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A reading of Max Baucus’ recent essay.
This week’s “Long Reads Sunday” reading is Max Baucus’ “The Urgent Need for Regulatory Clarity on Stablecoins.”
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Startups raised $1.5 billion and funds raised $2 billion in just the last week.
In today’s “Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at a slew of funding rounds announced this week, including:
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And putting 1% of their treasury into crypto.
This was, NLW argues, a very good week for crypto. He covers:
A new approach to helping Bitcoin developers fight frivolous lawsuits.
On today’s episode, NLW covers:
It all comes down to market expectations.
Markets have been nervous since last week’s FOMC meeting minutes revealed the Fed was considering early “balance sheet normalization” or quantitative tightening. At yesterday’s confirmation hearings, Fed Chair Jerome Powell tried to soften the Fed’s stance on QT, saying nothing had been decided. Today, December inflation numbers came in at ...
“All my life, I’ve gotten to where I’ve gotten to by doing things that other people wouldn’t do … putting myself into situations that could make or break me.”
Superstar Matt James is used to putting his head, heart and resources on the line, whether it’s on romantic reality show “The Bachelor” or investing in crypto. A self-described risk-taker, James wasn’t afraid to jump into the deep waters of crypto and start investing in bitcoi...
Plus a billionaire reveals he holds 50% of his net worth in bitcoin.
On today’s episode of “The Breakdown,” NLW covers the latest news from macro and the crypto space, including:
A Fed shift from QE to QT and a political battle over austerity and inflation.
Last week, the December FOMC meeting minutes revealed that not only was the Fed expecting at least 3 rate hikes in 2022, they were actively considering “balance sheet normalization” (read: quantitative tightening). In today’s episode, NLW looks at how the markets are internalizing this new information, an...
This time on Speaking of Bitcoin, correspondent George Frankly shares another surprising look at glitches in human behavior and what we can learn from them.
In this episode we explore the endowment effect, the phenomenon of collectible cryptocurrency wallets and more.
This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io.
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An analysis of the the meaning of the Twitter fight between Jack Dorsey and Chris Dixon.
This week’s Long Reads Sunday features a reading of David Z. Morris’ “What Jack Dorsey’s Beef With ‘Web 3′ Is Really About”
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From bitcoin mining disruptions to NFT booms to Fed disruptions, it was quite a week.
In the first 2022 edition of the Weekly Recap, NLW looks at:
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A brief overview of the protests that have rocked the Central Asian company over the last week.
On today’s episode of “The Breakdown,” NLW provides a basic primer on the escalating political crisis in Kazakhstan. He covers:
Spoiler alert: It’s the Fed – same as every other risk asset.
Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at one of the most important relationships in economics: the relationship between Fed statements and market actions. With bitcoin cratering under $43,000 NLW explores:
On today’s episode of “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at the latest news out of NFTs, including:
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A roundup of global mining, regulatory and CBDC news.
On today’s episode, NLW rounds up news from the last few weeks of 2021, including updates on the global bitcoin mining landscape as well as central bank digital currency (CBDC) and regulatory updates from the United States, China, India, Europe, Jamaica, Paraguay and more. Plus, the president of El Salvador’s 2022 bitcoin predi...
The genesis block “Easter egg” provided the beginning of an ideology for the nascent network.
Thirteen years ago today, Satoshi released the Bitcoin genesis block - block 0. Embedded in it was a quote, “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks." In today’s episode, NLW explores the meaning and historical context of the inclusion.
A powerful countdown to kick off the new year.
On “The Breakdown’s” first episode of the new year, NLW looks at the most important power shifts that he’s watching this year, including:
NLW is joined by the founders of Blockworks.
This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.
On the final episode of “The Breakdown’s” “End of Year Extravaganza,” NLW is joined by Jason Yanowitz and Michael Ippolito, the founders of Blockworks, a growing media company focused on the stories shaping the crypto space.
Find our guests on Twitter:
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The Delphi Digital co-founder shares his thoughts on what’s coming in 2022.
This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.
On this episode of “The Breakdown’s” “End of Year Extravaganza,” NLW is joined by Tom Shaughnessy. Tom is a co-founder at Delphi Digital, where he invests in early-stage innovation in the crypto space.
Find our guest on Twitter: @Shaughnessy119
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The Coinbase Ventures investor gives her take on 2021.
This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.
On this episode of “The Breakdown’s” “End of Year Extravaganza,” NLW is joined by Katherine Wu. Katherine invests in early-stage crypto companies with Coinbase Ventures.
Find our guest on Twitter: @katherineykwu
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