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Apr 30, 2021

For the past year, bitcoin’s narrative has been deeply tied to the larger macro narrative of looming inflation. As the economy starts to boom, many continue to point to the spectre of inflation as a bullish force for bitcoin.

In today’s episode, NLW explores growing confidence in the markets and what it means for...

Apr 29, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  1. Elon pumps Doge again
  2. Detailing Biden’s $1.8T American Families Plan 
  3. Turkey, Iran, SEC

Our main discussion looks at comments this week from Visa CEO Al Kelly on the company’s relationship with crypto, analyzing the five areas of opportunity Visa has identified:

  1. Helping customers buy BTC...

Apr 28, 2021

Yesterday Bitcoin Twitter reacted in horror upon discovering that Tesla had sold 10% of its bitcoin. Elon has paper hands! Institutions will abandon us! The horror and scorn ran far and wide. 

On today’s episode, NLW argues that:

  • The sales proved to Tesla that bitcoin has deep liquidity
  • That the combination of store...

Apr 27, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Sports and crypto come together
  • WTF is going on in Turkey?
  • Wyoming DAO law 

Our main discussion: After years of CEO Jamie Dimon ragging on bitcoin, JPMorgan is reportedly set to offer a new actively managed bitcoin product. In this episode, NLW looks back at Dimon’s comments on BTC and how things...

Apr 25, 2021

For this week’s “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads Nik Bhatia’s latest piece: “Asset Managers, Owning Bitcoin Is Now Your Fiduciary Duty.” He also provides more thoughts on the notion of bitcoin as a non-sovereign money and what that might mean in terms of global balances of power. 

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