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On The Brink with Castle Island

Aug 11, 2023

Matt and Nic are back with more news and deals. In this episode: 

  • Matt's op-ed in Coindesk
  • SAB121 is still bad
  • SEC scope creep
  • We investigate PayPal's stablecoin 
  • Why would PayPal want to issue a stablecoin? 
  • What does PYUSD mean for Operation Choke Point for 2.0? 
  • Why PYUSD is being launched on Ethereum
  • Crypto as a flashpoint for state versus federal banking oversight
  • The Fed's new crypto oversight program
  • Banks still can't issue stablecoins in the US
  • Ryan Salame reemerges
  • What will become of Ryan Salame's restaurant empire? 
  • SBF will indeed be prosecuted on campaign finance violations
  • SBF's trial will not be televised
  • LK-99 did NOT replicate


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