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FT Alphaville presents: the Contrarian Winklevii Index

Summary:
Literal bitcoin bros the Winklevii have made a habit over the past five years of making statements that simultaneously make you question how they got into Harvard, and yet also understand how Zuck allegedly nicked the idea for Facebook off them. Who, for instance, can forget their assertion that bitcoin was a better store of value than gold because Elon will eventually mine an asteroid full of the shiny stuff, leading to a ruinous supply/demand imbalance?But we’re not sure even that compares to this tweet from Cameron Winklevoss on Wednesday about yet another subject that every bitcoin bro is suddenly an expert on: inflation.The Dollar Store is raising prices 25%. The vast majority of goods they sell will be priced at .25 starting in 2022.If you use the Dollar Store as a proxy

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