Frank Chaparro covers the intersection of financial markets and cryptocurrency as Director of News. Since joining the publication in 2018 as its first reporter, he has played a key role in building The Block into a leader in financial journalism and research.
He leads special projects, including The Block's flagship podcast, The Scoop. Prior to The Block, he held roles at Business Insider, NPR, and Nasdaq. For inquiries or tips, email [email protected]
The cryptocurrency market is known for its volatility and the high amount of leverage offered to retail traders, but the highest leveraged trades actually have a very limited impact on the market, according to FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried.
Sam Bankman-Fried, the billionaire founder of crypto exchange FTX, joins The Scoop to close out 2021 in a two-part episode that explores the origin story of the increasingly ubiquitous trading venue, Bankman-Fried’s worldview, and what he expects for the digital asset market in the year to come. In Part 2 of this episode, Bankman-Fried and […]