Bitcoin has seen an extremely strong performance over the past two weeks, even factoring in the Saturday flash crash that took BTC down $1,500.
Despite this rally, Euro Pacific Capital chief executive Peter Schiff still thinks the cryptocurrency is still bearish. The prominent cryptocurrency critic commented on Twitter on August 2nd that BTC is still on track to “zero out.”
Peter Schiff Still Thinks Bitcoin Can Go to $0
Bitcoin saw an explosive flash crash on Saturday that resulted in over $1 billion worth of liquidations.
Most cryptocurrency commentators were not shaken out, arguing that this is just the reality of owning BTC. But Peter Schiff, a libertarian-leaning investor, took this as an opportunity to bash the Bitcoin narrative, writing:
Schiff’s latest comment is in line with his prior messages about the leading cryptocurrency. He wrote in May that Bitcoin is a fraud” and is “nothing,” adding that the value of the asset in his eyes is $0.
The gold bug does own a small amount of Bitcoin, which Anthony Pompliano and others in the space donated to him.
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Other Institutional Investors Beg to Differ
Although Schiff and others in the investing world don’t think Bitcoin has value, there are institutional investors that think BTC has potential.
Grayscale Investments, a New York-based digital asset manager, reported last week that it saw record investments over the second quarter:
Bitcoin has also been adopted by Paul Tudor Jones, a billionaire hedge fund manager.
The world-renowned macro analyst wrote in a May research note that he thinks Bitcoin has value in one’s portfolio due to the unorthodox monetary policy being implemented by central banks.
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