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

On today’s episode, NLW looks at the latest chatter around the crypto industry, including:

  • Jamie Dimon’s newest negative comments on crypto
  • Acting OCC Hsu’s comments that crypto is taking up too much mental bandwidth among regulators
  • SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s comments about the role of the CFTC in regulating crypto

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is “The Now” by Aaron Sprinkle and “The Life We Had” by Moments. Image credit: OsakaWayne Studios/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at