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The Macro Backdrop: Why Bitcoin? Why Now?

Featuring Lyn Alden and Travis Kling

Nov 30, 2020 • 112 minutes

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The Essential Conversation

The Macro Backdrop: Why Bitcoin? Why Now?

Lyn Alden joins Travis Kling to discuss the current macro climate and the various forces contributing to deflationary and inflationary pressures.

Featuring Lyn Alden and Travis Kling

Nov 30, 2020 • 112 minutes

Lyn Alden of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, joins Travis Kling founder of Ikigai Asset Management, to discuss the current macro climate and the various forces contributing to deflationary and inflationary pressures. Alden explains the ramifications of these pressures on stores of value, such as Bitcoin. She touches on the potential "Japanification" of the United States, debt cycles and the Bitcoin Halving. Alden explains that US politics will have the greatest impact on most asset classes in the near term and that the diversification of global payment systems will likely be the most important in the longer term. Filmed on November 10, 2020. Key Learnings: Alden explains that the long term debt cycle will likely play a role in the continued growth of Bitcoin and that the US political situation will weigh heavily on the near term growth in store of value assets. She lays out the primary factors that answer the questions, why Bitcoin? Why now? Show More

The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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