One of the main reasons that hardly anyone uses Bitcoin for payments is that its price swings wildly relative to the common unit of account. In other words, Bitcoin isn’t a stable store of value. This aspect of Bitcoin is so important that I’ll deal with it separately later in this series.
This is the fourth article in a series analysing Bitcoin. The other posts are linked at the bottom of this piece. A store of value is something whose price remains stable over time. Bitcoin doesn’t fit the bill at the moment, as its price swings wildly from day to day. Yet the cryptocurrency’s promoters believe that as time goes by it will settle down and shine as a kind of “digital gold”.
This article is the first in a series analysing Bitcoin. I’ll be publishing the rest of the series over the coming week or two. Like many people, I’m fascinated by the speculative frenzy around Bitcoin. Its price this week hit a record high above $18,500, giving the cryptocurrency a market value of more than $300bn. For Bitcoin’s proponents, the surge is evidence that it on its way to challenging established currencies like the US dollar, payment systems like PayPal, or stores of value like gold.
@prestonjbyrne It doesn’t say it’s ‘irreconcilable’ but rather the opposite: that the deficit can be sustainably funded through changes to taxes or benefits, and that the demographic shifts stabilise after 2035..
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