A Critical Look at Crypto

an episode of Financial Festivities with Grant Preves

A Critical Look at Crypto

On the premier episode of the Financial Festivities podcast recorded on September 6th, 2021, Grant explains his skepticism towards wide-spread Bitcoin adoption by elaborating on the crytpocurrency’s shortcomings. Additionally, he covers the benefits of Ethereum, the possibility of a digital dollar, and utilizing stablecoins to circumvent government surveillance. Finally, the host summarizes his current investing  philosophy, and why value based investing yields the greatest returns over the long term.

*Grant Preves is only sharing information, not providing financial advice. Investors assume risk and must complete their own research.*

Music Credit: Eat My Dust by Rocket Start

Further resources:

Transaction Speeds: Towards Data Science & FinExtra

Bitcoin Lightning Network: The Bitcoin Lightning Network: Scalable Off-Chain Instant Payments

Bitcoin Environmental Impact: Cambridge University

Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake: Investopedia Article: PoW vs PoS

Smart Contracts: IBM Article & Corporate Finance Institute Article

Digital Dollar “Fedcoin”: Reuters StableFord

USD backed Stablecoins: Coindesk