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This is Coindesk's Opinionated, a roundtable debate that fascinates with each new thought provoking guest. It's the place to convey strong ideas, and at times share in the latest casual controversy. Join Features editor Ben Schiller and reporters Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson as they push the conversation further with their own criticisms and reactions to the latest bitcoin and crypto news from around the world. Be the first to hear Opinionated by subscribing to the CoinDesk Reports podcas ...
 
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With bitcoin reaching a new all-time-high and a look at where crypto prices fit in the bigger picture, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust. - Ka…
 
Could the Bitcoin ETF be headed for a record premier? This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW catches up on a variety of topics from the past week, including: How the first day of trading the ProShares $BITO bitcoin futures ETF is going (and why it could be headed for record breaking volume). Grayscale formally starting the proc…
 
With crypto markets continuing to edge upwards and a look at how to treat crypto in your portfolio, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Market Wrap: Bitcoin Holds Above $60K as Crypto Market Cap Reaches New High Analysts Divided o…
 
DraftKings co-founder Matt Kalish became personally infatuated with non-fungible tokens (NFT) earlier this year. He’s now helping his sports betting giant navigate digital collectibles. It's one of the few publicly traded companies with an on-platform NFT marketplace. This week on “Opinionated,” Danny, Ben and Anna learn more about the Bored Ape Ya…
 
DraftKings co-founder Matt Kalish became personally infatuated with non-fungible tokens (NFT) earlier this year. He’s now helping his sports betting giant navigate digital collectibles. It's one of the few publicly traded companies with an on-platform NFT marketplace. This week on “Opinionated,” Danny, Ben and Anna learn more about the Bored Ape Ya…
 
The ProShares ETF will land on the NYSE tomorrow under ticker $BITO. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW rounds out the story of the bitcoin futures ETF process that has dominated crypto chatter for the last week or more. He looks at the details of the first ETF that will go live, as well as why some on Twitter argue t…
 
With crypto markets taking a breather after bitcoin led the markets with a strong rally and a look at what NOT to do with NFTs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Bitcoin Faces Resistance Above $62K After Record Weekly Close CME …
 
A reading of the SEC commissioner’s recent speech at the Texas Blockchain Summit. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this week’s “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s recent speech: “Lawless in Austin.” - NYDIG, the institutional-grade platform for bitcoin, is making it possible for thousands of banks who have trusted …
 
On today's show, we dive into an excerpt from “The Future of Money,” by author and Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, Eswar Prasad, as he examines the forces – the rise of bitcoin and stablecoins and foreign currency competition – threatening the dollar’s perch as the world’s reserve currency. Read the full story here. This episode is…
 
Speaking of Bitcoin on the CoinDesk Podcast Network is brought to you by CrystalBlockchain.com. Why did a joke cryptocurrency with zero ambition find massive success, yet a calculated military campaign with PLENTY of ambition turned into a massive failure? With the right leverage, ten men can fight like one hundred, and one coin can spend like a mi…
 
Both Coinbase and a16z released policy frameworks this week. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this edition of “The Breakdown Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at two new policy frameworks released by companies in the crypto and Web 3 space. The first comes from Coinbase and argues there should be a new regulator for digital assets. The second comes fr…
 
On today's show, CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter, takes a close look at how bitcoin mining is accelerating a shift towards renewable energy, and there is nothing else like it. Read the full story here. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust with music production b…
 
We’ll know for sure next week, but all signs point to "go" for a bitcoin futures ETF to begin trading. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW looks at the buzz and excitement around a bitcoin futures ETF. The historical moment could be an inflection point for new audiences to get into the asset class. At the same time, there ar…
 
This week’s edition of “Money Reimagined” explores the ramifications of a startling shift in the rankings of the world’s top locations for bitcoin mining. The U.S. has leapt into first place and China, the world leader just a few months ago, now has essentially zero mining capacity following a regulatory crackdown there in June. Co-hosts Michael Ca…
 
This week’s edition of “Money Reimagined” explores the ramifications of a startling shift in the rankings of the world’s top locations for bitcoin mining. The U.S. has leapt into first place and China, the world leader just a few months ago, now has essentially zero mining capacity following a regulatory crackdown there in June. Co-hosts Michael Ca…
 
With bitcoin breaking above $60K and a look at the growing scrutiny of stablecoins from U.S. regulators, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust. - …
 
Why financial stability discussions should focus on institutions and transparency, not underlying assets. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW takes a deep dive into a recent speech by Sir Jon Cunliffe, the Bank of England’s Deputy Governor, Financial Stability. The speech was called “Is ‘crypto’ a financial stability r…
 
With crypto markets rallying and a look at one of the best educational paths into the blockchain industry, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Bitcoin Eases After Rejection at $58.5K; Support at $54K Bitcoin Erases Spike Above $58…
 
The percentage of global hash power that comes from the U.S. is now above 35%. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at how the United States has been perhaps the greatest beneficiary of the Great Hashrate Migration away from China following the country’s mining ban in May. This has political implications for how b…
 
With crypto markets retesting resistance levels on technical charts and a look at a standardized way to sign into the internet to protect your data, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episo…
 
“On Purpose” host Tyrone Ross is joined by Ray Youssef, CEO of Paxful. Youssef brings history-backed answers to philosophical questions about the true value of money and how corruption has wormed its way into financial systems. He introduces some historical analogs to peer-to-peer networks and delves into how his own personal history led him to fou…
 
The JPMorgan head says he thinks BTC is “worthless” even as his company adds new offerings around crypto. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Ah, Jamie Dimon. One of the longest duration skeptics of bitcoin, and one of the most consistently wrong from a market perspective. Yesterday, the JPMorgan Chase CEO added new material to his anti-bitcoin can…
 
