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The Bitcoin Layer is a premium markets research provider, covering bitcoin through a global macro lens | Research, Analysis, & Education

Featuring Nik Bhatia, author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Layered Money and USC Marshall School of Business professor.

Have you always been interested in how global markets function but are frustrated by how confusing it all is? Subscribe to our research publication and YouTube channel to learn about global macroeconomics, bitcoin, Lightning Network, the monetary and financial system, the Federal Reserve, interest rates, and geopolitics. Most importantly, develop a framework for understanding global markets—connect the dots between economic and financial concepts to see the bigger picture. Look no further for your bitcoin and macro education!

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The Bitcoin Layer is a premium markets research provider, covering bitcoin through a global macro lens | Research, Analysis, & Education

Featuring Nik Bhatia, author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Layered Money and USC Marshall School of Business professor.

Have you always been interested in how global markets function but are frustrated by how confusing it all is? Subscribe to our research publication and YouTube channel to learn about global macroeconomics, bitcoin, Lightning Network, the monetary and financial system, the Federal Reserve, interest rates, and geopolitics. Most importantly, develop a framework for understanding global markets—connect the dots between economic and financial concepts to see the bigger picture. Look no further for your bitcoin and macro education!

    Bitcoin & The Austrian School of Economics with Peter St. Onge | The Bitcoin Layer

    Bitcoin & The Austrian School of Economics with Peter St. Onge | The Bitcoin Layer

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. Joe sits down with Peter St. Onge, an economist at the Heritage Foundation. In this episode, Peter discusses the Austrian School of Economics, its view on hard money, why bitcoin fits that bill, and central bank distortions.

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    Bitcoin & The US Debt Problem with James Lavish | The Bitcoin Layer

    Bitcoin & The US Debt Problem with James Lavish | The Bitcoin Layer

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. James Lavish is a hedge fund manager, chartered financial analyst, co-founder of Looking Glass Edu, and the author of the popular The Informationist Newsletter at jameslavish.substack.com. In this episode, James discusses the pivotal books which lead him on his journey to bitcoin, the issue of central banks becoming the marginal buyer of their own sovereign debt and currencies, the United States debt problem, and the bitcoin of it all. Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jameslavishNew YouTube videos every Wednesday and Friday. New Substack posts every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.Thanks to our Sponsor!VOLTAGE: https://TheBitcoinLayer.com/voltageSubscribe to TBL on Substack: https://TheBitcoinLayer.substack.comFollow TBL on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBitcoinLayerFollow TBL on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/TheBitcoinLayerFollow TBL on Instagram: https://instagram.com/TheBitcoinLayerFollow TBL on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thebitcoinlayerSubscribe to The Bitcoin Layer on your favorite podcast platform.Subscribe and turn on notifications for TBL on YouTube.Use code TBLYT10 for 10% off all The Bitcoin Layer Merch at http://TheBitcoinLayer.com/merchSign up for the free Monetary History course on @Saylor Academy : http://sylr.org/MonetaryHistoryContribute to The Bitcoin Layer via Lightning Network: thebitcoinlayer@zbd.ggNik Bhatia's Twitter: https://twitter.com/timevalueofbtcResearch Associate Joe Consorti's Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeConsortiCreative Director Matthew Ball's Twitter: https://twitter.com/matthewrballBlock Height 763652#TheBitcoinLayer #JoeConsorit #JamesLavish #NikBhatia #USA #Debt #China #Energy #Globalization #Bitcoin #BTC #FED #Treasuries #Correlation #Market #Recession #Currency #Crypto #Macro #Analysis #Investment #News #Finance #Economics #Education


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    Binance Speculatively Attacked FTX Into Insolvency

    Binance Speculatively Attacked FTX Into Insolvency

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. In this episode, Joe breaks down the FTX situation start to finish. From the vaporware FTT token being used as collateral for real liabilities, to Binance's public declaration of sale which drove spot and derivatives selling pressure, to the ultimate admittance of insolvency and capitulation of FTX.

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    China, Energy, and Deglobalization with Jacob Shapiro | The Bitcoin Layer

    China, Energy, and Deglobalization with Jacob Shapiro | The Bitcoin Layer

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. Jacob Shapiro is the Director of Geopolitics at Cognitive Investments. In this episode, he discusses the European energy situation, and the geopolitical landscape encompassing deglobalization and China.

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    The Long-Term Debt Cycle, Bitcoin, and the Shaky Macro Landscape with TXMC | The Bitcoin Layer

    The Long-Term Debt Cycle, Bitcoin, and the Shaky Macro Landscape with TXMC | The Bitcoin Layer

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. TXMC is a data-visualization expert and markets researcher, host of Alpha Beta Soup, on Twitter @TXMCtrades. In this episode, he discusses pivotal books, the long-term debt cycle, bitcoin, and the current macro and geopolitical landscape.

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    FOMC Live Discussion: Another 75 Basis Points, Fed Speak Shift, Slowdown to a Pause In Sight?

    FOMC Live Discussion: Another 75 Basis Points, Fed Speak Shift, Slowdown to a Pause In Sight?

    Welcome to The Bitcoin Layer, where we bring you research, analysis, and education for all things bitcoin and macro. In this episode, Nik & Joe breakdown the markets reaction to the FOMC decision to hike another 75 basis points. What did the Fed say differently, what does the path for monetary policy look like going into Q4, and when will we see the real regime change for markets?

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