Archive: Investment Strategy

AMC Illustrates Market Insanity

By Adam Sharp on May 28, 2021

The hottest stock in the world is AMC. Yes, the movie theater chain. On Wednesday it was the world’s most traded stock and made up 11% of the total volume on the New York Stock Exchange.  In March of 2021 — when the pandemic was beginning — AMC had a market cap of $166 million. Today, AMC is worth more than $15 billion.  I’m…

Follow the Startup, Not the Sector

By Andy Gordon on September 25, 2019

When you’re looking for startup investments, don’t get blinded by shiny sectors. The startup comes first - not diversification for diversification’s sake.

Today’s Emerging Markets Are Tomorrow’s Powerhouses

By Allison Brickell on September 16, 2019

Today’s emerging markets could become tomorrow’s market powerhouses. So investors currently stuck in overpriced U.S. stocks should consider these cheaper alternatives.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explores investing in new sectors and understanding why the Fed is lowering interest rates.
The First Stage Investor team is reviewing startup investing basics to get new investors up to speed. First up are time frame, liquidity and portfolio construction.
Bitcoin and gold have a lot in common. For one, neither is a viable payment option in today’s economy. But fintech company Glint is trying to change that.

Look for Startups That Check These Three Boxes

By Andy Gordon on November 14, 2018

I’m always on the lookout for a company that meets three key criteria. So I was excited to discover two companies that checked all the boxes.

Smart Investors Are the Remedy for Crappy ICOs

By Andy Gordon on October 31, 2018

As crypto comes down from its bull market highs, we’re dealing with the aftermath. And there are a few things investors should be aware of.

Investing in Bonds Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

By Matthew Makowski on September 12, 2018

Bonds have a well-deserved reputation for being boring. But there are some bonds that crypto and startup investors might be interested in.

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.

Smart Investors Don’t Follow the Crowd

By Andy Gordon on August 1, 2018

Early Investing's Andy Gordon offers three tips on how to avoid "instant experts" while investing.

Being Greedy at the Right Time

By Adam Sharp on July 6, 2018

Emotional trading is the enemy of all investors. Here’s how to properly invest.

Thinking Your Way Through Startup Investing

By Vin Narayanan on June 20, 2018

The majority of startups fail. That's why learning how to pick the right startup to invest in is critically important.

Could China Crash the U.S. Dollar?

By Adam Sharp on April 6, 2018

One of my primary long-term concerns is that the dollar could lose its status as the world’s reserve currency. Enter crypto...

Bitcoin’s Fight Against the Debt Boom

By Andy Gordon on March 28, 2018

Bitcoin was created to fight against Section 402 and things like it. If excessive debt is the disease, then Satoshi Nakamoto created bitcoin as the cure.

This Math Is Magic

By Andy Gordon on March 14, 2018

Last week, I told you that adding a technical analysis layer to my stock vetting made me a much better investor. This week, I’ll share with you how I do it.