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Here Is Goldman's Annotated Chart Showing The History Of Bitcoin

Goldman has long had a love, hate relationship with bitcoin: while JPM's Jamie Dimon was slamming it and threatening anyone caught trading it with termination, Lloyd Blankfein was planning the rollout of a cryptotrading desk. While other brokerages were shunning futures trading, Goldman told clients "your money is welcome here." On the other hand, from a purely fundamental standpoint, Goldman was more ambivalent, unwilling or unable to embrace the currency, yet laying out under what conditions it may succeed as money, which nonetheless was a far cry from JPM's blanket determination that bitcoin is a pyramid scheme.
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