Weekly Roundup 04/19/24 (Stablecoin bill, Halving, Code is not law) (EP.520)

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

  • Dubai is underwater
  • The Lummis Gillebrand stablecoin bill and its prospects
  • Do stablecoins affect the US’ ability to make sanctions?
  • Avraham Eisenberg has been found guilty for the Mango markets hack
  • Stablecoins as proto CBDCs
  • Do stablecoins disintermediate commercial banks?
  • What do the 13F filings tell us about ETF flows?

Sponsor notes:

  • Bitcoin’s 4th Halving
  • In Coin Metrics State of the Network Issue 255, we understand the significance of the Bitcoin halving, its impact on miners and potential effects on BTC’s price as the 4th Bitcoin halving nears.

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