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Accepted markets replace is dropped at You by kucoin the perfect place to seek out the Next health club And becoming a member of us now to debate the crypto Markets is none aside from wave Financial head of protocol and treasury Management Norman Sheikh welcome again Norman I'm again So uh you realize we're seeing of Course and selling uh near the 1600 16 000 Mark uh proper now uh it bounced a Little bit or it broke just a little bit Below there into the 1500s Is this uh it's an indication of extra unhealthy Things to come back proper for for these People who're nonetheless holding on to hope Yeah look it's a brief time period it's a Really difficult atmosphere on the Moment Um I imply give it some thought you've a Million collectors that had their funds Stuck in FTX that's you realize high 50 Comprise round three billion {dollars} And what's the very first thing that's gonna Happen is any liquid a part of their Portfolio has the potential to simply be Sold to make up for any kind of uh you withdrawals or LP recollects um or Just to form of stability out what they Were what they've misplaced and we already Saw that taking place final night time you realize There had been a bunch of throughout Different funds that began promoting uh

Eth out there uh you realize eth hole Down Um there's not sufficient within the submit FDA anyhow as a result of 's so thinned out market Makers have retrenched uh funds have Retrenched uh volumes are actually actually Light so any sale on this market is simply Uh you realize can have a better impression And there's and make no mistake there's An enormous overhang within the Market at this Point Yeah you realize we we had a narrative Overnight Um concerning uh the tackle is holding Bitcoin I consider this was from one automotive Uh good bully uh on saying that Most of the tackle is holding Bitcoin Uh they've misplaced cash and that is uh for The first time since March of 2020 that That nearly all of Bitcoin addresses Are within the into the crimson that's in accordance To knowledge from into the block so I imply You you don't sound all that optimistic That that they're gonna get out of this Anytime quickly right yeah I imply look uh They've misplaced cash in the marketplace foundation Uh however you realize long-term holders are Still accumulating they've been in in Bitcoins over the lengthy Run I'm nonetheless actually optimistic it's Just the short-term overhang is fairly Dangerous at this level as a result of that's Uh you realize once you're a 4 vendor

You're probably not long-term you simply promote what you possibly can And on this scenario that is precisely Where we're uh you realize we're like Deers within the uh in entrance of a headlight Uh everybody's laser give attention to contagion Risk and uh you realize what's new subsequent to You to drop and on this kind of Environment you'll promote no matter you Can simply to simply to form of um attain Safety So talking of sneakers to drop none different Than our sister firm as a result of we're Both owned by dcg I'm speaking about uh grayscales Bitcoin uh belief The the gbtc is now buying and selling at 45 under The asset worth it's nearly it's it's as If you could possibly purchase Bitcoin At half the however there's an issue And that in fact is that gbtc that Grayscale NASA you possibly can't uh you possibly can't Withdraw uh gbtc Um they're stopping buyer withdrawals From its lending unit Um once that is I imply the place can we go together with this that is This isn't a very good signal I I take it Correct I imply is that is this a normal Risk for the market and what's inflicting This low cost why why is it so steep is It as a result of they there's this concern that People may not have the ability to get uh their Bitcoin or or redeem their their uh

Yeah I imply to begin with gpdc isn't Fungible you simply can't uh you possibly can't purchase Gvdc and convert it to bitcoin um Because it's a it's a construction uh Secondly you realize gbtc has been used as Collateral for lots of those loans and What occurs you need to liquidate Collateral to make up these loans you Have to promote gbtc so gbtc has been on a Downtrend for for months if not if not Years the so the low cost is a Of Market sentiment however it's additionally a Function of on the market uh so you realize the Grayscale such as you such as you talked about The Golden Goose of dcg for my part That is the threat of the market Depending on how the ball performs out and You know if that's proper so if yeah That gbtc utilizing is getting used as Collateral for lenders corresponding to Genesis Just corresponding to Genesis or corresponding to additionally Maybe Etc additionally a dcg firm so it sounds this Could be a cycle a vicious cycle Right however even the worst cycle could possibly be If they'd if they'd to decide on Between dissolving grayscale through which Case uh the phrases of a dissolution for Grayscale dictates that uh you need to the underlying Bitcoin within the Market after which ship money you possibly can Deliver Bitcoin and if that's the finish Result then I concern that's that's the

Worst case situation for the market Because then they maintain 10 billion Dollars of Bitcoin three billion {dollars} Of ease within the belief construction and if They're compelled to liquidate and that's What's going to going to occur so gptc Is is at the least of my concern it's actually The dissolution uh of the belief I doubt That will occur uh seemingly uh it's a Cash cow so in the event that they needed to promote Grayscale to a different sponsor they may That's in all probability a greater possibility for them To achieve this and and uh you realize and simply Maintain the are going concern It's money Rich you realize 200 250 million Dollars a 12 months in charges uh you realize the Multiples should not excessive as they used to Be was once like eight occasions they Could fetch now it's in all probability like three To 4 occasions it's one thing that they Can consider yeah