This episode is sponsored by, Arculus and FTX US.

JPMorgan has launched two new monthly research reports on the crypto industry, including one on markets and one focused on bitcoin mining. In today’s episode, NLW breaks down the inaugural editions of each, and argues that they are another suggestion of the “post-narrative” phase of crypto institutionalization.

“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. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “I Don't Know How To Explain It” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: Benjamin Girette/Bloomberg via Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at