Bitcoin and the Global Macroeconomic Landscape
They talk about the Fidelity Bitcoin fund news and what it means for Bitcoin, global macroeconomic landscape, recent Jerome Powell's speech, financial products built on Bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).
1:36 Views on the Microstrategy and Fidelity news.
6:10 Will Bitcoin be rehypothecated the way gold was?
10:38 Are exchanges already fractionally reserve banking?
14:00 Views on the Fed’s new inflation policy.
22:50 How will the election affect the economy?
27:56 Can Bitcoin produce a yield like treasuries?
33:30 Financial products built on Bitcoin.
38:17 Do use cases for crypto dollars exist?
44:35 Concerns about the end of the Bitcoin block reward?
51:17 History of financialization.
59:43 How would the finance industry be different on a Bitcoin standard?
1:09:13 Thoughts on central bank digital currencies.
1:14:47 Wrap up.
The video was live-streamed on September 1, 2020.