Jamie Dimon ‘regrets’ making negative bitcoin comments

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon wants to call a truce with the bitcoin community. He is sorry that he called bitcoin all these names like “fraud” and “worse than tulip bulbs” (SEE: Jamie Dimon: ‘Fraud’ bitcoin could surge to $100k before it collapses). Dimon wants to know: will you forgive him?

Speaking in an interview with Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo, Dimon conceded that he “regrets” making those comments. Though he noted that he is “not interested in the subject” of cryptocurrencies and blockchains, Dimon understands that it is real.

“The blockchain is real. You can have crypto yen and dollars and stuff like that. ICO’s you have to look at individually,” he said. “The bitcoin to me was always what the governments are gonna feel about bitcoin as it gets really big, and I just have a different opinion than other people. I’m not interested that much in the subject at all.”

After collapsing to around $8,000 during the holidays, the peer-to-peer decentralized virtual currency has stabilized at around the $14,000 to $15,000 vicinity.

With a Wall Street crony behemoth beginning to get in the bitcoin game, should this concern avid bitcoiners?

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