Things That Make You Go HMMM

A Walk Around The Fringes Of Finance

Grant Williams, Things that make you go HmmmMuch to his chagrin, Grant Williams has reached 30 years in finance.

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Now, for those of you expecting some groundbreaking insight into bitcoin’s place in an investment portfolio or a razor-sharp assessment of the technology, you will, I fear, be sorely disappointed in what follows. I realize that’s hardly the best way to begin a new year, but there is a level of sophistication and detailed knowledge required to opine on such matters in any useful way that I would never profess to having acquired over the past few years (though that same restriction would appear to be no impediment to many others).

Instead, what you will find are my own thoughts on one key aspect of the state of the cryptocurrency space – thoughts which, in order for you to calibrate them accordingly, emanate from the mind of someone who has been a fundamental investor for 30+ years and who, during that time, has seen his fair share of booms, busts, manias and panics.

Never have I seen anything quite like the crypto world. Not even close.

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