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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.

The Breakdown Nathaniel Whittemore

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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.

    The Senate Shoves a Dangerous, Last-Minute $28B Crypto Provision Into the Infrastructure Bill

    The Senate Shoves a Dangerous, Last-Minute $28B Crypto Provision Into the Infrastructure Bill

    The bipartisan bill contains potential impacts to crypto intermediaries.

    • 12 min
    How Decentralized Is DeFi?

    How Decentralized Is DeFi?

    Uniswap’s removal of a set of assets from its interface has the community asking just how decentralized is the platform.

    • 14 min
    US Senate Banking Committee Asks ‘What Are Cryptocurrencies Good For?’

    US Senate Banking Committee Asks ‘What Are Cryptocurrencies Good For?’

    Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren paint bitcoin’s populism as phony marketing.

    • 14 min
    Are Amazon Rumors Behind Bitcoin’s Biggest Surge in Months?

    Are Amazon Rumors Behind Bitcoin’s Biggest Surge in Months?

    This weekend’s upward market movements could have come from a variety of driving forces.

    • 13 min
    Using History As A Weapon: The Latest Political Attack on Stablecoins

    Using History As A Weapon: The Latest Political Attack on Stablecoins

    The U.S. faces a choice between integrating proven stablecoins or outlawing them in favor of a monopolized CBDC.

    • 12 min
    Is U.S. Crypto Regulatory Bluster About to Become Action?

    Is U.S. Crypto Regulatory Bluster About to Become Action?

    If regulation is unavoidable, now may be a better time to deal with it than later.

    • 9 min

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Just the right ingredients

NLW brings just the right ingredients of timely info, insights and opinion, historical context, and a touch of philosophy to guide us in the crypto market.

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Intelligent Analysis

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