Editorial

The Bitcoin Bubble Explained in 4 Charts

November 13, 2017

BY JAKE WEBER

Cryptocurrencies have surely been the best-performing asset class of 2017.

The crown jewel of the crypto world Bitcoin has run up over 604% year to date. But that pales in comparison to Ethereum’s 3,562% gain this year.

Naturally, these sorts of monstrous returns in such a…

The 5 Biggest Bubbles In Markets Today

September 19, 2017

BY JARED DILLIAN

Bubbles aren’t new—they’ve been around since Dutch tulips—but it’s only recently that they’ve worked their way into the average investor’s lexicon. That’s probably because bubbles happen much more frequently these days.

We never used to get a giant speculative bubble every 7–8 years. But that…

Infographic: The Everything Bubble Is Ready to Pop

September 19, 2017

BY JARED DILLIAN

It wasn’t always this way. We never used to get a giant, speculative bubble every 7–8 years. We really didn’t.

In 2000, we had the dot-com bubble.

In 2007, we had the housing bubble.

In 2017, we have the everything bubble.

I did not coin the term…

3 Obvious Reasons You Should Invest In Peer-to-Peer Loans In 2017

September 5, 2017

By Stephen McBride, Mauldin Economics

Thanks to the Fed’s zero interest rate policy, the inflation-adjusted yields banks offer on FDIC-insured certificates of deposit and savings accounts have been close to negative for years.

However, a quiet revolution has been going on for some time now that has the potential to…