Coinbase Partners With BlackRock, Confluent CEO Jay Kreps on Earnings & Equinix CEO Charles Meyers on Data Center Ecosystem 8/4/2022

Episode Summary

Our anchors begin today’s show covering crypto exchange Coinbase’s partnership with asset management firm BlackRock, featuring insight from CNBC’s Kate Rooney and MoffettNathanson Partner Lisa Ellis. Then, CNBC’s Mike Santoli breaks down the Nasdaq’s rally over the past month, and our Jon Fortt shares highlights from his Fortt Knox interview with software company ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott. Next, Confluent Co-Founder and CEO Jay Kreps joins after the enterprise stock beat expectations in Q2, and CNBC’s Phil LeBeau reports on results from EV makers Lucid and Tesla. Evercore ISI Head of Internet Research Mark Mahaney also shares his insight on online travel platform Booking Holdings’ recent quarterly numbers, and our Julia Boorstin analyzes the latest wave of media earnings. Later, data center company Equinix CEO Charles Meyers discusses investor Jim Chanos’ short on the space.