Bitcoin critic Jeffrey Grundlach describes Bitcoin as a suitable hedge against inflation

Jeffrey Grundlach recently announced that he saw Bitcoin and gold as a suitable alternative to bonds to prepare for inflation. He had only spoken out against the cryptocurrency at the beginning of October 2020 during an interview called „Bitcoin, a lie“.

During a gigAt the webcast on November 2, 2020, Jeffrey Gundlach, also known as „Bond King“, bond manager and CEO of DoubleLine Capital, spoke about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin . Declared in 2017that he has no intention of investing in BTC.

A month ago Gundlach doubted the anonymity of Bitcoin and questioned the security of the cryptocurrency:

I don’t believe in Bitcoin and I think it’s a lie. I think it can very well be tracked and don’t think it’s anonymous.

Despite this sharp criticism, Grundlach stated that he was by no means a Bitcoin hater

Just a month later, he confirmed his statement and even went one step further. During his speech, he told the audience that in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was important to own real assets to hedge against impending inflation. In his opinion, gold and Bitcoin are ideally suited for this.

With this unexpected recognition for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Grundlach spoke out in favor of BTC investments for the first time

He added that he still believes gold will continue to make significant gains over time. Together with David Rosenberg, the founder and chief strategist of Rosenberg Research, he was also skeptical about the intrinsic value of long-term bonds. Even so, investors should protect their portfolios.

In the US election year 2016, Grundlach predicted Donald Trump’s victory for the presidency of the United States. Even if he is not so sure about the current election, he thinks that Trump will be elected again.