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Where Does Bitcoin Fit in the Global Reserve Currency Game?

On this “Speaking of Bitcoin” episode, join hosts Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, and Jonathan Mohan for a look at the past, present and future of global reserve currencies In the beginning there was the global reserve currency (U.S. dollars,) national currencies like the Japanese Yen, alternative currencies like Ithaca hours and just one …

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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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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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A $10B Firm Makes Bitcoin Its Primary Treasury Asset

Stone Ridge Holdings Group announces $50 million in new funding for its digital asset subsidiary as well as significant BTC treasury holdings. Our main discussion: Stone Ridge Holdings Group discloses $114 million in bitcoin treasury assets. NLW digs into what Stone Ridge is, why it spun off New York Digital Investments Group (NYDIG) and how …

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 14, 2020

With bitcoin traders eyeing $12K and Litecoin pivoting to privacy, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin’s record hashrate indicates fundamentals are stronger than ever, according to Skew Markets.  Other payment companies will also likely follow in Square’s footsteps or risk getting shut out of a growing segment, JPMorgan wrote. Litecoin …

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 12, 2020

With BTC back above $11K and China giving away its new digital currency, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Despite a dip today, bitcoin has crossed into bullish territory with the biggest weekly gain since July. BitMEX, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange recently charged by U.S. authorities for offering illegal trading …

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Signal, Noise and the Coming Era of AI Curation

On this “Speaking of Bitcoin” episode, join hosts Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan and special guest Martin Rerak, creator of AllYourFeeds.com, for a look at how “AI curation” is being used to figure out what’s useful information and what’s just fluff. In the early days of Bitcoin, there were just a few places you might …

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Is Bitcoin More Correlated to Stocks or Gold?

According to analyst Lyn Alden, the answer depends on bitcoin’s own cycle. For more episodes and free early access before our regular 3 p.m. Eastern time releases, subscribe with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocketcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, RadioPublica, iHeartRadio or RSS. Subscribe to Blockchain Bites, our daily update with the latest stories. Subscribe By signing up, you will receive emails about CoinDesk products and you agree to …

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The Potential Ripple Effects of Ethereum 2.0, Explained

The virtual event invest: ethereum economy takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 14. CoinDesk’s Christine Kim spoke to colleagues Michael J. Casey and Aaron Stanley about the most compelling and under-discussed topics about Ethereum 2.0 headlining next week’s conference.   For free, early access to new episodes of this and other CoinDesk podcasts subscribe to CoinDesk Reports …

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A Regulatory Reckoning for the Crypto Industry?

Between BitMEX action, the U.K.’s derivative ban and the new U.S. Department of Justice enforcement framework, regulations are coming for crypto. On this week’s Breakdown weekly recap, NLW looks at a cross-section of regulatory news, including: NLW discusses why these might reflect a new moment in crypto history, what it means for current builders in bitcoin and …

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