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Nouriel Roubini Expands Anti-Cryptocurrency Crusade to Blockchain Technology

Controversial economist and professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Nouriel Roubini, has long been a detractor of cryptocurrencies, first warning investors against the “scam” in 2013. Since his widely reported tirade against the cryptocurrency, its price has risen 11x, mainly due to increased adoption and growing promise. Despite being undeniably wrong about cryptocurrency so far, Roubini has ...

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Weekly Crypto Roundup: Roubini Vs Buterin, Bithumb Sells Stake, Coinbase Lists First ERC-20 Token

When one of the biggest Bitcoin critics had his day to testify before Congress, the crypto world knew it would be brutal. Popularly known as Dr. Doom, Nouriel Roubini held nothing back as he attacked crypto, but it was the aftermath that was even more exciting. Roubini called out the industry’s most renowned personality, Vitalik Buterin and the back-and-forth could ...

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“Dr Doom” Nouriel Roubini Calls Crypto a “Stinking Cesspool,” Fails to Grasp Its Value

New York University Economist Nouriel Roubini has once again attacked cryptocurrency and its supporters. The man known as “Dr Doom” for his bearish market commentaries went as far as to call the financial innovation a “stinking cesspool” in a series of tweets late last night. Apparently Roubini Didn’t Attack Crypto Enough in the Senate… One of the planet’s most ardent ...

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Roubini Faces Off With Coin Center’s Van Valkenburgh at Senate Hearing

Nouriel Roubini, an economist best known for his predictions of the 2008 housing bubble, and Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center’s director of research, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Community Affairs in a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain on October 11, 2018. “We need to sort through the static,” said Banking Committee Chair Idaho Republican Mike ...

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Nouriel Roubini Tries to Attack Bitcoin by Saying Fees Cost $55, Fails

Global economist Nouriel Roubini expressed his rage against Bitcoin and blockchain while displaying his profound lack of understanding in the field. A Political Rap against Crypto Roubini was present at an informational hearing round “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem” organized by the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, alongside Peter Van Valkenburgh, the Director of Research ...

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Roubini Trashes Crypto and Blockchain, Calls Them a “Failing Set of Technologies”

American economist and chairman of economic consultancy firm Roubini Macro Associates LLC, Nouriel Roubini, is keeping his earned nickname of “Dr. Doom” intact, providing an incredibly bearish report on cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in front of the U.S. Senate today. Cryptocurrency is the “Mother of All Scams and Bubbles” Dr. Nouriel Roubini, who has earned the nicknames “Dr. Doom” and “permabear” ...

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‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini to Take on Crypto at US Congress Hearing Today

American economist Nouriel Roubini has prepared his “debunking” of the crypto and blockchain space in a 30-page testimony set to be delivered at a U.S. congress hearing. The hearing will be held today, Oct. 11 by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and is devoted to “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.” Roubini will testify in ...

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Roubini Calls Buterin a Dictator, Falsely Claims Crypto is Centralized

Nouriel Roubini, a proclaimed critic of the crypto sector, characterized decentralization as a myth, claiming that no system, currency, or protocol can exist in a peer-to-peer ecosystem. “Decentralization in crypto is a myth. It is a system more centralized than North Korea: miners are centralized, exchanges are centralized, developers are centralized dictators (Buterin is ‘dictator for life’ ) & the ...

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Crypto Is More Centralized Than North Korea, Says ‘Dr. Doom’ Economist Roubini

American Economist Nouriel Roubini has stated that cryptocurrency is more centralized than North Korea in a tweet October 7. New York University professor Roubini, better known as “Dr. Doom” for his alleged prediction of the 2008 Financial crisis, has repeatedly criticized claims that decentralized in cryptocurrency exists. In his tweet today, the Harvard-educated economist again repeated his argument, this time ...

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Ethereum Smart Contracts only Good in ‘Kangaroo Courts’: Nouriel Roubini

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. New York University (NYU) professor Nouriel Roubini is famous for his bearish economic prognostications, but in the cryptocurrency community “Dr. Doom” is better known for his utter disdain for all things blockchain — and the colorful manner in which he elucidates this distaste. In this latest episode, ...

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