The Pros and Cons of Bitcoin

In this episode of Agents of Change, Aron Pataki from Newton, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, explains what's behind this unique form of electronic cash and how investors might be able to take advantage of its underlying technology.

The meteoric rise of bitcoin in recent years has captured the attention of investors, but a closer look at the cryptocurrency often leaves them with more questions than answers. What exactly is bitcoin? Is it currency? Is it an investment vehicle? Is it a revolutionary new innovation set to render large swaths of the financial industry obsolete, or is it just another bubble on the verge of bursting? In this episode of Agents of Change, Aron Pataki from Newton, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, explains what's behind this unique form of electronic cash and how investors might be able to take advantage of its underlying technology.

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