This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioNEAR and FTX US.

Today, NLW follows up Tuesday’s primer on the UST-LUNA story with a look at the dramatic events of this morning. UST’s peg has continued to fall, with LUNA following. At their lowest points, UST was trading at 27 cents and LUNA hit 83 cents. The podcast covers the community’s reaction to the Terra fall, and what’s likely to happen next.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “Catnip” by Famous Cats and “I Don't Know How To Explain It” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: Bruce Rolff/Stocktrek Images/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at