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Roubini is Having an “I Told You So” Moment With Crypto, But Bitcoin is up 62x Since his Call

It is no secret that Nouriel Roubini hates cryptocurrency. For most of 2018, the American economist has been smugly congratulating himself for denouncing the entire space as toxic and stating that prices were heading to zero. The problem is, Bitcoin is still up more than 60x since he first took up his anti-crypto offensive in 2014. Temporary Bear Market Makes ...

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‘Crypto Bubble Went Bust for Good’: Bitcoin-Basher Nouriel Roubini

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn As bitcoin suffers one of its worst corrections in its nearly decade-long history, one of crypto’s fiercest critics is calling it: the crypto bubble has burst, and prices are never coming back. Taking a preemptive victory lap on Twitter, economist Nouriel Roubini gleefully reported that the crypto market’s recent struggles had “vindicated” his multitudinous criticisms of the ...

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Op Ed: In Defense of Bitcoin: A Response to Nouriel Roubini

Rhetorical style should never distract from the content of someone’s arguments. So when I heard that Nouriel Roubini testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem, I decided to peruse his testimony and reflect on it. His testimony makes an extensive number of critical points on the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ...

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Max Keiser vs. Nouriel Roubini: Comparing Cryptocurrency Arguments

Recently, Nouriel Roubini has made headlines for his scathing arguments against the cryptocurrency sector, while Max Keiser, a long term Bitcoin advocate, has also appeared in the news again supporting cryptocurrencies. Nouriel Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business and long time economic analyst, has made numerous claims that cryptocurrencies and blockchains are much less prolific than many ...

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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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