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Feb 23, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Welcome back to the price rollercoaster
  • The latest from China’s digital yuan trial
  • A 3-week sprint to a stimulus package

Our main discussion: Canada’s first Bitcoin ETF.

NLW discusses:

  • ETF 101
  • Pros and cons of a bitcoin ETF
  • History of bitcoin ETF proposals 
  • Early performance for Canada’s...

Feb 13, 2021

On this edition of the weekly recap, NLW breaks down the entrance of corporates into the crypto space this week, including:

  • Tesla
  • BNY Mellon
  • Mastercard
  • Twitter
  • Amazon

He also argues that more corporate actors investing in bitcoin and crypto makes it significantly less likely the U.S. government would look...

Feb 4, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • An update on Ant and Jack Ma
  • Bezos stepping down as CEO of Amazon 
  • Miami’s play to become a crypto hub

Our main discussion: MicroStrategy’s “Bitcoin for Corporations” event 

Michael Saylor and MicroStrategy opened a new category of bitcoin investment last year when the company moved...

Jan 28, 2021

Falling down the proverbial bitcoin rabbit hole tends to lead people to ask deep questions about the nature of the economy and society. Today’s Breakdown guests are all professionally trained to ask those sorts of questions as philosophers. 

NLW is joined by:

Andrew Bailey, Yale-NUS College @resistancemoney


Feb 6, 2020

That’s the way Meltem Demirors described Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard’s remarks at Stanford yesterday. For the first time, the Fed has said it is actively researching and experimenting with digital currencies and distributed ledger technologies. This is a change in tone from a Fed that, when asked...