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Why Did Bitcoin Surge So Much Against the Ruble?
Oligarchs dodging sanctions? Doubtful. Regular Russians trying to preserve their wealth? Maybe. There’s also a third, less exciting possibility.
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Inside a Mint in Buenos Aires: A Non-stopping Money Factory
Crypto Long & Short: Bitcoin Is More Than a Hedge Against Inflation – It's a Hedge Against 'Crazy'
For many, bitcoin is hedge against inflation. But it's also a safety play for a world where old ideas about economics are up in the air.
Inside a Mint in Buenos Aires: A Non-stopping Money Factory

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Crypto Long & Short: Bitcoin's Relationship With Gold Is More Complicated Than It Looks
Just because gold is losing momentum and bitcoin is gaining it doesn't mean investors are selling gold to buy bitcoin – not yet, anyway.
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Into the Unknown: No Limit on Fed Money Injections
Drastic measures are being taken by the Federal Reserve as Wall Street reels from fresh predictions of a steep drop-off in economic output due to coronavirus-related lockdowns, business disruptions and job losses.
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Why Bitcoin's Safe-Haven Narrative Has Flown Out the Window
After the past week, bitcoin will never again be considered a safe haven investment, argues Noelle Acheson. And that’s not a bad thing…
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Despite Bitcoin Price Dips, Crypto Is a Safe Haven in the Middle East
Bitcoin fell 40 percent this week from coronavirus shocks, but it's still seen as a safe haven in the Middle East.
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What the Oil Market Says About Bitcoin's 'Safe Haven' Status
“I don’t think any asset is safe right now – except cash, U.S. dollars.”
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Bitcoin, Bonds and Gold: Why Markets Are Upended in a Time of Fear
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson points out the real narrative shift is in the broader market, not bitcoin.
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Jill Carlson
Stop Treating Bitcoin as Risky. It's a Safer Asset Than Most
Bitcoin is often lumped in risky assets like growth stocks, high yield debt, high beta ETFs, venture capital, and emerging markets. In fact, it has many hallmarks of a safe haven in a crisis.
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Bitcoin's Coronavirus Sell-off Throws Cold Water on Safe-Haven Argument
As U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday by the most in six months amid renewed coronavirus fears, bitcoin barely budged - at least in terms of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency’s trading history.
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