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On The Brink with Castle Island

Jul 9, 2021

Nic and Matt are back. In this episode: 

  • Circle's SPAC filing
  • Circle's evolution over the year
  • The business model behind stablecoins
  • Circle's risk factor slides
  • The SEC is targeting centralized exchanges for trading unregistered securities
  • Senator Pat Toomey buys BTC and ETH
  • Matt tries out the Blockfi credit card
  • GBTC unlocks wrapping up this summer
  • Why are congresspeople allowed to trade financial assets?
  • Warren grumbles about crypto markets once again
  • Bullish exchange is SPACing
  • Fed vice chair Randal Quarles has some good takes on stablecoins and CBCS

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