Archive: bitcoin halving

Why Some Market Events Aren’t “Priced In”

By Olivia Strobl on September 16, 2022

Crypto Market Musings The long-awaited Ethereum Merge occurred September 15th at around 3 AM ET. As of this writing, ethereum is down around 8% following the Merge. The Ethereum blockchain has now moved from a proof of work consensus mechanism to proof of stake. Let’s break down what this means. In order for the blockchain to work, a large number of computers need to verify transactions.

Crypto Update: Bitcoin Halving Edition

By Adam Sharp on May 11, 2020

The big day is finally here. Today marks the third bitcoin “halving” event. Halvings happen roughly every four years and reduce the amount of new bitcoin created by half. As many of you know, bitcoin is slowly “mined” over time by specialized computers that solve complex math equations. A new…

Updating the Crypto Markets

By Early Investing on April 23, 2020

In this special First Stage Investor crypto talk, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan look at how the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and the bitcoin halving might affect the market.

Bitcoin Stays Strong

By Adam Sharp on January 31, 2020

Bitcoin is well-positioned heading into a major catalyst. And ongoing monetary chaos should also help boost prices.

Bitcoin Accelerates Into Halving

By Adam Sharp on January 17, 2020

Crypto asset manager Grayscale Investments just announced record inflows of more than $600 million. And the good news for bitcoin doesn’t end there.

Keep Holding Your Crypto

By Adam Sharp on January 10, 2020

It’s been a good week for the crypto markets. And recent turmoil with Iran might be having a positive impact on bitcoin.
Bitcoin is holding above a key support level, and the media is finally catching on to the halving next year. So now is a great time to buy.
The SEC has yet again rejected a bitcoin ETF proposal. But it’s not all bad news.

Perfect Storm for Bitcoin

By Adam Sharp on October 18, 2019

The upcoming bitcoin halving and brewing financial chaos are creating a perfect storm for bitcoin prices.

Gold Confiscation, $90K Bitcoin and IPOs Gone Wrong

By Adam Sharp on October 4, 2019

Today we’re looking at three important stories: the history of gold confiscation, why IPO investors are last in line and the possibility of $90,000 bitcoin.

A Perfect Storm for Bitcoin

By Adam Sharp on October 4, 2019

Bitcoin is in position to keep rising over the next few years - even to as high as $50,000 in 2020. Here’s why.
Two things severely shook the crypto markets this week. But that doesn’t change bitcoin’s strong fundamentals.
The crypto markets are changing. So we’re selling Cardano (ADA) and reallocating the First Stage Investor cryptocurrency portfolio.

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 Hash Rate Reaches New High

By Allison Brickell on July 22, 2019

Bitcoin’s hash rate reached an all-time high over the weekend. Here’s why that’s important.

Bitcoin Enters a New Bull Market

By Adam Sharp on June 28, 2019

Bitcoin has been having quite a week. Here’s why we’re seeing these crazy price jumps.