Bitcoin Decouples From Stocks, Moves Closer to Gold
By Vin Narayanan on June 2, 2023
Crypto Market Musings It’s been a relatively calm week for crypto. Bitcoin is up 1.73% over the last seven days as of this writing. Ethereum is up 3.54% over the same period. Monero is down 1.93%. Crypto has largely decoupled from the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 and become more correlated with gold. The charts below show bitcoin (dark blue line) moving out of sync with the stock markets and more in sync with gold. BTC…
Inflation Holds the Key to Market Performance in 2023
By Vin Narayanan on February 3, 2023
Crypto Market Musings I’m not ready to start singing “Happy Days Are Here Again” (the Annette Hanshaw version, NOT the inferior Carole King or Barbra Streisand versions).
The Five Hottest Industries of 2023
By Zee Zhong on January 17, 2023
Editor’s Note: Our friends at KingsCrowd have been paying close attention to the investment opportunities that await us in 2023. In today’s article (originally published on KingsCrowd), they reveal the top five industries to keep an eye on. We think you’ll…
Demystifying Bitcoin Bottom Predictions
By Olivia Strobl on August 5, 2022
Editor’s Note: Vin is out of the office this week. So KingsCrowd Investment Research Manager Olivia Strobl is stepping in. We think you’ll enjoy her take on the crypto markets. Crypto Market Musings So much happened last week that I don’t know where to begin.
Startup Insider: The Perfect Time to Invest in Startups
By Early Investing on July 11, 2022
Investing in startups is an opportunity to bet on the future. And they have very different risk considerations than stock investments do. Given the current bearish state of the stock market, startup investing seems more important than ever. The S&P 500 fell almost 21% in the…
Why Investors Should Target Seed Stage Companies Right Now
By Vin Narayanan on June 7, 2022
The amount of venture capital flowing into startups dipped below $40 billion last month, according to a Crunchbase report. That’s the lowest monthly investment rate in more than a year and well below the $70 billion invested in November, according to…
Investing With a Potential Recession on the Horizon
By Vin Narayanan on April 5, 2022
I broke my ankle pretty badly a couple of weeks ago. It’s going to take four to six months to heal. I’m wearing a walking boot now. And as far as I’m concerned, the walking boot might be the greatest invention since the printing press. The…
Startup Founders Leaning Into COVID-19 Economy
By Andy Gordon on June 24, 2020
It’s been surprisingly difficult to pigeonhole the effects of COVID-19 on startups. I’ve reached out to many startups to see how they’re doing in the current market. And much to my surprise, many founders have told me that COVID-19 is a “net positive” for their companies. None have…
Startup Investing in a Recession
By Adam Sharp on June 16, 2020
The U.S. stock markets are nearing all-time highs. But all is not well with the economy. A huge portion of small businesses are struggling to pay bills. Big corporations are faring better, but they have their own issues that need to be addressed — too much…
Public vs. Private Shares? It’s No Contest
By Andy Gordon on April 8, 2020
Investors take on a little more risk by buying into startups in a tough business environment. But the outsized rewards justify the investment.
The Fed vs. Fundamentals
By Adam Sharp on March 6, 2020
The battle is on, and Adam Sharp thinks the Fed is finally faltering. Could the bull market be over?
Don’t Believe These Myths About Startup Investing in a Down Market
By Andy Gordon on March 2, 2020
As the markets struggle, there's good news awaiting investors in the equity crowdfunding startup space.
Why Startups Should Be in Every Portfolio
By Adam Sharp on December 3, 2019
We’re headed for a long-overdue recession. So it’s a great time to invest in startups.