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What Do Mexico’s Second Wealthiest Billionaire and Arya Stark Have In Common?

Recapping a wild week in bitcoin price action that has drawn out numerous previously-quiet HODLers.  On this edition of The Breakdown weekly recap, NLW discusses: Traditional markets: The tension between vaccine optimism and a growing national wave of economy-disrupting lockdowns Regulatory landscape: Crypto ally Brian Brooks nominated for full term at OCC while SEC Chair …

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Apple Podcasts now has support for web embeds

Savusia Konstantin via Getty Images Apple Podcasts now has a player you can embed across the web. Anyone can now grab an embed code for a show or episode from the more than 1.5 million podcasts on the platform. You can find an embed code from Apple Podcasts Preview pages on the web. Just click …

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PayPal Rolls Out Crypto for All US Customers

Crypto Twitter reacts to the announcement and answers the question: Just how big a deal is PayPal?  PayPal is rolling out crypto to all its users and increasing transaction limits from $10,000 to $20,000. In this episode, NLW breaks down the community response to the news, including an interesting discussion of whether the company’s BitLicense …

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Meet the $10B Asset Manager With a 10,000 BTC Treasury, feat. NYDIG’s Robby Gutmann

One of the (quietly) largest players in the institutional bitcoin space discusses the changing investor landscape in his first-ever podcast interview. Robby Gutmann is the co-founder of Stone Ridge Holdings Group, a $10 billion alternative asset manager and co-founder and CEO of NYDIG, the group’s bitcoin subsidiary. In this first-ever podcast conversation, Gutmann discusses: 

Discovering Bitcoin Through the #EndSARS Movement, Feat. Yele Bademosi & Akin Sawyerr

When the Nigerian government shut down EndSARS protestors’ bank accounts, bitcoin and crypto became a way around. Yele Bademosi is CEO at Bundle social payments app and the founder of investment firm Microtraction. Akin Sawyerr is involved across the industry and leads operations at BarnBridge.  Over the course of October 2020, the world’s attention became …

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Why Emerging Markets Are Wary of Modern Monetary Theory

While MMT may be the de facto policy of rich Western governments, applying it to developing economies could be disastrous. The argument is that while Western governments debate just how far we can take the idea of money printing without paying a dubious price, for emerging-market governments there simply isn’t the same capacity to print …

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