Swan Signal - A Bitcoin Podcast

Bitcoin Bull and Fed Bear - Michael Saylor and Danielle DiMartino Booth - E33

Episode Summary

Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, and Danielle DiMartino Booth join us to discuss macroeconomics, the state of the dollar, possible currency collapse, zombie companies, Bitcoin as a force for good in the world, Bitcoin on company balance sheets, and much more.

Episode Notes

Michael Saylor is CEO of MicroStrategy, a publicly-traded business intelligence company. Michael burst onto the Bitcoin scene when he put MicroStrategy onto a Bitcoin standard by converting nearly all of the company treasury to Bitcoin with a $450 MILLION buy over the past few months. Michael, welcome to Swan Signal Live.

Danielle DiMartino Booth is a former Fed insider, she was a right-hand analyst for Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher during the 2008 financial crisis. Through that experience, she came to call out monetary malpractice at the Fed in her book Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad. She now runs her own research firm, Quill Intelligence. Danielle, really appreciate your taking the time to join us today.

Summary:
0:00 Introduction
2:49 Danielle's thoughts on Bitcoin
7:07 Michael's view on central banks and Maco
10:52 Are we in a currency collapse?
20:20 Real estate as a store of value
27:09 Onset of the virtual wave
31:16 How does monetary policy affect company decisions?
33:58 Zombie Companies and the deflationary transition.
41:43 Bitcoin as a force for good in the world
45:38 Congress waking up to the role of the Fed
52:30 Bitcoin on company balance sheets
54:05 History of Bitcoin
57:57 Thoughts on Inflation and CPI
1:01:43 Do companies take on dollar-debt to buy Bitcoin?
1:09:02 BItcoin energy usage
1:12:01 Bitcoin quantum computer
1:13:36 People of Bitcoin
1:20:11 Which big company buys Bitcoin next?
1:23:38 Bitcoin gives people hope and an exit strategy.
1:31:25 Michael Saylor hype video
1:33:00 Video response and appreciation for early Bitcoiners.

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