Bitcoin Takes it in the Shorts (Op-Ed)

Bitcoin Takes it in the Shorts (Op-Ed)

It’s a new year and a new crop of obituaries for bitcoin, following a dramatic price decrease over a 48-hour period starting in the wee hours of January 13, almost immediately following a dire warning by ex-Wall Streeter George Samman in this very publication a few days earlier predicting such a collapse was necessary to find the bottom of the current bear market and that the recent price declines were far too orderly. Samman is the co-founder and ex-COO of BTC.sx, a service that lets users short bitcoin (among other financial leveraging instruments). How convenient. It was a well-written....


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