Can't see player? - Listen here In this episode, I go through several comments by my community on Telegram. Then we talk the bitcoin chart a little bit. After that, I read the abstract of the Fed's new paper on retirement and discuss. Finally, I read through my article for
Can't see player? - Listen here In this episode, I summarize my weekly newsletter and discussion credit in a post-bitcoin world. I spend a lot of time usually talking about how credit works today and how it will change going into a bitcoin world. But once bitcoin has won, what
This week was a slow news cycle for #Bitcoin. We cover a few headlines, price analysis including headwinds and tailwinds, mining sector and a lightning network story.
ECB attack on bitcoin and the US jobs report.
In this episode, we cover a few charts like bitcoin, stocks and Treasury yields relative to the fed funds range. Next, I cover a few headlines. The first is that Neurolink is 6 months from human trials. Second, the extra-legal trick of the Biden White House, forcing his programs to
Dissecting the ECB's hit piece on bitcoin and macro charts and topics.
Daily news around bitcoin, macro charts, debate about credit in a bitcoin world, peak oil demand, why CPI instead of just counting the money?, and Apple help communists
The main topic was Jason Lowery's positions on Proof of work as violence, also hit many other topics like Tether, general FUD in bitcoin right now, credit, and how the future will look in a Q&A at the end.
Lowery thinks he's taking on bitcoin maximalists (shrug), panic subsidies, China imploding, price analysis and prediction, miner capitulation, LN news.
A conversation about posts from my telegram channel, like shipping and drones, demographics and fertility. Then talk about central banks buying bitcoin.
Genesis, GBTC and FTX connections, macro charts and trends, and China's demographic story.
FTX contagion, Grayscale, Coinbase, Genesis, China updates, Meloni viral video, Burkina Faso, and thinking in credit and investment necessary for globalization.
This week I cover the contagion fears from FTX to Genesis to Grayscale to Coinbase, next is a price analysis, then miners selling bitcoin, and lastly BLIP and Lightning Network.
Links * Same Ship, Different Day * Chigrl tweet * White House G20 Declaration #23 * Dylan LeClair tweet thread on Silvergate Happy Friday live stream! Today we talk about Silvergate being THE major bank for exchanges in the bitcoin industry and possible issues. We then dive into chart a little, including a tweet
Links * Balaji thread * Jonwu thread on the John Jay Ray III finding the crazy state of FTX * Error Log's thread Back with another live stream, this one focused on FTX drama, bitcoin development discussion around RBF, Bitcoin mining investments, and more. I kind of start rambling at the end, but
Links * Hedging Sanctions Risk: Cryptocurrency in Central Bank Reserves * Staked ETH pool Lido is an unbalanced algorithmic stablecoin This is the live stream from Wednesday prior to the live broadcast of Fed Watch on Bitcoin Magazine's video channels. I cover a wide range of topics around bitcoin and macro, including
Links * Thread by @AndreasSteno * OPEC revises global demand down for the 5th time since April * G20 meeting drama about Russia Today's show is about macro topics. Of course, I discuss bitcoin's price and chart, and then discuss major developments missed by, and misinterpreted by, the mainstream financial press. Even alternative
This week, FTX fallout and rumors, regulations are coming, macro headlines of the week, price analysis, mining and lightning news, and mempool exploding.
Brief FTX big picture, bitcoin fundamentals, macro charts, outline my geopolitical and monetary theory, US chip embargo, Italy and France immigration row.
FTX exhaustion, regulatory repercussions, the next bitcoin narrative battle, stocks and dollar analysis.
Double live stream day! Initial live CPI reaction, then we discuss Powell's seeming Dilemma, frontrunning a pivot, Bitcoin price reaction, FTX drama and possible SEC collusion, and finally, regulation that is coming to the space.
FTX and CZ situation, macro charts, US elections effect on Ukraine conflict, and the Chinese economy.
US elections, FTX and CZ drama, currency review, and China trade slumps
Jump to: Market Roundup / Price analysis + Price Conclusion / Mining sector / Lightning Network In Case You Missed It... * (Article) Ghost money article I wrote for Bitcoin Magazine * (Fed Watch) Jerome Powell Contradicts Fed's Own Statement, Chaos Ensues - FED 118 * (Fed Watch Clips) Full, Fed Watch only video this week * (Podcast)
FTX and Alameda solvency issue, Replace-by-fee controversy in Bitcoin, price analysis including headwinds and tailwinds, mining news, and lightning networks bugs
Today's links * Kuppy's The Fed is Fuct article * Of Two Minds All Powerful Central Banks * Lei's Real Talk about Foxconn * Doomberg podcast with Wall St for Main St Another daily live stream. Today, I talk dicuss the bitcoin price action, along with stocks, the dollar, and oil. Find the the
Today's links * Fed Watch episode, edited * Lowery on Preston * Saudi toward China Another daily live stream. Today, I debrief Fed Watch from yesterday, the current chart situation, I give a quick review of Jason Lowery's recent appearance on Preston Pysh's podcast about PoW vs PoS, I discuss an article about
New beginnings for the podcast. Raw unedited live streams. YouTube banned me yesterday, FOMC decision today, Foxconn situation
This week, Bitcoin turns 14!, more global adoption, detailed price analysis, mining sector financial troubles, lightning network news.
This week, ultra-low volatility, "time to pay attention", DeFi crashes further, Jintao purge, price analysis, secret miner?, and lightning videos!
UK Gilt update, China 20th Party Congress and investment situation, and European energy crisis.
This is an educational episode, where I read through several definitions from the Bitcoin Dictionary: convergence, consensus, creditable commitment, money and economic medium.
This week, 3 big conferences show signs of life, BNY Mellon clients demand bitcoin, Altcoin hacks, 20th Party Congress, price analysis, mining news, and Lightning
Eth folks are trying to compare ethereum's arbitrary, temporary, and centralized issuance to bitcoin's fixed supply and issuance. I debunk it, and cover unforgeable costliness and stock to flow.
Celsius client list, PayPal's woke mistake, Bitcoin relative performance, Price analysis including CPI and GDP effects, Mining sector and LN.
Bitcoin headlines, GBTC discount, SEC, Powell on DeFi, UK and Credit Suisse, price analysis section, mining and Lightning Network.
Jump to: A case for optimism / Why be bullish bitcoin now? / Italian elections / Price analysis / Mining sector In Case You Missed It... Join my new Telegram Channel! Members can find the link to all past live stream recordings here. * (Fed Watch) Fed Policy and European Energy Crisis ft. Andreas Steno
This week we cover the White House and the SEC, price analysis including macro, and mining news.
This week, commentary on tomorrow's US CPI, the SEC and Gensler, price analysis with headwinds and tailwinds, mining sector news like the Biden EO.
This episode is a short clip of my Telegram live stream (also doing them as Twitter spaces) on 8 Sept 2022. The topic was a tweet thread by Mark Moss.
This week, community announcements, bitcoin getting more integrated, price analysis, and mining sector news.
This week, bitcoin ETF news, futures spreads, price analysis with headwinds and tailwinds, mining sector news, and macro update on Europe, China, and US.
History of power, the geopolitics of Athens and Sparta, Britain vs France, why some areas have different cultures and economics versus other places, and finally, where is it all going
The bitcoin news cycle was slow, but I comment on the Ethereum saga, price and mining.
This episode is a read through and reaction to Arthur Hayes' recent post about Ethereum's merge from a reflexivity perspective.
Reaction to Jeff Snider on Mark Moss, where he speaks about the Eurodollar and Elasticity problem with Bitcoin.
Commentary on Blackrock's Bitcoin Trust, the Antima meme, simple CPI math, plus Bitcoin price analysis including headwind and tailwinds, and mining sector news.
