© Reuters. Buffett says he will never invest in cryptocurrencies
(Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:)’s Warren Buffett said on Wednesday he will never invest in cryptocurrencies.
“I can say almost with certainty that cryptocurrencies will come to a bad end,” Buffett told CNBC in an interview.
Buffett’s comments come a day after JPMorgan (NYSE:) & Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said he regrets calling bitcoin a fraud, referring to comments he made at a banking conference in September. [nL4N1P4434]
has taken the investing world by storm, surging to a high of more than $19,000 and created a divide on Wall Street about whether it is a legitimate financial instrument.
Bitcoin was down around 3 percent at $13,981.53.
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