Archive: Fidelity

What’s Different About This Crypto Surge

By Andy Gordon on June 5, 2019

Crypto winter is over. But what’s causing this reversal of fortune?
This week, the Early Investing team tackles startup investing due diligence and Fidelity’s upcoming crypto trading service.
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.
In this week's News Fix: MIT and Harvard receive money for cannabis research, Tesla is raising more than $1 billion, Facebook's audacious crypto plans have been leaked, and Canada and Singapore have completed a cross-border blockchain payment.

Bitcoin Spikes While Crypto Makes Steady Progress

By Andy Gordon on April 3, 2019

Nobody can say for sure why bitcoin’s price spiked this week. But while price movements are grabbing headlines, quiet progress is being made behind the scenes.
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Fidelity leads the institutional push into crypto, Facebook works on a secret crypto project and Jameson Lopp shows us how to disappear.
Dear Member, The past year has been a brutal period for crypto investors. However, there are encouraging signs that the bear market may be ending. First, we’ve seen promising price action on strong volume. Over the past week, bitcoin has risen from $3,600 to near $4,000. It’s not a…
There are a few possible explanations for bitcoin’s recent price spike, including improvements in infrastructure and scalability.

News Fix: DARPA Eyes the Blockchain

By Vin Narayanan on December 8, 2018

In today’s News Fix, DARPA is turning toward the blockchain, institutions keep investing in crypto, and both crypto and cannabis have a busy week.

Crypto Market Update

By Adam Sharp on November 20, 2018

It’s been a rough five days for crypto markets. If you own cryptocurrency for the long run like Adam does, the only thing you can do is hunker down and wait.

Crypto Monitor: Explaining Haven Protocol Edition

By Vin Narayanan on October 26, 2018

Summary In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp looks at why people should invest in Haven Protocol (XHV), Fidelity joining the institutional move into crypto, a new upcoming catalyst and much more. If you’re interested in a particular topic, we’ve listed…
The Early Investing team tackles questions about startup investment tracking and bitcoin investing in a 401(k) account.
Fidelity, the fifth-largest asset manager in the world, is spinning off a cryptocurrency trading company for institutional investors. But the market hasn’t moved. What is it waiting for?