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#13 Marathon - One of the biggest US public listed bitcoin miner Sunny Bitcoin

    • Investing

Fred Thiel, CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ: MARA) joins the show to discuss investing in bitcoin mining stocks vs directly buying bitcoin, the impact of China's bitcoin mining ban, why bitcoin mining companies are making windfall profits right now. We also discuss the Bitcoin Mining Council, his visit to the Bitcoin Miami conference, Marathon's controversial decision to signal a bitcoin block as OFAC compliant and lots more.



Chapters

00:00 Introduction

01:00 Your background and your journey becoming the CEO of Marathon

13:04 What is the main product that Marathon offers to investors

15:20 When did you get listed on Nasdaq and what's the current market cap

16:15 How does Marathon compare with other US bitcoin miners

18:44 Any non-US miners you compete with

20:01 Are bitcoin mining stocks more volatile than bitcoin

21:52 How have you achieved one of the lowest mining costs

23:33 How long do you think the windfall due to China bitcoin mining ban is going to last 

26:39 Is the current windfall period for miners reflected in your stock price

32:54 How did the Bitcoin Mining Council start and what's the purpose

37:56 Your opinions on Bitcoin PoW vs Ethereum's PoS

43:23 Your comments on Marathon's signalling of a block as OFAC compliant

46:30 How was Bitcoin Miami and what were the key takeaways

51:32 How can people find you and find Marathon



Links from this show:

https://marathondh.com



If you want to learn about bitcoin or ask me Qs,

sign up for free at https://www.sunnybitcoin.com.

Telegram: https://t.me/sunnybitcoin



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- https://www.sunnybitcoin.com/c/podcast

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- Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/sg/podcast/sunny-bitcoin/id1560959546

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Fred Thiel, CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ: MARA) joins the show to discuss investing in bitcoin mining stocks vs directly buying bitcoin, the impact of China's bitcoin mining ban, why bitcoin mining companies are making windfall profits right now. We also discuss the Bitcoin Mining Council, his visit to the Bitcoin Miami conference, Marathon's controversial decision to signal a bitcoin block as OFAC compliant and lots more.



Chapters

00:00 Introduction

01:00 Your background and your journey becoming the CEO of Marathon

13:04 What is the main product that Marathon offers to investors

15:20 When did you get listed on Nasdaq and what's the current market cap

16:15 How does Marathon compare with other US bitcoin miners

18:44 Any non-US miners you compete with

20:01 Are bitcoin mining stocks more volatile than bitcoin

21:52 How have you achieved one of the lowest mining costs

23:33 How long do you think the windfall due to China bitcoin mining ban is going to last 

26:39 Is the current windfall period for miners reflected in your stock price

32:54 How did the Bitcoin Mining Council start and what's the purpose

37:56 Your opinions on Bitcoin PoW vs Ethereum's PoS

43:23 Your comments on Marathon's signalling of a block as OFAC compliant

46:30 How was Bitcoin Miami and what were the key takeaways

51:32 How can people find you and find Marathon



Links from this show:

https://marathondh.com



If you want to learn about bitcoin or ask me Qs,

sign up for free at https://www.sunnybitcoin.com.

Telegram: https://t.me/sunnybitcoin



Sunny Bitcoin Podcast: 

- https://www.sunnybitcoin.com/c/podcast

- YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBnIgIKJjojCojJveevdjMWTRfkvsJ94t

- Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/sg/podcast/sunny-bitcoin/id1560959546

- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6X2WkOg74tVQLo0C182aNv



Social Media:

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/sunny_bitcoin

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunnybitcoin

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sunnybitcoin

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/goenkas/detail/recent-activity/


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