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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...
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...
I didn’t go to business school; I was an English major. But the values learned in our household were firmly grounded in free market capitalism and investing. Sunday mornings, after going to church, we would stop at the local newsstand to buy and...
The recent stock market collapse was both expected and sudden. By looking at history, you can get an idea of what to expect next.
Status on the Five Steps of a Stock Market Bottom
A month ago, I wrote about the five characteristics of market bottoms, and in this issue, I update our progress toward reaching the market bottom. Happily, we’ve seen some improvement since my update two ago.
The decade-long secular bull market (early 2000s to 2014) in commodities is over, which means the next 10 years will probably bring generally “low” commodity prices. Who will that benefit? I think it will be retail and consumer-oriented companies, as consumers have more to...
Weekly Video Review
The Three Best Stocks of 2015
This Week's Fortune Cookie
In Case You Missed It
In this week's stock market video, Mike Cintolo details his thoughts on this week's big breakdown in the market, including his current stance, what to do if you're still investing,...
Even though the market rebounded heroically in October, that August correction was just too strong to overcome. Cabot’s growth advisories protected subscribers by moving heavily into cash when things were stormy, but we didn’t have the kind of steady tailwind from the market produces...