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Think AGAIN! - Is Bitcoin a Better Store of Value than Gold?

The bitcoin story has grabbed the trading and investing world’s attention like nothing else, hence the huge rise in its price this year. The root cause of the recent price plunge is a long-running conflict over Bitcoin’s failure to fix its most obvious flaws. But if we get a period of market stress then it could be time for the gold bugs to step up a gear as no one knows how bitcoin will react to a market panic.

Gold Soars After Chinese Currency Devaluation

Over one billion Chinese will soon be scrambling into gold to preserve their purchasing power after the PBOC’s dramatic devaluation announcement. Any day now the PBOC will update its revised foreign reserve and gold holdings. And so the next big leg up in gold will take place when it is revealed that the PBOC had only exposed a portion of its “new” total gold inventory.

Gold Is A 6,000 Year Old Bubble - Citi's Dutch Strategist Throws Up All Over Gold

If gold is indeed such a worthless insignificant “fiat currency”, then why just two months ago, did Citibank rush to be “reclassified as a spot Market Making Member of the LBMA? Could it be that gold actually has some value to Citi, if nothing else than pocketing commissions from traders, now that the bank’s rigging is no longer possible?

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