Commentary on the Blackrock adoption of Bitcoin and Stablesats. Plus price analysis including economic headwinds and mining sector news!
This is day #10 in my 30 in 30 live streams on Telegram. I discuss the bitcoin price, stocks, the catalyst for a bullish rally, Ukraine situation, Taiwan and China threat or not?, and Richard Werner on credit-based money.
Commentary: Rate hikes do not matter, Recession is backwards looking, my outlook for the rest of the year, plus bitcoin price analysis, and mining sector news.
Hosts: Ansel Lindner and Christian Keroles Guests: Q_liketheletter and Chris Alaimo Listen To This Episode: Apple / Spotify / Google / Libsyn / Overcast / RSS Fed Watch is a macro podcast with a true rebellious bitcoin nature. Each episode we question mainstream and bitcoin narratives by examining current events in macro from across
This Week Commentary: Coinbase in hot water and Fedimint, plus price analysis with charts and headwinds facing price, and mining sector news including a job well done by Texas bitcoin miners. Jump to: Market Commentary / Price analysis / Mining sector In Case You Missed It... I had a busy week! Lots
The main ideas are that we should not abide catastrophism. Cries about the end of Western Civilization are overblown to sell books, get clicks and sell subscriptions to alarmist macro analysis.
Updating the situation in China's real estate and banking sectors, Bitcoin price analysis, and the Euro vs Bitcoin.
Rant about fear based macro reporting, bitcoin price analysis, bitcoin headwinds, mining sector update, and a macro update on Dutch farmers and China.
Interview with bitcoin lawyer and macro pundit, Joe Carlasare. In this episode, we try to get to the bottom of some new narratives for bitcoin going forward.
what’s coming up for the Fed, tons of macro charts, the spike in Credit Suisse CDS, BIS news about making bitcoin a reserve asset banks can hold, and take some Q&A from Twitter
What is Bitcoin Maximalism, deflation talk, price analysis including analysis of specific headwinds, bitcoin mining news, Marco developments
Bitcoin ride or die, Nic Carter redux, DARPA report debunked, price headwinds and analysis, and mining sector news.
We find ourselves at the end of Q2 and about to "officially" enter a recession. They are a little late to the party... How fast is the inflation scare and taper talk going to turn back into recession and even more QE? Pretty quick. — Ansel Lindner (@AnselLindner) July 20, 2021
Euro fragmentation versus dollar fragmentation, and how Bitcoin serves as a solution for the coming age of deglobalization.
This post is to provide the associated images and commentary for the audio podcast. Fed Watch is the macro podcast for bitcoiners. Each episode we discuss current events in macro from across the globe, with an emphasis on central banks and currencies. In this episode, CK and I cover developments
Bitcoin bailouts, USD stablecoins flippen Ethereum, huge price analysis section (price models, headwinds, and hopium charts), and bitcoin mining news.
In this episode, I breakdown and respond to Jeff Snider's opposition to a bitcoin-based system as a replacement for our current credit-based Eurodollar system.
Highlights and reaction to central bank press conferences from Jerome Powell and Christine Lagarde.
Bitcoin has no substitutes (commentary), Bitcoin 2.0?, price analysis, mining news, hash ribbons, and Vitalik weird comments.
Bitcoin cycles and current market price with Tone Vays
CPI reaction, Lummis and Bitcoin regulation in the US, price analysis, much needed optimism, mining news, NY mining ban is so dumb, ATH hash rate.
Demand destruction, supply chains getting better, and inventory glut in the US.
This Week Gemini sued by CFTC, US regulation scare and battle for 401k's, Jamie Dimon copies my Monetary Hurricane, price analysis, miners under stress and regulatory pressure, and Ethereum's Merge. In Case You Missed It... I appreciate all the clicks and views. Please check out Fed Watch playlist on YT
This week, JP Morgan loves bitcoin, central bankers in their own words, large price analysis section, glimmer of hope, bitcoin mining news, and Tether MXN.
I cover a lot of ground in this episode, including basic economics of complex systems, the central planning fallacy, US oil production, the peak oil fallacy, and contrast a pessimistic macro outlook and an optimistic outlook.
Macro update of currencies, the dollar and euro, commodities, oil, gas prices, CPI and monthly CPI.
This week, El Salvador bitcoin assembly versus Davos, massive price analysis section, a new bitcoin mining research piece by Cambridge, and altcoin clown world.
A podcast episode reacting to common criticisms of bitcoin from a financial professional who just doesn't get it yet.
This week, Terra debrief and reaction, bitcoin price analysis, path to recovery, big mining section today, mempool is slammed, and China in free fall.
Fed rate hike debrief, BIP119 CTV intro (more to come), bitcoin price analysis and typical rate hike reaction, bitcoin mining news and hash rate charts.
WEF FUD, more countries adopting #bitcoin, Fidelity starts retirement account stampede, price analysis, mining sector news, and bitcoin shortages on exchanges.
Clown World topics like Ripple's Garlinghouse complaining that Bitcoin Maximalism is working in DC, and the implosion of the NFT delusion
The concept that the inflation-based investment thesis for bitcoin is dangerous and alternative points that form a better more sustainable thesis.
This week... Dangers of inflationary thesis for bitcoin commentary, latest articles, bitcoin price analysis, mining news, and NFTs die.
In this post: Bretton Woods III theory, Ukraine situation, Globalism vs Populism ft. Le Pen.
This week, NY Post says we are psychopaths, lightning integration continues, price analysis and mining news.
In this episode, I react to a George Gammon video where he details Zoltan's Bretton Woods 3 idea on the blackboard.
This week, a debrief of the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, price analysis, and mining news.
The game theory that keeps bitcoin secure from hostile hard forks, and the reasons for Europe to be going after bitcoin repeatedly.
This week... changing proof-of-work, EU trying to ban bitcoin wallets, price analysis, mining news, yield curve inversions, oil and ruble drop?, and Ukraine update.
This is the second episode of the week, covering my personal model by which I evaluate the market and important geopolitical news. The main outline can be found on the Bitcoin Fundamentals Report #183.
This week... Russia accepting bitcoin for oil?, a new Ponzi scheme buys bitcoin, price analysis, mining news, and some macro charts of inversions, dollar, and RRP.
This is the first part of two episodes that will cover my recent Bitcoin Fundamentals Report #183, specifically the Market Commentary section. Part A is much shorter than part B.
This week... Bitcoin performs by staying stable, Ukraine/Russia model in evaluating the fog of war, bitcoin price analysis, mining sector current events and developments.
This week... Breaking down the US Executive Order on bitcoin, Ukraine donations, defi comes to Bitcoin, price analysis, mining news, and some macro charts.
This week... bitcoin adoption rises, what Ukraine can tell us about the emerging new international order, Ethereum mistake exposes the extent that it is centralized and captured by legacy interests.
I discuss bitcoin's game theory, cooperative games, infinite vs finite games, changing the rules, and the game theory of nation-state adoption.
European mismanagement of energy continues, bitcoin a safe haven?, Mexico legal tender proposal, holders' reward, price analysis, mining and lightning developments.
Part 2 of 2 this week explores more recent news items including the Bitcoin Czar in Washington DC, US regulation, Ukrainian bitcoin legalization, bitcoin price, and mining news.
I discuss some takeaways and lessons learned by bitcoin from this Canada situation.
This week... Takeaways from Canada bitcoin situation, pending US regulation, Ukraine update, bitcoin price analysis, and mining sector update.
Intel has announced it will be making bitcoin ASIC computer chips, Lansing Michigan is trying to crush bitcoin mining in their city, and the mempool is rising meaning there is an increase in the demand to receive bitcoin.
