Quotes, Week 18 ’18

Quotes, Week 18 ’18

Adena Friedman, Warren Buffett, Chris Giancarlo and Lisa Su speaking on cryptocurrency and blockchain issues

I believe that digital currencies will continue to persist it's just a matter of how long it will take for that space to mature.Once you look at it and say, 'do we want to provide a regulated market for this?' Certainly Nasdaq would consider it.

Adena Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq

When you buy cryptocurrency, you aren’t investing when you do that. You’re speculating. There’s nothing wrong with it. If you wanna gamble somebody else will come along and pay more money tomorrow, that’s one kind of game. That is not investing.

Warren Buffett, business magnate, investor, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Bitcoin and a lot of its other virtual currency counterparts really have elements of all of the different asset classes, whether they're meeting payment, whether it's a long-term asset.

Chris Giancarlo, Commodity Futures Trading Commission commissioner

The long-term technology around blockchain is an important technology, and we’re spending a lot of time with some of the key influencers in this area, so I think it’ll be here for the next 3,4,5 years. Now what it does tomorrow vs. yesterday, I think that’s anyone’s guess.

Lisa Su, CEO of an American multinational semiconductor company

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