By Adam Sharp on January 21, 2022
Bitcoin is “crashing” once again. As I write this, it’s trading around $39,000. It’s down from around $43,000 a week ago. Altcoins are correcting much more severely, with many down 15% over the last 24 hours. As usual, all the crypto traders on Twitter are freaking out. They’re in a full-blown panic over a move that is very common for bitcoin. Probably because they’re using too much leverage, as I discussed…
By Adam Sharp on November 5, 2021
I came across an interesting opinion piece on CoinDesk today titled “Will Bitcoin Win When the Fed Stops Buying Bonds?” Beginning in November, the Fed will purchase $10 billion fewer Treasury bonds and $5 billion fewer mortgage-backed securities (MBS) each month…
By Adam Sharp on July 9, 2021
The Federal Reserve is in quite a pickle. Inflation is heating up, as evidenced by May’s 5% annualized inflation rate (according to dubious official numbers). Economists assure us that these price hikes are “transitory” — i.e., not permanent.
By Adam Sharp on February 28, 2020
Yes, the market is down 10% or so, but it could be much lower. Here’s why...
By Adam Sharp on November 15, 2019
The Federal Reserve is finally beginning to acknowledge the country’s massive debt problem. That’s an important step toward resolving it.
By Early Investing on September 8, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explores investing in new sectors and understanding why the Fed is lowering interest rates.