment portfolio into Bitcoin and other Bitcoin related assets, like MicroStrategy. He claims to now be a Bitcoin bull instead of just an observer. Even with the current fear in the market over Bitcoin, he is still bullish in the long-term. Store of wealth Many who buy Bitcoin view it as…
Bitcoin hits $40,000—briefly
The first cryptocurrency made it past a psychologically powerful barrier on the heels of a weakening dollar and growing acceptance by mainstream investors and financial institutions
Bitcoin briefly cracked $40,000 on Jan. 7, reaching a new all-time-high of $40,180.15 at 1:21 p.m. EST according to CoinGecko. It then plummeted nearly $3,000 before jumping back to its current $39,200.
BlackRock CIO Rick Rieder argues Bitcoin could replace gold
The chief investment officer of the world’s largest asset management firm admits he cannot estimate Bitcoin’s value, but recognizes that it may be a better store of value than gold
The chief investment officer at the world’s top asset manager, BlackRock, argued that Bitcoin may be a better store of value than gold. “It's hard to say whether it's worth the price it is trading at today. But do I think it is a durable mechanism that—do I think could replace gold to a large extent? Yeah I do, because it's so much more functional than passing a bar of gold around.”