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Mayor of Miami praises Bitcoin as a „stable investment product“ in times of crisis

Mayor Francis Suarez is following the advice of some well-known crypto experts.

Francis Suarez, the Mayor of Miami, is the next influential person to publicly praise Bitcoin ( BTC ), further underscoring the adoption of the market-leading cryptocurrency

In a corresponding tweet on Thursday, Suarez describes Bitcoin as a „stable investment product in a year marked by incredible instability“. He added that he had been educated about digital currency by prominent crypto experts such as Tyler Winklevoss and Anthony Pompliano.

Both Winklevoss and Pompliano subsequently responded to Suarez’s tweet. Tyler said that he and his brother Cameron will bring the Mayor of Miami with him a signed copy of their book „Bitcoin Billionaires“ the next time they are in town.

Meanwhile, Pompliano said that Miami was well on the way to becoming the first “Bitcoin City” in the USA. An idea that another Twitter user took up by advising the mayor to incorporate blockchain technology into the city’s political life. Suarez does not seem averse to this, because he replied: „We will definitely check that!“

Francis Suarez was elected as an independent candidate for Mayor of Miami in November 2017

Prior to his career in politics, he worked as a lawyer and worked in the real estate industry.

Miami is traded as one of the most interesting cryptocurrency destinations in the US , due to the city’s loose regulation and abundant capital. The North American Bitcoin Conference, attended by well-known industry giants such as Charles Hoskinson , Roger Ver and Riccardo Sagni, was held in Miami earlier this year.

The current soaring of the market-leading cryptocurrency, which is supported by increased interest from major investors and companies, has brought Bitcoin back into the spotlight. The adoption of the cryptocurrency is increasingly seen as an asset in times of crisis and economic uncertainty.