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03 July 2020

Goldman Sachs: Cryptocurrencies 'Are Not an Asset Class' - CoinDesk

Goldman Sachs: Cryptocurrencies 'Are Not an Asset Class' - CoinDesk


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Goldman Sachs held an investor call Wednesday to discuss current policies for bitcoin, gold and inflation in the context of the COVID-19 crisis?

In the call materials, Goldman note that while cryptocurrencies like bitcoin “have received enormous attention,” they “are not an asset class.” .

“One could argue bitcoin isn’t backed by anything, but to liken it to a game of hot potato ignores the subjective value such a novel asset provides,” said Kevin Kelly, former equity analyst at Bloomberg and co-founder of Delphi Digital, a cryptocurrency research firm that recently published a comprehensive report on bitcoin

The two Goldman speakers on the call, its head of research and a Harvard economics professor, said several bitcoin forks, which they refer to as “nearly identical clones,” occupy three of the six largest cryptocurrencies by market value

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