12 Jul '17, 5pm

'Buy Bitcoin' Sign Raised as Fed Chair Janet Yellen Testifies Before Congress

As Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress today, one attendee had some attention-grabbing advice: buy bitcoin. Yellen appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to give remarks on the state of the US economy and field questions from committee members. As chief of the US central bank, Yellen also spoke about a recent semi-annual report delivered to Congress by the Fed. And while Yellen made headlines by expressing her willingness to raise interest rates amidst a healthier economic climate (following years of near-zero rates instituted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis), it was one attendee who drew notice on social media after he held up a "buy bitcoin" sign two rows behind where Yellen was seated. A screen grab of the moment was tweeted by CNBC staffer Steve Kopack , and later shared by others who have been watching Yellen's testimo...

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