Archive: Early Investing

Survey Finds 62% of Americans Approve of Marijuana Legalization

By Allison Brickell on October 15, 2018

According to a new Pew Research Center survey, a full 62% of Americans say marijuana use should be legalized. This is good news for cannabis investors.

Q&A: Mainstream Marijuana and Airdrop Wallets

By Early Investing on October 14, 2018

In this week’s mailbag, the Early Investing team answers questions about the mainstreaming of cannabis investments and which wallets you should use for airdrops.

News Fix: You Should Own Your Data

By Vin Narayanan on October 13, 2018

Who owns your data? It's a weird question. But it could be one of the most important questions of our time.

Top Reads of the Week

By Adam Sharp on October 12, 2018

A quick rundown of the best reads of the week in pre-IPO startups and cryptocurrency.
Andy believes we’re at a critical turning point in crypto right now. It’s a tale of two markets.

Crypto Offers Alternative to the Unbanked

By Allison Brickell on October 8, 2018

The “unbanked” population - those who aren’t served by a bank or similar financial institution - is actually quite sizable. For them, crypto can be a godsend.
The Early Investing team explains why mega-funds are bad for investors and why the IRS needs to change its bitcoin tax policy.
The main media narrative doesn't always explain market behavior. And it sometimes ignores signals hiding in plain sight.

Russell 2000 P/E Ratio Excludes Negative Earnings

By Adam Sharp on October 5, 2018

You can’t always trust the “official” numbers. And today that’s more important than ever.
Predicting the future is mostly speculation. As an investor, sometimes it’s best to focus on what’s going to stay the same.

Wunderkinds Aren’t the Only Successful Founders

By Allison Brickell on October 1, 2018

Investors, take note: Youthful enthusiasm certainly has its advantages. But it’s not everything.

Mailbag: Stablecoins and Privacy Coins Are Worth Exploring

By Early Investing on September 30, 2018

The Early Investing team explores the importance and value of stablecoins and privacy coins.

Coinbase to Expand Offerings on State-by-State Basis

By Vin Narayanan on September 29, 2018

Coinbase’s decision to make new coins available for trading on a state-by-state basis is welcome news for crypto investors. But it also raises key questions that need answering.

Ray Dalio: “Soundness of Our Finances Is Weak”

By Adam Sharp on September 28, 2018

Hedge fund legend Ray Dalio weighs in on America’s debt woes, and it isn’t pretty.

Equity vs. Tokens? When Investors Need Both

By Andy Gordon on September 26, 2018

Even when shares of companies that ICO rise, their native coins tend to rise faster. As early investors, we deserve a piece of that upside.

How Much Is a Bitcoin Pizza Order Worth?

By Allison Brickell on September 24, 2018

On May 22, 2010, programmer Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 bitcoins for two Papa John’s pizzas. Today, those bitcoins would command a very different price.