Wall Street's embrace of bitcoin continues
Any doubts that bitcoin is now a kosher investment for Wall Street can likely be put to rest.
Driving the news: MassMutual announced Thursday a $100 million bitcoin investment. It also bought a $5 million stake in NYDIG, the firm that facilitated the purchase.
- The investment is a drop in the bucket for a company that controls $235 billion in its general investment fund, as the Wall Street Journal noted.
- However, MassMutual is the latest in a string of big players buying into bitcoin’s “digital gold” narrative.
The big picture: Wall Street stalwarts started warming to the original crypto coin in recent months at a time when rampant stimulus could drive inflation, and established investors like Stanley Druckenmiller, Bill Miller and others made public statements on bitcoin’s utility as a store of value.
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