Digital Gold? Bitcoin’s Correlation With Gold Reaches Yearly Highs

Living up to its reputation as “digital gold”, Bitcoin’s correlation with the physical commodity appears to actually be rising over recent weeks.  The correlation coefficient between both assets hit a yearly high of 0.4 last week – its highest point in over a year.  “Digital Gold” Coming True? As noted by the crypto market data provider Kaiko, Bitcoin’s correlation with gold since last year has oscillated between positive 0.2 and negative 0.2. In other words, the movements of one asset…

Fidelity: Bitcoin Is Different From All Other Cryptos

Amid a sea of over 17,000 cryptocurrencies today, Fidelity still considers Bitcoin unique from the crowd. The $4 trillion asset manager recently released a report arguing that Bitcoin is a superior monetary good to all other cryptos. That said, it highlights other cryptocurrencies and chains as thriving in different market niches. Therefore, they are complementary – not competitive – to Bitcoin. Bitcoin is One-of-a-Kind Fidelity’s report – titled “Bitcoin First” – was posted to its site on Monday by Chris…

Bill Miller: Bitcoin Is 50% Of My Portfolio

It looks like Michael Saylor isn’t the only billionaire to make Bitcoin his premier asset holding. Bill Miller – top investor and former chairman of Legg Mason Capital Management – recently revealed that Bitcoin comprises half of his portfolio. He recommended that other investors become at least 1% allocated to the asset, calling it “insurance against financial catastrophe.” Miller’s Growing Bitcoin Position Miller revealed his Bitcoin position in an interview with Wealthtrack on Friday. In explaining his lack of diversification,…

Could Bitcoin Reach $250,000? Hedge Fund Manager Says Yes, Calls it ‘Digital Gold’

Hedge fund manager Mark Yusko is not concerned with the recent Bitcoin dip. The oldest and most significant crypto dropped to $56,000, 16% below the all-time high of $68,000. Despite that, Yusko thinks that Bitcoin is still on its way to reaching $250,000. Mark Yusko, CEO of hedge fund Morgan Creek, explained why he thinks Bitcoin could reach a per-coin price of $250,000. He did not pull that number out of the air, said the hedge fund manager and Bitcoin…

Investors Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold, According to JP Morgan

Major multinational investment bank JPMorgan recently revealed its reasons for why Bitcoin is surging this week. Among these are its attractiveness to institutional investors as an inflation hedge that is superior to gold. JP Morgan’s Analysis on BTC Price Growth The investment bank gave their analysis of the crypto’s price in a note shared Thursday, as reported by Markets Insider. They list 3 main reasons Bitcoin broke through key resistance levels this week, reclaiming its trillion-dollar market cap. Inflation Hedging…

Bitcoin is a Blue-chip Asset and Decentralized Exchanges Already Disrupted Centralized Exchanges, Says Coinbase

Recently, Coinbase carried out a research calling Bitcoin a blue-chip asset. It was reported that its position as a blue-chip asset is still undisputed and there is a trend where bull markets exhibit rising traction among alternative assets. The report says this may be due to several reasons, but majorly has to do with psychology. Investors seem more willing to consider altcoins during bull runs, like the time the market dominance of Bitcoin declined beneath 30 percent on Coinbase during…

Aurus: Making Gold as Easy as Money

Gold has long since been considered a safe asset. Therefore, it is no surprise that experts are always looking for ways to come up with gold-backed digital assets. However, the search for gold-backed digital assets intensified after Bitcoin’s price reached parity with gold in 2017. Blockchain technology has long established itself as a secure accounting method and has brought about a new approach to searching for these assets.  There have been several gold-backed cryptocurrencies, and the newest player in the…

Block.One CEO Disputes’ Bitcoin is Money’ Claims on Social Media

Several perspectives on the role of Bitcoin continue to render many at loggerheads. The joint founder and CEO of Block.One, Brendan Blumer, expressed his thoughts concerning Bitcoin on Twitter. Blummer said the world's largest cryptocurrency is not money and is in no way ever going to be. Responding to a tweet written by Peter Schiff, he added that Bitcoin is the immediate gold generation. He continued to say the purpose of the cryptocurrency is not to get used as everyday…