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The “New NAFTA” Isn’t The Holy Grail Of Trade

The “New NAFTA” Isn’t The Holy Grail Of Trade

Well, this is getting exciting! We just got an agreement this morning with Canada and Mexico to replace NAFTA, which has driven the markets higher. I thought the Trump-induced trade war with China would have resolved by now as well. At the beginning of the summer I forecast that the president would talk big, beat on a couple of […]

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Top 4 Ways To Invest Like Warren Buffet

Top 4 Ways To Invest Like Warren Buffet

If there is one name from the world of investing that stands out above the rest, it is without a doubt Warren Buffett. Warren Buffett’s ability to pick winners year after year, in good markets and bad, has become legend, so much so that his name is even recognizable to people whose only investing experience […]

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Everything You Need To Know About GDPR

Everything You Need To Know About GDPR

You’ve likely heard about the General Data Protection Regulation act pushed out by the EU recently. If you’re from Europe, then chances are you’ve been bombarded with emails about it. It’s all kind of boring though, so you could be forgiven for not reading into it too much. As boring as it might be, it’s still a very important piece of […]

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HIVE: Building The Future Of Blockchain Computing

HIVE: Building The Future Of Blockchain Computing

#1 – How would you explain blockchain technology in layman’s terms? Blockchain is an open, decentralized digital ledger that records transactions between parties on a peer-to-peer network and documents activity in a transparent, public database. Once a transaction is validated, it becomes a permanent and indisputable record on the blockchain. In simpler terms, blockchain is a […]

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Avoiding Mistakes

Avoiding Mistakes

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Tariffs, Stagflation And Stock Market Risks

Tariffs, Stagflation And Stock Market Risks

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

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

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Investors Guide To Surviving Volatility In The Stock Market

Investors Guide To Surviving Volatility In The Stock Market

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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What To Expect For Tech In 2018?

What To Expect For Tech In 2018?

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

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

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

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, […]

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Meet The Special Interests Keeping Marijuana Criminalized

Meet The Special Interests Keeping Marijuana Criminalized

| December 5, 2017 | 3 Comments

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 […]

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