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Andy Edstrom

Head of Institutional Investment, Swan

Andy Edstrom makes frequent appearances in financial and Bitcoin media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, Bitcoin Magazine, Stephan Livera Podcast, and Tales from the Crypt.

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Writings on Bitcoin

Bitcoin Can Be a Competitive Store of Value

There is nothing underpinning the value of traditional currencies today other than the good faith of central banks that back them. If central banks or governments choose to disfranchise currency bills, they lose all value. This happened in India when certain rupee bills were rendered worthless.
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Why Buy Bitcoin

Some people still view Bitcoin as a startup. But despite being declared dead many times by the mainstream media, Bitcoin grows stronger every year. What’s going on? It’s not too late to learn about Bitcoin and invest. Bitcoin’s value has grown exponentially over multiple boom and bust cycles spanning a decade. Bitcoin is an Internet-native phenomenon like Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Microsoft, and Tencent. It therefore benefits from the “network effect” which makes it dramatically more valuable as the network grows.
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We’ve never seen government deficit spending in this quantity. It’s hard to imagine a better setup for Bitcoin .
Andy Edstrom

Biography

Andy Edstrom, CFA, CFP is a financial advisor and a member of the investment committee at WESCAP Group, where he manages wealth and provides financial advice to clients. Andy is the author of the book Why Buy Bitcoin: Investing Today in the Money of Tomorrow. Additionally, his opinions on Bitcoin have been published in The Wall Street Journal, and his opinions on the regulation of the Internet monopolies have been published in The Economist.

Before joining WESCAP Group, Andy was a professional investor at a private equity fund and a hedge fund. Prior to the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009 he caught a glimpse into the making of “financial sausage” while working at Goldman Sachs. Andy holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) credentials, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Williams College.

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We’ve never seen government deficit spending in this quantity. It’s hard to imagine a better setup for Bitcoin .
I’ve spent almost a two decade career in financial markets, and it’s crazier than it’s ever been — even crazier than the Global Financial Crisis in 2008-2009.
We used to joke about QE infinity, but now it’s a reality.
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