Archive: debt

Equity Crowdfunding Is Hitting Its Stride

By Adam Sharp on February 1, 2019

Software is changing the way every business operates. It spells trouble for large, debt-laden companies that are slow to modernize their tech, but it’s a huge opportunity for startups.

The Fed Is Broke, Cannabis Treats Autism and More…

By Adam Sharp on January 25, 2019

Adam reviews his top news items of the week, including the Fed being insolvent, cannabis treating autism, and much more...

Why Do Economists Love Debt So Much?

By Adam Sharp on January 18, 2019

Mainstream economists seem to cheer taking on ever-increasing debt loads. Why?

Where the Fed Points, Markets Follow

By Adam Sharp on January 11, 2019

Adam explains how the Federal Reserve has been setting the market’s course for decades.

The World Bitcoin Was Created For

By Adam Sharp on January 4, 2019

Bitcoin turns 10 years old this week, and Adam explains why it’s more important than ever.

U.S. Corporate Debt Is a $9 Trillion Problem

By Adam Sharp on December 21, 2018

Adam Sharp explains why he thinks corporate debt in the U.S. is a major problem.
It’s the end of the year, but the markets aren’t slowing down. Adam Sharp shares the stories he’s watching this week, along with some analysis.

Did the Fed Just Blink?

By Adam Sharp on November 29, 2018

Back in October, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made it sound like interest rate hikes would continue indefinitely. But after the recent market turmoil, Powell appears to be taking a dovish approach.

The “Why” of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

By Adam Sharp on November 9, 2018

Adam explains the “why” of bitcoin and how cryptocurrency is driven forward by the idea that the world needs an alternative to fiat.

Ray Dalio: “Soundness of Our Finances Is Weak”

By Adam Sharp on September 28, 2018

Hedge fund legend Ray Dalio weighs in on America’s debt woes, and it isn’t pretty.

Medicare Limps Toward Bankruptcy

By Allison Brickell on June 18, 2018

Medicare is limping toward bankruptcy... and it might reach the end of the road sooner than you think.

Bitcoin’s Fight Against the Debt Boom

By Andy Gordon on March 28, 2018

Bitcoin was created to fight against Section 402 and things like it. If excessive debt is the disease, then Satoshi Nakamoto created bitcoin as the cure.