Why Bitcoin Looks Like the Future

Cryptocurrencies and Millennials seem to go hand in hand.
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Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin look like the future of consumer payments, precious-metals expert David Yoe Williams says.

"Is it going to happen today or tomorrow? No, I don't think so. But are we moving towards that? ... I think very much so," Williams said during TheStreet's August Trading Strategies roundtable.

The expert said bitcoin and the like sit at an important crossroads of several key investing trends. "[When] you're talking about cryptocurrency, you're talking about Millennials and kids and the future and technology and that kind of stuff," Williams said.

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This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.