Peter Brandt on Bitcoin

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Peter Brandt is a former commodity trader. He currently is CEO at Factor Trading Co., a global trading firm focused on foreign exchange, futures, fixed income and equity markets. He has published several books on commodity trading.

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Created by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system.

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Bitcoin reviews by Peter Brandt

πŸ”‘ 1 positive | πŸ’© 1 negative


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    While I am super constructive BTC long term, it is an asset that has not yet proven its worth as anything but a speculative vehicle. Cannot be considered a store of value -- it is NOT a currency unit

    2018-08-13 | Full Review


  • πŸ”‘

    I completely disagree labeling BTC as a bubble. Underlying distributed ledger blockchain technology will revolutionize global finance. I think the term "mania" is a more appropriate description.

    2017-12-16 | Full Review

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I don't have a view on what the ultimate value of a Bitcoin will be nor do I care. I am interested in Bitcoin plain and simply because I believe it can be and possibly will be the financial and transactional protocol for the global Internet.

2013-11-24 | Full Review


If something is to displace Bitcoin now, it will have to have sizable improvements and it will have to happen quickly. Otherwise, this network effect will carry Bitcoin to dominance.

2014-01-21 | Full Review


Bitcoin takes powers from the central actors and returns it to merchants and consumers, savers and borrowers. Bitcoin brings back some pseudonymity in the transactions, and can be irrevocably traded like cash. And finally, it points a way towards a single currency – it is a bug, not a feature, that we have multiple global currencies with exchangers and transaction fees in between.

2013-11-07 | Full Review

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