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On The Brink with Castle Island

Dec 17, 2021

Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: 

  • A glitch in the CoinMarketCap data feed causes disturbances in the crypto industry 
  • AscendEX is  hacked last week to the tune of $77 million
  • Coinbase urges the SEC to approve NYSE Arca’s application to convert the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust into an exchange-traded fund 
  • Bitwise launches a blue-chip NFT fund
  • A bipartisan group of Senators write a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen regarding the crypto provisions in the infra bill
  • The Myanmar government in exile official adopts Tether, while the Junta government de-dollarizes 
  • Matt takes the giving pledge
  • The Open Markets Institute spreads a lot of FUD
  • Can the boys lift a 230 pound tungsten cube? 

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