With bitcoin eyeing breaking through its all-time high and a look at the three main ways people see bitcoin as an investment, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Bitcoin Eyes $60K as Active Entities Surge, Price Chart Shows Impend…
 
According to White House sources, the order would clarify regulatory authority. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW looks at recent reports the Biden administration is weighing an executive order on crypto. The order would involve numerous agencies and create a common approach to the industry. Unfortunately, the work is bein…
 
With bitcoin continuing to test new local highs and a look at the troubling economics that might be holding up the privacy revolution, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episode was edited …
 
A reading of Adam Blumberg’s recent essay for CoinDesk. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this edition of “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads “Revolution, Macro and Micro: Three Ways to Look at a Bitcoin Investment.” Blumberg argues that as bitcoin and digital assets get more mainstream, the industry would do well to better understand the different…
 
On today’s show we’re taking a look at what minting a trillion dollar coin would really mean, plus a look at why the young folk are all about this web3 thing. Read the stories here: You Can’t Use a Trillion-Dollar Coin Web 3 Is Where the Young People Are This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. This episode was ed…
 
This time on Speaking of Bitcoin, join hosts Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine for a look at bitcoin tipping through the ages. From the dogecoin-like fun and fervor of the early days to the game-changing bridges that first brought it to twitter, the hosts dig into Youtube, Changetip, TechCrunch and more. Speaking of Bitcoin on the…
 
Plus a look at how natural gas shortages could wreak havoc with the global economy. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this edition of “The Breakdown Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at supply chain disruptions, including: Natural gas shortages across Europe and the U.K. that could impact electricity prices and even the global food supply Numerous disl…
 
On today's show, CoinDesk's Insights Columnist, David Z. Morris, takes a deep dive at the biggest leak in history and what it tells us about crypto’s appeal. Read the full story here. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust with music production by Doc Blust & Co…
 
Bank of America released a new research report that says digital assets are still in the first inning. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW covers some of the topics he’s missed throughout the week, including: A new report from Bank of America that calls digital assets “too big to ignore” US Bank custodying crypto via NYDIG A…
 
This week’s “Money Reimagined” episode is framed by some bombshell news developments that are adding fuel to a fire of mistrust in authority that’s been allowed to kindle into a raging threat to global financial institutions. This episode is sponsored by Quantstamp. Hosts Sheila Warren and Michael Casey are joined by Wall Street Journal reporter Mi…
 
This week’s “Money Reimagined” episode is framed by some bombshell news developments that are adding fuel to a fire of mistrust in authority that’s been allowed to kindle into a raging threat to global financial institutions. This episode is sponsored by Quantstamp. Hosts Sheila Warren and Michael Casey are joined by Wall Street Journal reporter Mi…
 
With crypto markets stabilizing after recent rallies and a look at what makes decentralized autonomous organizations successful, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup., CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: .…
 
From bitcoin futures ETF speculation to macro insecurity, the arguments for autumn being bitcoin season get stronger and stronger. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW looks at the growing excitement around bitcoin, including: Its decoupling from the stock market What it means that U.S. institutional-focused CME futures are o…
 
With crypto markets still heading up and a look at the publicity problem of NFTs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Bitcoin Rally Holds Support Above $52K; Next Resistance Near All-Time High Bitcoin’s Technical Bias Flips Bullis…
 
The comments during testimony before Congress follow a similar sentiment from Fed Chair Jerome Powell last week. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” another major regulatory figure has confirmed he has no intention of banning crypto. During testimony before Congress this week, Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) asked Gensler if he pla…
 
Art Blocks CEO Erick Calderon has turned generative NFT squiggles into a digital art behemoth. This week on “Opinionated,” we speak with “Snowfro” about the artists whose algorithms power one of the hottest corners of the metaverse. Their NFT sales recently helped Art Blocks raise $6 million from equity investors, Snowfro told “Opinionated.” Ben an…
 
Art Blocks CEO Erick Calderon has turned generative NFT squiggles into a digital art behemoth. This week on “Opinionated,” we speak with “Snowfro” about the artists whose algorithms power one of the hottest corners of the metaverse. Their NFT sales recently helped Art Blocks raise $6 million from equity investors, Snowfro told “Opinionated.” Ben an…
 
With crypto markets rallying up, decoupling from the traditional markets and a look at what may be causing bitcoin to lose its dominance, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episode was edit…
 
A new report suggests the Biden administration is weighing regulating stablecoin issuers like banks. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW homes in on recent reports surrounding the Biden administration's plans for stablecoins. A new report from the Wall Street Journal says there is a debate between using the Financial Stabili…
 
With bitcoin breaking above $50K plus a brief look at the "money stack" and how crypto could change it, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: Bitcoin Breaks $50K for First Time In a Month Bitcoin Rises to $50K, Next Resistance Aroun…
 
A new 2.94 terabyte data leak doxes tens of thousands of offshore accounts of prominent individuals including government officials, billionaires and more. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On today’s episode, NLW breaks down the latest in a string of embarrassing leaks about how the world’s elite and wealthy use offshore accounts to obfuscate own…
 
With the crypto markets taking a breather and a look at traditional coin tribalism, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup. This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today's Stories: ... Read the full show notes here. This episode was edited & produced by Adrian Blust. - Kava lets you mint st…
 
“Long Reads Sunday” tackles the hard questions through Twitter threads. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this week’s edition of “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads four Twitter threads: Alex Gladstein on whether the crypto experiment has failed https://twitter.com/gladstein/status/1442518707926831105 Russian political opposition figure Alexey Nava…
 
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