Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego says: Buy Bitcoin today, and thank him later

Recently, Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego recommended investors to purchase bitcoin “immediately.”

He asserted that bitcoin is the “new gold” and that the United States is increasingly becoming like an “irresponsible third world country.”

Strong words for someone who knows the business. Pliego, who ranks third in Mexico’s list of tycoons, is a vocal supporter of the crypto. Back then, he said 10% of his liquid portfolio was in bitcoin.

Fast forward three months, the founder and chairman of Grupo Salinas — a conglomerate of companies with heavy stakes in telecommunications, financial services, retail stores and media – reiterates the same battlecry: Buy Bitcoin and HODL it.

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