Unpacking the FTX Fraud with Lyn Alden

What Bitcoin Did, Released on 11/14/22

Lyn Alden is a macroeconomist and investment strategist. In this interview we discuss rampant fraud that led to the FTX bankruptcy, the implications for other businesses and legal precedent, and Lyn’s current outlook on markets.

00:00:00 FTX: a casino built on a Ponzi
00:10:38 The events leading to FTX bankruptcy
00:19:18 No diligence; political lobbying; early maxi criticism
00:29:36 Regulatory pressures & implications for Bitcoin
00:43:41 Macro outlook: disinflation in an inflationary trend

Lyn Alden is the founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy. Lyn has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management, with a focus on engineering economics and financial modeling. She worked as an electrical engineer at an aviation facility, and over the course of a decade worked her way up from being an intern to being the lead engineer and running the day-to-day operations and finances of the facility, before retiring early at age 33 with financial independence. Since then, Lyn has been a full-time investor and independent analyst.

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