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

On today’s episode, NLW looks at the market’s reaction to Celsius’ struggle to remain solvent. He also examines to what extent the recent downturn is being driven by Celsius and other crypto-specific considerations, compared with being a by-product of larger macro trends.

“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: Catya_Shok/Getty Images. Join the discussion at