Archive: altcoins

Crypto Monitor: Bitcoin’s Price Dip Is Not a Reason to Sell

By Early Investing on September 27, 2019

Bitcoin and altcoins have had a rough week. And Bakkt’s crypto trading platform is off to a slow start. But there’s still plenty to look forward to.
Two things severely shook the crypto markets this week. But that doesn’t change bitcoin’s strong fundamentals.

Market Madness and 0% Yields

By Adam Sharp on August 23, 2019

We have entered a period of complete financial madness. There is now nearly $17 trillion worth of bonds with negative yields around the world. That’s almost $17 trillion in bonds where the lender is basically paying the borrower for the privilege. Some investors in bonds have been making a killing.
Bitcoin is still outperforming altcoins. But Blockstack, a prominent crypto project, is giving altcoins a boost.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses why altcoins haven’t been outperforming bitcoin lately and the difference between equity crowdfunding and angel investing.

Bitcoin Pullback Presents Good Buying Opportunity

By Adam Sharp on June 28, 2019

Editor’s Note: We know many of you still have questions for us about Binance pulling out of the U.S. and Bittrex reducing the amount of coins American investors can trade. Over the next few weeks, we will be updating our how-to guides to reflect the new trading environment. As you’ll…
Libra is a threat to banks. But it actually boosts the outlook for bitcoin.

The Two Key Qualities Bitcoin and Litecoin Share

By Vin Narayanan on May 16, 2019

On the surface, bitcoin and litecoin seem completely different. But if you dig deeper, you’ll find they share two key similarities.
This week, Binance launched its decentralized exchange ahead of schedule and altcoins have continued their rally. And a thief reminded us of the importance of secure passwords.
This week in the crypto world, litecoin is on a tear and the SEC is finally offering guidance on tokens.

Crypto Markets May Be Turning the Corner

By Adam Sharp on April 4, 2019

Are we entering the next crypto bull market? There are a number of positive catalysts that seem to say yes.

Crypto Monitor: Altcoins Ramp Up, Bakkt Faces Delays

By Early Investing on March 29, 2019

This week, altcoins are getting a boost, Bakkt is getting delayed and CNBC is getting it wrong.
Dear Member, The past year has been a brutal period for crypto investors. However, there are encouraging signs that the bear market may be ending. First, we’ve seen promising price action on strong volume. Over the past week, bitcoin has risen from $3,600 to near $4,000. It’s not a…

Best of 2018: Crypto

By Allison Brickell on December 28, 2018

Continuing our dive into our favorite reads of 2018, we’re focusing on crypto today.

Crypto Monitor: 2019 Crypto Forecast Edition

By Allison Brickell on December 21, 2018

In the last Crypto Monitor of the year, Adam Sharp and Andy Gordon present their 2019 crypto forecast.

Crypto Market Update

By Adam Sharp on November 20, 2018

It’s been a rough five days for crypto markets. If you own cryptocurrency for the long run like Adam does, the only thing you can do is hunker down and wait.