Wedbush Securities, a prominent wealth manager based in Los Angeles, California, believes Bitcoin (BTC) is becoming a permanent fixture in the global financial marketplace.
Managing director Dan Ives informed clients on Wednesday that corporate adoption of Bitcoin represents a much bigger story than merely predicting the digital currency’s future price.
“We believe the story and theme here is much larger than just investing in Bitcoin and predicting its future price, but rather around the potential ramifications that crypto, blockchain, and bitcoin could have across the technology and corporate world for the next decade,” he said in a note that was obtained by CNBC.
He also explained why so-called Bitcoin mania is not a fad:
“From Paypal, and Square, to the likes of Nvidia, Tesla, IBM, Visa, Mastercard and many other companies across verticals, we believe the trend of transactions, bitcoin investments, and blockchain driven initiatives could surge over the coming years as this bitcoin mania is not a