Get Your Investing Mojo Back
By Vin Narayanan on May 12, 2023
Crypto Market Musings Bitcoin is trading around $27,000 as of this writing and is down about 6.5% over the last seven days. Ethereum is trading around $1,800 and is down about 4.5% over the same time period. Welcome to crypto allergy season. Some weeks will be good. Some weeks will be sneeze central. And some weeks will make your eyes water. This felt more like a sneezy week. Bitcoin (down 5% over the last five days)…
New Pick: An Ethereum Scaling Solution With Impressive Early Growth
By Vin Narayanan on April 21, 2023
I don’t think we’re in a crypto bull market yet. There’s too much near-term regulatory uncertainty with the SEC going after Coinbase and Bittrex and declaring Algorand (ALGO), Dash (DASH), OmiseGO (OMG), and others securities. That combined with economic uncertainty and inflation concerns means there is still significant…
Bitcoin Sets New $8.7 Billion Record
By Adam Sharp on December 6, 2019
This week, nearly $9 billion worth of bitcoin moved within an hour. Here’s why that reflects on the trustworthiness of the bitcoin network.
Crypto Monitor: Rating Cryptos and Why It Matters for Our Portfolio
By Early Investing on October 11, 2019
In the crypto world this week, Coinbase offers interest on its stablecoin, a Crypto Rating Council forms to rate cryptocurrencies based on their likelihood of becoming securities and Block.one gets a slap on the wrist from the SEC.
Mailbag: How to Navigate the Binance Shutdown
By Early Investing on June 23, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explains what investors can do about the Binance shutdown in the U.S. and how Facebook might profit from its Libra cryptocurrency.
Crypto Monitor: How to Manage Your Crypto Portfolio Without Binance
By Early Investing on June 21, 2019
The crypto markets are blossoming, Facebook is testing its new Libra cryptocurrency and Binance is shutting down in the U.S.
Crypto Monitor: Fidelity Ready to Launch Crypto Service; Bittrex Exits New York
By Early Investing on May 10, 2019
Fidelity is mere weeks from launching its crypto trading service for institutional investors. But Binance, Bittrex and Bitfinex aren’t having as good of a week.
Rhode Island Fears Missing Out, Ethereum Classic Gets Some Money Back
By Allison Brickell on January 19, 2019
In this week’s News Fix, startup founders question the venture capital model, Rhode Island experiences FOMO and ethereum classic gets some relief after a 51% attack.
A Handy Guide to Selling on Bittrex
By Adam Sharp on June 13, 2018
Yesterday afternoon, we recommended selling your WAX position on Bittrex. Then we discovered Bittrex has made a number of changes to its site that makes selling less intuitive. You can no longer sell from the “Wallets” tab. So if you’re still trying to sell WAX, here are the steps you…
Crypto Monitor: DOJ Bitcoin Probe Likely A Good Thing
By Vin Narayanan on June 8, 2018
Editor’s note: This edition of Crypto Monitor was filmed just before SEC chairman Jay Clayton announced that cryptocurrencies…
News Fix: Crowdfunding Platform Helps Venture Capital Firm
By Vin Narayanan on June 2, 2018
In this week's Early Investing News Fix, we look at some ironic crowdfunding news, the growth of bitcoin ATMs and gold's disappearing act.
Crypto Spikes: Bitcoin Up, Altcoins Rip Higher
By Adam Sharp on April 13, 2018
Cryptocurrencies roared back to life on Thursday, and there’s plenty of bullish news to support the move. Here’s what’s happening...
Important Update on Exchanges
By Adam Sharp on December 18, 2017
As you know, cryptocurrency exchanges have been absolutely flooded with new users. Bittrex, our recommended exchange for “altcoins,” has temporarily suspended new user registrations. The company simply can’t deal with its current traffic. If you already have a Bittrex account, this won’t affect you. And I suspect it will…