CPI is consumer prices not money printing. Bitcoin dormancy flow is showing a major bottom. Bloomberg has a model for bitcoin price that completely misses.
It's all in the title, I talk through the four big stories in bitcoin this week as they appeared on the Bitcoin Fundamentals Report, and give my own color and input.
This week... Russian acceptance of bitcoin, BitFinex hackers found?, Tallycoin for Freedom Convoy, Binance buys huge stake in Forbes, bitcoin price analysis, mining news, and transaction demand rising.
This is a quick episode to address a question about why I was labeling the market cycle timing as a 2-year cycle instead of the commonly understood 4-year cycle.
This week... Russia and US taking serious look at bitcoin, SEC proposed rule, price analysis, mining news and updates, and the Solana hack debrief.
Putin opposes bitcoin ban likes bitcoin mining, Biden to sign executive order on bitcoin rules, Powell hawkish presser, bitcoin price analysis, bitcoin mining news, and ETH 2.0 canceled.
In this post: Ukraine situation, Oil and natural gas prices, Oil production rising, Fertilizer cost, US yield curve, Dollar (DXY), and Shipping costs
This week... Russia's proposed bitcoin ban, Ukraine war, US Congress meeting on mining, price analysis, ATH hash rate and difficulty, and NFTs.
This week... billionaire Bill Miller, Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, Tonga, Central Asian geopolitics, bitcoin mining, price analysis, developer legal defense fund, and NFTs.
A personal note, predictions for 2022, Kazakhstan commentary, quick price analysis, mining news, and update on NFT stats.
This week... bitcoin mortgages, taper U-turn coming, Russia and China de-dollarization?, price analysis, mining news, and NFT cycle timing.
This week... record CPI inflation, regulating stablecoins like banks, price analysis, mining headlines and spiking hash rate, and Ethereum fees.
In this post: Ukraine situation and Europe, Oil and natural gas, Dollar, Eurodollar futures inversion
This week... Dorsey goes all in bitcoin, Saylor wows on Tucker, Fidelity spot ETF, bitcoin price woes, mining attacks by climate zealots, more Defi hacks, #FreeRoss NFTs, and Google Trends.
Big week... Podcast banger about European troubles, bitcoin/dollar correlation, Nu variant, price analysis, explaining the empty mempool, India regulation, US Comptroller clarification, and volcano bonds.
This week... US Infrastructure bill, Kyle Rittenhouse update, failing public health experts, EU to ban bitcoin mining?, Nigerian CBDC, and dollar break out.
In this issue: Bitcoin price analysis in 8 charts - Fractals, moving averages, cycle timing, divergences, bollinger bands
Major inflation is great of bitcoin, Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Bitcoin price analysis, Bitcoin mining stocks, dollar surge and stock-to-flow update.
In this post, I examine oil and natural gas prices, show the energy crisis in charts, discuss the dollar, and global shipping container rates.
This week I discuss my upcoming presentation, drug mandates, bitcoin mayors unite, bitcoin price, mining, NFTs and the sneaky IRS is at it again.
Today I touch on macro, Bitcoin price, the state of mining and mining news, Defi hacks, Ethereum hard forks and nodes, and US government comments on bitcoin!
First Vitals stand-alone issue. Giving you a heads up on all important fundamental indicators and metrics for bitcoin.
Recent bitcoin ETF and what to expect next. Plus, what to say when people ask if they should buy bitcoin, network metrics going crazy, and altcoin scams.
First published on Bitcoin Magazine. Listen To This Episode Find Fed Watch anywhere you listen to podcasts and on YouTube. * BitcoinTV * Apple * Spotify * Google * Libsyn * Overcast * Rumble Hosts: Ansel Lindner and Christian Keroles In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Fed Watch'' podcast, Christian Keroles and I got listeners up
In this post we get up to speed on the Bitcoin ETF news, price action, US now mining leader, G7 CBDC meeting, and more!
This post includes two exemplar letters for your religious exemption, prepared for a relative facing an employer mandate. I'm not a lawyer and this is not legal advise. Please update and personalize them to fit your beliefs. At the bottom I provide some responses to invasive questions an employer might
Big issue of the the Report this week. Includes ETF rumors, price analysis, Liquid and Lightning network growth and main net activity.
In this post I go over the emerging energy crisis in detail, comparing European prices to US prices and the state of production. Then I discuss the dollar and gold.
This week we discuss the evolving battle between agencies in the US government over bitcoin regulation and do a deep dive into on-chain volume and mining.
A detailed analysis of the Greenspan era at the Fed and whether or not he set interest rates or interest rates guided Fed policy.
In this issue we discuss Twitter adding lightning network tipping and news out of China, along with price action, mining, government news, and stablecoins.
This is an early cut of the Evergrande podcast episode coming out next week on Fed Watch. I discuss the proper context in which to view Evergrande, and give details on what I see going on over there in China.
This week's newsletter, we discuss Gensler's testimony to Congress, the vaccine mandate, deglobalization and China, price action, and the Solana attack.
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In this post we take a detailed look at factors affecting the oil market, dive into the dollar chart, and stress over gold.
We cover a lot of ground this week, El Salvador, Ukraine, Coinbase, bitcoin price, mining, and CBDCs.
Summary of all the important sectors in the bitcoin industry. Today's commentary is on El Salvador and Twitter's lightning integration. Plus, mining news, NFTs, and fun charts!
Factors ranging from regulation in China to the Taproot protocol upgrade were driving bitcoin price charts to a decisive point for weeks.
A brief examination of El Salvador's geopolitical situation and how their adoption of bitcoin will affect the country.
In this issue we comment on Jackson Hole and the Fed's dilemma, Kabul as a sign of global economic shifts, price analysis, Ethereum network bug, and more!
In this post we examine the Dollar, Inflation, Emerging markets, Oil, Gold, Inflation expectations and Treasury rates.
We summarize important news from all sectors of bitcoin, like mining, price, and altcoins. This week's commentary is on Afghanistan with a bitcoin twist.
This week we dive into Ethereum's pattern of lies and shifting sands of marketing terms, bitcoin price, mining, Defi hacks, and google trends!
In this post we look at charts of #Bitcoin, #Gold, #Dollar, and #Oil and draw valuable conclusions based on our macro thesis.
In this issue: Background and update on the Senate Infrastructure Bill! As well as price analysis, mining stats, and a Fed governor blasting the idea of CBDCs.
The Tether FUD has spread to gold bugs now. They trash on it with without providing any evidence. We talk Ponzi schemes, history, and markets in this one.
This week we get you up to speed on Senator Elizabeth Warren's recent crusade against bitcoin, update you on price analysis, mining, and CBDCnews and Tether.
Charts to keep you up-to-speed on what's happening in Macro. Today's post includes bitcoin, dollar, gold, oil, commodities, and inflation expectations.
This week's newsletter takes another look at typical cycles in bitcoin, price analysis, mining, and tether reserves.
In this issue, as always bitcoin price analysis, charts, and vital fundamentals, as well as, Fibonacci lines for cycles and current correction.
This week we do a deep dive into the GBTC unlock and price predictions, as well as the return of bitcoin's hash rate. Big week ahead!
On this week's Report we give commentary on the GBTC unlock, a couple SEC developments, price analysis, mining hash rate, CBDCs, and the dollar bounce.
A relatively slow week for bitcoin compared to recent weeks. We summarize all the relevant sectors of bitcoin and CBDCs this week.
Let's look at Bitcoin price analysis, Wyckoff pattern, Bitmex funding bullish, TD sequential bullish, Ichimoku cloud and volume profile, Two distinct halves to the bull market analysis and more!!
