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Every week, we feature the best and most interesting interviews from Bloomberg's daily market close show, "What'd You Miss" hosted by Joe Weisenthal, Caroline Hyde and Romaine Bostick. We want to take you beyond the headlines and bring you a unique perspective on the week's top stories, and those you may just have missed. It's the perfect way to kick off your weekend.

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Every week, we feature the best and most interesting interviews from Bloomberg's daily market close show, "What'd You Miss" hosted by Joe Weisenthal, Caroline Hyde and Romaine Bostick. We want to take you beyond the headlines and bring you a unique perspective on the week's top stories, and those you may just have missed. It's the perfect way to kick off your weekend.

    Fiat Currency is Having a Midlife Crisis

    Fiat Currency is Having a Midlife Crisis

    This week, Jon Huntley, senior economist at the Penn Wharton Budget Model, came on to discuss the budgetary and economic impact of the infrastructure package. Rune Christensen, the co-founder of MakerDAO, joined to talk DeFi and decentralized stable coins. Zvi Schreiber, the CEO and founder of Freightos, an internet marketplace for the trillion-dollar international freight market, came on to talk about his new book: "Money, Going Out of Style: The Story of Money and Thee Mystery of its Decline" and why he thinks fiat currency is having a midlife crisis. Then John Gerner, the managing director at the consulting group Leisure Business Advisors, reacted to Disney earnings and explained why he was impressed.
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    • 29 min
    Serial SPAC-er Betsy Cohen Finds Her Seventh Target

    Serial SPAC-er Betsy Cohen Finds Her Seventh Target

    Serial SPAC dealmaker Betsy Cohen joined to talk about finding her seventh target, Pico, a New York-based technology provider for financial services companies that merged with FTAC Athena Acquisition Corp. in a $1.75 billion blank-check company deal. Senator Cynthia Lummis, Republican of Wyoming, came on to discuss the cryptocurrency amendment holding up the infrastructure package and why she is trying to narrow the language of the provision. Adam Ozimek, the chief economist at Upwork, outlined his latest report titled, "The Great Resignation" about the lasting impacts of the pandemic on the labor market. Then Glenn Fogel, the CEO of Booking Holdings, reacted to their second quarter earnings and talked about the impact of the Delta variant on the travel rebound.
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    • 31 min
    Companies Have Lost the Distinction Between Data and Information

    Companies Have Lost the Distinction Between Data and Information

    This week, NYU Stern School of Business finance professor Aswath Damodaran, joined to talk about why corporate earnings reports and regulatory filings keep getting longer, and why it's not necessarily a good thing for investors. Professor Damodaran explained why he thinks we are having a "disclosure dilemma" with all of this additional corporate data leading to even less information. Christie's CEO Guillaume Cerutti went through the global art market boom in everything from NFTs to jewelry and explained what's driving consumers back in record numbers. Then Steve Cadigan, who formerly served as the vice president of people at LinkedIn, joined to talk about his new book, "Workquake: Embracing the Aftershocks of COVID-19 to Create a Better Model of Working," and what's behind that massive churn in the labor market driving high levels of job openings and resignations.
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    • 30 min
    Crypto Investors Are Used to Volatility

    Crypto Investors Are Used to Volatility

    This week, Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein joined to react to bitcoin's selling off below $30,000 and said crypto investors are used to the volatility. Chairman and CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage Mat Ishbia went through this week's housing data and explained why he thinks the housing market will stay hot. Nicole Perrin, an emarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence came on to talk about Twitter and Snapchat's earnings and the pandemic boom in digital advertising. Then Willy Shih, a management practice professor at Harvard Business School, discussed the ongoing global chip crisis and whether anything other than time itself can mitigate the shortage.
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    • 30 min
    Why There's a Six-Month Wait for Garage Doors

    Why There's a Six-Month Wait for Garage Doors

    This week, Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks joined along with Bloomberg Wall Street correspondent Sonali Basak to talk about hiring ex-regulator Manuel Alvarez and why regulation does not have to be a bad thing for the crypto space. Alyse Killeen, the founding managing partner at StillMark, the first Bitcoin-specific venture capital firm, discussed investing in bitcoin. Rick Palacios, principal and director of research at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, came on to talk about the housing market and why it's still so difficult to find building materials. Then Octahedron Capital Management founder Ram Parameswaran, who has been a very consistent bull on the Chinese tech sector, discussed whether Beijing's crackdown has made him rethink that stance.
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    • 32 min
    Why Truck Drivers Are So Hard to Find Right Now

    Why Truck Drivers Are So Hard to Find Right Now

    This week, Chad Cascarilla, the co-founder and CEO of Paxos, a regulated blockchain platform that has its own stable coin, came on to talk the use and regulation of stable coins. Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and CEO of FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives platform, discussed their recent publicity push becoming the official crypto partner of Major League Baseball and getting the naming rights to the Miami Heat stadium. Dragonfly Capital general partner Tom Schmidt demystified DeFi, decentralized finance. Then Craig Fuller, founder and CEO of FreightWaves, the leading provider of data and analytics to the global logistics and supply-chain market, came on to talk about the bottlenecks and explain why trucking companies are not honoring their contracts due to such high demand.
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    • 28 min

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