By Vin Narayanan on April 7, 2023
Crypto Market Musings Bitcoin is having a year. In the midst of a banking crisis and regulatory upheaval, bitcoin quietly posted a 72% gain in the first quarter of this year. That’s bitcoin’s most popular quarter since the first quarter of 2021, when bitcoin’s price went up 102%. Bitcoin was also the top performing asset in the first quarter of 2023, easily beating the S&P 500’s 7% gain and the Nasdaq 100’s almost 21% jump. As…
By Adam Sharp on February 18, 2022
This week the Canadian government ordered crypto exchanges to freeze certain accounts tied to the Ottawa freedom protest. This set off a wave of concern over the risk of government seizing crypto assets. And that’s a very real danger.
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.
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.
By Vin Narayanan on September 22, 2018
The financial press is grumbling about pot stocks soaring. But, as usual, it's missing the bigger picture. That and other crypto news you need are in this week's News Fix.