BREAKDOWN: Goldman Looking Into Bitcoin-Backed Lending as Jobs Report Disappoints

A look at what happened in crypto this week, from regulation to institutions. 

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

On this edition of “The Breakdown Weekly Recap,” NLW covers:

  • The latest jobs report and what it means for Fed policy
  • Comments from SEC Chair Gensler and a House crypto hearing next week
  • The latest institutional bitcoin news from Fidelity and Goldman Sachs 

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.

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