Archive: Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies, Internet Both Grappling With Regulation

By Allison Brickell on June 4, 2018

With the net neutrality battle, the internet is entering a new - and potentially scary - phase of regulation. Now crypto is beginning to face similar scrutiny.

Cryptocurrencies, Internet Both Grappling With Regulation

By Allison Brickell on June 4, 2018

With the net neutrality battle, the internet is entering a new - and potentially scary - phase of regulation. Now crypto is beginning to face similar scrutiny.
The European experience with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is similar to the American one, with buying coming at the end of the "hype cycle."

Why Is Buffett Lashing Out at Bitcoin?

By Adam Sharp on May 11, 2018

Warren Buffett recently called bitcoin “rat poison squared.” What’s driving his hatred of cryptocurrency?
A look back at the different waves of cryptocurrency adoption suggests the sweet spot for investment is right now.
Regulations are becoming a critical factor in the crypto markets. That’s why Tuesday’s Congressional hearing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is so important. Follow us on Twitter @Early1nvesting to get live coverage and analysis from the hearing.

Tale of the Tape: Bitcoin vs. Gold

By Adam Sharp on May 4, 2018

Bitcoin and gold are both hedges against crazy monetary policy. Which will outperform in the long term?
Don’t let the volatility of the cryptocurrency markets fool you. They’re acting in a perfectly rational manner, and that’s good news for investors.

Is Cryptocurrency Going Mainstream?

By Adam Sharp on April 27, 2018

We’re beginning to see institutional interest in crypto assets grow, with Goldman hiring its first crypto trader.
Basis, a cryptocurrency startup, has raised $133 million from the top venture capitalists in the world... and it’s building a potential dollar-killing crypto.

An Analyst’s Bullish $10 Trillion Case for Crypto

By Andy Gordon on April 18, 2018

In a detailed crypto report, a Wall Street analyst says the $4 billion-plus market for mining cryptocurrency is here to stay.

Crypto Spikes: Bitcoin Up, Altcoins Rip Higher

By Adam Sharp on April 13, 2018

Cryptocurrencies roared back to life on Thursday, and there’s plenty of bullish news to support the move. Here’s what’s happening...
Massive adoption of blockchain technology would make the world not only more efficient but also more honest.

Is Bitcoin’s Future “Golden”?

By Andy Gordon on April 4, 2018

Could bitcoin turn into the “Amazon of crypto coins”? Sure, it’s possible. Whatever its ultimate fate, we think bitcoin’s best days still lie ahead.
Despite the recent price correction in cryptocurrencies, entrepreneurs and developers are hard at work improving and securing crypto markets.

The Real “Killer Application” for Crypto

By Adam Sharp on March 23, 2018

The real “killer application” for cryptocurrency is already happening - it’s digital gold in an era of financial chaos.