Archive: debt

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explores investing in new sectors and understanding why the Fed is lowering interest rates.

Are Passive Funds a Threat to the Market?

By Adam Sharp on September 6, 2019

Dr. Michael Burry was the real trader behind The Big Short, and he made a fortune betting against the subprime market. Now he’s warning about passive investing...

Buybacks Drive the S&P 500, and They’re Slowing

By Adam Sharp on August 30, 2019

Buybacks are at unsustainable levels. Here’s what could happen now that share repurchases are slowing.

Investors “Flying to Safety” With Cryptocurrency

By Vin Narayanan on August 9, 2019

The global economy has been sending a warning: Investors need a hedge against fiat money now more than ever. Bitcoin and altcoins fit the bill.
Bitcoin and gold have a lot in common. For one, neither is a viable payment option in today’s economy. But fintech company Glint is trying to change that.

Mailbag: Building Up Your Alternative Investments

By Early Investing on July 28, 2019

This week, the Early Investing team summarizes its investment thesis and explains how it’s possible to evaluate startups in just five minutes.

Why Modern Monetary Theory Is Inevitable

By Adam Sharp on July 26, 2019

Modern Monetary Theory is essentially unrestrained government spending. And the U.S. government is likely to use it to solve the debt problem.

2020 Halving Will Bring Bitcoin’s Inflation Rate Down

By Allison Brickell on May 13, 2019

Bitcoin’s inflation rate will drop with the next halving. Here’s how that demonstrates the crypto’s value.

Stuck in a Bubble Again

By Adam Sharp on May 10, 2019

If the economy is so great, why can’t the Federal Reserve raise interest rates? Debt has something to do with it.
This week, the Early Investing Mailbag is tackling resistance levels and foreign stock allocation.

Global Debt Balloons Higher Than $200 Trillion

By Allison Brickell on April 8, 2019

Global debt is growing frighteningly large. And it’s painting a bleak picture.
In this week’s Mailbag, Andy tackles the logic behind Lyft’s IPO and Adam talks precious metals.

Mailbag: Understanding Valuations, Fed Trends

By Early Investing on March 24, 2019

In today’s Mailbag, Early Investing’s Andy Gordon explains startup valuations and Adam Sharp breaks down the latest Fed news.

Will the Fed Turn Us Into Japan?

By Adam Sharp on March 22, 2019

Are we stuck in a low interest rate environment indefinitely? Possibly.

Has the Fed Given Up?

By Adam Sharp on March 7, 2019

In stopping rate hikes, the Fed has signaled that it doesn’t care about debt and quantitative easing might be a permanent fixture on the economic scene.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team tackles the top mistake founders make and what’s behind the Fed’s pausing rate hikes.