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The Flight to Safety

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I’ve got to say, I was wrong about crypto – – or, more specifically, wrong about Bitcoin and Ethereum. To be clear, I still think crypto is useless, but maybe we’ve found a very specific niche case where it excels: that is to say, a reliable safe haven for fixed assets (a digital gold, some have called it). There’s no arguing with the stellar performance of Bitcoin this year………..