A New ‘Bretton Woods’ Moment?

The IMF has said it’s time to re-evaluate the global economic order, but what does that really mean?  In a recent speech, the International Monetary Fund argued that the time to fundamentally re-evaluate the global economic order is here. Goldbugs see the potential to return to the gold standard, bitcoiners anticipate ever-growing stimulus and macro […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

With BTC transaction activity slowing and Filecoin miners striking, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin’s transaction activity has cooled amid the recent lull in price action – and that’s hurting miners’ earnings.  Some of the largest Filecoin miners stopped mining on Saturday, complaining the project’s mining incentive scheme has […]

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The NSC Labels Blockchain a National Security Issue

On the weekly recap, NLW looks at growth in institutional investment, big interest among the G20 in CBDCs and a new National Security Council report. On this edition of The Breakdown weekly recap, NLW looks at: Growth in the institutional investment space in crypto A new 10,000 BTC treasury announcement  Reports from the Bank for International Settlements, […]

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RAC on the First Truly Free Markets for Music and Culture

Grammy-winning recording artist RAC explores the business of music and how crypto experiments could shift the balance of power. Today’s Breakdown is a conversation with Andre Anjos – aka RAC, a Grammy Award-winning recording artist and music entrepreneur. He and NLW discuss: Starting the “Remix Artist Collective” as a business Evolving from remixing to performing […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2020

With BTC dropping, OKEx halting withdrawals and Filecoin launching, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! While market sentiment may remain temporarily weak after the OKEx news, a price crash looks unlikely.   Withdrawals are suspended as a key holder is “out of touch,” preventing withdrawal authorizations. Nigerian authorities are developing a […]

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Is Crypto Converging With Public Markets?

Between bitcoin treasury holdings growing and crypto-focused SPACs, private crypto markets and public equities markets are closer than ever. Today on the Brief: Initial jobless claims rise to highest level since August BTC as a DeFi reserve asset Twitter reactions as Filecoin goes live Our main discussion focuses on the convergence of the crypto and public […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 15, 2020

With bitcoin falling back towards $11K and news out of CoinDesk’s invest: ethereum economy conference, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Today’s stories: The search for profit is likely to intensify with amount of global debt offering negative yields more than doubling in the past seven months This special edition […]

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