CoinDesk’s Opinion section features some of the crypto space’s most savvy commentators, from Nic Carter and Hasu to Jill Carlson and Leah Callon-Butler. Join CoinDesk Features Editor Ben Schiller with co-hosts Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson, as we take the conversation further, giving writers a chance to discuss their work and react to criticism. This show is the place for strong ideas, hot takes, freewheeling debate and the odd controversy.
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Asset Manager, Once Downgraded, May Soon Lead Rivals Into Crypto
Emerald is an asset manager that previously focused on community banks but, unlike many of its peers, could not stay away from the lucrative business of crypto. This week, “Opinionated” co-hosts Ben Schiller, Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson are talking to Steven E. Russell, Esq., portfolio manager for Emerald Banking and Finance Fund.
Do We Really Need CBDCs?
The global race for leadership in central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) started with China charging forward with its digital yuan project and all other nations rushing to catch up.The Digital Dollar Project recently announced plans for a slew of pilot projects that will show what the tokenized U.S. dollar can and can’t do. It’s not clear yet exactly what those pilots will be.
The Future Money Is Bitcoin and CBDCs, Feat. Nik Bhatia
Nik Bhatia, author of Layered Money, explains why Bitcoin will be worth $1 million and why asset managers have a fiduciary duty to invest.
Dogecoin’s Future, Beyond the Hype and Memes
Crypto is all about consensus, and if a consensus forms around the idea that dogecoin is a good asset/digital money, why can’t it become really big and notable on the global financial scene?
The Heretic’s Guide to Bitcoin Debating, Feat. Brett Scott
The author and activist on how Bitcoin arguments go bad (and how they can be better).
Preston Byrne on GameStop, Online Mobs and Marmots
Attorney Preston Byrne joins Ben Schiller to consider the continuing fallout from the WallStreetBets controversy.