Who really benefits from cryptocurrency and why the market has tumbled.
The cryptocurrency market has lost some $1.1 trillion in value over recent months. On this episode of Ones and Tooze, Adam Tooze and Cameron Abadi discuss what accounts for the tumble and what function cryptocurrency serves beyond its appeal to financial speculators.
Also on the show, the last of our life cycle segments focuses on inheritance and, more specifically, on where the vast fortunes accumulated by the baby boomer generation will go when its members die off.
About Ones and Tooze: Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column here. See All Episodes
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