Cannabis

The Biggest Cannabis Company in the United States

Bigger isn’t always better – except when it is. The tech world is full of examples. Amazon (AMZN) is an obvious one, as it makes inroads in everything from automated warehouses and delivery drones to retail automation. But is it truly the biggest ecommerce company on the planet? It depends on how you want to […]

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 […]

Cannabis Research to Make Marijuana Cannabinoids Cheaper

We recently ventured deep into Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Valley, home to legendary strains like Alaskan Thunderfuck, to learn more about the legal and illegal weed industry in the Last Frontier state. The bottom line: The kind bud is very unkind to your wallet, with an eighth of an ounce (about 3.5 grams) setting you back anywhere […]

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 […]

Is Marijuana Legal in Alaska? It Sure Is.

If you managed to finance your college years by selling sacks of chronic to everyone in your dorm, you would have learned something about branding. While black market strains would often come with certain brand names attached that didn’t fit the product, the “good” dealers branded their strains appropriately and consistently. That’s because they bought those strains from growers […]