This week's top news item is the Chinese mining situation. We take a look there and how to view it. Also top stories from major Bitcoin sectors.
A read-through of the ECB's Annual Report and comments on the current state of the Euro, as well as their efforts to create a digital Euro.
This week we deep dive into the El Salvador drama with the World Bank and IMF, give a price analysis update, mining, defi rug pull of Mark Cuban, an more!
This week we discussion the Bitcoin 2021 conference first-hand impressions, the El Salvador bombshell, taproot, and price. Read, Sub, Share!!
Why so much disagreement on inflation versus deflation? I answer that plus, can we trust CPI? What are the alternatives? Lastly, I discuss why bitcoin doesn't need inflation.
Conference special with initial impressions, price analysis, Taproot update, ECB CBDC comments, Eth2.0 delay (again), and google search volumes.
We cover 3 Q's in Part 1, about technological deflation, QE, and sources of deflation. Part 2 includes 2 more questions and general deflationary arguments.
Market commentary on the negative externalities of bitcoin influencers, Taproot update, China mining update, and price.
This week: Elon, China, and the IRS try to destroy bitcoin. We cover Taproot signaling, mining, price analysis, why no euro stablecoins?, and google trends.
The energy FUD is strong this week. We break it down and give a positive takeaway. We update price analysis, mining and network status, and Tether.
A newsletter summarizing all important sectors in bitcoin. This week: green shoots and growing demand, price analysis, mempool and mining, taproot, and drawdowns by cycle.
Included in this week's post is headline commentary, quick price analysis, mining, Taproot and Blockstream satellite, and stablecoin supply.
This episode helps you understand the criticisms of Ethereum's Ultra Sound Money (USM) thesis.
Deleveraging in bitcoin bull markets.
This week's post includes a debrief of the Coinbase launch, Taproot developments, Turkey banning bitcoin, mining, Ethereum Berlin debrief, and a UTXO set visual.
Q/A about Bitcoin mining and energy consumption, price analysis, network traffic update, CBDC, and SOPR.
Very busy news week in bitcoin. We hit all the important headlines with commentary, then analyze price, mining and some altcoin news.
This week we discuss the coming bitcoin ETF approval, list all the ETFs who have filed, bitcoin mining hashrate is growing again, and ethereum gas price problem.
This week we cover big banks growing obsession with bitcoin and the likely bitcoin ETF, as well as news from all the important sectors.
Hopefully this episode helps you understand Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and fungibility of bitcoin.
Triffin and trade deficits, why Lyn Alden's Triffin-style premise is incorrect.
The best free newsletter in bitcoin, we update you on the NFT mania, CFTC inquires, price action, and bitcoin mining.
This week includes bullish headlines of the week, GBTC discount, price analysis, bitcoin mining update, Taproot, NFTs, and Ethereum.
I try to provide you with a basic understanding of the original Triffin Dilemma and of why the modern extensions of this famous prediction are poor facsimiles. I provide tons of useful links below as part of the show notes.
In this issue: Nigeria bans bitcoin, coinbase going public, futures volume, price action, mempool and fees, and Tether.
Let us keep you up to speed on bitcoin. This issue has software development news, price analysis, mining news, and market trends.
Is China destined to overtake the US? Will the CCP dominate the world? What macroeconomic future will bitcoin find itself in? This podcast episode is a detailed reading of the Thucydides Trap by Graham Allison, and a refutation by Arthur Waldron, plus my own thoughts.
In this post: Bitcoin welcomed in Miami, update on bitcoin mining industry, and price prediction.
Comments on Saylor's corporate bitcoin conference, price, mining, ethereum pump, and Bitcoin Prophet Hall of Fame.
Elon Musk, WallStreetBets, and Ansel's skeptical take. Of course, price analysis, and updates on mining and CBDC, and more.
Examining the FUD of the week, price, bitcoin mining metrics, analysis of stablecoin market caps, and more!
January 15, 2021 | Issue #124 | Block 666,201 | Disclaimer Written by Ansel Lindner and Jeff See Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price $36,034 (-$4967, -12.1%) Satoshis/$1 USD 2,775 1 finney (1/10,000 btc) $3.60 Stock to Flow (new supply to existing) 463/d 1.
January 8, 2021 | Issue #123 | Block 665,151 - Congrats guys, we knew these days were coming. Bitcoin is getting a bid as superior money and price has gone vertical. It feels good.
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New ATH! What's next??
In this episode I listen and react to Doug French's recent Mises article Central Banks Put Wind at Bitcoin's Back. It's a short but wide ranging discussion.
December 11, 2020 | Issue #119 | Block 660,940
Stories on bitcoin adoption, government regulation, and CBDCs.
I read through a blog post from ECB President Lagarde about central bank digital currencies.
December 4, 2020 | Issue #118 | Block 659,940
Mnuchin rumor, Coinbase blunder, more institutional demand, OKEx withdrawals, Defi convergence
November 27, 2020 | Issue #117 | Block 658,936
I react to a Simon Dixon interview where he spells out his thinking on the future of CBDCs and bitcoin.
November 20, 2020 | Issue #116 | Block 657,868 - This bull market is progressing very quickly. Everyone is bullish. It feels frothy. ...
Bitcoin General News, Bitcoin Development, Geopolitics, and Altcoin Insanity
I listen and react to Michael Saylor's appearance on Hedgeye.
November 13, 2020 | Issue #115 | Block 656,791 Can you feel the energy in the market? Bitcoin is getting warmed up.
This is the first post of consolidated headlines.
November 6, 2020 | Issue #114 | Block 655,715 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price: $15473 (+$2027, +15.08%) Mayer Multiple: 1.65 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +3% in 10d Prev Adj: -16.05% Sats/$1 USD: 6463 1 finney: $1.55 Market Commentary There's
Today, I listen along with you to Raoul Pal's recent video The Bitcoin Life Raft and react to it.
October 30, 2020 | Issue #113 | Block 6xx,xxx
I voice my support for Peter Schiff against the baseless allegations. And discuss one of his tweets on scarcity.
October 23, 2020 | Issue #112 | Block 653,981 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price: $12794 (+$1455, +12.9%) Mayer Multiple: 1.41 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -8% in 9d Prev Adj: +3.69% Sats/$1 USD: 7816 1 finney: $1.28 Market Commentary The
In this episode we walk through a discussion of money supply, Fed policy, and velocity, to find out if inflation is coming to the dollar.
