This Time is Different? Dispersion in Alts and New Halving Narratives

APR 18, 2024 • 55 Min

Ceteris + 3 others
Jason Pagoulatos
Yan Liberman, CFA, CAIA
Duncan Reucassel
Ceteris
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The conversation discusses the recent market volatility and the dispersion effect in the cryptocurrency market. The hosts speculate on whether the recent market drop is the low point or if it will go lower. They also discuss the impact of traditional markets on the crypto market and the role of ETF flows. The conversation then shifts to the Bitcoin ecosystem and the potential for Bitcoin to become an L2 for other cryptocurrencies. They explore the idea of bridging between Bitcoin and other chains and the potential for new projects and use cases within the Bitcoin ecosystem. The conversation covers various topics related to decentralized finance (DeFi), centralized entities, yield farming, stablecoins, the impact of the Bitcoin halving, and the potential for an Ethereum ETF. The participants discuss the advantages and disadvantages of centralized and decentralized solutions, the importance of managing keys in the crypto space, and the potential for borrowing against Bitcoin. They also touch on upcoming projects such as Cycles.money and Mackie, and the potential for increased demand for stablecoins. The conversation concludes with a discussion on the future of ETH and the potential for ETF flows.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Disclaimer

06:41 The Potential of Bitcoin as an L2

13:53 Decentralized Borrowing and Lending for Bitcoin

29:32 Managing Keys and Risks

41:05 The Impact of an Ethereum ETF

50:00 The Future of ETH and ETF Flows

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Ceteris + 3 others
Jason Pagoulatos
Yan Liberman, CFA, CAIA
Duncan Reucassel
Ceteris

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