MARKETS DAILY: Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race

On another down day, we're talking U.S. warnings on digital assets, a brief history of troubled but systemically important stablecoin "Tether", and a look at the arms-race in blockchain mining technology.

Dec 5, 2019 at 4:41 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 11:46 a.m. UTC

Tune in as CoinDesk podcasts editor Adam B. Levine and senior markets reporter Brad Keoun run down recent action in the markets, interesting longer-term trends and some of the most important crypto industry developments of the day.

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On today's show:

  • Crypto and traditional markets update
  • New Comments out of US and ECB
  • A Brief History of Tether with CoinDesk's Sebastian Sinclair
  • Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race

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