This episode is sponsored by, Circle and Kraken.

On today’s episode, NLW looks at the latest FTX contagion discussion. He examines the Genesis withdrawal shutdown and growing question of whether it has exposed parent company Digital Currency Group to larger financial issues.

(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: treety/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at