Archive: Crypto Asset Strategies


Ravencoin Update – Exciting News

By Adam Sharp on March 22, 2019

Dear Member, Since we recommended Ravencoin (RVN) a little more than a week ago, the coin has been on a tear. It’s risen from around $0.025 to $0.045 with heavy trading volume. The coin continues to build momentum. And Overstock and Medici Ventures CEO Patrick Byrne gave it a nice boost in Overstock’s earnings call on Monday:   Analyst: Patrick, I want you talk to the next…
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Fidelity leads the institutional push into crypto, Facebook works on a secret crypto project and Jameson Lopp shows us how to disappear.

New Recommendation: Ravencoin (RVN)

By Adam Sharp on March 12, 2019

Ticker: RVN Current supply: 3.08 billion Maximum supply: 21 billion Current price: $0.025 Recommended exchange: Binance or Bittrex As you all know, most of my focus has been on pure cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, nano, vertcoin and decred. One area I’ve been…

Update on Grin, Crypto Markets

By Adam Sharp on March 8, 2019

Dear Member, In late January, I mentioned I was watching grin and thought it a promising new coin. I noted its technical potential but warned, “Grin only just began trading, and the supply is extremely low, so…
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Warren Buffett still doesn’t understand bitcoin. Meanwhile, countries in South America are increasingly reliant on bitcoin.
Dear Member, The past year has been a brutal period for crypto investors. However, there are encouraging signs that the bear market may be ending. First, we’ve seen promising price action on strong volume. Over the past week, bitcoin has risen from $3,600 to near $4,000. It’s not a…
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, institutional crypto investing takes a big step forward, Binance Coin rises in value and Jack Dorsey carries the bitcoin maximalist torch.

Clarity on Why We Need Crypto

By Adam Sharp on February 8, 2019

Dear Member, Recently, a few of you have written and asked for more clarity on why I believe we desperately need an alternative to fiat money. I realize this is a rather unconventional belief, so I’m happy to oblige. First, let’s talk about the current fiat system. The fundamental…

Crypto Monitor: Keeping an Eye on New Altcoins

By Allison Brickell on February 1, 2019

In this week’s Crypto Monitor, we’ve found some interesting altcoins that warrant additional investigations... and institutional investment is picking up the pace.

Market Update and Keeping an Eye on New Coins

By Adam Sharp on January 25, 2019

Dear Member, Crypto markets have been relatively stable over the past few weeks. Unfortunately, the government shutdown has slowed the launch of major upcoming platforms, such as Bakkt and Fidelity Digital Assets, as they cannot receive approval to begin operating from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission until it’s over. However,…
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan discuss bitcoin whales, Bakkt’s progress, Russian rumors and more.

Crypto and Financial Market Update

By Adam Sharp on January 11, 2019

Dear Member, Nothing demonstrates the need for cryptocurrency better than the current financial world. The absurdly low interest rates. The piles and piles of debt. The continued growth of that debt. It’s a monetary system with no check on government recklessness. Central banks (like the Fed) can create money…

Crypto Monitor: No Tears for Bitmain

By Allison Brickell on January 4, 2019

We’re diving into 2019 with a look at Bakkt's huge funding round, Bitmain's struggles and bitcoin's yearly prices.

Crypto Monitor: 2019 Crypto Forecast Edition

By Allison Brickell on December 21, 2018

In the last Crypto Monitor of the year, Adam Sharp and Andy Gordon present their 2019 crypto forecast.

Crypto Monitor: Why We’re Hodling and Watching Ethereum

By Allison Brickell on December 14, 2018

Adam Sharp and Andy Gordon discuss the Crypto Asset Strategies philosophy on holding and cutting losses, ethereum's woes and more.

Crypto Market Update

By Adam Sharp on December 7, 2018

Dear Member, As you all know, it’s been another rough month for crypto markets. Altcoins have been hit especially hard. As I write this, bitcoin is trading around $3,400. I can’t say when this bear market will end, but I will tell you that I haven’t sold any of…