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Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold
Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold
Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold
Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold
Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold
Ron Paul Surprised With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold

Ron Paul 'Surprised' With His Followers Resounding Pick of Bitcoin Over Gold

TheStreet - 2017-12-08

Former Republican Congressman Ron Paul said he was 'surprised,' when the majority of his devout gold followers, chose bitcoin over the yellow metal as their investment choice. Earlier this week, Paul, the ambassador for the firm Gold Co took to Twitter to ask his followers how they would invest a $10,000 gift - but he offered this catch: 'You must keep the gift in the form that you choose, and you can't touch it for 10 years,' Paul said in a tweet Tuesday. The libertarian's followers were provided with four options: U.S. dollars, gold, U.S. ten-year Treasury bonds and bitcoin. Their answer? Bitcoin - 54% of respondents chose the cryptocurrency over gold at 36%. In an interview Thursday, Paul said he was not surprised however, that only 2% would store away Federal Reserve notes. Paul, a well-known critic of the Federal Reserve, and an advocate of holding gold, had previously campaigned to audit the central bank and return to a gold standard. 'It was information for me to tell me what my viewers are thinking...[And I] was surprised that many people would stash away [in bitcoin],' Paul said. Sign up for ActionAlertsPlus.com today for exclusive insight into Jim's charitable portfolio: buff.ly/2mfp4Vy Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: t.st/TheStreetTV For more content from TheStreet visit: thestreet.com/ Check out all our videos: youtube.com/user/TheStreetTV Follow TheStreet on Twitter: twitter.com/thestreet Like TheStreet on Facebook: facebook.com/TheStreet Follow TheStreet on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/theStreet Follow TheStreet on Google+: plus.google.com/+TheStreet