Archive: Crypto Asset Strategies

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Trump Gets Defensive About the Dollar

By Adam Sharp on July 12, 2019

It’s been a very interesting 24 hours in the crypto world. First, we had Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifying about crypto before Congress. He called for a halt to Facebook’s Libra stablecoin project and had some very interesting things to say about bitcoin. When asked whether crypto is a threat to the dollar’s status as world reserve currency, Powell said the following (emphasis mine): Things like that are possible, but we really haven’t seen…
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Crypto Monitor: Optimizing Your Portfolio

By Early Investing on July 5, 2019

Between Google searches and price catalysts, bitcoin has been on a roll lately.
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Bitcoin Pullback Presents Good Buying Opportunity

By Adam Sharp on June 28, 2019

Editor’s Note: We know many of you still have questions for us about Binance pulling out of the U.S. and Bittrex reducing the amount of coins American investors can trade. Over the next few weeks, we will be updating our how-to guides to reflect the new trading environment. As you’ll…
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The crypto markets are blossoming, Facebook is testing its new Libra cryptocurrency and Binance is shutting down in the U.S.
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Crypto’s Bull Market Returns

By Adam Sharp on June 14, 2019

The crypto bull market is back. And things are looking up from here.
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Crypto Monitor: Why This Crypto Isn’t Worth It

By Early Investing on June 7, 2019

The crypto community wants Craig Wright and Bitcoin Satoshi Vision to scram. Meanwhile, the SEC’s amount of crypto knowledge seems surprising.
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The U.S.-China trade war is getting nasty, which is bad news for the U.S. But investors can seek shelter in crypto.
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This week, the VanEck bitcoin ETF faces yet another delay, JP Morgan declares bitcoin’s intrinsic value and 10.5 million bitcoins stay where they are.

Managing Crypto Market Volatility

By Vin Narayanan on May 17, 2019

Editor’s Note: Adam Sharp is currently hard at work researching new cryptos to invest in. In the meantime, Senior Managing Editor Vin Narayanan is filling in. Dear Member, When you invest in crypto, it’s important to keep reminding yourself that crypto is a volatile asset. Huge swings in prices –…
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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.
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Crypto assets are rising. Bitcoin just surpassed $5,800, and altcoins are doing well too. Most news outlets are reporting that the market is responding to Facebook’s continued development of its own cryptocurrency. The Wall Street Journal just broke the latest details in this ongoing story. Here’s an excerpt from Thursday’s…
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This week, Binance launched its decentralized exchange ahead of schedule and altcoins have continued their rally. And a thief reminded us of the importance of secure passwords.
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Bakkt Heads to New York to Appease the CFTC

By Andy Gordon on April 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: Adam Sharp is away on vacation this week (though he’ll undoubtedly still check CoinMarketCap every day). So Andy Gordon is filling in. Dear Member, When Bakkt gets its government approval, it will mark a turning point for the crypto community. And, yes – I said when, not if.
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This week in the crypto world, litecoin is on a tear and the SEC is finally offering guidance on tokens.
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Dear Member, Before we get into today’s update, I want to highlight a free opportunity you can all take advantage of. Our friends at Republic, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, just released their own token called the note. If you aren’t familiar with Republic,…
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Crypto Monitor: Altcoins Ramp Up, Bakkt Faces Delays

By Early Investing on March 29, 2019

This week, altcoins are getting a boost, Bakkt is getting delayed and CNBC is getting it wrong.