Explaining Bitcoin’s Rise From $6k to $56k in a Single Year
By Adam Sharp on March 12, 2021
One year ago — on March 12th, 2020 — bitcoin was trading at $6,131 per coin. It had been valued at more than $12,000 in June 2019. But markets everywhere were in a bit of a panic last March, and stocks were trading near the lowest level of the year. BTC sold off during the initial crash, just like almost everything else. But it was pretty clear to me this would…
JP Morgan Survey Shows Institutional Crypto is Growing
By Adam Sharp on March 5, 2021
JP Morgan released an interesting survey this week. It polled 3,400 institutional investors — representing 1,500 firms — about their views on crypto. Here are some highlights: 11% of respondents work at firms that own or trade crypto. 22% said their companies are likely…
Financial Rebellions: Investors Are Pushing Back
By Adam Sharp on February 26, 2021
We are living through a very unique period in financial history. On one side, we’re in the midst of an amazing technological revolution. Software and new technologies are streamlining the way the world runs. Advances in renewable energy are picking up steam. Medicine is leaping forward…
The Flight to Alternative Safety
By Adam Sharp on July 31, 2020
As I write this on Friday morning, bitcoin is up 1.78% to $11,178. Ethereum is up even more over the last 24 hours — 7.96% to $343 (nice call on ETH last week Vin!). Other altcoins are a mixed bag, but the majority…
Protect Your Portfolio While You Can
By Adam Sharp on July 10, 2020
It’s a strange world out there for investors today. Stocks in the U.S. are very expensive — despite the fact that S&P 500 earnings may drop 40% in the second quarter. Investment grade bonds yield tiny amounts that amount to basically…
Bitcoin Was Made for Times Like These
By Adam Sharp on March 27, 2020
Bitcoin was made for situations like the one we find ourselves in today... crisis, bailouts, money printing and reckless government spending.
Why I’m Still Bullish on Bitcoin
By Adam Sharp on November 26, 2019
It’s been a rough week for cryptocurrencies. But bitcoin’s fundamentals remain strong.
Preparing for Modern Monetary Theory
By Adam Sharp on November 1, 2019
It seems more and more likely that the Federal Reserve will begin printing money as a way to pay off the national debt. So it’s important to have exposure to certain alternative investments.
Perfect Storm for Bitcoin
By Adam Sharp on October 18, 2019
The upcoming bitcoin halving and brewing financial chaos are creating a perfect storm for bitcoin prices.
The Bullish Case for Gold
By Adam Sharp on September 27, 2019
Today we’re entering the world of precious metals and explaining why they’re an important part of every investor’s portfolio.
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.