Matt InsleyMatt Insley

Matt Insley has been Agora Financial’s resident resource hunter for years, traveling the country finding the best hard asset plays for you. Now he brings that "muddy boots" experience as co-author of Outstanding Investments.


JPMorgan? Cryptocurrency.

After a 21 year tenure, Eric Wragge is one of three JPMorgan Chase & Co Executives who left their positions this week, to take on roles in cryptocurrency. The former managing director will act directly under the Foundation’s CEO as Head of Business for the Algorand blockchain project. Due to the complete decentralization of the...

Bear Market, Where?

It’s been a tough few months for crypto investors. The market has been in a free fall, with Bitcoin losing over 50% of its value. But there’s one token that’s been bucking the trend: UNUS SED LEO. source:coingecko.com Commonly known as LEO, the utility token was created to recover losses following Bitfinex’s processing partners’ partial...

Predicting Crypto Trends

The rollercoaster ride crypto investors have recently been on feels oddly familiar for those also investing in the stock market. In fact, the correlation between these two markets is higher than ever before. According to Dow Jones Market Data the similarity between the crypto market and the S&P 500 tripled in the first quarter of...

Economic Impact of A Crypto Crash

According to Goldman Sachs, the collapse in cryptocurrency prices is unlikely to have an impact on the US economy. The company’s head economist, Jan Hatzius, along with his team, said crypto HODLers in the United States have lost around $300 billion in the last six months. That may seem like a large sum, but it...

Unstablecoin

Stablecoin is, of course, meant to be stable. And since its inception in 2020, TerraUSD has been exactly that. As investors saw TerraUSD plummet from its expected dollar to just pennies, followed by it’s sister currency Luna plummeting to almost zero, the tokens once seen as a safe haven in the volatile world of cryptocurrency...

Twitter CEO: Elon Musk

The power of an Elon Musk tweet has been witnessed over and over again. January 2021: Tesla’s CEO tweeted “Gamestonk!!” Following Musk’s tweet, which linked to the wallstreetbets” Reddit thread, shares of GameStop were up more than 60% in after-hours trading. In the same month, the billionaire entrepreneur tweeted to his followers, “Use Signal”. Another...

Storing Crypto on Robinhood

For around three years, Robinhood Markets (HOOD) has made crypto trading available on their Robinhood app. During last week’s Bitcoin 2022, Robinhood’s Chief Product Officer, Aparna Chennapragada, made the announcement that the apps crypto wallet, previously in Beta, has been activated for 2 million consumers, eliminating one of the apps biggest drawbacks (when comparing to...

Bitcoin 2022

Bitcoin 2022 kicked off Wednesday morning in Miami, Florida. The four day conference, dubbed “The Biggest Bitcoin Event In The World,” boasts a massive list of speakers, including a special presentation by Venture Capitalist Kevin O’ Leary, discussing digital currency’s past, present and future. During his 10-minute presentation, the Shark Tank judge told attendees that...

Shifting Attitudes Toward Cryptocurrency

A new survey indicates that a surprising number of investors aim to invest more heavily in crypto and digital assets in the coming year. The Nickel Digital poll surveyed a collective of wealth managers and institutional allocators, overseeing assets totaling $108.4 Billion USD. Of the 200 investors surveyed, 94% plan to increase their crypto and...

Crypto Rewards from Shake Shack

As crypto-themed restaurants pop up around the world, other restaurants are looking at cryptocurrency as a means of offering prizes that will entice customers, while allowing them to test consumers’ overall response to digital currency. According to the Wall Street Journal (March 3), Shake Shack is offering bitcoin prizes to customers who pay using the...