Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Won’t Become Trillion-Dollar Asset Without More Bubbles

The CEO of instant cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift told Bloomberg TV on May 15 that bubbles are an essential part of the industry’s growth. Speaking in an interview, Erik Voorhees argued that the volatility seen in bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin markets over the years is a necessary phenomenon for a nascent asset. “There have to be bubbles in crypto because crypto is taking over the world, and it’s not just going to advance 5% per month without end,” he told the network. He then added: “If it did that, people…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto Is the Mother and Father of All Bubbles

Economist and notorious cryptocurrency critic Nouriel Roubini said that “cryptos is the mother and father of all bubbles” at the Salt conference in New York. CNBC reported on Roubini’s declarations on May 9. During the conference, Roubini also reportedly said that bitcoin (BTC) and other crypto assets should not be called cryptocurrencies. According to him, “cryptocurrency is totally a misnomer” since “to be a currency, you have to be a unit of account, valuable and a scalable means of payment.” Roubini also addressed bitcoin’s scalability, stating that while credit cards…

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