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The Breakdown

Nathaniel Whittemore

A daily analysis of macroeconomics, bitcoin, geopolitics and big picture power shifts, hosted by Nathaniel Whittemore @nlw. The Breakdown is part of The Breakdown Network.


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Latest Episodes

Chase UK has taken the extreme step of refusing to process crypto related transactions, they say as a measure to fight fraud. NLW also looks at the letter sent to SEC Chair Gary Gensler by a bipartisan group from the House Financial Services Committe... more

24 hours ago

Today on The Breakdown it's a hackathon, with a set of high profile hacks happening over the weekend that show the continued challenging state of crypto custody and security. more

2 days ago

When he was Chancellor of the Exchequer, British PM Rishi Sunak proclaimed that he wanted to make the UK a crypto hub. Now exchanges and brokers like PayPal and ByBit are leaving because of the unworkability of new regulations. more

3 days ago


4.9 out of 5 stars from 946 ratings
  • Fantastic

    This has been one of my daily podcasts for over two years. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia16 days ago
  • Pretty sure this is a double-post of yesterday's episode.

    20 days ago
  • The only source you need to stay updated on Crypto

    I have very little time to keep up to date with what is happening on Crypto. I find The Breakdown to the impartial and objetive, and I appreciate NLW's insights, which have helped me to better understand this space. While the show is informative and up to date, it could benefit from a less US-centric focus and ofer a more global perspective. For instance, I find somewhat dissapointing that the EU, with its sntrong development in both Blockchain and Crypto regulation and development, has received... more

    Apple Podcasts
    Spain21 days ago
  • The Breakdown: Great content and information

    NLW does a great job of blending macro market information with Bitcoin and other crypto related news events. He presents one of the best non-bias podcasts to these complicated topics and keeps the viewers wanting to learn more. I appreciate all of NLW’s hard work and dedication to his craft!

    Apple Podcasts
    QT Crypto
    United States24 days ago
  • Best bitcoin / macro podcast out there.

    NLW has the right formula for a bitcoin / macro podcast. The episodes are the perfect length for those with short attention spans, the news and analyses are neutral and unbiased and the content boils it down to the most important points. I listen to this pod daily. Give him a listen!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago

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