What You Need to Know About Defense ETFs
They’re some of the hottest trades on the market.
Nearly every defense ETF Exploded higher after Trump inked a weapons deal with the Saudis worth nearly $350 billion over the next 10 years. Nearly every one ran even higher after Donald Trump asked for approval on a $668 billion defense budget, too.Read More
Knowing the Market's “Appetite for Risk” Can Make You Money
Traders and investors love when things play out according to plan - when everything moves along in a "normal" way.
Well, that's a no-brainer, but what's often less clear to folks is: What exactly does "normal" look like?Read More
This Grocer Won't Survive a Rivalry with Amazon
Kroger stock immediately fell 16% Friday morning (June 16) after Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) announced it was buying Whole Foods Market Inc. (Nasdaq: WFM) for $13.7 billion.
Amazon has clearly set its sights on disrupting the retail grocery industry. While it could kill companies like Kroger, it's handing our readers a massive profit opportunity...
Amazon has already helped usher in a "Retail Ice Age" in other sectors, as malls and brick-and-mortar retailers have ceded market share to the e-commerce giant. That could happen in the grocery sector too.Read More
How to Invest in Airline Stocks in 2017
Airline stocks may be popular investments in 2017, but we do not recommend adding them to your portfolio. Just take a look at the trading volume of airline stocks, and you can see their popularity.
JetBlue Airways Corp. (Nasdaq: JBLU), a company with a $7.6 billion market cap, has an average trading volume of 4.6 million shares per day. Meanwhile, Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and its $445 billion market cap sees an average of 3.6 million shares changing hands per day.
Spotlight on 3 Medical Marijuana Stocks
Currently, 29 states and the District of Columbia have some form of medicinal marijuana legalization. And as more states legalize cannabis for medicinal purposes, we want to make sure Money Morning readers know about the top medical marijuana stocks to watch.
Even traditionally conservative states are starting to realize the benefits of medical marijuana. For example, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice just signed a medicinal marijuana bill into law on April 19, 2017.
Marijuana prohibition has hindered research for cannabis drugs in the past, but more states legalizing medical cannabis is creating a viable market. By finding the right medical marijuana companies who have breakthrough drugs in the pipeline, investors can profit if these drugs are approved.
With the trend towards even more states legalizing medicinal marijuana, we're giving out three pot stocks to watch today...Read More
Pot Stock Investors Will Love What We Saw at D.C.'s Biggest Cannabis Conference
I've said before that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a marijuana flat-Earther, out of step with society and science, and way, way behind the times.
In fact, his views on pot are so regressive that his mere nomination for the post of "Top Cop" last year sent all kinds of legal cannabis stocks plummeting. That's a phenomenon we observed virtually every time Sessions took to the podium in an official capacity to talk about federal drug policy.
However, I've also said that legal marijuana is an unstoppable freight train and that there's hardly a thing Sessions could do to stop it. In addition to saying it here in Money Morning, thousands of people heard me make that big claim during my Pot Stock Summit last month.Read More
This Pattern Got Us Two Fast Triple-Digit Gains
My bedtime routine is simple.
After enjoying the evening teaching youth group, watching a show or two with my lovely and talented wife, or catching up on some reading, it's time to hit the hay.
But, remember, I love to trade, so no evening is complete without a last look at the trading. Right before I run upstairs and tuck in for the night, I stop by my computer screens and make a quick run-through of the markets.Read More
These Three Moves Can Drive You Broke Fast
Last weekend, my wife and I got VIP invitations to come to Orlando and see Comedian of the Year Sebastian Maniscalco of Showtime's hit stand-up special, "Why Would You Do That?"
I think he's arguably the best in the business right now, and we loved the show, but I'm not here to write a comedy review - I'm here to show you how to make and keep money in the stock market.
But the thing is, Maniscalco's sharp routine relates directly to what I'm going to show you today...
...because there are some really bad choices investors make that would leave anyone asking, "Why would you do that?"
Here's what I mean...Read More
The Marijuana Industry Is Creating $500-A-Day Jobs
The massive demand for legal marijuana, as evidenced by the $6.7 billion in sales in North America in 2016, is creating an even bigger demand for skilled workers in the legal marijuana industry.
And one of the surprisingly lucrative jobs is as a marijuana plant trimmer. In fact, some of these people could make as much as $500 per day.Read More