A daily analysis of macroeconomics, bitcoin, geopolitics and big picture power shifts, hosted by Nathaniel Whittemore @nlw. The Breakdown is produced and distributed by CoinDesk.
‘America and Sound Money,’ the Most Important Bitcoin Essay of the Last Year
A reading of the “Stone Ridge 2020 Shareholder Letter” by Ross Stevens
Crashes, Rallies and Stimulus: A Normal Week for 2021 Bitcoin
The second full business week of January has demonstrated many trends that NLW argues will shape bitcoin and crypto throughout the year.
Will Mayor Suarez's Miami Be the First Major City to Buy Bitcoin?
The entrepreneurial mayor brings his recruitment of tech talent to the crypto space with the potential of a 1% investment of the city’s reserves into BTC.
The Definitive Breakdown of All Bitcoin FUD, With Dan Held
From “backed by nothing” to “China mining control,” a complete look at the best response to every category of bitcoin FUD out there.
A New SEC Chair Who Actually Understands Bitcoin and Crypto?
After his most recent stint teaching about blockchain at MIT, former CFTC head Gary Gensler is reportedly the next SEC Chair.
Is China Poised to Nationalize Alibaba?
The International Business Times reports China might nationalize Alibaba. Here’s what that has to do with China’s digital currency efforts.
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The most on-the-pulse macro econ/crypto/fin Tech daily review & reflection / discussion podcast available rn.
I’m used to listening to Armchair Expert, WTF, Off Camera,Here’s the thing, the Hollywood reporter and Tim Ferriss and since the pandemic, I‘ve barely listenned to anything but this and a select few others.
NLW—Mad respect 🙌🏼💁🏻♂️
Fast to become a favorite
He speaks clearly, and discusses his topics concisely. I also like that his podcast don’t go on to boring lengths, leave that for the others.
Balanced approach with thoughtful insight. Highly recommended.