Archive: altcoins


Crypto Monitor: How to approach the altcoin market

By Vin Narayanan on August 17, 2018

Summary We’re in the dog days of summer. But there’s never an offseason for bitcoin! The news just keeps on coming. From the SEC delaying its decision on the Van Eck ETF to altcoins struggling and Draper Esprit doing well, Adam Sharp and Andy Gordon cover it all in this week’s Crypto Monitor. If you’re interested in a particular topic, we’ve listed the time code on the right so you can skip directly to it in the video. SEC…

Crypto Monitor: Bitcoin separating from altcoins

By Vin Narayanan on August 3, 2018

Summary It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the crypto universe. The buzz surrounding bitcoin ETFs is building. And in the markets, bitcoin is gaining value faster than most altcoins. Adam Sharp and Andy Gordon discuss that and other big cryptocurrency news in this week’s Crypto Monitor. If you’re…

Mailbag: Bitcoin’s Surge; Finding Startup Potential

By Early Investing on July 29, 2018

The Early Investing team looks at whether bitcoin's rally has legs and how to identify pre-IPO startups to invest in.

Why We Hold Crypto

By Adam Sharp on June 1, 2018

As the prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies go up and down, it’s important to understand why certain investors are playing the long game with cryptocurrencies.

Fuel for Bitcoin’s Competitors

By Adam Sharp on March 16, 2018

Bitcoin grabbed the majority of crypto headlines in 2017, but altcoins are starting to catch up. Here’s why.

One of the Keys to Crypto Profits

By Adam Sharp on February 9, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are a (potential) monetary revolution. Bitcoin could become a common investment asset and value transfer vehicle.

Bitcoin Passes the Torch to Altcoins

By Adam Sharp on January 26, 2018

Historically, bitcoin has dominated the cryptocurrency market. That’s starting to change. Here’s what it means for investors.

What’s Fueling the Rise of the Altcoins?

By Adam Sharp on January 5, 2018

Why is cryptocurrency soaring? What’s fueling demand? It’s not what you think.