Archive: Early Investing

Hodl Everything

By Adam Sharp on September 21, 2018

Early Investing’s Adam Sharp explains how he learned the difference between trading and investing the hard way.

Smart Blockchain Investors Are Opportunists

By Andy Gordon on September 19, 2018

When it comes to investing in blockchain, the smart play is to be opportunistic.

Australia Pushes Equity Crowdfunding Reforms Forward

By Allison Brickell on September 17, 2018

The Australian government has decided to address its lack of startup creation by giving its startups more access to capital in the form of equity crowdfunding.
Adam Sharp answers questions about whether investing in marijuana startups is legal and which part of the marijuana industry investors should focus on.

News Fix: Market May Have Bottomed Out

By Vin Narayanan on September 15, 2018

This week’s News Fix looks at the state of the crypto market, a new stablecoin and Mt. Gox relief.

Attending Republic’s “RepubliCon” Crypto Conference

By Adam Sharp on September 14, 2018

Last week we attended a crypto conference in New York. Here’s what we learned...

Timing Key for Higher-Risk Investments

By Matthew Makowski on September 10, 2018

The bull (stock) market isn't going to last forever. And when it does end, investors who have diversified into crypto and bonds will be in a good position.
Andy Gordon looks at what the SEC should do to improve investor access to the private markets while Adam Sharp explains bitcoin mining.

News Fix: Goldman Sachs Cries “Fake News”

By Vin Narayanan on September 8, 2018

Crypto's mainstream acceptance is growing. And that's good news for investors. Also, Goldman Sachs blames "fake news" and IBM launches a new crypto project.

Reverse Speculation and Irrational Exuberance

By Andy Gordon on September 5, 2018

Andy explores how speculation became a dirty word – and how it may be undeserved.

Mailbag: Coinbase Limitations; Why Doesn’t Congress Act?

By Early Investing on September 2, 2018

The Early Investing team looks at why Coinbase doesn’t list more altcoins and whether Congress should pass legislation regulating cryptocurrencies.

News Fix: More Access to Private Markets on the Way

By Vin Narayanan on September 1, 2018

Leading our weekly news roundup is the SEC trying to improve retail access to the private markets and equity crowdfunding going transatlantic.

Hype Cycle Puts Blockchain in Perspective

By Andy Gordon on August 29, 2018

Understanding where blockchain technology is in the Gartner Hype Cycle provides critical context for making investment decisions.

Doing the Math on Institutional Cash in Crypto

By Allison Brickell on August 27, 2018

Today’s chart shows that if even 1% of institutional money moved into crypto, it would more than double bitcoin’s market cap.

Why Doesn’t the SEC Like Bitcoin ETFs?

By Early Investing on August 26, 2018

The Early Investing team explains the SEC’s chief objections to bitcoin ETFs and shows you how to measure “community.”

News Fix: Bull Market, Wages and Bitcoin ETFs

By Vin Narayanan on August 25, 2018

The SEC is reconsidering its decision to deny nine bitcoin ETFs. Also, the bull market continues, but wages are still a mystery.