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

On today’s episode, NLW previews the upcoming Fed meeting through the lens of a CNBC interview with billionaire hedge funder Paul Tudor Jones. Jones characterized this as one of the most challenging times for the Fed in its history and said that it’s an unbelievably bad time for financial assets. The founder of Tudor Investment also discusses the reasons why he’s long-term bullish on crypto, which include an influx of human capital.

“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. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “Catnip” by Famous Cats and “I Don't Know How To Explain It” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at