Bitcoin is ‘probably rat poison squared’




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Warren Buffett, who hasn’t shied away from letting his opinion of cryptocurrencies be recognized, has doubled down on his skepticism of the digital belongings.



Warren Buffett attends the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier Sixty on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)


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Warren Buffett attends the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier Sixty on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (Photograph by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Talking to CNBC anchor Becky Fast forward of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual assembly in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, the billionaire investor mentioned bitcoin — the most important and most well-known cryptocurrency — is “most likely rat poison squared.”

Earlier this yr, the 87-year-old mentioned bitcoin would “positively come to a foul ending.”

“We do not personal any; we’re not quick any,” Buffett mentioned in an interview on CNBC. “We’ll by no means have a place in them.”



Warren Buffett attends the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier Sixty on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)


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Warren Buffett attends the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier Sixty on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (Photograph by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Since January, the worth of bitcoin has fallen by 28% — a steep departure from its astronomical features in late 2017 that noticed its worth hit a excessive of $19,843 in December. It is at the moment buying and selling at $9,921 a coin.

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