Archive: Breaking News

bitcoin

Where To Next For Bitcoin?

So, what do you think will happen from here with bitcoin? We’ve already seen a massive crash, and the cryptocurrency seems stuck around the $8,000 mark, after reaching $6,630 recently. But I don’t think this crash is done. I expect we’ll see bitcoin ultimately lose well over 90% of its value before rallying again longer term. […]

Beware Of Cyrptocurrency Scams

Beware Of Cyrptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrency is a very new financial asset, and an overwhelmingly popular one as well. While this is great for the crypto-industry as a whole, this does lead to some concern for the early adopters of this financial asset. After all, when popularity hits an asset or trading vehicle before regulation does, scams tend to run […]

Avoiding Mistakes

Avoiding Mistakes

If you believe most marketing material, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that great ideas are the primary driver of investment performance. Examples of how a manager uncovered great companies trading at a discount or ones who made a big profitable macro calls are plentiful. Great calls are often what the media […]

tariffs

Tariffs, Stagflation And Stock Market Risks

Trade policy can make for some strange bedfellows. Last week President Trump promised a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminum. The GOP let out a collective gasp while Democrats had manure eating grins spread across their faces. The stock market reacted negatively to the news. Clients (and a few readers) started asking me […]

AOBC

Go Long American Outdoor Brands Corp. (AOBC) And Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR)?

Have you ever done something you didn’t feel good about? I am not referring to breaking the law, or anything like that. Just something that seems so against popular opinion that it made you feel squeamish at the time. Today’s idea is one of those. In investing, we call this type of act “contrarian.” Depending […]

volatility

Investors Guide To Surviving Volatility In The Stock Market

It’s back!!! After well over a year of a smooth ride in the stock market, volatility is back with a vengeance. Even on days where the market closes down a few points, a closer look shows that the market swung wildly throughout the day and covered many hundred, if not thousand of points. To be […]

marijuana cryptocurrency

3 Marijuana Cryptos To Grow Your Green

‘Botanical’ crypto assets have the double benefit of legalization and blockchain enthusiasm The general election of 2016 wasn’t just famous (or infamous) because of President Donald Trump. Amid the uproar, individual states voted in record numbers for marijuana legalization to varying degrees. Subsequently, “herbal investments” have skyrocketed in popularity. But if you’re thinking about “going […]

robotics

What To Expect For Tech In 2018?

What will be the big tech trends this year? Check our top 7 list! 1.  Machines without a driver go to a new level 1.2 million people die in car accidents every year – and we can be rescued by autonomous vehicles that do not require a driver. Of course, the optimism about the fact that all […]

bitcoin alternatives

4 Bitcoin Alternatives That You Need For 2018

Forget bitcoin. If you want superior returns, you have to check out these altcoins to buy in the new year! Whether you appreciate cryptocurrencies or think it’s a scam, you’ve undoubtedly heard of bitcoin. Even Mad Money‘s Jim Cramer rails on about the digital token, though obviously not in a pleasant way. Perhaps he feels that […]

cannabis industry

Sessions Rescinds The Cole Memo: Is The Legal Cannabis Industry Worried?

January 1st was an important day for the legal cannabis industry. That was when California became the largest state to allow the open sale of recreational marijuana. Industry observers spoke optimistically of how legal weed could add $5 billion to California’s economy. Just days later, Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided to scrap the Cole Memo, […]

marijuana

Meet The Special Interests Keeping Marijuana Criminalized

In this era of political polarization, when Americans seem to agree on absolutely nothing, let me reassure you. We overwhelmingly agree that cannabis should be legal. 1 in 5 Americans have (state) legal access, 1 in 2 have experimented with it, and more than 1 in 10 smoke regularly. Southern California yuppies are publicly winning prizes for growing the same plant that landed Georgia […]