Gold price driven downwards - Bitcoin a better bet

Gold price driven downwards - Bitcoin a better bet

Last year, the Winklevoss twins predicted that Bitcoin is set to become Gold 2.0, right now it's starting to look as if they might well be right. Every day, according to estimates, around £220bn of gold changes hands in London. The gold price has been set since 1919 by the London Gold Fix. but, of late, the gold fix mechanism has been somewhat losing its luster. There have been growing concerns that the London Gold Market Fixing Limited, which is owned by Barclays, HSBC, Société Générale and Scotiabank, may have been manipulating, or at the very least allowing the gold price to be....


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