Seven weeks ago I started recommending selling marijuana stocks and taking profits, saying that they’d gone too high and that investment sentiment seemed equally high as well (a bad thing). Since then, the Marijuana Index is down 10% and the Alternative Harvest is...
A Little Cautious
The good news is that our portfolio is well in the black for the year, thanks to strong performances by all four of our U.S. multi-state operators, our REIT (IIPR) and our hydroponics retailer (GRWG). (Readers who held GRWG before second-quarter were...
Back in the Black
The broad market is strong, but the marijuana sector is even stronger, with six of our stocks hitting new recovery highs this week, and another hitting an all-time high last week!
The reasons for this strength are numerous.
First, after a two-year market...
The last few weeks have brought a much-needed market correction—much-needed because after advancing for eleven weeks from the COVID-19 bottom, the market was extended, and some segments of the investing world were positively giddy. But now that the correction has done its capped...
The Trend Strengthens!
Canada was first, but the U.S. will dominate. That’s not exactly a surprise, but the evidence is now piling up, most recently in the form of some terrific first quarter reports by U.S. marijuana companies while the Canadians continue to cut and...
The Trend Turns Up
First, I want to welcome our many new readers, who joined following our 4/20 promotion. My goal is to help you develop long-term winning investments in the leaders of this mass-market growth industry.
But it won’t be easy. Sometimes these stocks red-hot;...
Uncharted Territory—But We Have A Compass
As of Monday, we’d experienced the market’s quickest 30% drop ever. Just 22 days from top to bottom.
Yesterday, the Dow had its best up day in 87 years—up 11%!
Well, as the headline says, we’re in uncharted territory. one...
The Smart Money is Moving In
It’s common knowledge among experienced investors that the price of a company’s stock, at any one time, is imperfectly related to the company’s actual value.
Other factors that affect the price include estimates of the company’s future revenues, earnings profit...
Be Not Afraid
One year ago, soon after marijuana sales became legal in Canada, investors were throwing money at the sector, anxious to get a piece of the action. Today, the opposite is true—getting money for a cannabis business takes real work!
That was my takeaway...
Lots of Crosscurrents!
The good news is that yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of the SAFE Banking Act (the acronym stands for "Secure and Fair Enforcement"), which would shield banks and other financial institutions from being held liable for serving businesses...
It’s been rather frustrating to see cannabis stocks falling day after day, week after week, while the companies’ quarterly reports (with the exception of Canopy Growth) continue to reveal that business is booming. But that’s how the market works.
First, cannabis stocks attracted slew...
Bad News Bears
The stock market in general is quite healthy, with the major indexes at or near their highs, and all Cabot’s market timing indicators positive.
But the cannabis sector is still weak.
Part of this weakness stems from the fact that cannabis was the sector...
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This picture of the Marijuana Index tells a story that be summed up in fourteen.
From January through March, marijuana stocks were hot.
Since then, they’ve been cooling off.
The reasons for the strength were From...
Fundamentally, the fastest-growing industry in America continues its rapid evolution. Some analysts now estimate that marijuana will be an $80 billion business in few years, while CBD sales will hit $16 billion by 2025.
It’s hard to know. But one big step comes tomorrow the...