The Gold and BitCoin tussle.
Round one to Darth Vader. The parody I scripted about a year ago, pitching Darth Vader representing crypto-currencies against Blackbeard the Pirate representing gold, in jostling for position as a viable option to fiat currencies, may have become less sardonic. The price of one BitCoin has overtaken the price of an ounce of gold for the first time – touching on $1300, with gold at about $1240 on the day. Since then, both have eased, swopping lead positions in a market dance,