王牌: Bitcoin 'seems like a scam' and should be regulated 'very very high'

“你不喜欢比特币? 你不会投资比特币? 你现在投资股市吗?” Stuart Varney asked Trump.

Bitcoinit just seems like a scam. 我很惊讶. 和我们, 它在 6,000 and much lower,” 他说.

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Trump asserted that he does not like Bitcoin because it is essentially another currency competing against the 我们. dollar.

I want the dollar to be the currency of the worldthat’s what I’ve always said.

The former president added that he has not invested in the stock marketat this momentdespite trading in the past because it is currently sitting toohigh.

Earlier in the interview when discussing the recent slew of cyber and ransomware attacks, Varney explained to Trump that Bitcoin was being utilized as a payment method by hackers to remain untraceable.

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When asked about whether or not Bitcoin should face government regulation, Trump reiterated his point about the importance of the U.S dollar, but also said that Bitcoin should be regulatedvery very high.

The former president wasn’t the only one to weigh in on Bitcoin recently.

周六, Goldman Sachs published a note regarding a new survey to find out what assets hedge fund investment chiefs favor in the 2021 市场.

The note by Timothy Moe explained that the chief investment officer’s least favorite investment was Bitcoin, followed closely by new IPOs.

Bitcoin, along with many other cryptocurrencies faced drastic drops in the last month. One extremely volatile day occurred on May 19 什么时候 中国 announced that it would ban financial and payment institutions from providing digital currency services.

In another instance, Tesla’s announcement that it would not accept digital currency as payment for their vehicles (a reversal from an earlier announcement) coincided with another dip.

FOX业务’ Ken Martin contributed to this report.