The hottest Bitcoin Substack posts right now

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Bulwark+ • 6250 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. Biden's position is weaker than some past incumbents but stronger than others.
  2. Polarization in American politics has significantly increased over the years, leading to divided approval ratings.
  3. Bitcoin mining operations are causing disputes due to noise pollution, energy use, and property value concerns.
The Pomp Letter • 3184 implied HN points • 11 Jan 24
  1. Historical data shows that the launch of an ETF can significantly impact the price and demand of an asset.
  2. Inflows into ETFs build over time, rather than all at once, as new investors gradually adopt the investment opportunity.
  3. ETFs can tap into new demand for an asset rather than solely cannibalizing existing methods of accessing the market.
The Bitcoin Layer • 550 implied HN points • 03 Feb 24
  1. Regional banking sector is facing fear and challenges with toxic assets and credit exposure.
  2. US commercial banks are experiencing a credit problem due to underperforming commercial real estate.
  3. Market participants are struggling with shattered historical correlations and uncertainty regarding the Fed's reaction function.
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The Bitcoin Layer • 393 implied HN points • 10 Feb 24
  1. Record-breaking first-month inflows for 9 new spot bitcoin ETFs have accumulated $31.6 billion in assets, driving bitcoin to highs above $48,000.
  2. With US Treasury facing funding needs leading to debt monetization surge, Fed liquidity could significantly increase over the coming months.
  3. The Fed might need to monetize Treasury debt due to lack of buyers and liquidity issues, potentially impacting financial market stability and global liquidity.
Astral Codex Ten • 5919 implied HN points • 23 May 23
  1. A play money prediction market turned serious when whales v. minnows gambling escalated, resulting in heavy financial losses, leading to ethical challenges.
  2. Congress is facing the decision of raising the debt ceiling, which if not resolved, could lead to severe economic consequences.
  3. Research shows that experts fare better than algorithms and non-experts in long-term geopolitical forecasting, raising questions about the accuracy and possibilities of such predictions.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 432 implied HN points • 02 Feb 24
  1. El Salvador's presidential election will determine the future of Bitcoin in the country.
  2. Nayib Bukele's re-election is crucial for Bitcoin's support in El Salvador.
  3. Bitcoin's presence in El Salvador faces challenges but is expanding through initiatives like tourism and mining infrastructure.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 294 implied HN points • 07 Feb 24
  1. Bitcoin price has been stable since December, ETF flows are positive, and impacts of macroeconomics are discussed.
  2. Bitcoin is becoming a significant force in the global economy, with nations like El Salvador and Argentina leading in Bitcoin adoption.
  3. US market approach to Bitcoin includes large ETF investments by BlackRock and Fidelity, indicating growing interest and demand.
The Bitcoin Layer • 452 implied HN points • 14 Jan 24
  1. Bitcoin had a record-breaking ETF launch, showing strong trading volume and inflows.
  2. Bitcoin's price might not immediately reflect ETF inflows due to shifts from higher-fee to lower-fee options.
  3. Federal Reserve is leaning towards aggressive rate cuts, indicated by the falling yield curve and inflation rates.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 255 implied HN points • 07 Feb 24
  1. Bitcoin miners facing challenges with high demand and increased mining difficulty.
  2. US government survey on Bitcoin mining industry causing unease among miners and regulators.
  3. Market conditions and impending Bitcoin halving likely to impact mining industry, regardless of government actions.
Ecoinometrics • 393 implied HN points • 15 Jan 24
  1. When choosing a Bitcoin ETF, fees are crucial as they can significantly impact your investment performance over time.
  2. High fees can lead to a significant decrease in net returns, especially in the long run, affecting your overall investment strategy and potential growth.
  3. Investors should consider the impact of fees on their investments, especially for long-term goals like retirement accounts, to optimize performance and maximize returns.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 412 implied HN points • 08 Jan 24
  1. Hong Kong is becoming a major hub for the digital asset industry in Asia.
  2. The Hong Kong government is actively supporting and legalizing digital assets to attract talent and business opportunities.
  3. Developers in Hong Kong, like those at UniSat, are making significant advancements and influencing the Bitcoin industry.
Ecoinometrics • 235 implied HN points • 29 Jan 24
  1. The impact of the Bitcoin ETF launch is not visible yet, but the potential is huge.
  2. Short-term outflows from the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust are currently offsetting any major effects of the ETF launch.
  3. Once the transition stabilizes, more investors like BlackRock and Fidelity may bring steady inflows with the ETFs, potentially opening up Bitcoin to a broader investor base.
The Last Bear Standing • 91 implied HN points • 01 Mar 24
  1. Investing in stocks like Kodak can sometimes rely on unexpected factors like pension fund surpluses and potential stock movements based on news.
  2. Successful investing might involve keeping an eye on companies like Celsius Holdings, Inc, and understanding how stock reactions post-earnings might reflect in the market.
  3. MicroStrategy's unique strategy of accumulating Bitcoin adds an interesting premium value to the company, showcasing how the market reacts to assets like bitcoin and stock correlations.
jimmysong • 137 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. Citation Cartels manipulate the number of citations to boost university rankings in mathematics.
  2. Fauxductivity refers to tasks that appear productive but are actually not, and 'just-in-time' vs 'just-in-case' optimization is discussed.
  3. Education Consultants help wealthy individuals' children gain admission to top colleges, charging high fees and manipulating institutional preferences.
jimmysong • 216 implied HN points • 08 Jan 24
  1. Jordan Bush explains the deeper meaning of rendering onto Caesar in the Bible, shedding light on the issue of taxes and statism in the church.
  2. The story of a successful mathlete from Stanford reveals the costs of engaging in a fiat system and the debt that comes with it.
  3. Scott's reflections on having children, particularly twins, offer insights on parenthood and the impacts of a fiat mentality on framing life experiences.
ANDREA CECCHI Newsletter • 196 implied HN points • 13 Jan 24
  1. The post discusses the Bitcoin ETF and highlights how quickly people forgot about the FTX scam.
  2. Bitcoin is mentioned as a cryptocurrency, with 'crypto' referring to hidden.
  3. The author mentions the rapid forgetting of the FTX scam, a massive fraud totaling $32 billion.
Life in the 21st Century • 196 implied HN points • 11 Jan 24
  1. SEC approved bitcoin ETFs with caution for investors due to risks associated with crypto.
  2. ETF funds will use cash, not bitcoin, for transactions, highlighting challenges in using bitcoin directly.
  3. Bitcoin's focus on speculation rather than utility may hinder its potential as a replacement for the dollar.