In today's episode of Empire Jason and Santi cover the biggest news this week including Coinbase's massive approval for a non-US retail perpetuals trading and Pudgy Penguins invading 2000 Walmarts. They also dive into the market structure of crypto perps and whether Coinbase can claw marketshare. The duo also unpack the Gensler hearing and why AI valuations may be in a local top. They close out this week's RU by discussing locked token deals and how they have impacted projects throughout the space. Thanks for tuning in!
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(00:00) Discovering Apples & Marathons
(08:35) Global Crypto Climate
(14:32) Pudgy Penguins in Walmart
(21:00) Coinbase Perps Trading
(33:38) Chronicle ad
(36:07) Gensler Congressional Hearing
(39:14) AI Valuations
(50:13) Locked Token Deals
(56:32) Upcoming Pods
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