Crypto Crossroads: ETFs, Politics, and Prediction Markets

JUL 03, 2024 • 55 Min

Jose Maria Macedo (Delphi Labs) + 3 others
Yan Liberman, CFA, CAIA (Delphi Ventures)
Duncan Reucassel
Ceteris
Jose Maria Macedo (Delphi Labs)
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In this episode of the Hivemind podcast, the hosts discuss the upcoming ETH ETF launch and its potential impact on the market. They explore different perspectives on the ETF, with some feeling bullish and others more cautious. They also touch on the role of prediction markets in providing insights into political events and the overall market dynamics. The conversation covers topics such as the reflexive nature of Ethereum, the potential for BlackRock to launch a stablecoin, and the influence of institutional investors on the market. The hosts also discuss the performance of meme coins and the impact of SEC lawsuits on the market. The conversation covers various topics related to the dynamics of the crypto market, including the trading of tokens over-the-counter (OTC), the value of legitimate projects, the impact of token unlocks, the role of circulating supply, the effects of raising too much money, and the sustainability of ICO platforms. The participants discuss the pros and cons of different approaches to fundraising and the challenges of navigating the crypto market. They also touch on the potential of meme coins and the importance of developing fundamental theses for investments.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Overview
01:00 Mixed Sentiments Surrounding the ETH ETF Launch
13:02 The Shift in Market Structure with ETFs
23:43 The Bear Case for Political Coins
26:07 Market Absorbing Negative News Events
27:00 Flows and Surprises Leading up to the Election
27:29 Understanding the Dynamics of the Crypto Market
28:24 The Value of Legitimate Projects and Tokens
29:21 The Impact of Token Unlocks and Circulating Supply
30:19 The Challenges of Raising Too Much Money
36:23 The Sustainability of ICO Platforms
51:48 The Potential and Risks of Meme Coins

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Jose Maria Macedo (Delphi Labs) + 3 others
Yan Liberman, CFA, CAIA (Delphi Ventures)
Duncan Reucassel
Ceteris
Jose Maria Macedo (Delphi Labs)

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