the breakdown

BD 11-27-22
The Progressive Case for Bitcoin, With Jason Maier
Bitcoin’s values aren’t aligned with those of libertarians.
BD 11-27-22

BD 11-26-22
Bitcoin Gas Flare Mining, With Matt Lohstroh
How the landscape for mining has changed in the last three years.
BD 11-26-22

BD 11-23-22
Why Lightning Isn’t Just for Bitcoin Believers, With Graham Krizek
Bitcoin’s settlement speed and finality are attracting all types of merchants.
BD 11-23-22

BD 11-22-22
'A Fight Worth Having': A Conversation With Jesse Powell
The Kraken co-founder and CEO discusses SBF, regulations, and where the industry goes from here.
BD 11-22-22

Breakdown 11-21
The Top 5 Times Bitcoin Was Supposed to Die, With Dan McArdle
Mt. Gox? COVID Crash? FTX? A history of bitcoin’s existential crises.
Breakdown 11-21

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OK Proof of Reserves, but for Real This Time?
Numerous exchanges committed to proof of reserves after FTX, but is it enough?
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The State of Play in Fed Commentary and the Crypto Contagion
The Federal Reserve is throwing cold water on the two-week market rally.
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Is DCG in Danger Now, Too?
Its Genesis Global Capital subsidiary stopped withdrawals earlier this week.
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Guy Who Oversaw Enron Says FTX Is Worse
Bankruptcy-related filings show woefully inadequate processes and billions in loans to founders.
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Genesis and Gemini Earn Halt Withdrawals as FTX Contagion Spreads
Plus, a look at Apple’s plans to move semiconductor manufacturing onshore.
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