Episode 109

Maliable Guildlines


November 17th, 2023

55 mins 7 secs

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  • ETF hype fading?
  • End of an 8 day approval window
  • Bloomberg's James Seyffart says still a 90% chance approval by Jan 10th 2024.

  • James Seyffart on X

"Okay, we're nearing in on deadline dates for 3 spot #Bitcoin ETF applications. I want to get ahead of it because there's a pretty good chance we'll see delay orders from the SEC. Delays WOULD NOT change anything about our views & 90% odds for 19b-4 approval by Jan 10, 2024

JUST IN: @EricBalchunas of Bloomberg reports that the 🇺🇸 SEC is advising spot #Bitcoin ETF issuers that they prefer cash creations over in-kind creations for these ETFs.

Cash "creates" mean the issuer would transact in cash instead of using #Bitcoin directly. The SEC prefers cash creates because broker-dealers can't directly handle Bitcoin.

This move is seen as a positive step indicating progress in the approval process, despite the potential need for adjustments by the ETF filers.

"CNBC host questions why the SEC hasn't approved a spot #Bitcoin ETF because Chairman Gary Gensler certainly understands Bitcoin. “He taught Bitcoin at MIT, he understands it…there has to be something else." I wonder… 🧐



  1. Car Insurance Inflation: 19.2%
  2. Car Repair Inflation: 9.6%
  3. Transportation Inflation: 9.2%
  4. Rent Inflation: 7.2%
  5. Homeowner Inflation: 6.8%
  6. Food Away From Home Inflation: 5.4%
  7. Cereals & Bakery Products Inflation: 4.2%

I bull post often but I want you to be aware of the problems with decentralization people have found a way around bitcoins rules to post pictures and memecoins on the blockchain there are currently 300,000 pending transactions, fees are spiking to $12

Bitcoin Average Transaction Fee is at a current level of 18.69, up from 8.776 yesterday and up from 2.207 one year ago. This is a change of 113.0% from yesterday and 746.9% from one year ago.


"Please be advised that depositing directly from, or withdrawing directly to, a mixing wallet may result in the termination of your account with our banking and custodial partners," the company added.

FinCEN emphasizes that Convertible Virtual Currency [CVC] mixing does not fully rely on the use of CVC mixers and include the following methods:

  1. Pooling or aggregating CVC from multiple persons, wallets, addresses, or accounts.
  2. Splitting CVC for transmittal and transmitting the CVC through a series of independent transactions.
  3. Using programmatic or algorithmic code to coordinate, manage, or manipulate the structure of a transaction.
  4. Creating and using single-use wallets, addresses, or accounts and sending CVC through these wallets, addresses, or accounts in a series of transactions.
  5. Exchanging between types of CVC, or other digital assets.
  6. Facilitating user-initiated delays in transactional activity.
  • Open source journalist Jameson Lopp (among other things) has been tracking physical attacks on bitcoiners, in case you need more incentive to work on your privacy online

  • 810 million Indian citizens have been completely doxed in a database hack

  • HRF, a human rights foundation focusing on economic freedom, has launched a global CBDC tracker

    • Evaluates projects by launched, pilot, or research
    • Quantifies rule of law and other variables (not sure how) of respective countries


  • And the prize for most hypocritical altcoiner goes to Nouriel Roubini, a rabid bitcoin critic and well known mainstream economist, with his announcement of an AI and 'green tech' powered crypto token, it's a terrible idea but the takeaway is that EVERYONE is getting into 'stable' coins

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