Archive: Crypto Asset Strategies

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Keep an Eye on FTX Token

By Adam Sharp on September 10, 2021

FTX Token (FTT) is the native currency of the FTX crypto exchange. FTX is a very fast-growing and profitable exchange founded by 29-year-old billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried. Bankman-Fried is pretty much the Midas of the crypto world. He’s a huge supporter and owner of Solana (SOL) while also owning the hottest exchange in the world.  FTX just signed Steph Curry to be…
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Keep an Eye on FTX Token

By Adam Sharp on September 10, 2021

FTX Token (FTT) is the native currency of the FTX crypto exchange. FTX is a very fast-growing and profitable exchange founded by 29-year-old billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried. Bankman-Fried is pretty much the Midas of the crypto world. He’s a…
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Institutional Crypto Adoption Ramps Up

By Adam Sharp on September 3, 2021

In today’s Early Investing newsletter, I wrote about some very bullish rumors from Mike Alfred, a leading player in the institutional bitcoin world. In a pair of tweets, he revealed that a large number of institutions have bought into bitcoin — and more…
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NFTs Have Unrealized Potential

By Adam Sharp on August 27, 2021

I’ve been watching the non-fungible token (NFT) space closely over the last three months or so. And my conclusion is pretty simple. Art NFTs are here to stay — and we’re just beginning to see the potential utility for NFTs beyond artistic projects. …
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Introduction to Solana (SOL)

By Adam Sharp on August 20, 2021

Solana (SOL) is an up-and-coming Ethereum competitor. It’s a proof-of-stake coin, and its network is extremely fast and powerful. The requirements to run a validator are extreme (it requires a powerful server with 128GB of RAM, which is a lot…
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Inflation Pushes Bitcoin Higher

By Adam Sharp on August 13, 2021

It was a very nice week for crypto. Bitcoin is up 9% over the last week, while ethereum is up 12.9%, according to CoinMarketCap data. Ethereum jumped on its implementation of EIP-1559, a network upgrade that burns a portion of miner…
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Crypto Faces More Government Scrutiny

By Adam Sharp on August 6, 2021

There’s a proposal in the infrastructure bill making its way through Congress that could be bad for crypto. CNBC recently covered the issue in an article titled “White House backs senators pushing for stricter crypto reporting rules.” (Vin Narayanan covered this in more…
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Crypto Market Rallies, Bitcoin Still on Top

By Adam Sharp on July 30, 2021

It’s been very encouraging to watch the crypto rally this week.  Bitcoin has led the way over the past week, rising 20% from the beginning of the week to Friday. Most altcoins are up anywhere from 5% to 15% over the same time period. …
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Why We Need Crypto Bears

By Adam Sharp on July 23, 2021

Lately I’ve been watching a crypto YouTube Channel called UpOnly. It’s run by two experienced crypto traders, Ledger and Cobie.  In April, they hosted a show titled Big Brain Crypto Club. It included some of the…
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A New Decade of Inflation

By Adam Sharp on July 16, 2021

Bitcoin continues to trade in a pretty tight range between $30,000 and $35,000. There’s a possibility that it could drop to the $20,000 range, but I don’t see it going much lower than that. Of course, anything can happen with crypto. Regardless, I remain certain that…
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How to Help the Crypto Community

By Adam Sharp on July 9, 2021

Crypto is bouncing a bit today, but bitcoin’s price is stuck in a pretty tight range between $32,000 and $35,000. Just as an exercise, let’s take a quick look at one of crypto’s potential short-term headwinds. The primary risk is regulatory. We’ve seen what…
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A Powerful Trading Lesson From Warren Buffett

By Adam Sharp on July 2, 2021

Back in May, one of my favorite Twitter accounts, 10-K Diver, tweeted something amazing. In his 1989 letter to Berkshire shareholders, Warren Buffett shared a very insightful calculation: This is an incredibly powerful lesson — one I learned…
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Wow! What a crazy few weeks. This correction has been brutal. But I remain convinced that we are still in a long-term bull market uptrend. Let me explain why. Take a look at this chart on Twitter. This…
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A Crypto Show Worth Watching

By Adam Sharp on June 18, 2021

I recently discovered a fantastic crypto show on Youtube/Twitch called UpOnly TV. The hosts, Ledger and CryptoCobain, make quite a pair. They regularly feature some of the smartest and most successful people in the crypto world.  Here are a few of…
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Inside the Bitcoin 2021 Conference

By Adam Sharp on June 11, 2021

Last week I attended the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami. It was an incredible experience.  I came out of it fired up about bitcoin and the broader crypto markets (including DeFi, which I haven’t always been a huge fan of).  Here are some of…
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Crypto Bull Case Solid Despite Correction

By Adam Sharp on May 28, 2021

I’ve had a lot of questions about crypto coming from friends and family lately. Many of them are particularly concerned that Elon Musk can apparently move this huge market by himself. So I want to make it clear that I don’t really believe Elon was the…