wNews: 8 Hours of Sleep and 100X Returns, Welcome to Crypto

Key Takeaways

  • A leaked Goldman Sachs survey revealed the “inhumane” working conditions at the investment bank.
  • Bitcoin continues to react to the broader macroeconomic environment, while Ethereum eyes several key upgrades.
  • With all the talk around a multi-chain future, this week’s to-do list unpacks how investors can explore the Binance Smart Chain ecosystem.

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This week’s wNews compares work culture at one of the world’s largest investment banks and the 24/7 crypto markets. In short, neither wins. It does, however, look like one industry has a few more passionate individuals than the other. 

As for markets, more of the same. The Federal Reserve Chairman Jereme Powell spoke mid-week, ushering in more bulls. Bitcoin reached across $60,000 for the second time in its history. Ethereum didn’t find Powell’s speech quite as inspiring. Still, on-chain data suggests ETH will play catch up soon enough. 

Finally, this week’s to-do list walks readers through how to get started on Binance Smart Chain (BSC). Several notable Ethereum-exclusive projects have made waves since joining. Other BSC-native projects have also made headlines. But for much different reasons. 

Now, readers can learn more about the commotion 

All that and more, below. 

The 168-Hour Work Week

A scathing document from within the Goldman Sachs citadel has grabbed the business world’s attention. In it, thirteen first-year analysts at the investment bank cite some pretty extreme working conditions. 

The small sample size suggests the document is a publicity stunt more than anything. Still, the brief glimpse into traditional finance has made…

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