Episode 76

Banks Fail and Nobody Cares


May 6th, 2023

1 hr 19 mins 7 secs

Your Hosts

About this Episode


  • The AdoptingBTC conference in El Salvador on November 7th



  • Coinmetrics on MakerDAO, a decentralized collateralized stablecoin, that is struggling to remain decentralized and stable

Economics and Banking

  • First Republic bank is has been sold to JP Morgan as the U.S. Banking crisis accelerates

    • Though some regional banks dispute claims of their financial distress
  • Even the IMF's own research don't support the wage-price spiral argument that justifies current central bank anti-employment policy


Bitcoin Education

  • Bitcoin Optech #249 covers another proposal for bitcoin vaults and waxwing's thoughts on adapter signatures which are necessary for new taproot multisig constructions


Thank you Boosters

Value for Value

Sponsors and Acknowledgements

Music by Lesfm from Pixabay
Self Hosted Show courtesy of Jupiter Broadcasting