On this episode of Blockworks’ podcast “On the Margin,” Michael Ippolito, Blockworks’ co-founder, is joined by Jordi Alexander, chief innovation office, of Selini Capital, and Checkmate, Lead On-chain Analyst for Glassnode.

Jordi and Checkmate discuss the long-term structural macro trends and how they affect the crypto markets. Jordi and Checkmate also discuss how crypto can forecast broader market conditions, whether bitcoin has become a viable macro asset, if crypto is entering a bear market and how the Fed will respond to the highest inflation in 40 years.

They also covered:

  • Value vs. momentum
  • Long-term structural trends
  • And so much more!

Watch the full episode below! 👇

“On the Margin” is a two-part show. Once a week, Mike interviews industry experts, and then at the end of the week, he is joined by a co-host where they break down the top crypto and macro stories. Episodes go live every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

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    Brianna Beckford is a Florida-based editor mainly focused on digital assets and the crossroads between the virtual and physical. As a University of Florida grad in Art + Technology, she’s dabbled in writing and reporting with a focus on the growth of hypermediacy in the present day. She focuses on video and podcasting for Blockworks.