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CDCROP: Charles Murray Reading Ticker-tape in Clancy in Wall Street. (Getty Images)
4 Key Takeaways from the FTX Fiasco
The real reason why the FTX failure hits so hard is not because the crypto industry was duped, but because it proved that the industry was vulnerable to being duped.
CDCROP: Charles Murray Reading Ticker-tape in Clancy in Wall Street. (Getty Images)

CDCROP: AI Artwork SBM Sam Bankman-Fried (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Let’s Talk About the New York Times' ‘Puff Piece’ on Sam Bankman-Fried
How complicit is the media in the FTX and Alameda Research co-founder's rise and fall?
CDCROP: AI Artwork SBM Sam Bankman-Fried (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

Major League Baseball referees wore FTX-branded kits. (G Fiume/Getty Images)
The Long Arm of FTX
It's hard to overstate how much FTX embedded itself into the broader world. That could drive some of the response to its collapse.
Major League Baseball referees wore FTX-branded kits. (G Fiume/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried The Most Generous Billionaire (Nas Daily/YouTube)
How Sam Bankman-Fried’s ‘Effective’ Altruism Blew Up FTX
The Alameda Research and FTX founder believed he had singular insight into how to fix the world's problems. Instead, he wound up exemplifying them.
CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried The Most Generous Billionaire (Nas Daily/YouTube)

CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The Role Regulators Played in the FTX Fiasco
The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's blockchain empire is a direct result of crypto’s centralized development and lack of U.S. regulations.
CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Silver balls on strings in a Newton's cradle
What Bitcoin’s Inflation Hedge Narrative Needs: More Time
Whether or not Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are long-term inflation hedges and a store of value or simply a “risk-on” speculative assets preferred in times when bond yields are unattractive is yet to be perfectly understood.
Silver balls on strings in a Newton's cradle

CDCROP: FTX co-founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried
Why Did FTX Pause Withdrawals if It Wasn't Trading Customer Funds?
The exchange's own terms of service dictate customer balances shouldn't have moved. So what really happened?
CDCROP: FTX co-founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

CDCROP: Friends on a road trip looking at a map lost (Image Source/Getty Images)
Vitalik Buterin’s New Ethereum Road Map Takes Aim at MEV and Censorship
Amid a number of new changes, Buterin’s new vision for Ethereum adds a section aimed at curtailing the threats of centralization.
CDCROP: Friends on a road trip looking at a map lost (Image Source/Getty Images)

CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried & CZ aka Changpeng Zhao CEO of Binance (CoinDesk)
The Collapse of the FTX Empire
We'll talk about elections next week.
CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried & CZ aka Changpeng Zhao CEO of Binance (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The Story of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Backroom Deal With Binance’s CZ
Binance, after exacerbating a bank run on rival crypto exchange FTX, offered to buy out the jewel in SBF's crown.
CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)