Jack Dorsey, the CEO and founder of Twitter, sees hyperinflation happening in the US and the rest of the world soon.
With inflation already here, Twitter founder and Bitcoin proponent Jack Dorsey believes it will continue at a fast rate, which will lead to hyperinflation, not just in the United States but around the rest of the world.
The Square CEO shared his thoughts on the matter on Twitter, stating: “Hyperinflation is going to change everything… It’s happening.”
While inflation is a decrease in the purchasing power of money, reflected in the general increase in the prices of goods and services in an economy, it becomes hyperinflation when the inflation rate exceeds 50%, according to Investopedia.
Dorsey’s tweet comes after the United States Labor Department earlier this month reported that consumer prices rose more than expected, nearing a 30-year high.
Meanwhile, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has previously commented on inflation concerns in the country, saying it could continue up to next year and the Fed could also start to reduce the tremendous help it offers to the economy as soon as mid-November.
Many traditional investors have also commented on the rising inflation rate in the US while expressing concerns that it might lead to hyperinflation in the long run.
But crypto enthusiasts seem less concerned about the matter as they see Bitcoin as a hedge against inflation. Despite the volatile nature of the asset class, investors still choose it over other investment vehicles at this difficult time, and it is not just retail investors.
A few weeks ago, American multinational investment bank JPMorgan said that “institutional investors appear to be returning to Bitcoin” because they see it as a better inflation hedge than gold.
Meanwhile, Jack Dorsey is not just a crypto admirer, he believes Bitcoin changes everything and there is nothing more important to work on in a lifetime than the digital asset.