According to a Twitter poll crafted by former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, bitcoin and gold are the top choices, with the leading cryptocurrency having overtaken the precious metal as the investment of choice with more than 55% of the vote. Gold, which earlier in the day was leading, puts up a good showing at 37%. The rest of the votes were spread across the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond, which is yielding less than 2%, and Federal Reserve notes at 6% and 2%, respectively.
Ron Paul, who is against the Federal Reserve, is a perfect fit in the crypto community and was recently welcomed with open arms at the Litecoin Summit in Las Vegas. He wants to “eliminate the whole concept of central banking” and is waiting for the day that the government’s “monopoly control over money” comes to a screeching halt: