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On “The Breakdown’s” first episode of the new year, NLW looks at the most important power shifts that he’s watching this year, including:
Fed vs. stock marketU.S. midterm electionsStablecoins vs. CBDCsChina and Russia vs. the dollarBitcoin vs. fiatIMF vs. El SalvadorBitcoin DeFi vs. other DeFiDeFi vs. KYCDAOs vs. other forms of capital formationNFT/Web 3 games vs. traditionalNFTs vs. record labelsWeb 3 vs. Web 2
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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is Time by OBOY. Image credit: Donald Iain Smith/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.