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Welcome to CoinMarketRecap — the podcast from CoinMarketCap.com. We explore the week's top cryptocurrency stories in an easy-to-understand way, cover emerging trends, and interview the people who make the news.

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Welcome to CoinMarketRecap — the podcast from CoinMarketCap.com. We explore the week's top cryptocurrency stories in an easy-to-understand way, cover emerging trends, and interview the people who make the news.

    Crypto drama, Bitcoin scams, Snoop Dogg, NFTs for Afghanistan, CBDCs explained

    Crypto drama, Bitcoin scams, Snoop Dogg, NFTs for Afghanistan, CBDCs explained

    On this week’s CoinMarketRecap podcast with Connor Sephton, we explain why a Chinese company caused Bitcoin to fall below $40,000.  CoinMarketCap’s Molly Jane Zuckerman joins us for the crypto headlines — we’ll be discussing giveaway scams, Tom Brady’s desire to get part of his salary in crypto, and whether Snoop Dogg *actually* runs a Twitter account about NFTs. As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan continues, we talk to two people who have created an NFT collection that’s designed to raise funds for thousands of vulnerable people who are trapped in the country. Plus, an expert joins us to explain what central bank digital currencies are — and the countries that are falling behind in the race to launch one.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Bitcoin 'can hit $100,000,' NFT scandal, Walmart and Litecoin chaos

    Bitcoin 'can hit $100,000,' NFT scandal, Walmart and Litecoin chaos

    On this week’s CoinMarketRecap podcast with Connor Sephton, we talk to Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Mike McGlone. 

    He believes that Bitcoin has the potential to reach $100,000 — and Ether could race to $5,000.

    But has this month’s market crash affected his view — and how low could BTC go if things turn bearish next year?

    CoinMarketCap’s Molly Jane Zuckerman also joins Connor to discuss this week’s crypto news — starting with the scandal that has engulfed the world’s biggest NFT marketplace. 

    OpenSea has confirmed that one of its employees used insider information — buying non-fungible tokens before they were featured on the company’s homepage, and later selling them for profit. 

    We also talk about Solana’s high-profile outage, and the impact it’s had on SOL’s price. 

    Plus, a deep dive into the bogus announcement that Walmart was going to accept Litecoin payments… and the consequences it’s had. 

    • 52 min
    El Salvador adopts Bitcoin, crypto markets crash, Akon City in doubt

    El Salvador adopts Bitcoin, crypto markets crash, Akon City in doubt

    This week’s CoinMarketRecap podcast with Connor Sephton is an El Salvador special. 
    As the country became the first in the world to embrace Bitcoin as legal tender, the crypto community was in a celebratory mood. But the rollout was tainted by technical difficulties and protests… and overshadowed by one of the worst market crashes of 2021 so far.
    We’ll explain all of this news in an easy-to-understand way. A crypto enthusiast will join us from El Salvador to explain the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead — and tell us whether the government’s newly launched Bitcoin wallet is up to the job.
    Crypto journalist and author David Gerard, who is critical of President Nayib Bukele’s move, explains why he thinks the Bitcoin Law is bad for the country.
    CoinMarketCap's Molly Jane Zuckerman is here with a roundup of this week’s other crypto headlines.
    Blockchain engineer David Mihal joins us to explain why more than $800 million worth of Ether has been burned.
    And a year after R&B star Akon laid the first ceremonial stone of his ambitious crypto-powered city, West Africa journalist Emmet Livingstone gives us an update on how the project is going.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Boy makes $400,000 from NFTs, Twitter crypto rumors, big Bitcoin predictions

    Boy makes $400,000 from NFTs, Twitter crypto rumors, big Bitcoin predictions

    In this week’s CoinMarketRecap podcast with Connor Sephton, we speak to a 12-year-old boy who has made more than $400,000 by creating his own NFT collection over the summer holidays. 

    Plus, CoinMarketCap’s Molly-Jane Zuckerman discusses a big prediction that Bitcoin will be worth at least $250,000 by March. 

    We’ve also got a full roundup of all the top crypto stories.

    • 42 min
    Amazon rumors, Tesla latest, Mila Kunis releases NFTs, what's next for Bitcoin

    Amazon rumors, Tesla latest, Mila Kunis releases NFTs, what's next for Bitcoin

    In this week’s CoinMarketRecap podcast, markets analyst Susannah Streeter joins Connor Sephton to discuss the rumors that Amazon is about to accept crypto payments — and the latest developments surrounding Tesla’s investment in Bitcoin.
    CoinMarketCap’s Molly-Jane Zuckerman talks us through the stories that caught her eye this week — including what U.S. politicians think about crypto, and a surreal NFT collection launched by Mila Kunis.
    Plus, research analyst Martin Gaspar gives his views on what lies ahead for Bitcoin in the rest of 2021.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Bitcoin falls below $30,000 — and what is DeFi?

    Bitcoin falls below $30,000 — and what is DeFi?

    In this week's CoinMarketRecap podcast with Connor Sephton, we explore Bitcoin's recent dip below $30,000 — and Molly-Jane Zuckerman talks us through the stories that caught her eye this week. Plus, The Defiant's Camila Russo explains what DeFi is.

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