October 16, 2020 | Issue #111 | Block 653,030 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price: $11339 (+$289, +2.62%) Mayer Multiple: 1.26 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +3.0% in 2d Prev Adj: -0.08% Sats/$1 USD: 8819 1 finney: $1.13 Market Commentary
October 9, 2020 | Issue #110 | Block 651,985 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price: $11050 (+$496, +4.70%) Mayer Multiple: 1.23 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +0.5% in 8d Prev Adj: -0.08% Sats/$1 USD: 9050 1 finney: $1.11 Market Commentary
October 2, 2020 | Issue #109 | Block 650,958 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin in Brief Weekly price: $10554 (-$99, -0.93%) Mayer Multiple: 1.18 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -1% in 1.5d Prev Adj: +11.4% Sats/$1 USD: 9475 1 finney: $1.06 Congrats
September 25, 2020 | Issue #108 | Block 649,949
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September 4, 2020 | Issue #105 | Block 646,734 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Bitcoin Vital Stats Weekly price: $10428 (-$1102, -9.56%) Mayer Multiple: 1.17 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -1.5% in 2d Prev Adj: +3.65 Sats/$1 USD: 9589 1 finney: $1.04
August 28, 2020 | Issue #104 | Block 645,727 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $11530 (-$190, -1.62%) Mayer Multiple: 1.29 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -2.0% in 10d Prev Adj: +3.6% Sats/$1 USD: 8673 1 finney: $1.12
August 21, 2020 | Issue #103 | Block 644,743 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $11720 (-$83, -0.7%) Mayer Multiple: 1.32 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +4.0% in 2d Prev Adj: +0.595% Sats/$1 USD: 8532 1 finney: $1.17
The Bitcoin & Markets podcast is back with a reaction and hot takes on a recent interview between Danielle DiMartino Booth and Bitcoin Magazine’s show Fed Watch. The show starts with an update on this podcast’s current and future direction, then we listen to the recent interview, and finally
August 14, 2020 | Issue #102 | Block 643,713 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $11803 (+$296, 2.57%) Mayer Multiple: 1.33 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +6.0% in 9d Prev Adj: +0.595% Sats/$1 USD: 8472 1 finney: $1.19 Market
August 7, 2020 | Issue #101 | Block 642,668 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $11507 (+$178, 1.57%) Mayer Multiple: 1.31 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +0.75% in 3d Prev Adj: -2.78% Sats/$1 USD: 8,690 1 finney: $1.15
July 31, 2020 | Issue #100 | Block 641,652 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $11329 (+$1733, 18.0%) Mayer Multiple: 1.30 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +0.1% in 10d Prev Adj: -2.87% Sats/$1 USD: 8,850 1 finney: $1.13
July 24, 2020 | Issue #99 | Block 640,600 | Disclaimer Bitcoin Vitals Weekly price: $9596 (+$436, 4.8%) Mayer Multiple: 1.16 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -5.8% in 3d Prev Adj: +9.89 Sats/$1 USD: 10,421 1 finney: $0.96 Market Commentary Bitcoin's price is the biggest story of
July 17, 2020 | Issue #98 | Block 639,661 | Disclaimer VITAL STATS Weekly price: $9160 (-$61, -0.66%) Mayer Multiple: 1.075 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -3% in 10d Prev Adj: +9.89% Sats/$1 USD: 10,917 1 finney: $0.92 Market Commentary The big story of the week, and
July 10, 2020 | Issue #97 | Block 638,651 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary paperback is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $9221 (+$148, 1.6%) Mayer Multiple: 1.09 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +10% in 2d Prev Adj: +0.00 Sats/$1 USD: 10,844 1 finney: $0.92 Market
July 03, 2020 | Issue #96 | Block 637,546 | Disclaimer The Bitcoin Dictionary is LIVE on Amazon! Vital Bitcoin Stats Weekly price: $9073 (-$83, -1%) Mayer Multiple: 1.083 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +5% in 10d Prev Adj: +0.00 Sats/$1 USD: 11.021 1 finney: $0.91 MARKET COMMENTARY
June 26, 2020 | Issue #95 | Block 636,468
Europol EC3 Cyber Bits April and May issues where they talk about Wasabi wallet and bitcoin mixing in general.
June 19, 2020 | Issue #94 | Block 635,436
ISSUE #62 | June 14, 2020 | Ansel Lindner | Disclaimer Hi Bitcoiners, Thank you for taking the survey. I will continue with the post format for now. The results are as follows: 1. How did you like the Bitcoin Pulse as a post instead of a PDF? -> 41% better than, 33%
June 12, 2020 | Issue #93 | Block 634,412
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With Ansel Lindner stepping in, we decided to rebrand the show as FED Watch. FED Watch is a Bitcoin Magazine podcast that focuses on Macroeconomics while acknowledging Bitcoin’s growing role in the future. This week, CK and Ansel sit down to discuss unemployment around the world. Topics * Unemployment In
A discussion about bitcoin and ethereum inflation around a tweet from Ryan Sean Adams, a popular etherean.
CK and new co-host Ansel Lindner discuss the recent ruling in German courts that deemed QE activity by the European Central Bank to be illegal.
June 22, 2020 | Issue #90 | Block 631,334
May 15, 2020 | Issue #89 | Block 630,495 | Disclaimer
A walk through an understanding of Liquidity and how the actions of the Federal Reserve can’t increase liquidity and flow in the economy.
May 8, 2020 | Issue #88 | Block 629,528 | Disclaimer
May 1, 2020 | Issue #87 | Block 628,465
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Answers to some critiques and questions from the audience.
You just lived through history again. Of course, so many events over the last few months have been historic but the oil rout yesterday is one of the biggest.
Different types of money, debt, fiat and commodity monies and how they behave differently as a global money standard.
I describe two important schools of thought on the global monetary system and the future of the dollar: the Dollar Milkshake and the Eurodollar.
April 17, 2020 | Issue #85 | Block 626,440
Legacy markets are beginning to roll back over as the crisis continues.
The holiday weekend was a depressing one for many. Over the past month, on stay at home orders, people have been coming to grips with the current situation (what readers of this newsletter did back in February).
The Greatest Depression has started. We won't sugar coat things, it's going to get much worse before it gets better.
Published as part of Issue #48 of the Bitcoin Pulse on 4/9/2020. Join for more full technical and fundamental analysis. The Eye of the Storm Traditional markets are in the eye of the storm. They are enjoying a rally that won’t last. The virus panic, which our
Hi Bitcoiners, I’m reading through my Friday newsletter The Fundamentals Report #83 along with my extra commentary.
The Bitcoin specific news cycle is slow. It's chugging along. As we've said in the past, Bitcoin is in its own world, only affected by deep fundamental cracks in the traditional system.
In this episode I discuss the bullish case for bitcoin being driven by QE but not via a weaker dollar.
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In this episode I use a tweet by Pierre Rochard and a video from Daniel Hannan as a jumping off point to talk about globalization, the growing distrust in our institutions, non-monetary rewards, and what this current crisis will lead to.
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In this episode, I break the news that the Fed has cut interest rates to zero and launched QE 5.
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In this episode I discuss ideas around the misunderstood concept of 51% attacks in mining, drawing inspiration from a tweet by @SGBarbour.
In this episode we discuss the historic times we are living in, focusing on the evolving situation and effects on the markets of the coronavirus.
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This is a collection of all the coronavirus coverage I’ve done, most recent first. Content taken from my podcast, Fundamentals Report, and the members’ Bitcoin Pulse. My first mention was on a podcast on Jan 24th saying that this virus has the potential to cause an economic collapse. Since
On this episode I walk through a very deep tweet that will help us understand multiple assets on one chain. These I call these non-native assets and they have non-native incentives. I bring in many connected ideas and try to make sense of it all. @BobMcElrath tweet: https://twitter.com/
02/21/2020 | Issue #77 | Block 618,410 | Disclaimer VITAL STATS Est. Days Until Halving: 80 Mayer Multiple: 1.094 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -0.1% Prev Adj: +0.5% Weekly price H/L: $10,300/$9312 Sats/$1 USD: 10,314 MARKET COMMENTARY The prevailing stories this week in Bitcoin
In this episode I talk about the recent proposal to offer a “safe harbor” to ICO scams for 3 years. This proposal was put forth by Hester Pierce, a previously bitcoin friendly Commissioner at the SEC. I question the intentions behind this proposal and the totality of the SEC’s
02/14/20 | Issue #76 | Block 617,401 | Disclaimer Days Until Halving: ~87 Mayer Multiple: 1.168 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: -2% in 10 days Prev. Difficulty Adjustment: +0.5% TOP STORIES Economic Contagion China was on the brink of a financial crisis before the Wuhan coronavirus forced the lock down
This is a quick discussion on how the coronavirus is affecting bitcoin mining in China and the price. I give you an update on the virus and then read a couple articles, and finally discuss the economics of supply and demand in the shadow of the third halving. Articles mentioned
Hello Bitcoiners! I’m back with a short discussion of the Tron vs ETH2.0 debate. Is Tron better or the always delayed ethereum centralized ethereans? I give you a quick rundown of the situation and a based assessment. Bitcoin is King, Eth is a scam, Tron is a scam.
