Bitcoin & Crypto Trading: Ledger Cast

Ashdrake: On missing the bull market

Episode Summary

In this episode of Ledger Cast, Brian talks to Ashdrake about his infamous tweet in late 2016 to short bitcoin, right before its parabolic rise.

Episode Notes

Welcome to Ledger Cast, hosted by me, Brian Krogsgard (@ledgerstatus on twitter), and Josh Olszewicz (@carpenoctom). Ledger Cast is a cryptocurrency trading and blockchain ecosystem podcast.

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In this episode, Brian begins an interview series, starting with an interview with Ashdrake. Many listeners will remember Ashdrake’s infamous tweet from late 2016, just prior to the parabolic run in bitcoin.


The episode goes much deeper than a meme tweet. We discuss how he got into crypto, what lead him to this mindset, what else happened in his trading journey, and much more.

If you’ve ever struggled through your trading life, I think you’ll be enlightened by this story.


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Music: “Oh, the chains” by Joel Madison Blount

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