Dogecoin, Bitcoin and Ether briefly spiked on Monday after
CEO Elon Musk tweeted that he still owns the cryptocurrencies and won’t sell.
rose 3.9% to $0.11, according to CoinDesk before falling 1.2% in early morning trading.
the world’s largest cryptocurrency, rose 3.4% initially and is up 0.2%.
the token underpinning the Ethereum blockchain network, was up 0.3%.
“As a general principle, for those looking for advice from this thread, it is generally better to own physical things like a home or stock in companies you think make good products, than dollars when inflation is high,” Musk said on
“I still own & won’t sell my Bitcoin, Ethereum or Doge fwiw.”
Musk had posted a question on Twitter about his thoughts on the likely rate of inflation over the next few years.
“It is not entirely unpredictable that you would reach that conclusion,” Musk responded.
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