Matt Levine, Bloomberg

Matt Levine


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Recent articles by Matt:

SBF Missed FTX’s Risks

Also Tether secured lending. → Read More

The Nickel Market Almost Broke

Also FTX accounting and perks, hung debt and enterprise blockchain. → Read More

FTX Had Plans For Its Robinhood Shares

Also gambling on redemption and customer shrugs. → Read More

S&P Overpromised and Overdelivered

Also carbon accounting, FTX investigaitons, FTX diligence, crypto liquidity, crypto recovery fund, GameStop and Truth Social. → Read More

FTX Was Not Very Careful

Some more balance sheets, a bankruptcy venue dispute and continued freelance fundraising. → Read More

FTX Creates Crypto Contagion

Genesis, the FTX balance sheet, futures clearing, and performance coaching. → Read More

Crypto Wants a Central Bank

Binance, FTX, greenwashing and cars. → Read More

FTX’s Balance Sheet Was Bad

Serum, customer money, etc.; plus Elon Musk’s Twitter debt and anti-ESG antitrust. → Read More

FTX Is Still Looking for Money

Solvency vs. liquidity, Alameda loans, some podcast foreshadowing and some Jefferies shade. → Read More

FTX Had a Death Spiral

Also WhatsApp for private equity and Elon Musk’s stock sales. → Read More

MoviePass Was Not a Good Business

Also Binance vs. FTX and some more Elon Musk Twitter chaos. → Read More

People Will Pay for Illiquidity

Also Libor prosecutions, blue-check pricing negotiations, meme-stock bank runs and the laws of tax. → Read More

Elon Musk Is Busy With Twitter

Golden parachutes, layoffs, poetry, plus Mark Zuckerberg and Treasury market liquidity. → Read More

Musk Will Buy Twitter at the Last Minute

Also Ye is not a billionaire, distressed-debt interest-stripping and diamond derivatives. → Read More

The Trump SPAC Has SEC Trouble

Also a big crypto thing, Celsius bankruptcy wrangling and cannabis accounting. → Read More

The Only Crypto Story You Need, by Matt Levine

Where it came from, what it all means, and why it still matters. → Read More

Elon Musk Might Buy Twitter This Week

Also UBS tech vs. people and JPMorgan advisers vs. private bankers. → Read More

Elon Musk Might Buy Twitter This Week

Also UBS tech vs. people and JPMorgan advisers vs. private bankers. → Read More

Making Crypto Hacking Less Lucrative

Also Elon Musk is overpaying for Twitter, the SEC is busy, and YOLOing options. → Read More

Leveraged Buyouts Lose Some Leverage

Also the Boredom Markets Hypothesis, crypto wash trading, a decentralized Do Kwon manhunt, greenwashing regulation and a perfect memoir. → Read More