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03/09/17: Is investing in Bitcoin worth it?

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, allow investors to put money into a lot of companies at once. Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is deciding whether to approve a new Bitcoin-back ETF, which could help legitimize the digital currency. Georgetown University's James Angel dropped by to discuss whether he thinks investing in the fund would be a worthwhile investment. Afterwards, we'll talk about the connection between smart devices and first amendment rights, and then look at a chatbot that can help asylum seekers in the U.S. 

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