Archive: Crypto Asset Strategies

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Bitcoin’s Growth is Just Beginning

By Adam Sharp on October 23, 2020

Well, that happened faster than expected. Last Friday I wrote a piece for Early Investing about how bitcoin was in a very sweet spot. I covered the bullish institutional case, along with other factors leading to a very positive environment. I believe the most important factor contributing to bitcoin’s surge is that publicly-traded GBTC — the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust — is now gobbling up 77% of all newly-mined bitcoins.
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Bitcoin and Crypto Poised For Big Gains

By Adam Sharp on October 16, 2020

Bitcoin dropped slightly today on news that Korean crypto exchange OKEx is under investigation by Korean authorities. OKEx has suspended withdrawals — apparently due to at least some of its holdings being held by police. This is not great news. But…
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Crypto Monitor: Looking to the Future

By Early Investing on October 9, 2020

There’s been some exciting crypto events recently. Jim Cramer is bullish on bitcoin. Digital payment company Square just bought $50 million worth of bitcoin. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. All this activity has…
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Another Stimulus Package Will Come

By Adam Sharp on October 2, 2020

Over recent weeks there’s been a lot of debate about whether or not the U.S. will see another stimulus package.  I have no doubt we’ll see another one — but it may have to wait until after the election. More stimulus checks and corporate bailouts are…
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Why I’m Steering Clear of Chainlink

By Adam Sharp on September 25, 2020

Chainlink (LINK) is one of the hottest crypto projects in years. It’s been up as much as 1,000% this year and has attracted a large community of followers. I haven’t bought in or recommended it. And I don’t plan to. I’ve spent a lot of time…
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Jim Cramer Goes Bullish on Bitcoin

By Adam Sharp on September 18, 2020

This week CNBC’s Jim Cramer sat down for a podcast interview with well-known crypto personality Anthony Pompliano (AKA “Pomp”). Cramer revealed that he owns “so much gold” — but he also said he plans to move 1% of his portfolio into bitcoin.
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The Short-Term Threat to Crypto

By Adam Sharp on September 11, 2020

This week former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan — AKA “The Maestro” — talked with CNBC. It was a fascinating discussion, and I highly recommend watching. Here are some excerpts. “My overall view is that the inflation outlook is…
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Crypto Monitor: How Stocks Affect Crypto

By Early Investing on September 4, 2020

The crypto markets took a tumble this week. After cracking the $12,000 mark, bitcoin is now trading below $11,000. Ethereum fell from a high of $482 to around $400. So what happened? What does it mean for the crypto markets? And how is it affecting the…
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Fidelity Doubles Down on Crypto

By Adam Sharp on August 28, 2020

As you all probably know, Fidelity is one of the biggest asset managers in the world. It boasts at least $2.46 trillion in assets under management (AUM).  That’s why the crypto world was shocked in 2018 when Fidelity announced that it was launching Fidelity Digital Assets…
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A Glimpse of Bitcoin’s Future

By Adam Sharp on August 21, 2020

A couple of weeks ago something unprecedented happened. Microstrategy — a $1 billion+ publicly traded company — switched $250 million of its dollar reserves into bitcoin. Here’s an excerpt from a Coindesk report, which I strongly recommend reading.
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Don’t Choose Between Gold or Bitcoin

By Adam Sharp on August 14, 2020

This week, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy interviewed the Winklevoss twins about bitcoin. The Winklevoss twins are noted tech founders. Today they operate Gemini, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world. The interview was… strange.
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Crypto Monitor: Crypto Spring is Here

By Early Investing on August 7, 2020

Crypto Winter is officially over. And Crypto Spring is here! Blue chip coins have been on a tear this year. And while some smaller altcoins have done well, most others have lagged behind. Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan discuss this and more in this week’s Crypto Monitor. Check…
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The Flight to Alternative Safety

By Adam Sharp on July 31, 2020

As I write this on Friday morning, bitcoin is up 1.78% to $11,178. Ethereum is up even more over the last 24 hours — 7.96% to $343 (nice call on ETH last week Vin!). Other altcoins are a mixed bag, but the majority…
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Crypto Monitor: Ethereum’s Mid-Year Surge

By Early Investing on July 24, 2020

Ethereum is on a tear right now. It’s up more than 100% on the year. And in this edition of Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan examine the future of this second-largest crypto. Read below for more details on what Adam and Vin talked about.
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What We Should Learn From the Twitter Hack

By Adam Sharp on July 17, 2020

By now, you’ve probably heard about the major hack that occurred on Twitter. The accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Coinbase, Gemini, Barack Obama, Apple and others were taken over by bad actors on Wednesday. Once this individual (or group) successfully…
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Crypto Monitor: Tiny Coin Shows Big Growth

By Early Investing on July 10, 2020

Haven Protocol (xHV) is on a tear this year. When we recorded Crypto Monitor on Thursday, it was up about 26% from when Adam recommended it in the fall of 2018. As of this writing, it’s up 39% since Adam’s initial recommendation and 1169% in 2020. So what’s…