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Blockchain technology is about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity, from health care to our Internet of Things devices. In this podcast, host Laura Shin talks with industry pioneers across tech, financial services, health care, government and other sectors about how the blockchain and cryptocurrency will open up new opportunities for incumbents, startups and everyday people to interact more efficiently, directly and globally.

May 14, 2021

Jeff Dorman, the chief investment officer at Arca, comes on the show to give a macro perspective on the crypto environment. In this episode, he discusses:

  • how economic data and real-world events have affected digital assets
  • how Jeff classifies the different types of assets within crypto
  • what market forces have pushed ETH to new all-time highs above $4k
  • whether EIP 1559 will have the same effect on ether price as the Bitcoin halving has on BTC price
  • what is happening with Dogecoin and other meme-coins
  • why the market’s reaction to Tesla’s halt of BTC vehicle purchases was healthy
  • whether environmental concerns surrounding Bitcoin will have long-term consequences on crypto as an asset class


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