Fundamentally, the only recent news regarding the marijuana industry is that the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the MORE Act, which would deschedule marijuana and thereby legalize it federally, the week of September 21. Passage is likely. Getting through the Senate not.
The recent (and ongoing?) tech momentum reversal appears to be due to a variety of concerns ranging from doubt about valuations, worries about the pace of the economy’s recovery, the lack of another stimulus package and slowing growth in the Federal Reserve’s asset purchases.
The Big Idea
In the early days of social media people mostly wanted to connect with friends and family members to share stories and a few pictures about their lives. There were also those that wanted to network with colleagues and make connections to land...
Don’t Fight the Fed?
The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, called by its colloquial name “the Fed” even on its website, made its informal but landmark policy change official last week. For the foreseeable future, the Fed will keep interest rates near zero, focusing almost on...
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...