This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioCircle and Kraken.

On today’s episode, NLW returns to his usual daily programming with a review of crypto contagion that took place during the last week. He looks at BlockFi, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New Jersey today, as well as Genesis and FTX itself.

(Genesis Global Capital is a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, the parent company of CoinDesk.)

“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 "Back To The End" by Strength To Last. Image credit: PM Images/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at