I go through as article from Coindesk that is very misleading about ETH2.0. Don’t believe the hype. This is only phase zero they are trying to launch this year. Phase zero does nothing to immediate scale ethereum, it’s only a preliminary step in an overly complex 5
02/07/20 | Issue #75 | Block 616,415 | Disclaimer Days Until Halving: ~94 Mayer Multiple: 1.101 Est. Difficulty Adjustment: +1.8% in 3 days TOP STORIES Fedcoin One of the Federal Reserve Govenors, Lael Brainard, gave a speech about the Fed looking at a CBDC (my annotated page here)
In this episode I go through Federal Reserve Governor Bainard’s recent speech on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). I cover all aspects but focus on money versus means of payment, free market value versus central planner force / central banker legal tender laws. Link: https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/
01/31/20 | Issue #74 | Block 615,406 | Disclaimer ~101 Days Until Halving 1.047 on the Mayer Multiple TOP STORIES Chinese Economy on the Brink I've been talking about the deteriorating financial situation in China long before this Corona Virus disaster. At this point, everyone knows we can't trust
Block 614,366 Days Until Halving: ~108 Mayer Multiple: 0.948 Disclaimer Get the Fundamentals Report in Your Inbox on Fridays! Never Miss the Report Again This week’s podcast: TOP STORIES The blockchain narrative is crumbling slowly but steadily, which we detail in TOP STORIES. More on the Taproot
In this episode I discuss the bitcoin price in and where it’s going. Bitcoin is in the big leagues and part of every important panel discussions and on the lips of every powerful financial person in the world today. Next, I talk about the upcoming bitcoin upgrade called Taproot.
01/17/20 | Issue #72 | Block 613,314 | Disclaimer ~115 Days Until Halving .977 on the Mayer Multiple Subscribe to the Fundamentals Report TOP STORIES L2 Bundles This week Blockstream announced BTCPay Server has integrated Liquid support. IMO this is huge news. Bitcoin Layer 2 is exploding with activity, but
01/10/20 | Issue #71 | Block 612,255 | Disclaimer ~123 Days Until Halving 0.876 on the Mayer Multiple TOP STORIES Nakamoto,com This week we saw the launch of a new journal at the domain Nakamoto,com. The site claims to be a “new general interest journal for the
In this episode I discuss recent price movements and how they corresponded to the tense Iranian over the last week. I look into recent developments of State-sponsored stablecoins and detail the Baidu beta launch. Then I dive into the drama behind Nakamoto,com. Altcoiners using the term “pro-bitcoin” in a
01/03/20 | Issue #70 | Block 611,159 | Disclaimer ~130 Days Until Halving .790 on the Mayer Multiple TOP STORIES Proof of Keys “Every January 3rd the Bitcoin community HODLers of Last Resort participate in a Proof of Keys celebration by demanding and taking possession of all bitcoins held by
Discussion about the coming year and more for Bitcoin and this ecosystem. Topics include: * The Halving * Mining * Tons on Lightning * Altcoins * Central Bank Digital Currencies
12/27/19 | Issue #69 | Block 610,062 | Disclaimer ~138 Days Until Halvening .776 on the Mayer Multiple TOP STORIES YouTube Crypto Purge We now know what caused the out-of-the-blue take-down of a large percentage of Bitcoin related content on YouTube this week, a YT glitch. The backlash and uproar
12/20/19 | Issue #68 | Block 609,007 | Disclaimer ~145 Days Until Halvening .775 on the Mayer Multiple Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox! This week’s podcast TOP STORIES Themes of 2019 Layer 2 building * Lightning grew >3x in it’s first big year of
Bitcoin price in 2019 Price had 3 phases this year, 1) consolidation, 2) huge rally, 3) mini bear market. Bitcoin fees in 2019 Fees were very low all year, blocks full Lightning network in 2019 First full year of mainnet wallets * 3x Growth * Lightning Torch * Watchtowers Added To Lightning * Loop
12/13/19 | Issue #67 | Block 607,981 | Disclaimer ~153 Days Until Halvening .772 on the Mayer Multiple Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox! TOP STORIES Open Social Media Standard Twitter’s Jack Dorsey posted a tweet thread about their new project to create an “open
12/06/19 | Issue #66 | Block 606,957 | Disclaimer ~160 Days Until Halvening .794 on the Mayer Multiple Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox ! TOP STORIES US Stablecoin Punt Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, in testimony in front of Congress, gave his blessing to Libra
11/29/19 | Issue #65 | Block 605,938 | Disclaimer ~167 Days Until Halvening .825 on the Mayer Multiple Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox ! TOP STORIES #OkBitcoiner and ETheranos It was a horrible week for ethereum. Earlier in the week, Adam Back compared it to Theranos,
We are seeing the slow motion collapse of Ethereum in front of our eyes. I debrief the Adam Back comparison of Ethereum to Theranos and Vitalik’s toxic reply to me of “ok bitcoiner”. Short but dense episode. Vitalik tweet https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1199820134275145728
The developments in technology, culture, and economics that culminated in the launch of Bitcoin.
11/22/19 | Issue #64 | Block 604,938 | Disclaimer ~173 Days Until Halvening Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox ! TOP STORIES The government competition for “blockchain” and stablecoins is heating up. It’s almost surreal to watch. We will be able to see them figure out
Dense episode today. We talk about the recent bitcoin price drop and how or if China had anything to do with it. China has come out with massive support for “blockchain” yet they are cracking down on cryptocurrency exchanges. Are we in crazytown or are they serious? We’ve seen
11/15/19 | Issue #63 | Block 603,958 | Disclaimer ~180 Days Until Halvening Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox ! TOP STORIES Lightning and Text I haven’t been this excited about a new app using bitcoin in a long time. Several days ago, Joost Jager released
In this episode, I skip the price talk for the most part and talk about some news items. I take a deeper dive into Lightning Network for Bitcoin and the hot new app for private chat called Whatsat. Then go after Bianco the Chief of FinCEN and his comments quoted
11/8/19 | Issue #62 | Block 602,904 | Disclaimer ~188 Days Until Halvening Sign up for the free weekly report in your inbox ! TOP STORIES Quantum Quantum computing is quickly becoming the next great FUD campaign in Bitcoin. At the beginning of the last great bull market in 2015 we
In this episode I go over the bitcoin price movements over the last week and hit on the big news items of the week. The first news item is the China’s complete U-turn into blockchain. The reason for this 180 is obvious if you have been paying attention. Of
Bitcoin’s price explodes high today. I address current price movements in the first few minutes of the podcast, the we get into some deeper factors affecting the price. Our news today is about sidechains, lightning network, future on boarding, de-dollarization and Repo madness from the Fed continuing. FINCEN https:
This episode is packed with information. We talk about Bitcoin scarcity as it relates to the 18 millionth bitcoin being mined, I give a unique estimate of the size of the Lightning Network using app statistics, and give you an update on what’s going on in the Repo market
Definition We start by defining our term. Most attempts to demean Technical Analysis start with faulty layman definitions. People often get lost on this very first step, maybe because the top search result sites, like Investopedia, give an oversimplified and erroneous definition.1 However, when we look to industry professionals
I’m back with an episode about the bitcoin price, the new IRS guidelines for bitcoin taxes, and some Ethereum news. There are pros and cons to the new IRS clarifications, and I go through all of those. Links for today https://coincenter.org/entry/irs-cryptocurrency-guidance-answers-some-questions-while-raising-messy-new-ones https://en.ethereumworldnews.com/
IRS story https://coincenter.org/entry/irs-cryp… Ethereum drama https://www.coindesk.com/scam-or-iter… F2Pool https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/…
After months of building bearish indicators, the Bitcoin price finally broke down. We called this correctly and are now sowing the seeds of the bullish move. I talk about lots of price things, good things about Bitcoin infrastructure, including traditional type products and lightning network. This community has been waiting
I’m back with a brand new episode of Bitcoin & Markets. Today I focus on bitcoin mining with the hashrate exploding and overnight repos from the Fed with liquidity drying up around the world. Of course, I give my predictions on price and opinions on the Bitcoin market as a
Things are slowing down in the Bitcoin market. Price has recovered, but too a hit today. We continue in the consolidation pattern. News items are interesting this week. I mentioned several on my free newsletter, but in the podcast I speak about malware using information from bitcoin transactions, lightning network
An excerpt taken from our member live stream. I was asked about money as a belief system and I laid out my argument for why that’s incorrect. Through out the 90 min live stream I was asked repeatedly about it, so I cut them all out and posted here.
