Archive: Crypto Asset Strategies


Crypto Monitor: Mainstreaming Breakthroughs

By Early Investing on June 19, 2020

In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan explore key technological breakthroughs for crypto, the mainstreaming of crypto and the impact of digitizing fiat. Click on the video to watch. Or read more about the show below. This week, we discuss (among other things): Layer 2 solutions that improve bitcoin’s speed and efficiency Mainstream media now discussing the economic case for crypto The arrival of Modern Monetary Theory China digitizing the yuan A Libra-like digital currency for…

Crypto Bull Case Strong Despite Near-Term Risks

By Adam Sharp on June 12, 2020

Yesterday we had one of the biggest sell-offs in stock market history. The Dow Jones dropped almost 7%. And the S&P 500 dropped nearly 6%. The sell-off was extremely steep. At one point on Thursday, Bitcoin was also down around 6%. But it has rebounded since and is…

Crypto Monitor: Feeling Good About Crypto

By Vin Narayanan on June 5, 2020

Crypto Monitor is back!  Adam and I are both working from home. But we’ve figured out how we can keep bringing you this show every other week. Click on the video to watch this week’s show. Or read the summary below. This week,…

More Institutional Proof for Bitcoin

By Adam Sharp on May 29, 2020

This week we received more proof that institutions are buying up Bitcoin. I highly recommend reading this recent Decrypt piece titled “Hedge funds are buying Bitcoin despite Goldman Sachs’ skepticism.” Here’s an excerpt: Since Bitcoin’s block reward halving, digital asset manager Grayscale Investments has purchased more…
The bitcoin halving has finally happened. And things are certainly looking up in the crypto world. As I write this on Friday morning bitcoin is trading over $9,500. Last week I told you that respected institutional investor Paul Tudor Jones announced he was bullish on bitcoin. I think that…
Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones has officially announced that he’s very bullish on bitcoin. And better yet, he says the primary reason he’s buying BTC is because it’s an excellent hedge against inflation. Jones went as far as to compare bitcoin today to gold in the 1970s. Gold had an…

A Huge New Crypto Fund From a16z

By Adam Sharp on May 1, 2020

Crypto has had an amazing week, and we just got some big news - legendary venture capital firm a16z is launching a big new crypto fund.

“Money Printing” Going Mainstream

By Adam Sharp on April 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has jumpstarted a critically important discussion about the effects of printing money.

Understanding the Federal Reserve

By Adam Sharp on April 17, 2020

Adam shares his favorite resources for learning about and understanding the Federal Reserve.

The Fed Throws Everything at COVID-19

By Adam Sharp on April 10, 2020

Another day, $2.3 trillion more in stimulus. This will likely not end well.

Halving Not Priced In Yet

By Adam Sharp on April 2, 2020

Bitcoin is hanging in there as the markets reel from the effects of COVID-19. But Adam Sharp believes the halving hasn't been priced into the market yet.
Most people don't know how the Fed, inflation and monetary policy work. That's about to change. And bitcoin will benefit.

Bitcoin Was Made for This

By Adam Sharp on March 18, 2020

We are in uncharted waters. The federal government is likely to announce badly needed stimulus checks in the near future. The Federal Reserve has already announced that it’s injecting trillions of dollars in liquidity into the market – and more is expected. Bailouts are a near certainty for airlines, hotels…

Crypto Market Update

By Adam Sharp on March 12, 2020

Adam Sharp shares his take on the 20% drop in bitcoin and the even more severe drop in altcoins.

Crypto and Market Update

By Adam Sharp on March 6, 2020

Crypto moved up sharply on Thursday, on a day when stocks were down sharply. Let’s dig into what’s going on...

Crypto Monitor: Assessing the Coronavirus

By Early Investing on February 28, 2020

Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan assess the impact of the novel coronavirus on the markets, debate whether where Binance is headquartered is important and talk about the new EU banking rules for crypto.