Weekly Action Recap

Your action recap for the week of December 7th, 2020

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Dear Bankless Nation,

This week a 150 year old insurance company purchased $100m of Bitcoin. Not to be outdone, MicroStrategy completed another $650M raise to buy more Bitcoin. 🤯

On the Ethereum side, the Grayscale of Canada launched QETH yesterday. That’s a publicly traded pseudo-ETF locking up another $75M ETH. That’s on top of the $775m recently locked up and staked in Ethereum bonds.

We talk all this over our weekly rollup but here’s my question: how long till all this lock-up leads to a supply side crises?

Rest up in December—2021 is gonna be a wild ride.

Let’s just shake off these regulatory jitters first.

Here’s a few things we have slotted for next week:

  • (Monday) An outsider’s perspective on crypto (podcast already live for badge holders!)

  • (Tuesday) Debate with Ryan Selkis on State of the Nation “is ETH money??”

  • (Wednesday) Bull run tax tips for 2020

  • (Thursday) A fire piece from Paul Brody on the state of Enterprise Ethereum

Let’s get to the recap.

- RSA

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Recap for the week of December 7th, 2020


🎙️PODCAST EPISODE

Listen to episode 42 | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube | RSS Feed


SCHEDULE RECAP:


🎙️STATE OF THE NATION #25 - Defending Our Nodes

📺 Watch State of the Nation #26: Defending Crypto w/ @JerryBrito + @Valkenburgh

Chatting with the team at CoinCenter on how to defend against the STABLE act.

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ACTION RECAP

  1. Execute any good market opportunities you saw in Market Monday

  2. Leverage social tokens with Rally

  3. Consider the bull case for decentralized index funds 🔥

  4. Explore the 10 best gifts for crypto lovers

  5. Brag about your best trade this year

Watch & Listen

  1. 🎙️ Listen to The Global Game of Crypto with Bruno Maçães

  2. 📺 Watch State of the Nation #26: Protecting Our Nodes 🔥

  3. 📺 Watch Weekly Rollups - 2nd Week of December - new show!

  4. 📺 Watch Meet the Nation: Kevin Chou of Rally

  5. 📺 Watch our AMA with James Ferguson, CEO of Gods Unchained



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