This episode is sponsored by Filecoin Foundation.

"The Hash" tackles today's hot topics: What a look at balance sheets of the world's top central banks could mean for the outlook for risk assets like bitcoin. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering reopening a proposal that would fold in oversight of decentralized finance (DeFi) exchanges. A new Pew Research study shows that a majority of Americans are not confident in crypto. Plus, why Solana is selling a new smartphone.

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This episode has been edited by Ryan Huntington. The senior producer is Michele Musso and the executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”