The price dropped this week as we’ve been talking about for several weeks. Will it continue down to the ultimate $8500 target? We discuss that, the overall state of the market including development on Lightning and on Bitcoin’s consensus layer. I give you a blast from the past
I’m back with a great bitcoin episode, discussing price and a bearish contrarian take. The mining and developement in bitcoin. Lastly, I buzz around and give you some great news items you might not find on another podcast, including analysis of the Fed’s Powell speech today from Jackson
A different format this week, I’m releasing the audio of this week’s live stream on Patreon. We talk about the Bitcoin Ponzi scheme in China that recent was busted and SEC news. The meat of the show is a reaction to the Dan Held v Vinny Lingham recent
This week sums up some of the macro events we’ve been seeing and analyzing how they fit into the recent bitcoin price movements. The end of the show is dedicated to my Gold vs Bitcoin debate for people new to this space that are discovering topics on money for
Huge news week this week. We talk about the Bitcoin price, of course, some Bitcoin mining news, and Layer 2 technologies really picking up pace on development, setting the stage for the next bull market. Next, I dive into Bitcoin Independence Day, the failing Federal Reserve, and finally bitcoin taxes
This week I go in depth on the Bitcoin price and the way in which the price is set. Many people disparage technical analysis and chart reading, but they also support other psychological measures. I don’t buy it. Price is the only thing that matters. You can’t partake
What a great week for Bitcoin. Congress grills Libra and talks bitcoin. Price is strong, but with a bit of downside risk. Altcoins continue to decouple, as they can’t keep up with bitcoin. As time goes on, the silly narrative that bitcoin is used for illicit exchange is going
Listen here, SHARE and LEARN! In this week’s episode we discuss Bitcoin’s volatile price in depth. Will we see new highs or new lows? I also discuss the crazy bitcoin mining sector and how it’s been ramping up big time and if any altcoin or other cryptocurrency
A slightly less crazy week in Bitcoin this week, but there’s still plenty of news out there. We cover the price, the incredible mining hashrate surge, new estimates on the lightning numbers. For the news items I pass on some insights about CME volumes, tether updates onto ethereum, and
In this episode I take time to discuss the price and historic bitcoin price movements. I touch on mining and lightning, and compare digital barter interoperability to interoperability with one money. Last, I cover the $13 trillion in negative yielding bonds.
Huge week this week in Bitcoin. We saw Facebook drop their whitepaper and other docs for their token Libra, Binance kicks out US customers, and the Fed refused to lower rates (yet). We cover all of that plus the fundamentals that are moving Bitcoin’s price.
Get up-to-date on all the prices, metrics and big news events from around Bitcoin every week. On top of our weekly metrics, I cover the Bakkt, Stablecoins, and the macro situation regarding fiat currencies and the events in the Gulf of Oman.
This episode was so fun to record. We have some great Bitcoin content creators on here, Guy Swann from Cryptoconomy, Brady from Citizen Bitcoin, Christian from POV Crypto, and Jeff from work on this show. This is a Part 1 of this banter, Part 2 will be out in a
This week we go on a trip through the fundamentals in Bitcoin and hit news items along the way. Specific news items I discuss are Tuur Demeester’s new Adamant Capital piece called A Note on the Bitcoin Rally, the block reward as a disruptive subsidy to hash rate, an
This week in Bitcoin was dominated by the price and the budding of a culture war. People bring their own bias to Bitcoin, there’s no dominant bitcoin culture. You see what you want to see. This week we also saw a new All Time High is hashrate and difficulty
We’re back with another Friday Fundamentals. Stats of note this week are the number of shorts falling off a cliff, the difficulty not budging dispite almost 2x in price movement in 2 months, CME volume is surging again, and mempool being elevated. Our one news item in this episode
In this Friday Fundamentals episode, we hit some conflicting metrics from around the space, including technical divergence, stubborn sentiment, slow mining reaction, and lightning dynamics. For news we hit Representative Sherman’s stupid crypto bill, the Binance hack and a Tether update.
This is a Friday Fundamentals episode where I go over the Bitcoin price, market sentiment, mining, and news that affect the fundamentals. Tether is grabbing headlines right now, but there’s a split growing among Bitcoin supporters. The old-timers seen to support Tether and Bitfinex, while others are overly harsh.
This is the sixth episode in our Bitcoin Banter series, where our community gets together and chats on our discord server (link in the show notes). We bring our own topics and take questions from Twitter. We have a great episode this time! We talk about Satoshi’s Treasure, Wasabi
On our Friday Fundamentals episodes we discuss price, sentiment of the market, mining, lightning and development. This episode we also discuss the big Bitcoin news of the day with the Tether and Bitfinex situation.
No specific show notes for this episode. Please suggest and edit on the Contact page. Thanks. Sovereign Bitcoin Bonds https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/04/article/kabul-tunis-in-sovereign-crypto-bond-race/ Bitmex bonds https://bitcoinist.com/sp500-stocks-nasdaq-bitcoin-bitmex/ Satoshi’s Treasurehttps://news.hodlhodl.com/news/global-puzzle-game-satoshi-s-treasure-offers-1m-bitcoin-prize-to-winner-3023
E161 of Bitcoin & Markets – The 5th in our Banter series where we record our Discord voice chats. In this episode we discuss the great bitcoin memes, lightning development and its future, as well as price.
Lots of links for you today. CME is officially the largest exchange for bitcoin Lightning power users Backup difficulty calc “Bitcoin” trending in China “Hottest new keywords” Chinese Links DYOR China Debt China wants stability China in trouble financially?
A Friday fundamentals episode full of metrics, insights, news and opinion about Bitcoin. We look at the fake volume reports from Bitwise and the new site OpenMarketCap that takes the reports findings into account. Bitwise OpenMarketCap Bitmain Chinese wet season, expect more FUD about all the hashrate in China Bitpiggys
In this episode of Bitcoin Banter, we are talking on our Discord server about how bitcoin will affect taxes, we get cosmic about drones and their role in the battle between individual freedom and government, and finally we explore if bitcoin has a social contract/consensus or if it’s
This is a Friday Fundamentals episode, so we take a look at a lot of metrics from around the space and simple technical analysis. After that we discuss fake volume and overweight altcoins. Finally, we talk about Lightning Loop. Volume Weighted Cap Fake volume Lightning Loop
In this Friday Fundamentals episode I discuss Frances Coppola’s ignorance and dive into Lightning growth and how to think about it. Next, I hit on how China’s involvement in Venezuela is an example of US dominance waning similar to Russia’s beating the US in Syria. After that
In this Friday Fundamentals episode, I discuss price and important statistics of the Bitcoin network. News items I cover are proposed soft forks, BlockFi’s lending and earning interest on your bitcoin, an update on #DeleteCoinbase, dealing with document requests for your bitcoin addresses, Jack Dorsey on Joe Rogan, and
Woot! We are back with another Bitcoin Banter episode, where we record our community Discord chats. On this episode we go into Lightning Network growth and future, Coinbase’s anti-bitcoin behavior, and the situation down in Venezuela.
