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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...
The cannabis sector has been trending down since the end of March, giving back its spectacular gains from the start of the year, and until now I’ve remained optimistic about our stocks, partially because of their outstanding fundamental growth metrics but also because two...
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...
One major factor in investing, particularly in small stocks and young sectors where growing pains are still the norm, is sentiment. Good sentiment can take a sector to extreme highs—as it has done for the marijuana sector at every major legalization milepost.
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...
Yesterday’s strong market triggered a technical indicator, a follow-through signal that tells us buyers are lurking. Of course, today’s big decline so far isn’t good to see, but nevertheless, this and other measures (awful sentiment, etc.) tell us there should be support on weakness.
While long-term prospects for the cannabis industry remain excellent, the sector as a whole remains in correction mode today, with the big Canadian stocks under the greatest pressure—and no one knows where the bottom is, though history tells us it will come when last...
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...