In the latest episode of “Macro Markets,” Cointelegraph analyst Marcel Pechman discusses the potential implications for the cryptocurrency market if the Federal Reserve were to lose $100 billion. Pechman highlights the Fed’s current financial struggles and emphasizes the macroeconomic principle that overall wealth cannot be universally enhanced as demand for goods and services grows. He also explores the challenges posed by inflation, real estate prices, and the consequences of the Fed’s loose monetary policies during the pandemic. Pechman then shifts gears to discuss the remarkable ascent of Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, which has temporarily overtaken luxury goods giant LVMH as Europe’s most valuable company. He attributes Novo Nordisk’s success to its weight-loss drugs and notes that this has led to an upward revision of Denmark’s gross domestic product growth forecast. Lastly, Pechman speculates on the potential for traditional companies to adopt cryptocurrency-based revenue distribution methods through smart contracts. However, he acknowledges that this concept is still in its infancy due to the current immaturity and complexity surrounding such endeavors. Overall, Pechman provides insightful analysis on these topics in the episode.