Bitcoin: Philosophical & Financial Foundations
Stephan Livera, host of Stephan Livera Podcast, joins Raoul Pal, CEO and co-founder of Real Vision, to discuss Bitcoin as it relates to Austrian economics, savings, and bearer assets. Livera shares his perspective on Bitcoin as not just as a technology, but a monetary technology, and the implications this has for policy and individual investment choices. He explains the value of Bitcoin as a savings technology and a check against the government, arguing that it is stepping up where gold has failed. Livera touches on how he expects the next 5-15 years to look for Bitcoin, anticipating much greater adoption by major corporations, which makes it much more commonplace in treasuries than we see today. Filmed on November 12, 2020. Key Learnings: Understanding the various ways Bitcoin can be utilized helps investors to make more educated decisions about the asset. This video covers both the philosophical as well as the financial foundations of the promise of Bitcoin as an asset class, for both individual and institutional investors.