Bitcoin Futures Could Trigger a Lehman-Style Collapse, Billionaire Warns

Bitcoin prices soared to a new high last week on the news there will be a futures market for the currency starting on Dec. 18. But not everyone is optimistic. According to billionaire Thomas Peterffy, CEO of the brokerage giant Interactive Brokers (ibkr, +1.88%), there's a small but very real possibility that a …
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This is big, I think it will trigger a shift for at least some of that wealth to be stored in Bitcoin. ( Millions of pounds from the Queen’s private estate has been invested in a Cayman Islands fund – and some of her money went to a retailer accused of exploiting poor families and vulnerable people. Extensive offshore dealings by Donald Trump’s cabinet members, advisers and…


‘The *reason* bitcoin price is dropping is the rapid 1500% rise in 2 years, esp. the last 3 mo. The “scaling debate” is just a trigger. Relax.’ | Andreas on Twitter

In a year or two we'll be laughing about all of this.

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