2021 Kicks Off With a Bang
A funny thing happened while I was preparing this issue yesterday. Not funny ha-ha. Funny odd.
I was updating my performance tables and noticed that the performance of the Marijuana Index year-to-date was exactly the same as its performance all...
The Future is Full of Surprises
One of the oft-told tales of the California Gold Rush is that while most miners failed to strike it rich, the real money-makers were the people selling shovels—and of course that immigrant from Bavaria, Levi Strauss, who sold denim...
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 S&P 500 has had a tremendous run-up. It’s due for a correction, although it’s not yet indicating that the correction is imminent. Be cautious. Use stop-loss orders and/or pare back positions on stocks that have retraced early 2020 highs.
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...