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Bitcoin and Blockchain: Embracing the Opportunities, Anticipating the Threats

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology seem to be constantly in the financial news. Industry prognosticators have spent countless hours considering the sectors that could be affected and what kinds of companies will be helped or harmed by these potential disruptors.

While nobody can predict the future, our Quality at a Discount investing framework enables us to evaluate certain paths that a business can go down and to identify businesses that can adapt to a changing world.

Weitz director of equity research Barton Hooper, CFA, joins Asset TV to break down the threats and opportunities that come with these potential industry disruptors. He discusses areas that could be impacted by the rise of crypto and blockchain, implications for specific companies on our radar, and the massive opportunity set these technologies could create down the road.


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