Marijuana Stocks

The Puzzling Paradox of Marijuana Stocks

As a consequence of producing insightful articles on disruptive technologies, we need to articulate to lots of startups and venture capital firms what we do. Having to explain why we write about 11 categories of disruptive technologies + marijuana is tricky. Few would consider marijuana legalization a disruptive technology, but we started covering marijuana stocks […]

Investing in the Ancillary Cannabis Sector

We often use the terms “retail” and “institutional” to describe two types of investors. Generally speaking, a retail investor is anyone who invests on their own behalf. In other words, it’s your average Joe with a brokerage account. If said person’s net worth exceeds a certain threshold, they’re considered to be “accredited.” While accredited shouldn’t be […]

The High Price of Cannabis Stock Acquisitions

The process of investing can be as complex or as simple as you want. While a Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) strategy is easily explained to your average Joe retail investor, more complex topics like Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) aren’t so easy to explain. Basically, MPT is all about maximizing return and minimizing risk by owning assets […]

MedMen Stock Slides Amid Rapid Expansion

Pliny the Elder isn’t just a craft beer revered by hipsters, it’s also the name of a famous Greek naturalist and philosopher who first wrote about a fierce creature – the unicorn – that conveniently was impossible to capture. He’d be rolling over in his grave right now if he knew that there are now just […]

Trulieve Stock and the Cannabis Risk Problem

With a population of just over 21 million people, Florida is the third most populous state in the union (California and Texas take first and second place respectively). It’s no surprise to see Florida lead the nation in golf courses, considering it has the highest percentage of senior citizens in the nation with over one-fifth […]

How to Tell if a Cannabis Stock is Good or Bad

The basic principles underlying a successful investment strategy haven’t changed for centuries. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket (diversification), don’t let your emotions guide your decisions (market timing), a penny saved is worth two in the bush (the time value of money), always get a prenup no matter what (common sense), and never ask […]

The Biggest Cannabis “Multi-State Operator” Stocks

One difficulty investors face when trying to invest in disruptive technologies is that things rarely pan out as expected. Solar investors who thought they were being conservative by going long the Invesco Solar ETF (TAN) have been trounced over the past five years. The same holds true for the majority of those 3D printing stocks […]

Canada’s “Cannabis Securities Exchange”

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) is an alternative stock exchange in Canada that “began operations in 2003 to provide a modern and efficient alternative for companies looking to access the Canadian public capital markets.” It’s also become a haven for cannabis stocks lately. We downloaded the most recent list of stocks that trade on the […]

The Seedo Grow Box Shipping Date Is?

Way back when we first started looking at investing in nanotechnology, we noted how prevalent over-the-counter (OTC) stocks are. Wherever there’s an exciting technology, there’s always an OTC company sprouting up that claims to offer a pure-play opportunity for retail investors. We’ve shown countless times how risky it is to get involved with any of these […]

Green Growth Brands Stock + Aphria Stock = ?

When we approach any particular investment opportunity, we try not to get too overwhelmed by the marketing spin and focus purely on what common sense tells us about what we see. When it comes to investing in marijuana stocks, you really need to try to avoid spin. Fortunately, we have unique insights into this space because […]