Just as Bitcoin, Ethereum belongs to the bucket of public blockchains. It’s a decentralized ledger that is updated and verified by members of the Ethereum network. The only way to add a new block to the Ethereum blockchain is by mining it.
Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality. It is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization & the Ethereum blockchain is currently the most actively used blockchain in the world.
For one of our more recent interviews on Real Vision Crypto, Senior Crypto Editor Ash Bennington had the pleasure to host Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-founder of distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph.
Global Macro Investor Founder and Real Vision Group CEO Raoul Pal shared his personal thoughts on the massive sell-off in crypto that peaked on May 23rd, when Bitcoin slid all the way down to the low $30,000s and Ethereum fell under the $2,000 price mark.
Bitcoin is a decentralized internet protocol, a non correlated, asymmetric investment opportunity, considered by many to be the investment opportunity of a generation. Whether that claim is realised or not, it should be something you should want to understand.
Marc Cohodes of Alder Lane Farm pulls no punches as he diagnoses the true culprits behind the exponential volatility in stocks such as GameStop: extreme leverage and the hedge funds who use it in order to juice returns. Cohodes argues that hedge funds like Point72 and Melvin Capital are creating significant systemic risk for all market participants.
Dan Zwirn, CEO and CIO of Arena Investors, returns to Real Vision to provide a strategic update on the world of credit. In this interview with Real Vision’s managing editor, Ed Harrison, Zwirn explains how, in a world of suppressed interested rates by monetary authorities such as the Federal Reserve, companies that are effectively underwater nevertheless manage to secure financing at attractive rates. Harrison and Zwirn discuss this phenomenon of “liquidity without solvency” in depth, comparing the ongoing fervor in AMC Entertainment Holdings to Hertz last summer.