The Small Guys Rebel Against Their Big-Brother Hedge Funds

In this episode, Anna Baydakova, Tanzeel Akhtar and Danny Nelson discuss what the GameStop stock market chaos can dispute crypto, why the Financial institution of World Settlements is pitching central bank digital currencies (CBDC) as a replace of crypto, and the privateness concerns spherical China’s digital yuan.

The tremendous story for the week entails the Reddit-based entirely mostly trading neighborhood called WallStreetBets that has been inflicting equities to behave fancy cryptocurrencies – very volatile. WallStreetBets possess wreaked chaos in faded markets after pumping GameStop replenish by practically 900% in 5 days to spherical $380. Hedge fund Melvin Capital Administration suffered heavy losses by making a bet against video sport retailer GameStop.

Does crypto fix this?


The digital yuan became front-and-heart in the outdated day’s CBDC ogle by the BIS, larger identified as the bank for central banks. Researchers there stated 20% of the arena inhabitants is incessantly utilizing abnormal reason digital fiat in the next three years. What they didn’t state became the identity of the nation with 18% of the arena inhabitants…. China!

In the interval in-between, security researchers started being attentive to seemingly dangers of the digital yuan for the customers outside of China. The Heart for Contemporary American Security issued a document on how the Chinese language Communist Birthday party may additionally receive receive admission to to the financial files of of us worldwide along side, doubtlessly, Americans who will seemingly be utilizing the Chinese language system in the slay.

Would you utilize something fancy that, and cease you care about privateness of your transactions?

Tales talked about in this episode:

  • Colombia, Estonia Upload the Bitcoin White Paper to Their Governmental Websites

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