Can You Compare Bitcoin & Gold?

Author: Frank Holmes
Date Posted: March 26, 2018 Read time: 1 min

Frank Holmes discusses the pros and cons of both gold and bitcoin in an interview at the London Bullion Market Association Conference in October 2017.

As bitcoin found its way into the limelight, questions about its impact on gold have become increasingly common. Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, discussed the pros and cons of both in an interview at the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Conference.

“When they streamline opening a bank account and brokerage account,” said Frank, “I think you’ll see a pivot. Then, all of a sudden, gold [will start] to trade as money.” Frank also noted that millennials have “not discovered gold as of yet but … it will take place.”

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