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  1. Ron Strider

    The Best Marijuana Stocks To Buy In 2018

    In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry grew by 34% in 2016 to $6.9 billion, and is expected to grow by an average of 26% per year through 2021. If ArcView's estimates come to...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Marijuana Stocks Surge Again As Trading Resumes After Christmas Break

    Canadian marijuana companies were still feeling the Christmas cheer on Wednesday, as some pot producers saw big gains in their stock prices on the first day of trading after a holiday break. Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy Growth Corp., Canada's largest licensed producer of cannabis, closed...
  3. Ron Strider

    5 Reasons Marijuana Stocks Were On Fire In 2017

    Though most eyes were transfixed on the astronomical rise of cryptocurrencies this year, among traditional equities it was marijuana stocks that really impressed Wall Street. Of those pot stocks with a market cap of $200 million or higher, a majority have at least doubled in value this year...
  4. Ron Strider

    Why It's So Hard To Bet Against Canada's Marijuana Boom

    Pot's meteoric rise in Canada has spurred speculation of a bubble, but betting against the boom isn't so easy. Short-selling Canadian marijuana stocks is expensive as the values of companies continue to climb and few shares are available to borrow, a key step in betting against a security...
  5. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Stocks Are Destroying Shareholder Value

    The marijuana industry is budding, and investors are really beginning to take notice. According to Cowen & Co., legal marijuana sales in the U.S. have the opportunity to reach $50 billion annually by 2026, with cannabis research firm ArcView projecting compound annual growth of 26% in North...
  6. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Penny Stocks: 4 Reasons They're Extremely Dangerous

    Few if any industries are growing as quickly as legal marijuana, and investors have taken notice. Back in June, a quick look at the largest dozen marijuana stocks at the time showed an average trailing-year return of better than 330%. While this has since tapered off a bit, many marijuana stocks...
  7. Ron Strider

    Why Marijuana Stocks Won't Pay A Dividend, Even If They're Profitable

    There aren't too many industries that can grow at 20%-plus a year over the next five years, but marijuana could be one of them. Cannabis research firm ArcView believes the legal North American pot industry could be worth $21.6 billion by 2021, which would translate to a 26% compound annual...
  8. Ron Strider

    3 Marijuana Stocks That Like To Live Life Dangerously

    In case you haven't noticed, marijuana stocks are absolutely on fire. Many of the largest pot stocks by market cap have seen their valuations double, triple, or perhaps head even higher over the trailing 12 months. At the heart of this surge is a rapid and decisive change in the way the...
  9. Ron Strider

    Three Ways To Approach The Cannabis Trade

    While many traders are looking to tech or Pharma for the next big breakout, others are attempting to get in front of the market by trading an industry that is anticipated to grow to $20.6 billion by 2020. While cannabis isn't entirely legal in the U.S., it's legal to invest in cannabis companies...
  10. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Stocks And Biotech Stocks Share This Striking Similarity

    There are few, if any, industries that have been as unstoppable as legal marijuana in recent years. Last year alone, voters went to the polls in nine states and wound up passing medical and/or recreational weed initiatives and amendments in all but one. In just 22 years, we've gone from no...
  11. Ron Strider

    How To Invest In Marijuana Stocks

    Marijuana, which goes by several names such as weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane etc., refers to the dried flowers of a herbaceous plant scientifically known as Cannabis Sativa. The Cannabis plant is a source of over 400 compounds, including 60 cannabinoids. Of the 60 cannabinoids...
  12. Ron Strider

    The 5 Worst Reasons To Buy Marijuana Stocks

    Chances are you'd struggle to find an industry that's been stronger over the trailing one-year period than legal marijuana. Cannabis research firm ArcView pegged North American legal weed growth at 34% in 2016 and foresees a compound annual growth rate of 26% over the coming five-year period...
  13. Ron Strider

    Upcoming Data Releases Fueled Strong Gains In These 2 Marijuana Stocks Last Week

    Though speculators' eyes may be on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at the moment, arguably no group of stock-based equities has been stronger over the trailing year than marijuana stocks. If we look at some of the catalysts behind the pot industry, it's not hard to see why investors are...
  14. Ron Strider

    A Safe Way To Play The Resurgence Of Canadian Cannabis Stocks

    It truly is an exciting time for Canada with nationwide cannabis legalization on the horizon. Sure, there have been some minor setbacks, but Justin Trudeau has made it clear that he really wants legalization to come to fruition by Canada Day 2018. There are many reasons to believe more delays...
  15. Ron Strider

    The Sneaky Way Profitable Canadian Marijuana Stocks Are Suppressing Shareholder Value

    Marijuana stocks could appropriately be described as the greatest thing since sliced bread for investors. With few exceptions, marijuana stocks have been trending decisively higher over the trailing-12-month period. In fact, of the one dozen largest pot stocks by market cap, the average...
  16. Ron Strider

    Hut. Hut. High! The NFL May Be Changing Its Stance On Marijuana, And That's Big News

    Chances are that if you look around, you'd struggle to find stocks that, as a group, have performed better over the trailing year than marijuana stocks. A majority of those with market caps in excess of $200 million have shot higher by more than 100%, with some pushing through even larger...
  17. Ron Strider

    2 Marijuana Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into $125,000 And $300,000, Respectively

    When it comes to top-performing industries, you'd have a tough time surpassing the returns of marijuana stocks. Of the 13 marijuana stocks with a market cap in excess of $200 million, over half have more than doubled in value over the trailing year. Here's why marijuana stock investors are...
  18. Ron Strider

    This Marijuana Stock Skyrocketed Last Week, While 3 Others Plunged

    When it comes to the market's top-performing stocks, you'd have a hard time topping marijuana stocks over the trailing year. A majority of pot stocks over the past 12 months have at least doubled in value, with some even tripling or quadrupling. For added context, the stock market tends to...
  19. Ron Strider

    These 4 Marijuana Stocks All Jumped At Least 10% Last Week

    The legal marijuana industry has been a monster in terms of growth, and marijuana stock investors have taken notice. In fact, a majority of pot stocks have doubled or tripled in value over the trailing 12 months. It's not hard to see why investors are so excited about marijuana stocks...
  20. Ron Strider

    3 Marijuana Stocks To Buy If You've Never Bought A Marijuana Stock

    Unless you've been hiding in a cave somewhere, you're probably aware that the marijuana industry is booming. With many U.S. states legalizing medical marijuana, several legalizing recreational marijuana, and Canada considering making recreational marijuana legal nationwide, demand is greater...