This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

Today on “The Breakdown’s” “End of Year Extravaganza,” we’re joined by macro analyst and thought leader Lyn Alden.

Find our guest on Twitter: @LynAldenContact

“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 holiday theme music is “Spike The Eggnog” by Two Dudes. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: 3alexd/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.