In this Friday Fundamentals episode you learn what’s up with Coinbase’s anti-bitcoin behavior and the #DeleteCoinbase movement, the potential entrance of Facebook into the space, and I highlight Cryptograffiti’s very cool bitcoin related activity in Venezuela. Plus much more. DeleteCoinbase FacebookCoin Cryptograffiti in Venezuela
In this episode of Friday Fundamentals we, of course, touch on all the pertinent fundamentals of the Bitcoin network. Today’s news items are about Samsung’s “crypto” wallet, Janine’s take down of Coinbase, and the IMF once again being honest about their vision of a dystopian future. Samsung
An interview with Christian of POV Crypto all about Ethereum. Their podcast is a unique because they have Bitcoiner and Ethereum Maximalist. Christian and I talk about the monetary properties of Ethereum and why it can hope to accrue value long term if it keeps changing it’s properties and
Along with Fundamentals on this show, I talk about Kraken making moves and I highlight a new metrics based news outlet called Longhash. After that I get into the problems in Ethereum development, with its centralization and bad morale. I close out the episode with a rant about the bitcoin
Segwit2X (2X) was the most universally hated hard-fork proposal in Bitcoin’s history. It’s cancellation on, 8 November 2017, marked the end of a two year scaling conflict, but many of the conspirators remain unapologetic, often lying about the nature of 2X and their involvement. Since they are still
UPDATE YOUR NODE to 0.16.3 for bugfix Top Stories: The most recent difficulty adjustment, a major vulnerability handled extremely well by Core devs, a decision on the VanEck-SolidX ETF pushed back, Bitcoin privacy creeps forward. PDF of issue #3 By Ansel Lindner and Jeff See
Bottom price holds, network volumes are down, Lightning bombshell, Bitgo as custodian vs Paxos and Gemini stablecoins. PDF of issue #2 By Ansel Lindner and Jeff See
PDF of issue #1 By Ansel Lindner and Jeff See
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Trending Topics Price rollercoaster, segwit on Litecoin, COIN ETF 11 Mar 9:00 – Bitcoin Maximalist Roadmap Economics of Decentralization First, we argued against buttcoiners, Tim Swanson being a great example. They were the first skeptics of bitcoin and forced bitcoiners to really learn the economic arguments for decentralization. Some people
Trending Topics Price rollercoaster, segwit on Litecoin, COIN ETF 11 Mar SWIFT Cyberattacks Continue The SWIFT system continues to suffer from cyberattacks. They have entered red alert status. They can’t stop these attacks because they are somewhat decentralized, because they were founded before the internet, and their clients won’
Antifragility is a property of systems that increase in capability, resilience, or robustness as a result of stressors, shocks, volatility, noise, mistakes, faults, attacks, or failures. It is a concept developed by Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book, Antifragile and in technical papers. As Taleb explains in his book,
Bits and Pieces Trending Topics Fake volume goes away in China, Mempool, Segwit vs BU Coinbase Co-Founder Exits I speculate a little on what’s happening with coinbase. I think there could be an aquisition this year, as soon as there’s some decision on the IRS thing. In the
A better world won’t be won with votes, guns, bombs or tanks. It will be won with encryption, 3D printing, dronesand bitcoin. – @coollikeme I’m back from my long holiday break. Thanks for all the love from my listeners and questions about the new episode. Sorry for the extended
What is a “bitcoin company”? This question came up recently and made me put my disparate thoughts to paper as it were. This information is based on experience over several years intimately following the bitcoin ecosystem. Each definition below isn’t unique by itself, but I have built a uniquely
Bits and Pieces Trending Topics bitcoin price increase, Circle, ECB/Euro, Fed Hikes Circle is dropping bitcoin buying and selling This was a bit of a surprise to me, but now that it’s happened it’s pretty obvious. Circle stopped allowing buying and selling bitcoin in their wallet, instead
Bits and Pieces Trending Topics bitcoin price increase, Segwit vs BU, Ethereum price, Coinbase and the IRS The Secret, Dangerous World of Venezuelan Bitcoin Mining Venezuelans are in a very bad situation. They’ve lost control of inflation and have entered hyperinflation. That’s not new to listeners, but what
A blockchain is enigmatic, yet it’s the hottest thing in Fintech. How is it that we are flooded with wild claims about what blockchains can do, but very few people can describe them in a coherent way? During two plus years of blockchain hype, all efforts to harness the
Bits and Pieces Trending Topics Segwit, Unlimited, Coinbase and the IRS, R3 Bitcoin on Blindspot TV Series I recently started watching the first season of Blindspot and one of the first few episodes they introduced a character called Rich Dotcom, a dark net millionaire that made all his money on
Bits and Pieces Trending Topics Segwit, Unlimited, bitcoin in India, US Elections, bitcoin vs gold LISTENER story – Bloomberg article bashing on bitcoin. I think we’ll see fewer “bitcoin is dead” and more “bitcoin sucks compared to xyz”. It’s a subtle but noticable shift of narrative. LISTENER story – Article
Bitcoin price at recording is 5108 CNY/ 744 USD. The trend is distinctly up. We are headed to test the June highs of $789. I expect more volatility above the June highs. Difficulty experienced a small decline of -1.9% last week, after two consecutive large increases of 6 and
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[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482708/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] Kaepernick clip from The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio Monday – Friday
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482711/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] No specific show notes for this episode. Please suggest and edit on the Contact page. Thanks.
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482714/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] In this episode I talk about the Olympics and nationalism on display, Ethereum White Hat laundering stolen ETC, and the
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482717/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] In this episode I talk about Ethereum Classic vs Ethereum Hard Fork. Then Turkey’s coup and new eastward alignment.
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[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482744/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] No show notes for this episode at this time. Please suggest an edit on the Contact page. Thanks.
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482747/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] This episode is simple, it’s just my thoughts on the whole blockchain everything movement out there. I talk about
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482750/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] I talk about the Brexit and its fallout. Trade blocks are forming quickly and Europe will be cut out. This
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482753/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] In this episode I discuss a topic that comes up quite often for me, a Gold Standard vs a Bitcoin
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482759/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] This is an update on the DAO and Ethereum situation. It’s a continuation from my EP5, from several weeks
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482762/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] Sorry guys, no Lisk today. Their whitepaper is MIA, undergoing revision. I asked for a copy, but no luck. I’
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482765/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] This episode gets into conspiracy land about oil and lessons the bitcoin community can learn from that situation. But first
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482768/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] In this episode, I give you a few updates on the developing DAO situation, discuss a great comment by the
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482771/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] I breakdown everything I can about the DAO, from definitions to politics, including some interesting critiques that I hope can
[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9482774/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/696f93/” height=”90″ width=”100%” placement=”top” theme=”custom”] In this episode I talk about “blockchain no bitcoin” in regards to R3CEV’s new funding round. I also, dissect
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Hello World. In episode one I cover Liberty Reserve founder going to prison, my favorite quote from Consensus 2016, the rise of USDJPY trading volume, and the Gavin Andresen situation.