The Dollar's Strength Comes from the Barrel of a Gun - Peter Thiel

The Dollar's Strength Comes from the Barrel of a Gun - Peter Thiel

PayPal and Facebook Founding Father Peter Thiel recently held court at the annual "Dinner for Western Civilization" dinner. This gathering was hosted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute at the University Club in New York City. As per usual, Peter Thiel was asked about the prospectus of Bitcoin as a global currency, and how it relates to the dollar in the future. The context of this discussion being that inflation and "Quantitative Easing" are hurting the dollar's standing globally. So how would you best protect yourself, and diversify your exposure in the future, outside of the US....


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