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Bitcoin an ‘Emerging Competitor’ to Gold, Says CME’s Chief Economist

Bluford Putnam, chief economist and managing director of CME Group, believes bitcoin is an “emerging competitor” to gold. In a CME-presented explainer video posted by Bloomberg on Wednesday, Putnam said the yellow metal’s ongoing production, likely to increase in 2021, contrasts with bitcoin‘s fixed supply. The World Gold Council estimates roughly 197,576 metric tonnes (217,790 […]Read More